William Kelsay

1809–1855 (Age 46)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of William

When William Kelsay was born in 1809, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John Kelsay, was 21 and his mother, Nancy Neil, was 21. He married Artemasia Coones Coffey on 3 September 1835, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 August 1855, in Clinton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

William Kelsay
1809–1855
Artemasia Coones Coffey
1816–1870
Marriage: 3 September 1835
Nancy Jane Baker
1835–1905
Martin A Kelsey
1847–
Jeremiah Stanton P Kelsey
1836–1904
James G. L. Kelsey
1836–
Elizabeth Kelsey
1841–
Mary Ann Kelsey
1843–1915
Minerva J Kelsey
1843–
John H Kelsey
1849–1889
George Samuel Kelsey
1854–1915

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
3 September 1835
Wayne, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

  • Female1835–1905Female

  • Jeremiah Stanton P Kelsey

    Male1836–1904Male

  • James G. L. Kelsey

    Male1836–Male

  • Elizabeth Kelsey

    Female1841–Female

  • Mary Ann Kelsey

    Female1843–1915Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 3

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 16

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Kelsey .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • William Kelsey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Kelsey in entry for Stanton Kelsey and Nancy Bible, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Wm Kelsey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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