Mary Jane Kelsay

1798–1863 (Age 64)
Greene, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Kelsay was born on 6 April 1798, in Greene, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Smith Kelsay, was 24 and her mother, Jane Hamilton Hursha, was 28. She married Willis Burton Brown on 4 November 1819, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Moreau Township, Morgan, Missouri, United States in 1850. She died on 15 February 1863, in Morgan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Barnett, Morgan, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Jane Kelsay
Willis Burton Brown
Marriage: 4 November 1819
Malinda Brown
Lucinda ( Lucy) Brown
William Brown
Allen Kelsay Brown
Julia M. Brown
James Monroe Brown
Cyrus Caldwell Brown
Martha Jane ( Jennie) Brown
Willis Burton Brown
John Jackson Brown
Delia Brown
George Washington Brown
Nancy Virginia " Jennie" Brown

Spouse & Children

4 November 1819
Kentucky, United States


+8 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1773–1849Male

  • Jane Hamilton Hursha




+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Kelsey .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • June Brown in household of Willis Brown, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jane Kelsay Brown, "Find A Grave Index"

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