Thomas Kersey

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Thomas Kersey

  • Birth 12 Apr 1802 Kentucky, USA
  • Death 9 Jul 1876 Boone County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 18844324

son of John Kersey and Lucretia Hutcherson husband of Elizabeth Hinton Kersey

Early Life and Times in Boone County Indiana, Harden & Spahr, 1887:

THOMAS KERSEY, born in Kentucky, Nicholas County, April 12, 1802. He was married to Miss Elizabeth Hinton, January 3, 1827. Mr. Kersey came to Boone County in March, 1831, and entered eighty acres of land between what is known as Hazelrigg Station and Lebanon. In the following fall he and his wife and two children started their wilderness home, on the 18th day of October, and completing their journey November 5, 1831. The result of their marriage has been a very fruitful one, being twelve children, seven boys and five girls, as follows: Nathaniel, born in Nicholas County, Ky., August 25, 1829; married to Miss Mary Hemphill, of Boone County; he resides immediately south of the old homestead, owning a large farm, and runs a tile factory and saw mill in connection with the farm. William, born October 15, 1830; married for his first wife, Miss Mary Slayback, and for his second, Miss Elizabeth Ross. Mr. Kersey died May 8, 1886, leaving a widow and children; Lucretia, born April 15, 1832, deceased August 14, 1833; Martha, born July 8, 1834; married to Adam Kerns, of Clinton Township. She died January 6, 1871. Benjamin F., born April 30, 1836; married Miss Martha Graves, afterward to Miss Mary Coldwell, and reside in White County, this state. James H., born December 6, 1837; married Miss Calitha Kern. David, born October 20, 1839; married Sarah Graves, afterwards to Miss Kessiah Gray; living just north of the home farm. George W., born January 11, 1841; deceased October 27, 1874. Mary J., born April 10, 1842; resides in Lebanon. Thomas A., born January 7, 1844; married to Martha J. Stoops; resides in Lebanon. Joseph, born June 25, 1846; married to Charlotte McDaniel. Sarah E., born May 9, 1849; married to Clark Kern, and residing on the old homestead.
... He has never moved from the farm that he first settled on, and died there July 9, 1876, and is buried at the Beck graveyard.

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  • Created by: Sharon
  • Added: 10 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18844324
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Kersey (12 Apr 1802–9 Jul 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18844324, citing Beck Cemetery, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Sharon (contributor 46816594) .