George de Key Whitsed

Brief Life History of George de Key

When George de Key Whitsed was born on 16 July 1843, in Crowland, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Whitsed, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ann Tooley, was 22. He married Elizabeth Mary Egan in 1866. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died on 10 March 1909, in Chiltern, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 65, and was buried in Chiltern Cemetery, Chiltern, Victoria, Australia.

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George de Key Whitsed
Arabella Cecilia Gay
Marriage: 1880
Cecilia Georgina Whitsed
Samuel de Key Whitsed
Augustus Whitsed
Alice Violet Whitsed
Lesley Whitsed

Sources (6)

  • George De Keg Whitsed in household of James Whitsed, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • George De Key Whitsed, "Find A Grave Index"
  • George De Key Whitsed in entry for Mary Annie Whitsed, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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Gold found in Port Phillip.

1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


End of transportation to Western Australia.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weitzel or Witzel .

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

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