My ggf John Kennedy, son of Captain Terrence Kennedy and Mary Joy ("aunt polly") see family portrait , first came to New York from Carbonear Newfoundland in 1892 with his brother Nicholas to establish residency and find employment. After he became a naturalized US citizen John returned home in 1896 and married Sophia Mahaney at St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Parish on June 28, 1897. They had 10 children with 9 surviving infancy all were baptized as St. Patrick's RC Church in Carbonear, Nfld.

In 1916 ,John Kennedy, a carpenter, arrived for a second time in New York with 17 year old son "Louis A." (William Chester)on the SS Prospero Captained by his first cousin Nicholas J. Kennedy.

On June 12, 1921, when the SS Rosalind under the Command of Hiram C. Mitchell arrived at Ellis Island in New York Harbor Sophia Mahaney Kennedy and 8 of her 9 were discharged into the hands of her husband John Kennedy. Sophia and the children were listed as members of the Ships crew and were arriving as permanent residents. Sophia and John Kennedy raised their family in Brooklyn.

II. Nicholas Kennedy (1807-1871) married 1831 Julia Kennedy (1808-

III. Terence Kennedy 1845-1935 married Mary Joy 1846-1916 Harbor Grace

IV. John Joseph Kennedy 1870-1943 married Sophia Mahaney St. Pat's RC 1897

V. William Chester "Louis" Anthony Kennedy 1899

V. Vincent Joseph 1901 born New Years day of the 20th century died 1914 buried Harbor

Grace Cemetery

V. Terrence Kennedy 1903 recorded in Ellis 1921 records as Clarence

V. Agatha Kennedy 1904 -1905 (died age 1)

V. Agatha Francis Kennedy 1906-1992 my grandmother married Lou Connors of Placentia Bay in Brooklyn 1927 and raised a family there

VI. Robert Connors married Helen Keane

VI. Louis Joseph Connors married Margaret

VI. Jean Connors (twin of Louis "JOE") married Walter Tomitz

VI. John Kennedy Connors married Margaret O'Gorman Rego Park, Queens NY

VII. Laurie Connors

VIII. Aimee Wootton

VIII. Garret Wootton

VIII. Alyssa Wootton

VII. John Kennedy Connors

VII. Daniel Louis Connors

VII. Louis Joseph Connors

VII. Joanne Connors

VIII. Connor Parandjuk

VIII. Kira Parandjuk

VIII. Caitlin Parandjuk

VI. James Joseph Connors (twin of John) married Nancy Pullman

VII. James Connors

VII. William Connors

VII. Julie Connors

VII. Thomas Connors

V. William "Bill" Kennedy 1908-

V. Nicholas Kennedy 1911-1985

V. John Kennedy 1912-2000 born Carbonear, Newfoundland died Arizona. Married twice. second time was Agnes Jones Kennedy, wife of his Uncle Bill (b1872-) Worked for New York Daily News. No Issues.

V. Isabel Kennedy 1916 born Carbonear, Nfld.; married Quelch

V. Richard "Dick" Kennedy 1919 born Carbonear, Nfld. named for his father's brother Richard J. Kennedy who died WWI; married Kay Penney

VI. Richard Kennedy

VI. Thomas Kennedy

VI. Catherine Kennedy Frahme

V. Rose Kennedy 1919 twin of Dick; married James Shanahan

Kennedy Birth's