Descendants of Nicholas Kirkendall

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Generation No. 1

1. Nicholas2 Kirkendall (Unknown1) was born 1812 in OH, and died 1860. He married Isabell McDonald, daughter of Unknown McDonald and Unknown Unknown.

Notes for Nicholas Kirkendall:

Listed as Nicholas Koynkendall in the 1850 OH Census, Franklin Co., Hamilton Twp., p. 315.

Nicholas Koynkendall, age 35 M Farmer born in OH

Isabella Koynkendall, age 30 F born in OH

Joshua Koynkendall, age 12 M born in OH

Margaret Koynkendall, age 1 month F born in OH

John Cryder, 23 M, laborer born in PA

Geo Kirkendall age 23 M Farmer, born in OH

Children of Nicholas Kirkendall and Isabell McDonald are:

2 i. Joshua3 Kirkendall.

3 ii. Benjamin Kirkendall, born 1852. He married Taymer Unknown.

+ 4 iii. Mary Jane Kirkendall, born 08 Apr 1856 in Shadeville, Franklin Cty, OH; died 02 Aug 1910 in Rock Port, MO.

+ 5 iv. George L. Kirkendall, born 1860 in OH; died 1936.


Generation No. 2 4. Mary Jane3 Kirkendall (Nicholas2, Unknown1) was born 08 Apr 1856 in Shadeville, Franklin Cty, OH (Source: Inbody Family Bible), and died 02 Aug 1910 in Rock Port, MO (Source: Inbody Family Bible-Death Certificate). She married Jesse Benjamin Inbody 18 Aug 1876 in Atchison Cty, MO, son of Benjamin Inbody and Alice Ackret.

Notes for Mary Jane Kirkendall:

Died of cancer of the stomach. Check death certificate for details. Death certificate shows Circleville, OH as place of birth. Circleville is a larger town some 18 miles south of Shadeville, OH.

Notes for Jesse Benjamin Inbody:

Moved to Atchison County in 1890. Jesse was a carpenter...apparently quite good. Velma Rose (Vogler) Reumann has a doll crib he made. Velma has a photo of Jesse...appears to be in thirties or forties. Died of "myocarditis" at 2:45 AM at home of daughter Nellie Inbody Ruf.

Children of Mary Kirkendall and Jesse Inbody are:

6 i. Daniel Benjamin4 Inbody, born 14 Jan 1877 in Atchison Cty, MO (Source: inbody Family Bible); died 03 Apr 1941 in Tarkio, MO. He married Nellie Jane Vanderslice 28 Feb 1900 in Watson, MO.

Notes for Daniel Benjamin Inbody:

I have photographs of what is left of the Daniel Inbody farm in Atchison County, MO, near Tarkio and Rock Port. The house is partially torn down, but several outbuildings remain in good condition. Dad (Donald Earl Inbody) remembers quite a bit about it and even produced a photograph of himself and a cousin standing in front of a shed in the 1930s which still stands today (summer 1995).

7 ii. Minnie Gertrude Inbody, born 17 May 1879 in Smith Co., KS (Source: Inbody Family Bible); died 31 Jul 1905 in KS. She married James D. Oslin 12 Aug 1897 in Inbody home near Rock Port, MO.

8 iii. Effie May Inbody, born 02 May 1881 in Smith Co., KS (Source: Inbody Family Bible); died 12 Mar 1941 in Rock Port, MO. She married Sylvanus Walter Vanderslice 28 Dec 1897 in Watson, MO.

9 iv. William Arthur Inbody, born 06 Jul 1883 in Smith Co., KS (Source: Inbody Family Bible); died 03 Feb 1957 in Nebraska City, NE. He married (1) Eva Griffey Lamb Edwards. He married (2) Mabel Unknown. He married (3) Clara Moomaw 11 Aug 1907 in Atchison Cty, MO (Nishnabotna River).

10 v. Mary Elizabeth Inbody, born 02 Jun 1885 in Smith Co., KS (Source: Inbody Family Bible); died 14 Aug 1962 in Rock Port, MO. She married John D. Barnhart 25 May 1904.

11 vi. Lida Belle Inbody, born 01 May 1888 in Smith Co., KS (Source: Inbody Family Bible); died 03 Aug 1970 in Columbus, OH. She married Harry Benoa Shandy 16 Apr 1907.

12 vii. Nellie Viola Inbody, born 16 Apr 1891 in Atchison Co., MO (Source: Inbody Family Bible); died 27 Dec 1928 in Arkansas City, KS. She married Wayne Ruf.

13 viii. Vernon George Inbody, born 13 Jun 1895 in Atchison Co., MO (Source: Inbody Family Bible); died 02 Feb 1899 in Atchison Co., MO.

Notes for Vernon George Inbody:

"February 10, 1899 - Friday - Atchison County Mail; p.5 - Watson News Mr. and Mrs. Jess Inbody, living east of Watson, buried their little boy, aged six years, on Sunday last. Croup was the cause of his death. The bereaved family have the sympathy of the community."

14 ix. Earl George Inbody, born 25 Mar 1900 in Watson, MO (Source: Inbody Family Bible); died 14 Mar 1965 in Salem, OR. He married Marjorie Ruth Meloy 15 Nov 1924 in Arkansas City, KS.

Notes for Earl George Inbody:

Employed at processing plant of the Country Club dairy in Kansas City during the mid 1940s. Owned a home at 7008 Walrond St., Kansas City, MO.


Died with Parkinson's disease

Notes for Marjorie Ruth Meloy:

Schools attended: Weatherford, OK, Oklahoma City, Bartlesville, OK. Finished junior college course at Bartlesville, OK. Teacher. Married Earl George Inbody of Hardy, OK, at Arkansas City. Lived at Tarkio, MO., Lake Charles, LA., and in Kansas City, MO.

Member of Methodist Episcopal Church. Active in womens church organizations, girls club and Camp Fire and Girl Scouts. Sunday School Superintendant, Head of womens activities. Mamie Meloy, her mother, wrote, "It makes me tired to recall and record the things she does," and called her an "organizer and planner".

Marriage Notes for Earl Inbody and Marjorie Meloy:

Married at the Arkansas City, Kansas, house of Nellie Viola (Inbody) Ruf, Earl's sister.


5. George L.3 Kirkendall (Nicholas2, Unknown1) was born 1860 in OH, and died 1936. He married Lida Unknown.

Notes for George L. Kirkendall:

Birth and death years from tombstone in Linden Cemetary, Rock Port, MO.

Notes for Lida Unknown:

Birth and death years from tombstone in Linden Cemetary, Rock Port, MO.

Children of George Kirkendall and Lida Unknown are:

15 i. Claude4 Kirkendall, born 1883 in MO; died 1967.

16 ii. Ermine Albert Kirkendall, born 1888 in MO; died 1970.

17 iii. Carl Kirkendall, born 1893 in MO; died 1966.

18 iv. Gertrude Kirkendall, born 1896 in MO.

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