Elias S. Keyes

7 November 1839–29 May 1923 (Age 83)
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elias S.

When Elias S. Keyes was born on 7 November 1839, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Oren Dudley Keyes, was 27 and his mother, Jane C Crane, was 26. He married Ellen M. Mosley on 29 March 1864, in Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years. He died on 29 May 1923, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Elias S. Keyes
Charlotte J. Rice
Marriage: 4 September 1873
Bessie Keyes
Jessie Keyes

Spouse and Children


    Charlotte J. Rice


4 September 1873
Wilbraham, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Oren Dudley Keyes


    Jane C Crane




World Events (7)


Age 7

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

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 24

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Kay .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Guise in Aisne, Picardy, which is first recorded in the 12th century as Gusia; the etymology is uncertain.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McKay ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elias S Keyes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elias S Keyes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elias Keyes, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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