George Samuel Kelsey

1854–1915 (Age 61)
Clinton, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George Samuel

When George Samuel Kelsey was born on 15 January 1854, in Clinton, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Kelsay, was 45 and his mother, Artemasia Coones Coffey, was 38. He married Frances Elizabeth Dunbar in 1877, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 1, Russell, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 6 February 1915, in Jamestown, Russell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

George Samuel Kelsey
1854–1915
Frances Elizabeth Dunbar
1860–1900
Marriage: 1877
William Thomas Kelsay
1879–1945
Emily Kelsey
1880–1901
Benjamin Jasper Kelsey
1882–
James Elmer Kelsey
1883–1967
Otha E Kelsey
1886–1960
Ida S. Kelsey
1888–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1854–1915Male

  • Frances Elizabeth Dunbar

    Female1860–1900Female

MARRIAGE
1877
Kentucky, United States
children

(6)

  • Male1879–1945Male

  • Emily Kelsey

    Female1880–1901Female

  • Benjamin Jasper Kelsey

    Male1882–Male

  • Male1883–1967Male

  • Otha E Kelsey

    Male1886–1960Male

+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

  • Female1835–1905Female

  • Jeremiah Stanton P Kelsey

    Male1836–1904Male

  • James G. L. Kelsey

    Male1836–Male

  • Elizabeth Kelsey

    Female1841–Female

  • Mary Ann Kelsey

    Female1843–1915Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 7

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from North or South Kelsey in Lincolnshire, so named from Cēol, an Old English personal name, or alternatively from an unattested Old Scandinavian word, kæl ‘wedge-shaped piece of land’, + ēg ‘island’, ‘area of dry land in a marsh’.2 Possibly also an Americanized form of German Gelzer.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Geo S Kelsey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George S Kelsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George S Kelsey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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