Biography of Delos D. Kelsey
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Kelsey, Delos D., Stockholm, was born in Stockholm, December 6, 1815, a son of Sidney Kelsey. Our subject received a good education, and has made farming a life occupation. He owned a farm upon the site of part of the village of Winthrop, and it is due Mr. Kelsey to say that it was through his efforts that the village was built. He is now the oldest settler living in the place. His first wife was Harriet Cook, by whom he had one child, Weltha. His second wife was Nancy Perrine, by whom he had four children, two of whom are living: Emma and Eva. His last wife was Annie Groves, a native of Stonnont county, Canada, and the only survivor of five children born to John and Rachuel (McLaughlin) Groves. Mr. Groves died in 1858, and his wife February, 1891. Mr. Kelsey is a Republican, and has always taken an active part in politics. He is a member of Brasher Lodge N. 541, F. & A. M., and of the P. of H., Winthrop Lodge. He and wife are members of the Universalist church, of which they have been very liberal supporters.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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