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Kinnick 2003 Genealogy Book

Prepared as Part of The Kinnick Project,
from the works of hundreds of people by
Compiler, William L. (Bill) Smith


Walter and Mary Front Page

Joseph Erastus Kinnick was born 13 Nov 1864, in Buda, Bureau Co, Illinois. He died 27 Jul 1925.

He seemed to use both Joseph and Erastus, from time to time, during his lifetime. We are not aware that he ever married or had children.

In 1870, he is listed as Erastus, 6, at home, with his parents, in Harrison Twp, Adair Co, Iowa (Dexter P.O.) on 28 Jul 1870. The family lives next farms to the Edick and Van Aken families.

In the 1880 census, for Concord Twp, Bureau Co, IL, he is found in the home of his cousins, Frank and Eveline Hornby, listed as Joseph Kinnick, 15, Cousin, Farm Labor. Joseph and Eveline were first cousins. [He is also listed with his parents, in Buda, as James E. Kinnick, 15!]

Listed in 1900 as Erastus, living with Alonzo in Coon Rapids, farm hand, said age 34, birth in Nov 65 (rather than 64 we have from KG). [6 in 1870 would suggest the Nov 64 is correct!]

Listed in his mother's obit, 1909, as Erastus Kinnick, (first

Listed as Erastus in estate of brother Jacob in 1923,
living in Stalwart, Saskatchewan, Canada.






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