William Killey

Brief Life History of William

When William Killey was born about 1766, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Isaac Killey Sr, was 37 and his mother, Judith Sherman, was 35. He married Amy Phillips on 28 April 1786, in Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Ontario, New York, United States in 1820. He died on 25 December 1825, in Macedon, Wayne, New York, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Wayne, New York, United States.

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William Killey
Amy Phillips
Marriage: 28 April 1786
Asa Kelley
Luke Kelley
Charlotte Kelley
William Kelley
Phillips Kelley
Daniel Kelley
Sally C. Kelley
Salome Kelley
Asa Kelly
Ruth Ann Kelley
Sophia Kelley

Sources (5)

  • Willis Kelley, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Willis Kelley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Willis Kelley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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Name Meaning

Irish and Manx: perhaps a variant of Irish Kiely or Kelly 1; or McGill or an abbreviation of a surname originally beginning Mac Giolla. Alternatively, the name may be habitational or topographic.

English: variant of Kelly 3.

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

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