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
Elizabeth Wilkey
Marriage: 17 April 1835
Sarah Ann Kemmish
Elizabeth Kemmish
John Wilkey Kemmish
Jane Kate Kemmish
Peter Charles Kemmish
Mary Stacy Kemmish
Daniel Kemmish
James Ephraim Kemmish
Eliza Golconda Kemmish
Ruth Kemmish
Rachel Kemmish
Sarah Kemmish

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (8)

    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.

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    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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