Francis P. Kingsley

25 June 1812–5 December 1873 (Age 61)
Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Francis P.

When Francis P. Kingsley was born on 25 June 1812, in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, his father, Peleg Kingsley, was 44 and his mother, Anna Mason, was 39. He married Mary Ames on 25 December 1844, in Peoria, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 5 December 1873, in Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Kickapoo Township, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Francis P. Kingsley
Mary Ames
Marriage: 25 December 1844
Mary Jane Kingsley
Bertram P. Kingsley

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25 December 1844
Peoria, Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 18

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places so called, in Cheshire, Hampshire, and Staffordshire. These are all named in Old English as cyningeslēah ‘the woodland clearing (Old English lēah) of the king (cyning)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Francis P Kingsby, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Francis P Kingsley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Francis Peleg Kingsley - Government record: 1860 U.S. Federal Census: 2 July 1860; Kickapoo Twp, Peoria, Illinois, United States

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