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Robert Kelso

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Kelso and Sarah Kelso
Husband of Sarah Kelso
Father of Andrew Kelso; Thomas Kelso; John Kelso; Sarah Kelso; Robert Kelso and 9 others
Brother of Jane Kelso; Mary Kelso; John Kelso; Alice Kelso; Elizabeth Kelso and 1 other

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About Robert Kelso

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of PRIVATE. DAR Ancestor # A064421

He served as a Private under Captain William Crawford.

Robert (then age 15) and his mother Sarah were co-executors of his father's estate upon Andrew Kelso's death in 1760. Robert and wife Sarah moved from Bucks County to Washington County, PA. Robert served in the Revolution after their move to Washington Co. After the war, they moved from Pennsylvania to Kentucky (around 1785). Robert is found in Green County, Kentucky tax rolls for 1800. Other Kelso's on the tax rolls in 1800 in Green County include Robert Kelso, Jr., Thomas Kelso, and Andrew Kelso, most likely his sons. Eight other men named Kelso or Kelsoe were on the 1800 tax rolls in other Kentucky counties.

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Robert Kelso's Timeline

1745
1745
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
1766
1766
Age 21
1768
1768
Age 23
1768
Age 23
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
1772
1772
Age 27
1772
Age 27
1776
April 15, 1776
Age 31
Pennsylvania, United States
1776
Age 31
1779
1779
Age 34
1781
1781
Age 36