Matthias Newton Kinerd

Portrait of Matthias Newton Kinerd Headstone Photograph

M. N. Kinerd
Co. C. 2. Miss.
Inf. Army of Conf.
Full Name: Matthias Newton Kinerd
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:W  Number:36
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: November 30, 1845 
Died: April 27, 1930 
Burial Date: April 28. 1930 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Alabama 
Occupation: Blacksmith 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1873 
Residence: Hutto, Texas 
Admitted To Home: January 17, 1929 
Religion: Baptist 
Army: C. S. A. 
Division: Jackson's 
Brigade: Armstrong's 
Regiment: 2nd Mississippi Inf. 

KINERD, MATTHAIS NEWTON (1845 ~ 1930). Matthais Kinerd was born on November 30, 1845 in Perry County, Alabama to Salathiel W. and Martha Anne Wilkerson Kinerd. Kinerd served with his father in Company C, 24th Cavalry, 2nd Mississippi Regiment of Armstrong's Brigade and Jackson's Division during the Civil War.

On March 30, 1867, Kinerd married Abby Gillespie. Together, they had five children. Kinerd's first wife died in childbirth in 1884 and was buried in Oats Cemetery in Leggett, Polk County, Texas. On January 12, 1885, Kinerd married Martha (Nancy) A. Cox. She also died during childbirth. In 1886, he married Ellen M. Vinson, and they had two children.

Kinerd died on April 27, 1930 as a resident of the Confederate Men's Home in Austin, Travis County, Texas.

Biographical information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.

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#3721) Title:Family Photo
Source:Photo provided by Nollene Marsh
Description:Matthias Newton Kinerd, wife Ellen M. Vinson, Daughters, Dora and Naomi


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