Moses Kelsey

21 July 1743–UNKNOWN (Age NaN)
Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Moses

When Moses Kelsey was born on 21 July 1743, his father, Daniel Kelsey, was 33 and his mother, Hannah Kelsey, was 37. He married Hulda Ray on 17 March 1785, in Killingworth, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Moses Kelsey
Hulda Ray

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1 English: habitational name from North or South Kelsey in Lincolnshire, so named from Cēol, an Old English personal name, or alternatively from an unattested Old Scandinavian word, kæl ‘wedge-shaped piece of land’, + ēg ‘island’, ‘area of dry land in a marsh’.2 Possibly also an Americanized form of German Gelzer.

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

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  • Moses Kelcey, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Moses Kelcey, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Records of Arline Bonsteel Hansen - Kelsey Gen. Vol. 2 page 172 (1929) Vol. 1 apges 278 -279 (1966)

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