Robert Tobias Kinsey

1843–
Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Robert Tobias

When Robert Tobias Kinsey was born in 1843, in Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Jacob L. Kinsey, was 34 and his mother, Susannah Ribble, was 29. He married Mary Becker on 18 May 1870, in Oxford Township, Johnson, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Johnson, Stanton, Kansas, United States in 1865 and Oxford Township, Johnson, Kansas, United States in 1870.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Robert Tobias Kinsey
1843–
Mary Becker
1854–1910
Marriage: 18 May 1870
William D. KINSEY
1872–1922
Laura Kinsey
1873–1951
Benjaman Charles KINSEY
1874–1936
James Edward Kinsey
1876–1918
Albert L Kinsey
1878–1948
Oliver Henry KINSEY
1880–1919
Estelle KINSEY
1885–
Daisy KINSEY
1887–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 May 1870
Oxford Township, Johnson, Kansas, United States
children

(8)

    William D. KINSEY

    Male1872–1922Male

    Laura Kinsey

    Female1873–1951Female

    Benjaman Charles KINSEY

    Male1874–1936Male

    James Edward Kinsey

    Male1876–1918Male

    Male1878–1948Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob L. Kinsey

    Male1809–1857Male

    Susannah Ribble

    Female1814–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 4

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 32

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Kynsey, a survival of Old English Cynesige, composed of the elements cyne ‘royal’ + sige ‘victory’.2 This name may also have assimilated some cases of Scottish MacKenzie , with the Mac prefix omitted.3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Swiss German Künzi ( see Kuenzi ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Tobias Kinsey in household of Susanna Kinsey, "Kansas State Census, 1865"
  • T Kensey in household of L Kensey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Tobias Kinsey, "United States Census, 1870"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.