In today’s episode of Research Like a Pro, we delve into the life of William Henry Kelsey Jr. (1856-1918), exploring his various roles as a tradesman, entrepreneur, and homesteader. His ventures in the sawmill industry, wholesale fruit and berry business, and homesteading in Idaho are thoroughly examined. Personal accounts from his children enrich our understanding of his experiences and contributions. We also consider his impact on his family and community, highlighting his entrepreneurial spirit.
As genealogists, it’s fascinating for us to dive into specific aspects of our ancestors’ lives, such as their business pursuits. These explorations not only uncover the economic and social contexts of their times but also bring us closer to understanding their personal stories and contributions to their communities.
William Henry Kelsey Jr. (1856-1918) Tradesman and Entrepreneur – https://familylocket.com/william-henry-kelsey-jr-1856-1918-tradesman-and-entrepreneur/
Family History Serendipity: Revisiting the House That William H. Kelsey Built – https://familylocket.com/family-history-serendipity-revisiting-the-house-that-william-h-kelsey-built/
Effie Kelsey, “William Henry Kelsey Jr., FamilySearch – https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/4172671
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