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
Matilda Louisa Kelsey
Marriage: 13 October 1855
Matilda Mary Price
Robert Henry Price
Welcome William Price
Ellen Louisa Price
Annie Maria Price
Grace Price

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1855Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    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.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from North or South Kelsey in Lincolnshire, so named from an uncertain initial element (perhaps an Old English personal name with genitive -es) + Old English ēg ‘island’.Possibly also an Americanized form of German Gelzer.History: William Kelsey was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

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    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 Louisa in entry for Annie Maria Price, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Matilda L Price in household of Robert Price, "United States Census, 1870"

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