George W. Kinaman, 8 North 50 West


George married Eliza J. Collingham in Mason County, Illinois on June 18, 1877.

In 1880 Mason County, George is 29, a day laborer, with Eliza J. 26 born in Pennsylvania. Emma, Eliza's daughter is 10, Carrie 2.

Per one post, Emma E. Hickman married John Fletcher, mother of Ellen, Daisy, Charles, Rosie and Fannie.

George claimed a quarter in section 21, 8N 50W in 1895.

Eliza Jane Kinnaman, per one post, was born January 5, 1853 in Lucerne Pennsylvania, Daughter of William Charles Collingham and Mary Elizabeth Collingham, dying March 22, 1905 in York Nebraska. It said her first husband was Thomas Hickman, dying about 1867.
Thomas J. Hickman married Eliza J. "Colingham" on January 12, 1869 in Mason County, Illinois.

In 1900 York County, Nebraska, Geo. W. "Knaman" is farming, born January 1857 in New Jersey, with Eliza Jane June 1853 in New Jersey. Lillie was born Nov 1881 in Illinois, Frank Sept 1885 in Illinois, Walter Sept 1899 in Colorado, and Arthur Feb 1892 in Colorado. Eliza's sister Susan Collingham born August 1877 in Illinois is with them.
(Susan 1876-1959, wife of William Zanzig, is buried in Custer County, Nebraska # 42454117.

In 1910 York County, Nebraska, George W. "Kinneman" is a day laborer, 60, born in New Jersey, widowed. Lilly 28 was born in Illinois, Walter 20 and Arthur 18, both day laborers, in Colorado. Ellen Fletcher, granddaughter 20 born in Illinois is with them.

Walter E. Kinneman is also in the 1910 census of the USS Albany, docked at San Francisco. He's 22, born in Colorado, an ordinary seaman.




Carrie Luella Kinnamon Hickmon 1878-1942 is buried in Fillmore County, Nebraska, # 53796284.

Lillie Kinneman Blender 1882-1938 is buried in York County, # 37037275, with John Blender 1875-1971.

Ross Kinnaman, born Feb 28, 1892 at Logan County, Colorado, registered for WWI as a laborer for the State of Nebraska, serving 13 monts at the Nebraska Industrail School, married with a child.

Bessie Kinnaman is widowed in 1920 Jefferson County, Nebraska, a seamstress, with Gladys, 3 living with parents H.H. and Anna Nolte.

In 1930 Jefferson County, Nebraska, Bessie Kinnaman is 43, married but no spouse, born in Iowa, with daughter Gladys 14 born in Nebraska She's living with parents Herman H. and Anna M. Nolte.

Bessie is living alone in 1940 Jefferson County, Nebraska.

Arthur Ross Kinneman registered for WWII in York County, a laborer born in Logan County, Colorado February 28, 1892. His reference was Emma Griffith of York.

Bessie Lillian Nolte Kinaman 1886-1959 is buried in Fairbury # 19817126.

Gladys Ione (Kinaman) Seachord 1916-1992 is buried in Jefferson County # 20837184.
Carrol David Seachord, 1918, son of Earl and Mary (Ridenour) Seachord, married Gladys Kinaman.

1940 game commission violations "Frank Kinnaman. Plattsmouth. Illegal sale of catfish. Fined 110, costs S4.70. "

October 21, 1941 "Adam Miller of Beatrice pleaded innocent in county court today to a charge of assaulting Frank Kinnaman with intent to do great bodily harm. A hearing was scheduled for October 27. Miller is accused of stabbing Kinnaman here October 2."

John Franklin Kinaman was born September 30, 1887 at Mason City, Illinois, registered for WWI in Beatrice, Nebraska.

In 1920 Beatrice, Frank is an iron worker, 31, with Cora 29 born in Wyoming, Francis 13, Pearl 11, Franklin 8, and Robert 4. Dessie Martin - Cora's sister is 22 born Nebraska, and Cora's father Frank B. Martin 61, widowed, born in New York are with them.

Cora is widowed in 1940 Gage County, 54, with Dean (Merrill) 15 and Verla 14. Robert Kinaman 23 born in Washington is the next household, 23 born in Washington, married to Anita 20 Kansas, son Robert Jr. 2 and Bette five months.
On the same page is Franklin "Kimman" 28 born in Nebraska, with Isabel 21, Jack 2, and Charles 1.
"Merrial Dean Kinaman and Thelma P. Kinaman have filed their petition in Bald court, alleging that Cora J. Kinaman died intestate, on March 20 1941 being a resident of Gage County Nebraska."

Merrial Dean Kinaman 1924-2004 is buried in Willamette National # 36294774.
"Merrial Dean "Deano" Kinaman, 80, Keizer, Ore., died Wednesday, July 21, 2004. He was born June 13, 1924, in Lincoln, Neb., and served in the U.S. Navy for five years. He had worked up until his death. He was a member of the Eagles Club."

"Charles L. Kinaman. 66 years of age, of Beatrice, NE. passed away at the Beatrice Community Hospital Friday night, May 20, 2005. He was born on March 28, 1939 in Beatrice, NE. and lived in Beatrice his entire life. He had resided at the Beatrice State Developmental Center in Beatrice, NE. before living for over 30 years with his aunt Verla Whitton in Beatrice, NE. He was an active member of the Salvation Army Church and was a greeter, usher, and member of the Men's Fellowship and League of Mercy groups at the church. He enjoyed puzzles, watching television (especially sports), car rides, playing cards, family reunions, and his family and church family.
Survivors include his aunt Verla Whitton of Beatrice, NE.; 2 brothers, Merrill Kinaman and wife Dixie and Edward Kinaman, all of Omaha, NE.; 2 sisters, Lola Murtaugh and husband Mike and Connie Delaney and husband Oscar, all of Omaha, NE.; nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents Franklin and Isabelle (Folden) Kinaman; and brother Jack Kinaman."

Robert E. Kinaman, age 75, of Lincoln, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Retired from LES after 26 years of service having worked for the Beatrice Public Works (11 years) prior to LES. Army veteran, hot rod enthusiast and a member of Zion Church.


Verla Dee Whitton: Born March 18, 1926 to John Franklin Kinaman and Cora Jane Kinaman. Her siblings included brothers Dean, Frank and Bob; sisters Frances, Pearl and Augusta Joyce “Petey.”
Verla’s first marriage was to Garland Vanover. They had two children, Garland Duane and Yvonne Kaye.
Verla’s second marriage was to Clarence Whitton; they remained married until his death in 1997.
Verla’s nephew, Charles Kinaman, resided with her until his death in 2005.
Verla departed this life on November 4, 2015.


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