Lorania Gates Kinney

Updated: 25 February 2010

She was the daughter of Elijah J. (05 Dec 1785 in Amenia, Dutchess, NY - 17 June 1864 in Porter, Van Buren, MI) & Lucretia (Colvin) Kinney (16 Oct 1786 in Danby, Bennington, VT - 23 Dec 1852 in MI). Elijah & Lucretia were married in 1806 in Lawton, Van Buren, MI. Both Lucretia & Elijah Kinney are buried in Kern Cemetery.

Lorania Gates Kinney married Horace Hale Adams (21 May 1805 in Marlboro, Windham, Brattleboro, VT - 12 April 1847 in Schoolcraft, Porter, Van Buren, MI) in 1826 in Milan, Erie, OH. She was a first cousin to Orrin G. Kinney and is the 2nd Great Grandmother of Jim Adams.

Her gravestone indicates she was born in Dec 1808 in Milan, Erie, OH and died 15 August 1850 in Porter, Van Buren, MI at age 45 years, 9 months, 4 days. Various other sources give her birth year as 1803 - 1808.