Stephen M. KENDALL b. abt 1840 MD or VA?
Stephen KENDALL (b. abt 1840 - probably in MD or VA) married Rebecca Ann BURCH (BIRCH) (b. abt. 1840).They had at least 3 children:Sarah Elizabeth KENDALL (b. 20 May 1864 - Harper's Ferry, VA) who married Thomas James ELBOURN, (b. 1 Dec 1858 - Edesville, Kent, MD), Columbus KENDALL (dates, spouse, children unknown), and Mary Melvina KENDALL (dates, spouse, children unknown).Thomas James ELBOURN is a brother of my grandfather, William Henry ELBOURN.
Further information on KENDALL family:parents of Stephen M KENDALL (b. abt 1840) are Stephen M. KENDALL (b. abt. 1815) and Sarah Elizabeth DOWNEY (b. abt. 1815).Parents of his wife, Rebecca Anna BURCH (BIRCH) are David BURCH (BIRCH) and mother's surname was LEGG. Sarah Elizabeth KENDALL's family lived in Harper's Ferry, VA, Kent County, MD, Wilmington, DE, and then back to Rock Hall, Kent, MD. Sarah's father, Stephen M. KENDALL was raised by Henry DAVIS and later by William Henry COLEMAN (reason unknown).He was a Union soldier in the civil war; at age 40 he pursued his livelyhood as a fisherman/oysterman & died at age 59.If you have connections with any of the above surnames, please contact me.