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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Family Time Line

Samuel Kellogg
1766–1829
Anna Blair
1768–1806
Martha Kellogg
1788–
Marcia Kellogg
1789–1813
Samuel Kellogg
1791–1841
Anna Kellogg
1792–1842
Julia Ann Kellogg
1794–1884
Absalom Blair Kellogg
1797–1821
Martha Adeline Kellogg
1802–1883
Giles Bacon Kellogg
1802–1803

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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.

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1804

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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