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Children of Mark Kenton and Mary Miller

and their On-Line Descendants

Mark was born 1 March 1701 in County Down, Ireland. In exchange for his passage to the colony, he indentured himself to a VA landowner for five years. He became a tenant farmer, under the Carter Grant, near the area of Hopewell Gap, (not Hopewell, VA) where among other crops, he raised tobacco. Mark and Mary Miller Kenton reared their family there in the foothills of the Bull Run Mountains, Prince William County. 1759, the county seperated to become Fauquier County. Mark died 16 Oct 1783 while on the journey to KY. He was buried at the mouth of Peter's Creek, near New Store (present day Elizabeth, PA) Wife Mary, lived with her son John, in Washington, Mason Co., KY until her death 12 Dec 1807.


William, Mary, Jane, Frances, Mark, John, Simon, Benjamin, Nancy

William Kenton and Mary Cleland, 15 Dec 1763, Dumfries, Prince William Co., VA

Their Children:                                                                        Researcher:On-Line Family

Phillip m. 1# Frances Collins and 2# Mrs. Hannah Philips

William 1767 - 1773   Fauquier Co.

Thomas m Keziah Crutchfield

Jane m. Sampson Talbott ( his 2nd wife, is first wife Cassandra Jarboe* ) Anthony Venable

Mary m. Sampson Talbott ( his 3rd wife)

Elizabeth m. Ezekial Arrowsmith

Sarah 1781 - 1796  Mason County, KY

William m. Rebecca Anderson

Mark m. Susannah Markley Custar

Marriage #2, William Kenton and Mrs. Mary Lockhart, Harrison Co., KY


Mary Kenton and Cornelius Rains, before 1783

William m. Jane Edwards, VA

John m. Nancy ?

James m. Nancy Owens (his cousin)

Frances m. John Lucas

Gen. Simon Rains, 1777 - 1858, Greene Co., OH, buried Woodland Cem., Xenia

Marriage #1 Jane Kenton and Jeremiah Owens, 5 Sep 1757
Joshua m. Amelia Griffith, Fauquier Co.

Mason m. Sarah Florence

Nancy m. James Rains (cousin)

Col./Senator William m. Mary McClain

? Sarah m. Dick Gregson

? Jane m. Edmund Collins his 2nd marriage

Jeremiah  b. 1769                                     Christine Moore Smith

Mary Ann m. Willoughby Griffith                       Charles Meadows

Marriage #2 Jane Kenton Owens and Thomas Laws
Charlotte Laws m. Alexander Walker

Nancy "Jenny" Laws m. John Wright

Sarah "Sally"Laws m. Greenberry McGinnis

Frances Kenton and James Russell

ca. 1744 - 1779, after her death James moved his family to the Carolina's

William Russell

Mary Russell

Frances Russell

Thomas Russell

Corp. Mark Kenton, Jr and Elizabeth

Sarah "Sally" m. Edmund Collins     

Marriage #1, 14 Sep 1779, Fauquier Co., VA

John Kenton and Catherine Russell

Mary "Polly" Kenton m. Berryman JAMES       Yvonne James-Henderson    

Thier son: Simon d. in the War of 1812

Marriage#2, 5 May 1782, Mason County, KY

John and Eleanor Thompson

Patsey m. George McDonald

Benjamin m. Martha McAlester , Resided in Clay Co IN, 1850




James died before 1826


Draper Papers refer to: "Two unmarried daughters" living near Monticello, MO and that their son Benjamin moved to MO