Kuykendall Family

This information concerns ten generations of the Kuykendall family.
1600-1800

 • Individuals are listed chronologically, and those in red show the line of descent.
 • Connections of collateral lines to main lines are indicated by linked names.
 • Generations within a family are separated by a series of asterisks; the line of descent is marked by underlined names.
 • Unknown or unsubstantiated data are marked with blanks or with question marks.

CAVEAT: Apart from census data, this information has not been confirmed entirely by my personal research, and mistakes are likely present, so use at your discretion.

   Luur
born: ( ) in
married: _?_ ( ) in
children: Urbanus Luursen [Jannetje Claes],
Jacob Luursen [Styntje Doues]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note: The naming convention of the time was based on adding a patronymic to the given name, so the surname Kuykendall does not appear in the early records.

caveat: Most of this information, except census data, has NOT been verified by me personally, so use your best judgment.

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   Jacob Luursen
(child of Luur and _?_)
born: ( ) in
married: Styntje Douwes ( ) in
children:
Luur Jacobsen [Grietje Artze Tack], Syntie Jacobsen, Jacobyntie Jacobsen [Thomas Van der Marck], Agniet Coens Jacobsen [Dirck Cornelissen Keyser],
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

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   Luur Jacobsen
van Kuykendaal
(child of Jacob Luursen and Styntje Douwes)
born: ( ) in
married: Grietje Artze Tack ( ) in
children: Styntie [Jurian Westvaal],
Cornelius [Marretje Westvaal], Arie [Grietjen Quick], Pieter [Femmetje Decker], Sara [Jacob Middagh], Seyte [Arie Van Etten] [Cornelius Kool], Johannes, Jacob [Adrientjen Tietsoort] [Sara Westvaal], Mattheus [Janetije Westvaal], Annetje [Roelof Brink]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note: He is the first American-born ancestor of the Kuykendall family.

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   Cornelius
(child of Luur Jacobsen van Kuykendaal and Grietje Artze Tack)
born: (May 30, 1686) in Kingston, Ulster County, NY
married: Marretje Westvaal (about 1705) in Machakemeck, Orange County, NY
children: Leur (October 27, 1706 = baptized in Dutch Reform Church of Kingston, NY) [Lena Consalisduk] [Sara Roos], Margriet (May 7, 1710) [Abraham Kortrecht], Marretjen (June 22, 1712) [Parentius Davids], Nelletjen June 8, 1715) [Jacob Cornelisen Bogaert], Johannes (June 5, 1717) [Elizabeth Decker],
Abraham (October 18, 1719) [Elizabeth _?_], Petrus (June 4, 1733) [Jane _?_]
died: (after 1752) in Warren, NJ
buried:
census:
note:

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   Abraham
(child of Cornelius Kuykendall and Marretje Westvaal)
born: (October 18, 1719) in Kingston, Ulster County, NY
married: (a) Elizabeth _?_ (about 1743) in Anson County, NC
               (b) Bathsheba _?_ (about 1804) in
children: (a) Jane (1751) [Robert McMinn], John (1754) [Nancy Haggarty], Esther (1755) [William Metcalf], James (1756) [Mary Hambright],
Matthew (1758) [Nancy Johnson], Simon (1766) [Eleanor Metcalf], Peter (1767), Abraham Jr (1772) [Elizabeth Van Zandt], Rebecca Elizabeth (1774) [John Stepp] [ Brown], Sarah Jane (1780) [Jacob Shipman] , Jacob (1782) [Nancy Thomas]
               (b)
died: (April 1, 1812) in Bunscombe County, NC
buried: Mudcreek Baptist Church Cemetery, Flatrock, Henderson County, NC
census: On the 1800 and 1810 census, he was in Bunscombe County, NC
note: The surname of his wife as Burleson is not proven, nor is it proven that he was married a second time to Bathsheba Barrett Oxford.

