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Absolom KELLY103 was born in 1804 in Scioto Co., OH. He died on 28 July 1844 at the age of 40. BIR: Morton, 34; Kelley Family Bible
MAR: never married (according to nephew and namesake, Abe Kelley)
DEA: Morton, 34; Kelley Family Bible.

In 1836, Thomas Morton homesteaded in Middlefork Twp, near Absalom and Joe Kelly; John S. and James Bailey; Asa Brown and the Partlow brothers"


(Volkel 1967)

1839. On 25 Feb, Absolom Kelly was appointed to serve as a petit juror at the next term of the District Court, Territory of Wisconsin. On 2 Apr, he was again appointed. His brother, Mordecai, was appointed to the grand jury. (History of Green Co WI, 449-50).

1847. Estate probated in March (see u.a. Vol 14 p. 543 Green Co., Probate Records)

At the time of his death he owned 160 acres of land in the Territory of Wisconsin, and evidently some property in Illinois, as the adminsitrator entered a bill for traveling there. It is not known where Absolum is buried, as a tombstone for him has not been found. It is assumed it is likely in the vicinity of the Kelly cemetery. (Morton, 34) Estate record on file in Green Co., WI courthouse.

Sources:
Kelley Family Bible (in possession of Dorothy Kundert 1974)
The Descendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. pp. 4 0, 67
History of Green County, Wisconsin.
1884 Family Sheet found in the Gilbert Bible (fr. Agnes Gilbert). Parents: James KELLY Sr and Rose KAISER.


Absolom Monroe KELLY Sr103,4128,4129 was born on 7 May 1839 in Monroe, Green, WI.3269,4130,4131 He died on 7 August 1935 at the age of 96 in Garner, Hancock, IA.3269,4130,4131 He was buried on 9 August 1935 in Concord Cemetery, Garner, Hancock, IA.3269 BIR: DC; Kelley Family Bible
MAR: MC; alt dom 7 Jul 1861 - G. Linahon.
DEA: DC; Kelley Family Bible
BUR: A.M. Kelly obit.
OCC: farmer
CHU: Congregational, member of board of directors; alt church affiliation
Methodist - Morton, 60

"Ab" or "Abner" Absalom or Absolom?

