Gilbert Kennedy (son of John Kennedy) was born Abt. 1765 in Belfast, County Down, Ireland, and died Aft. 1850 in Shade Gap, Huntington Co., Pennsylvania. He married Jane Applebee, daughter of John Applebee.
Notes for Gilbert Kennedy: Note for Aunt Evelyn states that Gilbert was born in Belfast, Ireland and came to the United States at the age of 2. ............... The following "unidentified source" published 1891 by the Lewis Publishing Company:
"Gilbert Kennedy was born in Belfast, County Down, Ireland, son of John Kennedy. Gilbert Kennedy was only two years of age when his parents came to America and settled in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Gilbert KENNEDY married Jane APPLEBEE, who was born on the ocean of Scotch-Irish parents. They reared six sons and three daughters. Alexander KENNEDY being the youngest son. The father died at Shade Gap, Huntington County, Pennsylvania, at the age of 85; and the mother died in Pike County, Illinois, when past eighty. Mr. Kennedy followed the vocation of a farmer all his life. He was in politics a Whig and in religion a Presbyterian. ............................................
More About Gilbert Kennedy: Fact 1: came to the United States at the age of 2.
Children of Gilbert Kennedy and Jane Applebee are:
+Alexander Kennedy, b. February 05, 1819, Huntington Co., Pennsylvania, d. March 09, 1898, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa.