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Kelsey James b Germany m McKenna b Ire Bklyn NY
Posted by: Doreen McKennaPowers (ID *****0850) Date: April 19, 2011 at 10:13:09
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James KELSEY born Germany married Elizabeth McKENNA born Ire Mar 1830 possible immigration 1853/1853 on one document it says James was born abt 1840 another 1819
James & Elizabeth KELSEY appear in
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Kings County Brooklyn June 1855 Ward 17 GREENPOINT Line 28
James Kelsey 26/36? Head born Germany married how long in US 2 years occupation Sea Captain.
Elizabeth Kelsey 25 wife b Ire married in US 2 Years
Francis McKENNA 23 brother b Ireland not married, caulker 2 yrs
NY State Census 1855 East Greenpoint 17th ward
470 dwellings 3 hotels 16 Stores 16 Groceries 623 families (only head of household listed)
140 Number of Dwelling 218 Number of Household
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1870 NY Kings 17th ward M593 Roll 958 pg 8 Line 25
Kelsey James 30 Male white b Germany occupation Carver
Elizabeth 40 b Ire cannot read her occupation
property value $6000 personal value $300
----possibly w two borders Sobers Edward 22 Mary 20 both b NY he a cartman
didnt list address on the census 57 & 134 (2 columns before their names)
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James died Dec 28 1892 at he age of 74 makes birth abt 1818
three different records three different ages/birthdates
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1900 NY Kings 17th Ward T623 Roll 1054 Pg 97 Line 47
197 Kent St
Kelsey Elizabeth head b March 1830 b Ire age 70 widow 4 births 2 alive imm 1848 in US 51 yrs (imm conflict we beleive 1852/3)
McKenna Julia head b Sept 1833 b Ire age 66 widow 6 births 6 alive imm 1835 65 yrs
Ann Feb 1866 age 34 NY
Julia June 1868 31 Day Labor
Elizabeth June 1870 29
Mary Feb 1873 27 Pencil factory
William Sept 1875 24 Day Labor
Margaret Jan 1879 School teacher
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anything sound familiar send me a note, thank you for your time & trouble.


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