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
1774–1840
Rebecca Kelley
1773–1820
Amos Eskew
1794–
Phoebe Eskew,
1816–
Nancy Eskew
1802–1862
Elijah Eskew
1809–1872
William Elliot Eskew
1811–1896
Rebecca Eskew
1812–1896
Anna or Annie Eskew
1813–1904
Lucinda Dicie Eskew
1815–1885

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Amos Eskew

    Male1794–Male

    Nancy Eskew

    Female1802–1862Female

    Elijah Eskew

    Male1809–1872Male

    Male1811–1896Male

    Rebecca Eskew

    Female1812–1896Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1758–1841Male

    Rebecca Jennings

    Female1760–1794Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

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.

Possible Related Names

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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