Isabell Margaret Kay

3 July 1845–3 July 1914 (Age 69)
Canada

The Life of Isabell Margaret

When Isabell Margaret Kay was born on 3 July 1845, in Canada, her father, John Kay, was 39 and her mother, Mary Richardson, was 34. She married Jan Herman Elze in 1870, in Youngstown, Porter, Niagara, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Porter, Niagara, New York, United States in 1865 and New York, United States in 1870. She died on 3 July 1914, in Baxter Springs, Cherokee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Baxter Springs, Cherokee, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jan Herman Elze
1848–1927
Isabell Margaret Kay
1845–1914
Marriage: 1870
Mary Lydia Tenelze
1872–1946
Wilhelmina Tenelze
1882–1961
Hermena Tenelze
1877–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1870
Youngstown, Porter, Niagara, New York, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    John Kay

    Male1806–1881Male

    Mary Richardson

    Female1811–1896Female

siblings

(3)

    William Kay

    Male1840–1900Male

    Female1845–1914Female

    George KAY

    Male1848–1920Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 16

Kansas is the 34th state
1871

Age 26

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English ca ‘jackdaw’, from an unattested Old Norse . See also Daw .2 English: nickname from Middle English cai, kay, kei ‘left-handed’, ‘clumsy’.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a locksmith, from Middle English keye, kaye ‘key’. Compare Care , Kear .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Bell Tennelze im Haushalt von Herman Tennelze, „United States Census, 1880“
  • Bell Kay in household of John Kay, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Isabella Kay in household of John Kay, "New York State Census, 1865"

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