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An American Family History

Margaret LeFevre Kelsey

 
LeFevre is also spelled Ferber, LaFevre, LaFever, Lefebre, LeFever,and LeFevere. It is from the original Northern French surname Lefebvre or Lefèvre. It means smith.
 

The first Europeans settled in the Northwest Territory in 1788. Migrants came from New York and New England. Ohio was admitted to the Union as the 17th state on March 1, 1803.

Margaret LeFevre Kelsey was born January 6, 1799 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Jacob LeFevre and Rebecca Bachtell.

She married William Kelsey.

Jacob Kelsey (1835),
Rebecca Kelsey (1838),
John Kelsey (1839) and
William Kelsey (1841).

In 1850, the Kelseys were in Ballville, Sandusky, Ohio.

William Kelsey 48
Mary Kelsey 50
Jacob Kelsey 15
Ann Kelsey 13
John Kelsey 12
William Kelsey 10

In 1860 they were still in Ballville.

William Kilsey 59
Margaret Kilsey 60
Rebecca Kilsey 22
John Kilsey 21
William Kilsey 19

In 1870 in Lee's Summit, Missouri

Wm Kelsey 68
Margaret Kelsey 70

Children of Jacob LeFevre and
Rebecca Bachtell
  • David LeFevre
  • Samuel LeFevre
  • Isaac LeFevre (died young)
  • Jacob LeFevre
  • Margaret LeFevre Kelsey
  • Mary LeFevre
  • Rebecca L. LeFevre Swope
  • John LeFevre
  • Elizabeth LeFevre
  • William LeFevre
  • Sarah Ann LeFevre

  • Chester County was one of the three original Pennsylvania counties created in 1682.

     

     

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