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wanted obit: Henry H. Kentfield, Park City, Summit County1906

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Re: Kentfield family

Jim Doran (View posts)
Posted: 1067138945000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1080918790000
Surnames: Kentfield, Turnbull, Mack, Price
Hi Kathie,

I've reviewed the history of your postings on Henry Harrison Kentfield and was wondering if you had the birth and/or death record for your Henry H., and if it shows his parents as William Kentfield & Achsah Mudgett. If it does the following suggests there may be another Harrison Kentfield, unrelated to yours. See the information below for what I show for Henry, mainly based on the source noted at the end. Your Henry Harrison Kentfield is a 2nd cousin, 5 times removed, of my children.
Jim Doran

Descendants of Henry Harrison Kentfield

Generation No. 1

1. HENRY HARRISON6 KENTFIELD (WILLIAM5 KENFIELD, GEORGE4 KENTFIELD, EBENEZER3, WILLIAM2 CANFIELD, JAMES1 KINFIELD)1 was born September 13, 1841 in Cambridge, Lamoille Co., Vermont2, and died November 24, 1906 in Park City, Summit Co., Utah. He married ELIZABETH MORTIMER TURNBULL January 02, 1877 in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York, daughter of ANDREW TURNBULL. She was born April 11, 1849 in Rossie, St. Lawrence Co., New York, and died March 08, 1923 in Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York.

Author's Note: The Author is uncertain whether this Henry Harrison Kentfield is a son of William Kentfield & Achsah Mudgett, or perhaps the following suggests there are two separate Harrison/Henry/Elias? Kentfields, one a son of William Kentfield, and one a son of Elias Kentfield.

Harrison might also be a son of Harrison Kentfield (age 55, b. Mass.) & wife Phebe (age 58, b. Ct.), with sons Henry H. (age 18, b. Vermont) and George, (age 12, b. Vermont), who appear on the same page in the 1860 census for Fowler Twp., St. Lawrence Co.., New York, as the father of Harrison's wife, Andrew Turnbull. Reference: 1860 Census - Fowler Twp., St. Lawrence Co., New York, page 40, Lines 6-9 & 13-22.

Harrison [b. Mass.] & Phebe [b. Ct.], along with children Jane, Elias (age 17, b. NY), Philander, Henry H. & George also appear in the 1850 census for Fowler Twp. on page 232-233 [family # 114].

Per the 1850 census William, wife Achsa & children Martin, Ezra, Dorothy, Bathsheba, Harrison & Sandford were living in Cambridge Twp., La Moille Co., Vermont.

In the 1870 Census for Fowler Twp., St. Lawrence Co., New York there is an Elias Kentfield (age 33, b. NY), Phebe Kentfield (age 68, b. Mass.), and 3 children, Cyrenus, Emma & Jennie.

In the 1880 Census for Fowler Twp., St. Lawrence Co., New York there is an Elias Kentfield (age 47, b. NY), with wife Amanda & children Jennie, Mattie, Mary, George & Willie.

The 1850 census for Fowler Twp. also shows an Elias (69, b. Mass.) & Phebe (75 b. Ct.) Kentfield, p. 233 lines 7-8 [family 115]. They appear just following the Harrison/Elias? noted above. Elias, age 69, is most likely a son of Rufus Kentfield and wife, the former Mary Belknap.

There is also this marriage from an IGI record
Spouse: PHEBE EXFORD Family
Marriage: 04 MAR 1824 Whitingham, Windham, Vermont Message Boards

Submitter: Kathie Kentfield
Subject: EXFORD, Phebe
Message: Seeking info about the EXFORD family I believe lived in Pownal Vermont in 1800s. Phebe Exford m. Harrison Kentfield abt. 1840.

Submitter: Shawn Exford
Subject: Re: EXFORD, Phebe
Message: I did find Phebe Exford b. 1806 married Harrison Kentfield.

Phebe's Father is William Exford b.1778 d.1849
Mother is Mary (Last name unknown at this time). b. 1784

Her brother and sister's are:
Thomas Exford b.1800 m. Mary Stafford b.12-28-1804 d.5-5-1883. they had 6 children.

William Exford b.1802 m Mary Stone abt. December 22,1824.,

David Exford b. March 1810 d.August13,1891 m. Mary(Polly)Sweet b.Jan.1806 d. 1-30-1884 and I have their (13)children if you would like them.,

Sally Exford b.1811 m. Levi N.H. Jones
That's all I have right now. Just starting out.Hope this helps.

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KENTFIELD Park City Summit County1906
Author: Kathie Kentfield Date: 8 Aug 2000 12:00 PM GMT
Classification: Query
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Am seeking a copy of the obituary for Great Grandfather, Henry Harrison Kentfield, b. Sept. 13, 1841, d. Nov. 24, 1906, Park City, Summit County, UT, believed to have been buried in upstate NY.

Author's Note: Alternate spelling of surname is "Kenfield"

i. ARCHIE MORTIMER7 KENTFIELD, b. November 08, 1878, Fowler, St. Lawrence Co., New York; d. April 28, 1956, Dekalb Junction, St. Lawrence Co., New York; m. MAUD ALICE MACK, December 10, 1902, Spragueville, St. Lawrence Co., New York; b. January 07, 1884, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence Co., New York; d. September 30, 1953, Dekalb Junction, St. Lawrence Co., New York.
ii. JOHN HENRY KENTFIELD, b. April 26, 1887, Park City, Summit Co., Utah; d. June 18, 1964, Ithaca, Tompkins Co., New York; m. ADAH PRICE, Abt. November 1912; b. January 07, 1893, New York; d. January 22, 1945.


1. Mary Lynn Turnbull Butler, Henry Harrison Kentfield: Ancestral File Submissions: AF95-108942 and AF97-109721,
2. 1850 Census - Lamoille County, Vermont
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