William Beveridge Kendall (1857-1908)

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William Beveridge Kendall was born 11 December 1857 in Hoosick Falls, Rensselaer County, New York, United States to Levi Goddard Kendall (1827-1906) and Abigail Barrell (1830-1867) and died June 1908 in Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin, United States of unspecified causes. He married Josephine McGary (1863-1932) 25 December 1882 in Norwalk, Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom.


  • 1857: Hoosick Falls, NY (birth)
  • 1860: Caledonia, IL (census)
  • 1867: Vincennes, IN (presumed; death of mother)
  • 1868: Washington, IN (presumed; marriage of father)
  • 1880: Baraboo, WI (census, with L.G., Louisa M., and Abby Kendall); occupation "brakeman"
  • 1882: Brainerd, MN (marriage); occupation "Railroad Conductor"
  • 1900: Baraboo, WI (census); occupation "conductor"


Offspring of William Beveridge Kendall and Josephine McGary (1863-1932)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Artie Kendall (1883-1884) 3 June 1883 Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States 3 January 1884 Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States
Raymond Levi Kendall (1885-1944) 24 March 1885 Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States 7 November 1944 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States Edna Beulah Wright (1885-1978)

Walter Selium Kendall (1888-1953)
Abigail M Kendall (1891-?)
Josephine A Kendall (1897-1898)

Sources and notes

‡ General
  • William's biography (1903) says "son of Levi G. and Abbie (Barrell) Kendall"); his marriage record (1882) gives father as "Levi G. Kendall" and mother as "Louisa M. Kendall" (but the latter is actually his stepmother). The 1860 census lists "Willie Kendall" living with "L.G." and "Abby" Kendall. The 1880 census lists "W.B. Kendall" as the son of "L.G. Kendall"
Ω Birth
  • We don't have a primary source for this - New York hadn't started collecting vital statistics by then. The date and place are given in William's biography (1903), and the place is given in his marriage record with Josephine (1882). The 1860 census (with L.G. and Abby Kendall) gives "Willie's" age as 2 and birthplace as NY. The 1880 census (with L.G. and Louisa M. Kendall) gives his age as 23 and birthplace as N.Y.
₪ Wedding
¶ Death
  • We don't yet have his death record (from Rock County). This information is from the newspaper announcement of his funeral (June 1908).


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