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Pennsylvania State Senate

Thomas Kennedy


Session Position District Party
1791-1792 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
1793-1794 N/A Jeffersonian Republican
 Counties   Cumberland, Mifflin


1745 - 1831

Thomas Kennedy, the second store owner in colonial Carlisle, was born in old Lancaster (Cumberland County), 1745; the son of William and Mary Ann (Henderson) Kennedy.  He married (1) Martha Brown, 1773; and (2) Margaret McFarlane, 1783, residing in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County.  He served as a Captain, 2nd Co. (West Pennsborough Twp.), 2nd Battalion, Col. John Davis commanding, 1777.  He died March 9, 1831, buried in Big Spring Cemetery.