Bernard Aloysius Kenney

ID# 2035, (1887-)
Bernard Kenney
      Bernard Aloysius Kenney was born on 7 December 1887 in Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario.1 He was the son of Daniel Joseph Kenney and Ellen Doyle.1 He was baptized on 20 December 1887 in St Philip Neri Church, Toledo, Leeds & Grenville County, OntarioG.1 He married Loretta Detra Pelow on 4 April 1916 in Ogdensburg, St Lawrence County, New York.2 He registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 in Schenectady, Schenectady County, New York.3 On 30 July 1917, Bernard crossed the border into the US stating that he had left the US on 28 Jul 1917 and was returning home to Schenectady, New York.4

Research Note: Bernard's name and birth date are listed on his parents' tombstone in St John's Cemetery, Gananoque, Ontario, however he is probably not buried there.

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1891Crosby South, Leeds South, OntarioDaniel Joseph Kenney5
1901Gananoque, Leeds South, OntarioDaniel Joseph Kenney6
Last Edited=14 Nov 2018

Child of Bernard Aloysius Kenney and Loretta Detra Pelow


  1. [S1424] Baptisms, marriages, burials 1883-1910: baptism of Bernard Aloysius Kenney, pg 39, St Philip Neri Church, Toledo, Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario. Viewed 2012-2019, at, database: Ontario, Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923, img 20. Register entry reads 1888 but surrounding entries indicate that 1887 is correct.
  2. [S1903] Bernard Kenney & Loretta Pelow, Marriage Registration 5784 (4 Apr 1916), Ancestry,, New York, County Marriage Records, 1847-1849, 1907-1936; St Lawrence County, 1915-1920.
  3. [S1954] Bernard Aloysius Kenney, WW I Draft Registration, 5 Jun 1917, Ancestry,
  4. [S1953] Record Group 85, Manifest of Passengers Arriving in the St. Albans, Vermont, District through Canadian Pacific Ports, 1929-1949, Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) ( accessed 2018).
  5. [S457] 1891 Census (South Crosby, Leeds South, Ontario), Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario T-6350, Daniel Kenny household.
  6. [S931] 1901 Census (Gananoque, Leeds South, Ontario), Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Daniel Kenny household.
  7. [S1904] Joseph Daniel Bernard Kenney, Death Registration 024142 (27 Oct 1918), Archives of Ontario, Toronto, York County, Ontario.