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   Matthew
(children of Abraham Kuykendall and Elizabeth _?_)
born: (February 9, 1758) in Tyron, Mecklenburg County, NC
married: Nancy Johnson (May 11, 1780) in Washington County, TN
children: Rebecca (February 17, 1785) [Levi Arnold], Elizabeth (September 23, 1786), Mary (September 22, 1788), John William (December 26, 1796) [Mary Key], Josiah, Moses, William Allen (1790) [Mary Gotcher], Abraham H. (May 12, 1792) [Mary Haden Lindley], Sarah (May 22, 1792), James (October 31, 1799) [Dorcas Reynolds], Mildred (February 6, 1802) [George W. Richardson], Matthew Jr (February 17, 1804) [Rachel Lamb], Jacob Gibson (February 27, 1809) [Cynthia Ann Bean Gibson], Abner (January 6, 1807) [Maria Duff], Thomas W. [Martha Key],
Absalom Abner (August 25, 1814) [Nancy Dean] [Drusilla Dragoo Galland]
died: (August 15, 1841) in De Soto County, MS
buried:
census: On the 1810 census, he may have been (over age 45) in Butler County, KY; on the 1820 census he was (over age 45) with his wife in Franklin County, TN; on the 1830 census, he was (age 60-70) with his wife in Hardeman County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 70-80) widowed in DeSoto County, MS
note: His wife was the daughter of Rebecca Larkin and William Johnson. She was born (July 10, 1765) in Mecklenburg, Washington, NC, and died (January 25, 1832) in Hardeman County, TN.
   Simon
born: (1766) in Tyron, Mecklenburg County, NC
married: Eleanor Metcalf ( ) in
children: James [ ], Eleanor, Esther, Jacob Metcalf, Norris [Sarah Charles], Sarah, William, Abra(ha)m [Lydia _?_], John [Anna Henry], Simon
died: (1825) in Franklin County, TN
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, his widow was (age 76) with their son John in Tishomingo County, MS
note: His wife was the daughter of Mary Claypool and James Metcalf. Her brother William Metcalf married Esther Kuykendall.

   Abraham Jr
born: (1772) in Buncombe County, NC
married: Elizabeth Van Zandt (January 30, 1790) in Lincoln City, Rutherford County, NC
children: Jacob [Margaret Duke Rayburn]
died: (December 25, 1877) in Cherokee County, GA
buried:
census: On the 1860 census, his son Jacob was (age 62) in Panola County, MS
note: His wife was the daughter of Catherine Moone and Jacob Van Zandt.

   John
(child of Simon Kuykendall and Eleanor Metcalf)
born: (1799) in NC
married: Anna Henry ( ) in
children: Simon [Martha Box], James Houston [Nancy L. Scally], William Luther [Nancy Lucinda Holder], Samuel Benjamin [Anna Warrick] [Elizabeth Matthews], Mary, John, Eleanor, Elizabeth Ann, Hester Jane [Charles H. Haggerton], Sarah Ann [Hutton], Martha A., Paralee
died: (before 1860) in MS
buried:
census: On the 1840 and 1850 census, he was with his wife in Tishomingo County, MS; on the 1860 and 1870 census, his widow was with her son William Luther in Bell County, TX
note:

   Abner
(children of Matthew Kuykendall and Nancy Johnson)
born: (January 6, 1807) in Putnam County, TN
married: Maria Duff (December 10, 1829) in Hardman County, TN
children: William Cliff [Nancy Hamilton], Mary, Matthew Johnson [Mary Louisa Cabler], George Richardson [Eliza Caroline Willis], Ellen [J. B. Robinson], Robert, Mildred [Thompson Fletcher Fowler], Emma, Abram S. , John, Pierre M.
died: (November 8, 1867) in Johnson County, TX
buried: Oakland Cemetery, Grandview, Johnson County, TX
census: on the 1850 census, he was with his wife in Fayette County, TX; on the 1860 census, he was with his wife in Bell County, TX;
note: A land certificate (1882) for Maria Duff Kuykendall in Bell County, TX, indicates that he served in the Texas Army in Captain Birds Company in 1835 and 1836, and died October 7, 1867. His wife was born (December 12, 1811) in Edmonson County, KY

