Fitzjarrell, Daniel Kelsay - Macoupin County Illinois
©1996-2009 Norma Hass

Descendants of Daniel Kelsay FITZJARRELL

submitted by Norma Hass

A "First Family" of Macoupin County IL

DANIEL KELSAY FITZJARRELL son of Eli and Tabitha KELSAY FITZJARRELL was born 27 April 1818 in Warren Co OH, and died 19 June 1866 in Raymond Montgomery Co IL. He married CATHERINE MARGARET SKEEN 11 March 1841 in Macoupin/Montgomery Co IL, daughter of Joseph Anderson SKEEN and Judith/Julia/Judy BROWN. Catherine died 08 Nov 1897 in Pattonsburg Davies Co MO.

Eli FITZJARRELL b 01 Mar 1788 in Cumberland Co NJ Tabitha KELSAY b 04 Mar 1793 in Cumberland Co NJ


Daniel Kelsay FITZJARRELL came to IL as a boy with his parents to Green Co IL, and later to Macoupin Co IL where they made their home. Daniel and Catherine resided in Macoupin Co IL for many years and later moved to Montgomery Co IL. Daniel and Catherine served their community and were well liked among their pioneer neighbors. Daniel Kelsay FITZJARRELL's will is on file in the Montgomery Co IL Courthouse dated 11 May 1866, recorded in Book "B", pages 565 & 566. Four of their children were minors at the time of his death. Catherine M SKEEN FITZJARRELL is featured in a short biography in the History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, 1882.

** Information needed:
Correct birth record for Catherine M SKEEN, 1) 13 Nov 1820 in Jefferson Co TN 2) or, 13 Nov 1821 in Nashville Davidson Co TN

Children of Daniel FITZJARRELL and Catherine SKEEN are:

i. TIBITHA ELLEN FITZJARRELL, b. 11 February 1842, Macoupin Co IL; d. 14 April 1920, Pattonsburg Davies Co MO; m. CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS RENO, 19 January 1859, Macoupin Co IL.

ii. TIRISSA (TARISSA) FITZJARRELL, b. 25 August 1843, Macoupin Co IL, d. Apr 1844

iii. ELI FITZJARRELL, b. 19 January 1845, Macoupin Co IL; d. 05 May 1866.

iv. CELIA FITZJARRELL, b. 08 February 1847, Macoupin Co IL; d. 1925; m. WILY HINES, 06 October 1874.

v. JOSEPH FITZJARRELL, b. 11 April 1849, Macoupin Co IL; d. 21 June 1918; m. SARAH JANE COLE, 12 September 1872.

vi. LINORD FITZJARRELL, b. 06 March 1851, Macoupin Co IL.

vii. SARAH FITZJARRELL, b. 08 October 1853, Macoupin Co IL; d. 06 April 1931; m. JOHN ABNER ROACH, 06 Mar 1873.

viii. PHEBE FITZJARRELL, b. 12 July 1857, Macoupin Co IL; d. 20 May 1877; m. JOSEPH BROWN, 12 September 1872.

ix. DAVID FITZJARRELL, b. 03 April 1859, Macoupin Co IL.

x. EMMA FITZJARRELL, b. 29 August 1861, Macoupin Co IL; d. 03 September 1939, St Joseph Bucannon Co MO; m. 1st to MARTIN ALONZO MILLER, 31 December 1884, Girard Macoupin Co IL; m. 2nd to Elisha S Brown on 10 Sep 1892.

For more information on this family, contact:

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