Thomas Keysell

1773–21 May 1849 (Age 76)
Clee St Margaret, Shropshire, England

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Keysell was born in 1773, his father, Thomas Keysall, was 30 and his mother, Frances Bache, was 26. He married Mary Owen on 4 November 1812, in Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 May 1849, in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76, and was buried in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Keysell
Mary Owen
Marriage: 4 November 1812
Thomas Owen Keysell
Mary Keysell
Richard Keysell
Mildred Mari Roberts
Edwin Keysell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1812Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World
    Age 2
    "On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
    Age 14
    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 28
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

    Name Meaning

    Cornish (Cornwall and Devon): habitational name from one or more of several places in Cornwall whose names derive from Middle Cornish castell, kestell ‘castle, village, tor’, such as Kestle in Saint Columb Minor, Kestle in Egloshayle, and Kestal in Saint Hilary.Altered form of German or Dutch Kessel .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Thomas Keysell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Thomas Keysell in entry for Thomas Keysell, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Thomas Haysell, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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