Keziah Marsh

1798–29 June 1826 (Age 28)
Grantham, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Keziah

When Keziah Marsh was born in 1798, in Grantham, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Jesse Marsh, was 27 and her mother, Lucy Dunbar, was 28. She married Henry Breck on 3 November 1818, in Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. She died on 29 June 1826, in Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Dunbar Hill Cemetery, Grantham, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Breck
Keziah Marsh
Marriage: 3 November 1818
John Thomas Breck
Henry Breck
John Thomas Breck
Robert Breck
John Thomas Breck
Henry Breck Jr
William Breck

Spouse and Children

3 November 1818
Massachusetts, United States


    John Thomas Breck


    Robert Breck


    John Thomas Breck


    Henry Breck Jr


    William Breck


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 10

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mershe (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places named with this word, for example in Shropshire and Sussex.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Keziah Marsh in entry for John Thomas Breck, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Keziah Marsh in entry for William Breck, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Keziah Marsh, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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