   Absalom Abner
born: (August 25, 1814) in Cookeville, Putnam County, TN
married: (a) Nancy E. Dean (September 14, 1834) in Nashville, Davidson County, TN
               (b) Drusilla Dragoo Galland (September 15, 1834) in Nashville, Davidson County, TN.
children: (a) Ruth Clarinda (July 8, 1835 - June 1, 1926) [William Glenn Jett], John Calloway (October 22, 1836 - April 30, 1912) [Parthenia Eveline Anna Galland], Nancy Jane (March 5, 1839 - May 3, 1928) [David S. Miller], Mary Elizabeth (February 11, 1841 - November 14, 1916) [James Dillard Shadden],
Abner Robertson (April 21, 1842 - ?) [Ruth Crandall], William Dean (October 15, 1844 - ?) [Ruth Miller], Andrew Briggs (May 26, 1846 - May 17, 1916) [Mary Delphine Dismuke], Mildred Minishia (February 12, 1848 1849) [Samuel St. Pierre], Wiley Preston (November 24, 1850 - April 2, 1936) [Estelle Augusta Culver], Absalom Russell (October 17, 1852 - December 23, 1941) [Eugelia Gibbs Webb]
               (b) Drucilla Amanda (April 12, 1856) [Jackson], Matthew Johnson (April 7, 1858 - January 29, 1892) [ ], David Edmond (April 6, 1862 - 1930) [ ], George Richardson (1865) [ ]
died: (January 1, 1900) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried: Saints Oakwood Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
census: On the 1850 census, he was in TX; on the 1860 census, he was with his wife in Pottawattamie County, IA; on the 1870 census, he was with his wife in Crawford County, IA; on the 1880 census, he was with his wife in Shelby County, IA; on the 1900 census, he was with his wife in Bexar County, TX
note: His second wife was the daughter of Esther Lanham and John Ephraim Dragoo, and the widow of David Galland, whom she married (December 9, 1837) in Van Buren, IA.
religion: He was baptized (July 5, 1860) and confirmed a Morman at Crescent, Pottawattamie County, IA, by J. A. McIntosh.

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   Abner Robertson
(child of Absalom Abner Kuykendall and Nancy Dean)
born: (April 21, 1842) in Nashville, Davidson County, TN
married: Ruth Crandall (September 30, 1863) in Shelby County, IA
children: Lyman, Ada Eliza [Andrew Lewis Dilworth], Frederick [Gertrude Noel], Nancy Dean [Felix Hermann], Ruth [Robert A. Campbell ], Daniel [Mattie M. Gallaway],
Vernon Preston [Margaret McRae]
died: (before 1920) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried:
census: On the 1850 census, he was (age 6) with his parents in ...; on the 1860 census, he was with his parents in Pottawattamie County, IA; on the 1870 and 1880 census, he was with his wife in Shelby County, IA; on the 1900 census, he was with his son Fred in Bexar County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was with his son Daniel in Atsacosa County, TX
note: His wife was the daughter of David Crandall and Parintha Abbott. She died (April 11, 1914) and is buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX.

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   Lyman
(children of Abner Robertson Kuykendall and Ruth Crandall)
born: (about 1864) in Shelby County, IA
married: no
children: none
died: (after 1910) in TX
buried:
census: On the 1870 and 1880 census, he was with his parents in Shelby County, IA; on the 1900 census, he was with his brother-in-law Felix Hermann and sister Nancy in Bexar County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was still single in Atascosa County, TX
note:

   Ada Eliza
born: (January 8, 1870) in Shelby County, IA
married: Andrew Lewis Dilworth Sr ( ) in Bexar County, TX
children: Ada Mary Kate, Calpurnia Jane, Andrew George William, George Blackstone, Andrew Lewis Jr, William Teal
died: (February 28, 1955) in TX
buried: Hill Top Cemetery, Tilden, McMullen County, TX.
census: On the 1870 and 1880 census, she was with her parents in Shelby County, IA; on the 1900 census,
note:

   Frederick
    (Fred)
born: (March 1870) in Shelby County, IA
married: Gertrude Noel (February 16, 1891) in Bexar County, TX
children: Fred Lyman, Ada Lea [Harry B. Daulton], Josephine, Florence [Ira Lloyd Acord], Gussie, Alfred, Gertrude
died: ( ) in
buried: Holdenville Cemetery, Hughes County, OK
census: On the 1870 and 1880 census, he was with his parents in Shelby County, IA; on the 1900 census, he was with his wife in Bexar County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was likely in Indian Territory; on the 1920 census, he was in Hughes County, OK
note: His wife was the daughter of Pabla Leal and George W. Noel.

   Nancy Dean
born: (May 1872) in Shelby County, IA
married: Felix Hermann ( ) in Bexar County, TX
children: Rose, Effie, Evelyn [J. J. Linn]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, she was with her parents in Shelby County, IA; on the 1900 census, she was with her husband in Bexar County, TX; on the 1910 and 1920 census, her husband was a widower in Bexar County, TX
note: Her husband was the son of Felipa and _?_ Hermann.

   Ruth
born: (June 1878) in Shelby County, IA
married: Robert A. Campbell (about 1903) in Bexar County, TX
children: none
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1880 census, she was with her parents in Shelby County, IA; on the 1900 census, she and her brother Daniel were lodgers with Felipa Hermann in Bexar County, TX; on the 1910, 1920, and 1930 census, she was with her husband in Bexar County, TX; on the 1940 census, she was widowed in Bexar County, TX
note: The 1930 census gives her name as Myrtle.

