Christian Leander Kinsey

Brief Life History of Christian Leander

When Christian Leander Kinsey was born on 27 February 1852, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Kinsey, was 32 and his mother, Catherine Like, was 27. He married Ruth Ellen Laughlin in 1877, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Mansfield, Richland, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Mifflin Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1923. He died on 3 August 1923, in Richland, Springfield Township, Richland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Lexington, Troy Township, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Christian Leander Kinsey
Ruth Ellen Laughlin
Marriage: 1877
Mary Jane Kinsey
Anna Louise Kinsey
Flavius Leander Kinsey
Etta Mae Kinsey
Cora Margaret Kinsey
Mabel Esther Fannie Kinsey
Katie Kinsey

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  • Christian L Kinsey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Christian Kinsey, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • C. L. Kinsey in entry for William T. West and Etta May Kinsey, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Kynsey (Old English Cynesige from cyne- ‘royal’ + sige ‘victory’).

Possibly also an Americanized form of Swiss German Künzi (see Kuenzi ).

History: The paternal grandfather of NJ and PA legislator John Kinsey (1693–1750) was one of the commissioners sent out from England in 1677 by the West Jersey proprietors to buy land from the Indians and to lay out a town. John was the leader of the Quaker party in the PA assembly and chief justice of the PA supreme court.

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

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