Kezia Ellsworth

1756–1805 (Age 49)
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Kezia

When Kezia Ellsworth was born on 13 August 1756, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Giles Ellsworth, was 23 and her mother, Keziah Moore, was 19. She married Elijah Bissell in 1778, in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 September 1805, in her hometown, at the age of 49, and was buried in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Kezia Ellsworth
1756–1805
Elijah Bissell
1750–1790
Marriage: 1778
Elizah
1775–
Elijah Bissel
1776–
Elijah Bissell Jr.
1779–1820
Laura Bissell
1783–1814

Spouse & Children

  • Female1756–1805Female

  • Elijah Bissell

    Male1750–1790Male

MARRIAGE
1778
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
children

(4)

  • Elizah

    Female1775–Female

  • Elijah Bissel

    Male1776–Male

  • Elijah Bissell Jr.

    Male1779–1820Male

  • Laura Bissell

    Female1783–1814Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Giles Ellsworth

    Male1732–1796Male

  • Keziah Moore

    Female1737–1762Female

siblings

(3)

  • Female1756–1805Female

  • Roger Ellsworth

    Male1760–1811Male

  • Gilbert Ellsworth

    Male1762–1781Male

World Events (6)

1776

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 25

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1783 · A Free America

Age 27

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire named Elsworth, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Elli ( see Ellington ) + Old English worð ‘enclosure’ ( see Worth ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Kezia Elsworth, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934

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