Lois Blinn Kelsey

5 January 1796–10 July 1885 (Age 89)
Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Lois Blinn

When Lois Blinn Kelsey was born on 5 January 1796, in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Seymour Kelsey, was 44 and her mother, Sarah (Sally) Augur, was 31. She married Antepas Winchester on 2 January 1822, in Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 10 July 1885, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Antepas Winchester
1771–1871
Lois Blinn Kelsey
1796–1885
Marriage: 2 January 1822
Williston Winchester
1822–1902
Eunice Winchester
1823–1916
Reuben Winchester
1825–1906
Lois Winchester
1826–1899
Betsey Winchester
1827–1900
Asa Winchester
1829–1902
Winchester
1830–1830
Infant
1830–
Winchester
1830–
Anthony Seymour Winchester
1831–1850
Clark Samuel Winchester
1833–1835
Polly Ann Winchester
1834–1897
Winchester
1836–1836
Winchester
1836–
Sarah Alice Winchester
1838–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1822
Marlboro, Windham, Vermont, United States
children

(15)

+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 24

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

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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Sources (3)

  • Louis Winchester in household of Antipast Winchester, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louis Winchestr in household of Williston Winchestr, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lois Winchester in household of Antipap Winchester, "United States Census, 1850"

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