Selena Beddoes

Brief Life History of Selena

When Selena Beddoes was born on 31 December 1864, in Willenhall, West Midlands, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Beddoes, was 26 and her mother, Mariah Brockhouse, was 22. She married William Henry Kelsey Jr. on 23 August 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1867 and lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 11 July 1962, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Kelsey Jr.
Selena Beddoes
Marriage: 23 August 1883
William Henry Kelsey Jr
Edward Raymond Kelsey
Effie Kelsey
Preal Kelsey
John Blaine Kelsey
Fred Beddoes Kelsey

Sources (19)

  • Selna Kelsey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Selena Kelsey, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Salenia Beddoes in entry for Edwin Raymond Kelsey, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Welsh: see Beddows .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Selina Beddoes

Selina Beddoes was born the 31st of December 1864 in Willinghall, Staffordshire, England. She was the daughter of William Beddoes, born July 17, 1838, and Riah Brockhouse, born March 9, 1843 …

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