Gideon Draper Kinnear; b. April 13,
1809, in Venango County, Pa.; d. Sept. 8, 1875, in Ohio; m. June, 1873, in Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, Pa. Matilda Gray; b. in Allegheny Town, Pa., in 1820;
dau. of Rev. James Gray, a wealthy local preacher
in the M. E. Church.
Rev. Gideon Draper Kinnear was probably named for Bishop Gideon Draper, of the M. E. Church. He was for many years Presiding Elder of the Church. He dropped dead in his pulpit in Ohio.
The Kinnears and Their Kin, 1916