Maria Kelsey

Female27 September 1809–24 February 1852

Brief Life History of Maria

When Maria Kelsey was born on 27 September 1809, in New York, United States, her father, Thomas Potter Kelsay, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Brown, was 23. She married David Burris on 3 July 1827, in Warren, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 24 February 1852, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Fickle, Washington Township, Clinton, Indiana, United States.

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David Burris
Maria Kelsey
Marriage: 3 July 1827
William K Byrns

Sources (6)

  • Maria Kelsey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Maria Kelsay Byrns, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Maria Kelsey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1827Warren, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 7

    Indiana is the 19th state.

    1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

    Age 16

    The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

    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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