Sophia Dunbar

22 May 1817–about 1850 (Age 32)
Ashtabula, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Dunbar was born on 22 May 1817, in Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Dunbar, was 43 and her mother, Ruth Harper, was 40. She married Henry Kelsey on 13 July 1834. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died about 1850, in Boone, Illinois, United States, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Henry Kelsey
1810–
Sophia Dunbar
1817–1850
Marriage: 13 July 1834
Bryant Kelsey
1840–1863
Harper Albert Kelsey
1842–1863
Isabella Kelsey
1844–
Elizabeth Minerva Kelsey
1848–1888
Ruth D Kelsey
1850–1854

Spouse and Children

    Henry Kelsey

    Male1810–Male

    Female1817–1850Female

MARRIAGE
13 July 1834
Portage,Ohio
children

(5)

    Bryant Kelsey

    Male1840–1863Male

    Harper Albert Kelsey

    Male1842–1863Male

    Isabella Kelsey

    Female1844–Female

    Elizabeth Minerva Kelsey

    Female1848–1888Female

    Ruth D Kelsey

    Female1850–1854Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1818

Age 1

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Dunbar, a place on the North Sea coast near Edinburgh, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + barr ‘top’, ‘summit’.

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

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