|Birth: ||1722, Ireland|
South Carolina, USA
Mary Kelsey/ Kelso was born 1722 in COUNTY ARMAGH ULSTER, NORTHERN IRELAND.
Her first marriage was to Hugh Cooper abt 1745 in Ireland.
5. James (1758-6 Nov 1780) James died in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina. He never married.
Hugh Cooper, a weaver by occupation, came to America
with Mary and five children from Northern Ireland, about 1760. Settling in Baskin Ridge, Sommerset County, New Jersey.
In THE NEW YORK MERCURY, November 8, 1762, appeared
the following announcement, so important to an
understanding of the Cooper family:
Baskinridge, October 26, 1762
WHEREAS, Mary, the Wife of Hugh Cooper, of Basinridge,
in the county of Somerset, hath for some time past
herself very unbecomingly, and that privaely made
away with an confiscated a considerable part of his
personal Estate: I the said Hugh Cooper have therefore
been obliged to discharge her from my bed; and as she continues in her state of separation, without any
apparent desire of cohabitging again with me, and without the least profession of amendment, I do hereby forbid any person whatsoever to trust her the said Mary Cooper, on
my account, for I will not pay any debts of her contracting, after the date hereof.
Mary married Matthew Amberson November 1762 in Baskin
Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey. Matthew and Mary
were in Amberson Valley Area by 1763 as he is mentioned In the "The Conococheague Headwaters of Amberson Valley" By Harry E. Foreman. Mathew "Emberson" was on Back Creek, just a few miles further up the Potomac River from Amberson Valley.
Hugh Cooper (1720 - 1793)
Matthew Amberson (1725 - 1812)
Robert Cooper (1746 - 1798)*
John Cooper (1751 - 1804)*
Jane Cooper (1752 - 1820)*
James Cooper (1758 - 1780)*
William Amberson (1765 - 1849)*
Jane Amberson Nichols Ardrey (1767 - 1831)*
Nancy Agnes Amberson Jones (1769 - 1853)*
Margaret Amberson Whitesides (1771 - 1857)*
Matthew Amberson (1774 - 1846)*
Rebecca Amberson Vandegrift (1777 - 1852)*
Ebenezer Presbyterian Church Cemetery
South Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Amby
Originally Created by: Sandra
Record added: Jul 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39624965
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Added: Jan. 14, 2014
Added: Dec. 15, 2012
Mary, you were brave beyond belief. You will live on in your descendants. We have two Kelsey's in the family both name for their 6th great grandmother.|
Added: Nov. 9, 2012
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