The Descendants of John Heywood


  • Born March 3, 1827 in Middletown, Vermont.
  • Was Assistant Surgeon, 12th Massachusetts Volunteers at the battle of Antietam, where, while caring for the wounded on the battle field with his servant, and in the act of raising a wounded man, he was struck, the ball passing the length of his body and through his heart. His only exclamation was "Oh! Joe I am shot!" and instantly expired.
  • Married HELEN MARIA BIGELOW on February 15, 1854.
  • Died September 17, 1862.


  1. HENRY HUBBARD KENDALL, born March 4, 1855. Married ANNIE BEECHER STEARNS on November 29, 1881.
  2. FREDERICK ALBERT KENDALL, born June 1, 1860.

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