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Alice Rebecca Harlan-Kennedy-Trask-Witherill
Born Aug 12, 1862 Tennessee
Death: May 2, 1957.


Alice Rebecca Harlan-Kennedy-Trask-Witherill, daughter of James Pouncy Harlan and Mary Ann Caruthers was born at Cathy's Creek, Tennessee. She married David O. Kennedy on May 7, 1882 in Columbia, Tennessee. 7 children; Eva, Rosa, Mary, Archie, Loyd & Roy (Twins) and David Jr. were born of that union.
George E. Trask Jr., was born of Alices's second marriage to George E. Trask. Alice outlived 3 husbands and 6 of her 8 children.


Alice Rebecca Harlan-Kennedy-Trask-Witherill 
with her Grandson Kenneth Roy Kennedy. 
Photo taken sometime between 1942 & 1945

Bio and Photo contributed by Roy Kennedy
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Oregon Mail Tribune Friday May 2, 1937

Obituaries
Mrs. Alice R. Witherill
WITHERILL, Alice R., 12 Aug 1862 - 2 May 1937 in Medford, Oregon.
Obit:
Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Rebecca Witherill, 74, of 230 North Ivy St., Medford, who died Thursday, will be held at Conger-Morris at 11 a.m. Saturday. Rev. William C. Piper of the First Christian church will officiate, Committal will be in Sterling cemetery. Mrs. Witherill was born Aug. 12, 1862, in Columbia, Tenn. She had lived in the Applegate valley for many years prior to moving to Medford in 1926. She was a member of the First Christian church.
Survivors include sons, Roy Trask, Cottage Grove, and George Trask, Sutter. Calif., daughters, Mrs. Eva Baxter, Brussels, Belgium; and Mrs. David Kennedy, Banning, Calif.; eight grand children and 15 great grandchildren. (Oregon Mail Tribune, dated Friday May 3, 1937) note:
Mrs. Kennedy, was the wife of David O. Kennedy, son of Sarah Ann Stockard Kennedy and Weakley Gordon Kennedy of the Mt. Joy Community in Maury Co., Tn., and brother to James W. Kennedy my great grandfather. ref: Mary Bob McClain/and Frank Kennedy who is a decendant of David O. Kennedy and sent me the obit.

Contributed by Roy Kennedy ggg-grandson of David O. Kennedy, brother of James W. Kennedy of Maury Co., Tn.; transcribed by Mary Bob McClain. 09/04/2007. Revised by Mary Bob McClain 21 mar 2009.