Margaret J. Whitcomb1

F, #40233, b. Sep 4, 1922, d. Apr 16, 2007

Chronological Events

Birth*Sep 4, 1922 Margaret J. Whitcomb was born on Sep 4, 1922 at East Swanzey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States.1 
Marriage*May 16, 1959 She married Randall Carroll Kenyon, son of Carroll Eastwood Kenyon and Mattie Ola Walker, on May 16, 1959 at Newport, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States.1 
Death*Apr 16, 2007 Margaret J. Whitcomb died on Apr 16, 2007, at age 84 at Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States.2 
ObituaryApr 18, 2007  OBITUARY: Margaret W. Kenyon, 84, of McCusker Place in Claremont, died April 16, 2007 at her home at Pleasant Valley Estates.
She was born in Swanzey, NH on September 4, 1922 the daughter of Willard T. and Fannie (Rockwood) Whitcomb and had resided in Newport, Cornish and Claremont.
Margaret was co-owner of Whitcomb's Lobster Trap Co., was a bookkeeper for Owls Nest and St. Gaudens and was a personal care companion for Home Health Care. She had been the administrator for Pleasant Valley Estates.
She was a member of the 4-H Club of Newport & Cornish, the Girl Scouts of Cornish, the Episcopal Church of Newport and the First Congregational Church of Claremont and the Cornish Garden Club.
She enjoyed collecting miniatures, crocheting and loved her cats, Zeke and Maggie.
She was the widow of Randall C. Kenyon whom she married May 16, 1959 and he died Jan. 4, 1991.
The surviving family includes her long time special friend, Robert Maslan of Cornish; four sons, David Gokey and his wife Sharon of Unity, Donald Gokey and his wife Debbie of Rindge, Dexter Gokey of Unity and Dennis Gokey of Marianna, FL; four daughters, Dorothy Bennett and her husband Richard of Goshen, Diana Kempton of Claremont, Doreen Burnell and her husband Kenneth of Newbury, and Charleen Hastings and her husband David of Claremont; one step son, David C. Kenyon and his wife, Jan of Keene; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by two sisters, an infant Alice Whitcomb and Dorothy Finnie and one brother, Willard Whitcomb.

Friends may call at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 PM.
Funeral services were held April 20th at Eleven O'clock in the First Congregational Church on Pleasant Street in Claremont with Rev. Dr. Winn
Alley, Pastor, officiating.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday afternoon, May 16th, 2007 at One O'clock in Comings Cemetery in Cornish.
The family suggest that donations may be made in her memory to the Randall & Margaret Kenyon Memorial Fund For The Arts, % Alan Damren, SAU 6 Office on Broad Street or the First Congregational Church, 72 Pleasant Street, both in Claremont, NH 03743.

Published online at - Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street, Claremont, New Hampshire 03743.3
Burial*May 16, 2007 She was buried on May 16, 2007 at Comings Cemetery, Cornish City, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 91087419.4


Randall Carroll Kenyon b. Jul 24, 1922, d. Jan 4, 1991


  1. [S921] Wm. H. Child, Book - New Hampshire - History of the Town of Cornish.
  2. [S79] Gravestones - Find-A-Grave, online
  3. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  4. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States, #79. Also check, Death Certificates &