Rebecca Kelley

1773–1820 (Age 47)
Greenville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Kelley was born about 1773, in Greenville, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Kelley, was 15 and her mother, Rebecca Jennings, was 13. She had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Young Eskew. She lived in Saint Andrews Parish, Charleston, South Carolina, United States in 1800. She died in 1820, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Young Eskew
Rebecca Kelley
Amos Eskew
Phoebe Eskew,
Nancy Eskew
Elijah Eskew
William Elliot Eskew
Rebecca Eskew
Anna or Annie Eskew
Lucinda Dicie Eskew

Spouse and Children



    Amos Eskew


    Nancy Eskew


    Elijah Eskew



    Rebecca Eskew


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Rebecca Jennings




+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 3

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 13

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Kelly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Kelly, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rebecca Kelley - Published information: death:
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rebecca Kelley - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: about 1773; Greenville, South Carolina, United States

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