Kencin (Kenson), John A.

Rank: Private

Unit: I Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: August 27, 1839 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of birth: 1811

Hometown: Cantonburn [Canton Bern], Switzerland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Stocking maker

Campaign: Second Seminole War

Died: 6 December 1840

Cause of death: Disease unknown

Location of fatality: Picolata, Florida,

Place of interment: Saint Augustine National Cemetery in Saint Augustine, Florida