Absalom Blair Kellogg

Brief Life History of Absalom Blair

When Absalom Blair Kellogg was born on 11 February 1797, in Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Kellogg, was 30 and his mother, Anna Blair, was 28. He died on 10 July 1821, in his hometown, at the age of 24, and was buried in Williamstown, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Samuel Kellogg
Anna Blair
Martha Kellogg
Marcia Kellogg
Samuel Kellogg
Anna Kellogg
Julia Ann Kellogg
Absalom Blair Kellogg
Martha Adeline Kellogg
Giles Bacon Kellogg

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  • Absalom Kellogg, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English (London): nickname for a pig-slaughterer, from Middle English kille + hog(ge).

History: Daniel Kellogg (1630–88), from Great Leighs, Essex, England, settled in Norwalk, CT, in 1656. His son, Edward (1790–1858), was a financial reformer and the intellectual father of Greenbackism (a movement favoring promotion of economic growth by increasing the paper money supply, regardless of the inflationary side effects).

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

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