Thomas Keysell

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

The Life 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 1 daughter. He died on 21 May 1849, in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76.

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Thomas Keysell
Mary Owen
Marriage: 4 November 1812
Thomas Owen Keysell
Mary Keysell
Richard Keysell
Edwin Keysell

Spouse and Children

4 November 1812
Ludlow, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom


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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

1 English: variant of Kessel .2 Altered spelling of German or Dutch Kessel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Keysell, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Thos Keysell in entry for Mary Keysell, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"
  • Thomas Keysell, "England, Shropshire Parish Registers, 1538-1918"

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