Thomas Pearson Kinsley

11 October 1845–23 September 1930 (Age 85)
Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Thomas Pearson

When Thomas Pearson Kinsley was born on 11 October 1845, in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Benjamin Kinsley, was 32 and his mother, Eliza Ann Pearson, was 29. He married Marion Ophelia Blake on 16 November 1871. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1875 and Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 23 September 1930, at the age of 84, and was buried in Le Roy, LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States.

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Thomas Pearson Kinsley
Marion Ophelia Blake
Marriage: 16 November 1871
Marion Blake Kinsley
Maude Kinsley

Spouse and Children

16 November 1871


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Fire Causes $1.5 Million in Damages

Age 3

"""A fire in September of 1848 caused an estimated $1.5 million in damages to the city of Brooklyn. The fire consumed """"three churches, the post office, two newspaper offices, and other property."""""""
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 23

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Kinsley in West Yorkshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Chineslai ‘woodland clearing (Old English lēah) of a man called Cyne’.2 Probably also an altered spelling of various like-sounding German names, such as Kinzler , Kinseli, Künzli or Künzle ( see Kuenzli ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas P Kinsley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thos C Kinsley, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Thos B Kinsley, "New York State Census, 1875"

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