Alpheus Kies

18 April 1788–6 October 1864 (Age 76)
Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Alpheus

When Alpheus Kies was born on 18 April 1788, in Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, JOSEPH P KIES, was 36 and his mother, Mary Nichols, was 36. He married Elizabeth Lazell on 17 February 1808, in Sempronius, Cayuga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 October 1864, in Clinton, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Clinton, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alpheus Kies
1788–1864
Elizabeth Lazell
1790–1877
Marriage: 17 February 1808
Calvin L. Kise
1809–1866
Joseph Kies
1814–1814
Mary Jane Kies
1817–1853
Joseph Stocking Kies
1820–1889
Sarah E Kies
1824–1909
George Dwight Kies
1826–1888

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 February 1808
Sempronius, Cayuga, New York, United States
children

(6)

    Calvin L. Kise

    Male1809–1866Male

    Joseph Kies

    Male1814–1814Male

    Mary Jane Kies

    Female1817–1853Female

    Joseph Stocking Kies

    Male1820–1889Male

    Sarah E Kies

    Female1824–1909Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1752–1834Male

    Mary Nichols

    Female1752–1841Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1775–1863Female

    Stephen Kies

    Male1783–1863Male

    George Washington Kies

    Male1784–Male

    Male1788–1864Male

    Male1790–1866Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 14

In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
1808

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German kis ‘gravel’, ‘low grade iron ore’, hence probably a topographic name for someone living on land characterized by coarse sand and pebbles or an occupational nickname for an iron smelter.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Alpheus Kies in entry for Alonzo Clark and Sarah E. Ives, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Alpheus Kies, "Find A Grave Index"

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