Thomas Kelsey Jr

31 December 1790–30 December 1791
New York, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Kelsey Jr was born on 31 December 1790, in New York, United States, his father, Thomas Kelsey, was 36 and his mother, Eunice Thomas St. John, was 30. He died on 30 December 1791, in Montgomery, Virginia, United States, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Kelsey
1754–1835
Eunice Thomas St. John
1760–1833
Matthew Kelsey
1781–1782
Eliphalet Kelsey
1783–1869
Susannah Kelsey
1786–1862
Daniel Kelsey
1788–1865
Thomas Kelsey Jr
1790–1791
Sarah Kelsey
1793–1860
Eunice Kelsey
1797–1826
Joseph Kelsey
1799–1863
Rebecca Kelsey
1801–1865
John StJohn Kelsey
1805–

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World Events (3)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 1

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1791 · The Whiskey Rebellion

Age 1

A tax protest in the early 1790s was caused by the first tax imposed by the government on the American people after the United States became its own country. The tax applied to all distilled beverages, mainly Whiskey. Protesters used violence and different intimidation tactics to attempt to prevent federal officials from collecting the tax. Because the resistance was increasing, George Washington himself went to confront the rebels. No shots were fired but 20 men were arrested and then later pardoned. Being able to demonstrate that the new government had the will and the ability to suppress violent within its borders.

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.

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