Elizabeth Wilkey

22 November 1812–18 January 1881 (Age 68)
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wilkey was born on 22 November 1812, in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, her father, John Wilkey, was 25 and her mother, Mary Stacey, was 20. She married Charles Kemmish on 17 April 1835, in Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Ross Township, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Union Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 18 January 1881, in Persia, Harrison, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Harrison, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Kemmish
1812–1896
Elizabeth Wilkey
1812–1881
Marriage: 17 April 1835
Sarah Ann Kemmish
1835–1838
Elizabeth Kemmish
1837–1921
John Wilkey Kemmish
1839–1851
Jane Kate Kemmish
1842–1926
Peter Charles Kemmish
1844–1901
Mary Stacy Kemmish
1846–1910
Daniel Kemmish
1848–1931
James Ephraim Kemmish
1851–1918
Eliza Golconda Kemmish
1853–1900
Ruth Kemmish
1855–1912
Rachel Kemmish
1857–1860
Sarah Kemmish
1858–1872

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1835Portsea, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1815
    Age 3
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 3
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 30
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): variant of Wilkie 1.Americanized form of German Wilke .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wilkie

    Sources (31)

    • Elizabeth Kemmish in household of Charles Kemmish, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Frances Elizabeth Wilkie in entry for Danial Kemmish, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Elizabeth Kemmish in household of Charles Kemmish, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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