Matilda Louisa Kelsey

25 March 1832–26 May 1879 (Age 47)
Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Matilda Louisa

When Matilda Louisa Kelsey was born on 25 March 1832, in Dover, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Kelsey, was 45 and her mother, Ann Gibbons, was 40. She married Robert Price on 13 October 1855, in Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 26 May 1879, in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Price
1835–1910
Matilda Louisa Kelsey
1832–1879
Marriage: 13 October 1855
Matilda Mary Price
1857–1886
Robert Henry Price
1858–1885
Welcome William Price
1860–1944
Ellen Louisa Price
1863–1939
Annie Maria Price
1865–1865
Grace Price
1871–1905

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World Events (8)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
Age 1
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 4
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846
Age 14
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from North or South Kelsey in Lincolnshire, so named from Cēol, an Old English personal name, or alternatively from an unattested Old Scandinavian word, kæl ‘wedge-shaped piece of land’, + ēg ‘island’, ‘area of dry land in a marsh’.2 Possibly also an Americanized form of German Gelzer.

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

Possible Related Names

Kelsay

Story Highlight

Life of Robert Price

Born: 19 June 1835 At Great Missenden, Buckingham, England Died: 6 April 1910 At Paris, Bear Lake County, Idaho Arrived in Salt Lake City, 12 September 1861 with The Milo Andrus Compa …

Sources (20)

  • Matilda Price in household of Robert Price, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Matilda L Price in household of Robert Price, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Matilda Louisa in entry for Annie Maria Price, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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