James P. Kenley, b. 22 May 1903 MO; d. 22 Oct 1961 Los Angeles Co. California.He married bef 1928 Edith Lorraine Porter.Edith Porter was a daughter of George R. Porter and Ada D. (Kirkland) Porter. (Ada Kirkland is of my lines) Edith b. 30 Nov 1904 Richmond (?), Franklin Co. KS, d. 14 Sep 1980 Los Angeles Co. CA. James, a son of Thomas Kenley (b. Dec 1838 PA) and Anna McGovern (b. Feb 1861 MO). James had two daughters: Barbara and Marjot, (Marjot deceased). Edith Porter married 2nd Alvin A. LaPlante 1 Nov 1952 Los Angeles Co., CA.No children by this marriage. I find the Kenley-McGovern children: 1- Thomas Kenley b. May 1891 MO (1900 MO Census) 2- "Katie" Kenley b. May 1893 MO (1900 MO Census). Catherine A. Kenley b. 11 May 1893, d. 21 Dec 1946 Los Angeles Co. CA. She married George Henry Wilcox abt 1916.George Wilcox b. 2 Jul 1888, probably Franklin Co. KS, d. 22 Jan 1948 Los Angeles Co. CA. George, s/George W. Wilcox and Julia Efaw. (George W. Wilcox and Julia (Efaw) Wilcox are on the 1900 CA Census) Note... Efaw is of my line) 3- Joseph Kenley b. Dec 1896 MO (1900 MO Census) 4- Charles Kenley b. Nov 1899 MO (1900 MO Census) d. 2 May 1960 Los Angeles Co. CA Charles married Margaret Breuning abt 1925. On 1930 CA Census, Los Angeles Co. 5- James P. Kenley (see above) 6- Ella M. Kenley b. abt 1907 MO. Anna (McGovern) Kenley and daughter Ella M. Kenley are living with George W. Wilcox family on the 1920 and 1930 CA Census.Anna is a widow.
The above Ada (Kirkland) Porter was a sister of my grandfather, Quin Kirkland of Richmond and Ottawa, KS.The above Julia (Efaw) Wilcox was daughter of my 2g gf Alfred Efaw of Anderson Co. KS. Thanking you for any addional information...... Marysue