Julius Marcellus Kelsey

Male21 July 1836–3 November 1905

Brief Life History of Julius Marcellus

When Julius Marcellus Kelsey was born on 21 July 1836, in Tunbridge, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, James Kelsey, was 35 and his mother, Catherine Smith, was 29. He married Susan Berg Kelsey on 26 March 1868, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in New York, United States in 1870 and Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1900. He died on 3 November 1905, at the age of 69, and was buried in Buckton, Stockholm, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Julius Marcellus Kelsey
Susan Berg Kelsey
Marriage: 26 March 1868
Bloomfield James Kelsey
Grace Beryl Kelsey

Sources (10)

  • Joseph M Kelsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Julius M. Kelsey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Julius M Kelsey, "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1868Vermont, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (7)


    Age 10

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 27

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1864 · St. Albans Raid

    Age 28

    St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from North or South Kelsey in Lincolnshire, so named from an uncertain initial element (perhaps an Old English personal name with genitive -es) + Old English ēg ‘island’.

    Possibly also an Americanized form of German Gelzer.

    History: William Kelsey was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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