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rare china painting, much of which she has collected, but many pieces of which were done by her own facile fingers.

“Senator and Mrs. Kenney have made their home at 1122 Vermont Avenue this winter, but it is probable that next year they will lease property and go to housekeeping.”

*Lillias, the daughter, married, July 14, 1904, an army officer, Lieutenant William Chester Sremain, and they are now at Post Ethan Allen in Vermont. They have a son, born ---, named Breckinridge, Mr. Sremain’s mother being a Breckinridge of the Virginia family.

Mrs. (R. R.) Harriet T. Kenney died Feb. 10, 1907, after several months illness of a complication of diseases.

Samuel Lanneo, second son of Samuel and Hettie Kenney, born Oct. 19, 1858, married Miss Alda Moore, Dec. 24, 1884. He is The leading druggist in Laurel, also express agent, and has one child, Paul, born Oct. 30, 1885.

Solomon Short Kenney, the third son, married Miss Fannie Bacon, Dec. 24, 1885, and lives near Georgetown, Del., engaged in farming, and also in the milling and lumber business. Children: May, born June 5, 1889, and Fannie Silver, born June, 1892.

Sidney Kenney, the fourth and youngest son, married Miss Florence M. Collins, Nov. 1, 1888 and is living in Philadelphia, engaged in the china business.

Sarah Lavinia. daughter of Solomon and Lavinia Short, born Jan. 20, 1842, married Dr. Isaac H. Knowles, son of Jacob and Nancy Knowles. one of the very old Sussex Co. families. Children: Horace Greeley, born Oct. 20, 1863; Isaac, born Oct. 23, 1866, and Harry, born Jan. 29, 1874. Horace Greeley Knowles, the eldest son, was born at Seaford, Del., and his parents moved from Seaford to Lewes in 1871, and during the same year his father established the “Breakwater Light,” the first Republican organ in Sussex Co., and which became one of the leading journals of the Peninsula. Young Knowles early manifested an active and energetic spirit, and when very young he was a ready and accomplished worker in his father’s printing office. His aptitude for the work was so pronounced that at the early age of 12 years he was able to take charge of the entire mechanical department of the office, besides assisting in the editorial work.

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