Samuel Kinsely

17 January 1808–22 November 1862 (Age 54)
Cambridge, Lamoille, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Kinsely was born on 17 January 1808, in Cambridge, Lamoille, Vermont, United States, his father, Samuel Kinsley, was 38 and his mother, Celinda Montague, was 30. He married Louisa Wood on 9 June 1851, in Norfolk, Ontario, Canada. He died on 22 November 1862, at the age of 54.

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Samuel Kinsely
Louisa Wood
Marriage: 9 June 1851

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 June 1851Norfolk, Ontario, Canada
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    World Events (5)

    Age 4
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 4
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 17
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Kinsley in Yorkshire. The placename derives from the Old English personal name Cyne (genitive Cynes) + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Probably also an altered form of various like-sounding German names, such as Kinzler , Kinseli, Kienzle , Künzli or Künzle (see Kuenzli ).

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Samuel Kinsley, "Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908"
    • Samuel Kinsely, "Ontario, Marriages, 1800-1910"
    • Samuel Kinsley, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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