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The Genealogy of the Downing Family
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Elizabeth Jane Click1
b. 3 October 1820, d. 24 August 1879
Last Edited=30 May 2005

     Elizabeth Jane Click was born on 3 October 1820 in Cobb's Mill, Madison County, Alabama.1 She was the daughter of (?) Click.2 Elizabeth married William Johnson Kennemer, son of Abraham Kennemer and Mary Hoke, on 23 December 1841 in Jackson County, Alabama. He was 25 years old; she was 21 years old. Elizabeth and William had at least 13 children. These children are Joseph Henry, George Washington, Lydia Ann, James Abram, William Hensley, Wiley Martin, John Brown, Nancy Jane, Richard Oliver, Mary Elizabeth, Robert David, Martha Frances and Thomas.3 William died on 6 December 1871 or 7 December 1871, leaving Elizabeth a widow.1 Elizabeth died on 24 August 1879 in Limestone County, Alabama.1 She was 58 old.

Children of Elizabeth Jane Click and William Johnson Kennemer
Joseph Henry Kennemer+ b. 25 Dec 1842, d. 8 Oct 1928
Lydia Ann Kennemer+ b. 3 Nov 1843, d. 4 Jun 1888
James Abram Kennemer b. 29 Dec 1845, d. c 1897
William Hensley Kennemer+ b. 24 Sep 1847, d. c 1877
Wiley Martin Kennemer b. 4 Aug 1849, d. a 1935
John Brown Kennemer b. 16 Jun 1851
Nancy Jane Kennemer b. 2 Jan 1853
Richard Oliver Kennemer b. 24 Jun 1855
Mary Elizabeth Kennemer b. 16 Sep 1856
Robert David Kennemer b. 19 Sep 1858
George Washington Kennemer+ b. 8 Dec 1860
Martha Frances Kennemer b. 22 May 1862
Thomas Kennemer b. 1866


  1. [S1661] Betsy Mills, online <>, (e-mail address), viewed 23 April 2005, entry for George Washington Kennemer, ID I11538. PDN: Kennemer-AL-0008. Cites The Kennemer Book - A Great American Family by Woody Anderson Kelley.
  2. [S355] This is a working assumption of Carol Lea Millslagle-Macke.
  3. [S1661] Betsy Mills, entry for William Johnson Kennemer, ID I11415. PDN: Kennemer-AL-0008. Cites The Kennemer Book - A Great American Family by Woody Anderson Kelley.

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