   Daniel
born: (May 27, 1881) in Shelby County, IA
married: Mattie M. Gallaway ( ) in Bexar County, TX
children: Daniel H. [Edith B. Jones], Violet B. [Harry R. Denison], Rainbert H. (August 1, 1916 - March 3, 1921)
died: (July 29, 1941) in Bexar County, TX
buried: San Fernando Cemetery #3 in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he and his sister Ruth were lodgers with Felipa Hermann in Bexar County, TX; on the 1910 and 1920 census, he was with his wife in Atascosa County, TX; on the 1930 census, and 1940 census, he was with his wife in Bexar County, TX
note:

   Vernon Preston
born: (January 29, 1887) in Bexar County, TX
married: Margaret McRae ( ) in Bexar County, TX
children: Edna [Clarence R. Farmer], Ruth [Elliott] [William L. Kingston], Roy,
Clarence Clifton [Patty Lou Cave]
died: (May 2, 1957) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried:
San Jose Burial Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
census: On the 1900 census, he was (age 13) with his parents in the household of his older brother Fred Kuykendall in Bexar County, TX; on the 1910 census, he was likely in Bexar County, TX; on the 1920, 1930, and 1940 census, he was with his wife in Bexar County, TX (On the 1930 census, he is listed as Vernon PRESTON.)
note: His wife was the daughter of Alma Angelita Hernandez and Colin Cole McRae.

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   Edna
born: (February 16, 1915) in Bexar County, TX
married: Clarence R. "Jack" Farmer ( ) in San Antonio, TX
children: none
died: (April 10, 2000) in Bexar County, TX
buried: San Jose Burial Park, San Antonio, Bexar county, TX
census: On the 1920 and 1930 census, she was with her parents in Bexar County, TX; on the 1940 census, she was in Bexar Counrty, TX
note:

   Ruth
born: (November 28, 1917) in Bexar County, TX
married: (a) Elliott ( ) in
               (b) William L. Kingston ( ) in
children: (a)
               (b) Billie Ruth [Ingram]
died: (November 13, 1965)
buried: San Jose Burial Park, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
census: On the 1920 and 1930 census, she was with her parents in Bexar County, TX; on the 1940 census, she was with her second husband in Bexar County, TX
note:

   Roy
born: (February 27, 1920) in Bexar County, TX
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( )
buried:
census: On the 1920 census, he was with his parents in Bexar County, TX;
note:

   Clarence Clifton
(child of Vernon Preston Kuykendall and Margaret McRae)
born: (August 13, 1911) in Bexar County, TX
married: Patty Lou Cave (1941) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
children: James Preston, Gary Wayne, Mark Clifton
died: (December 31, 1987) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
buried: Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
census: On the 1930 and 1940 census, he was with his parents in Bexar County, TX
note: His wife was the daughter of Lula Hannah Degraffenreid and James Gaston Cave.

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   James Preston
(children of Clarence Kuykendall and Patty Lou Cave)
born: (August 6, 1943) in Bexar County, TX
married: Donna Light (November 1966) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
children: Patrick [Tori Diane Hatter] and Ricky [Erin Harvey]
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Gary Wayne
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: (a) Theresa Roberts ( ) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
               (b) Anna Blakeslee Coronado ( ) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
               (c) Theresa Cooke ( ) in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX
children: (a) Jason and Holly
               (b) none
               (c) Kyle and Katie
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Mark Clifton
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: Beverly Behrens ( ) in San Antonio, TX
children: Heather Marie [David Joseph Price] and Heidi Lynn
died: ( )
buried:
census:
note:

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   Patrick
(children of James Preston Kuykendall and Donna Light)
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: Tori Diane Hatter ( ) in
children: Erin
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Ricky
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: Erin Harvey (October 14, 2007) in Austin, Travis County, TX
children: Presley Reese and Carsyn Paige
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Jason
(children of Gary Wayne Kuykendall and Theresa Roberts)
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: ( ) in
children: one son
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Holly
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: ( ) in
children: two children
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Kyle
(children of Gary Wayne Kuykendall and Terry Cooke)
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Katie
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Heather Marie
(children of Mark Clifton Kuykendall and Beverly Behrens)
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: David Joseph Price (October 18, 2014) in Bexar County, TX
children: Colleen Lou (born April 20, 2016, in CA)
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

   Heidi Lynn
born: ( ) in Bexar County, TX
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census:
note:

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