"One of the grand old men of Hancock County" (Annals of Iowa)
TIMELINE
1860, Wayne, Lafayette, WI. Occ: farmer. Farmed on Sec. 36 (P.O. Martin, Green Co). He remained at home until he was about 23 years old, then bought 100 acres in Lafayette Co on which he made several improvements: a 36 x 48 barn, a 12 x 24 house and a 14 x 20 cottage. He also owned 40 acres in Green Co (Lafayette Co History).
1861 Jul. m. Martha Ann Ransh in Monroe. An original copy of the marriage certificate shows that the ceremony was performed by F.H. Eaton, J.P. The witnesses were Harriett George and Martha Eaton.
1861 headed to CA to prospect for gold with brother Samuel and Cornelius Morton.
1862 Feb. Amy Catherine b. Monroe W I (a seven month baby!)
1866 James b. in Green Co.
1869 May. Ida b. in Wayne WI.
1870 lvg. Wayne, Lafayette Co WI.
1874 May. Absolom Jr. b. in Wayne WI
1875 joined the Masonic Lodge in Winslow IL.
1880 Wayne, Lafayette Co., WI. He and Martha remained in Monroe for some 30 years before moving to Hancock Co., IA.
1884 Jun. Absalom and Martha's seventeen year-old son, James, drowns in the Picatonic River near Martentown Dam in IL.
1893 res. in Winslow, Stephenson Co IL. Seems to have lived there for some years. Martha's obit states they lived there from the time of their marriage until 1893 when they came to IA. Ab Jr 's obit states they moved to Lena IL when he was just a small boy. As he was born in 1873, this could have been as early as 1875. It is more likely that they moved some time after 1880.
1896 Ell Twp, Hancock Co IA, where the plat map shows he owned abt 105 acres in NE 1/4, Sec 4.
1910 res. Garner, Hancock Co IA
1914-6. Served as a member of Garner City Council.
1918 Martha dies in Garner IA
1920 copyright of Absalom's picture portrait
1935 Aug. Abe dies in Garner IA
Absolom Monroe Kelley was born on his parent's farm in Monroe WI, and was supposedly the first white child born in the town (see "Kelly Stone Residence will be 100 Wednesday," Monroe Times 25 Aug 1951). At that time WI had only recently been organized as a territory. He had little formal education growing up on the farm, since schools were conducted only on the subscription plan when he was a boy (A.M. Kelly obit). Lafayette Co. history states he was the second white child born in Green Co. The first was C.R. Dennison of Cadiz.
In 1861 or 1863 Absalom and his brother, Samuel, and Cornelius Morton went across the plains to Sacramento in search of gold. They traveled by wagon through Council Bluffs and over the North Platte route. There were twelve wagons, twenty-two men and two women in the company headed west. He remained in California over a year, possibly as long as 18 months. He returned by way of Panama and New York City (Morton, 60; Annals of IA, 8 3).
The Kelley family moved to Hancock Co IA some time before 1896. The 1896 plate of the county lists Absalom Kelley in Twp 95 N, R 23 W. He bought a couple of farms before actually moving out to Ell Twp, where he eventually developed a 500 acre farm. The family resided in Garner most of the time, and Ab drove out to the farm daily (Annals of Iowa). According to the 1896 plat map of Ell Twp, Absalom Kelly owns three farms. Peter Gilbert's 160 acre farm is just up the road. The one farm is quite small, while the other two are 120 and 320 acres respectively. By 1914 Peter Gilbert had sold his original farm, taken over and tripled the size of Absalom's smaller farm. Ida A. Lawhorn and her husband Joseph Lawhorn are both listed on the plate map as owning 80 acres each of the largest farm, with Absalom retaining 160 acres. The farms were still in the family at his death (A.M. Kelly obit)
Absalom was initiated into the Masonic Lodge at Winslow, Illinois, on September 11, 1875, raised to Master Mason Nov. 6, 1875 and has taken alll of the degrees to and including the Shrine. He was a Knight Templar and a Noble of Za-ga-zig Temple of the Mystic Shrine at Des Moines. He may have been a member as early as 1874. He belonged to the Bethel lodge in Garner, and advanced to second section of Master Mason degree. He was a
Mason in good standing fifty-four years. In 1925 he celebrated the 50th anniversary of membership (Morton, 60; Annals of Iowa, 83; obit.).
He was a democrat, and served several terms as J.P. in WI. "In religion Liberal; has been School Director, Pathmaster, Assessor, J.P. and one of Town Board; has some very fine Durham stock." (Lafayette Co History) He was also as county assessor and supervisor, and served on the board of directors for the Congregational Church (prob. in Garner). In addition he was a member of the Garner City Council 1914-16. He was a stockholder and director of the Farmers State Bank of Garner. When the bank became the Farmers National Bank he retained his stock and continued as a member of the board of directors. He was a stockholder in several Hancock county banks (Annals of Iowa, 83).
Every Thanksgiving there was a family reunion hosted by Ab Kelley, at least as long he was alive. For many years there was an annual reunion of the Mortons and Kelleys at the old homestead in Green Co on the third Sunday in June. The 1927 reunion was attended by 600 family members (Annals of Iowa, 83).
Absalom lived to be 96 years old, quite an accomplishment even in his long lived family, when he fell victim to the complications of old age. At the time of his death he was the second oldest inhabitant of Garner. He was a greatly respected member of the Garner community. "Dad" Kelly's word was good - he never broke a promise or violated a trust." He died at his home "in the east part of town shortly after the midnight hour, Tuesday August 6, at the advanced age of 96 years. For the past two years Mr. Kelly has been confined to his home the greater part of the time, but not until the day before his death did his condition become alarming." Funeral services were held Friday afternoon (9 Aug 1935). There was a short service at Shannon-Bohn Funeral home at 2 pm., followed by one at the Congregational church at 2:30. Dr. W. Dibble, Mason City was in charge (A.M. Kelly obit). Absalom and Martha are both buried on the Kelley family plot in Concord Cemetery. It is located in the front section halfway between the main entrance road and the west access road. Directly in front of them is the Lawhorn/Grell plot (dau. Ida married Joseph Lawhorn, see Kelley data)

Sources: WI Federal Census 1870 WI Federal Census 1880.
Absalom & Martha Kelly's Family Bible (original in possession of Agnes Gilbert 1998)
"Absalom Kelln," incl. engraving. In: Annals of Iowa, p. 83 (source: Joe Gilbert).
The Descendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. pp. 40, 67
Agnes Gilbert Lafayette Co., WI History.
Chicago: Eastern Historical Co., 1881 p. 775.
FHL MFilm #1000816 Gail Linahon WI Pioneer Certificate Application (fr. W I Historical Society) MC (original in possession of D.L. Horzen 1998) DC
Absalom M. KELLEY, #17. Hancock Co. IA.
Informant: Mrs. Peter Gilbert A.M. Obit. Garner Leader and Signal, no . 42. Wed., Aug 7, 1935. "Kelly Stone Residence will be 100 Wednesday," Monroe Times 25 Aug 1951. Parents: Mordecai KELLY Sr and Catherine YEAZEL.

Spouse: Martha Ann RANSHAW. Martha Ann RANSHAW and Absolom Monroe KELLY Sr were married on 25 July 1861 in Monroe, Green, WI.4132 Children were: Amy Catherine KELLY, James Alfred KELLY, Ida Mae KELLY, Absolom Monroe KELLY Jr.


Absolom Monroe KELLY Jr103,4133 was born on 7 May 1874 in Lafayette Co., WI. He died on 20 August 1933 at the age of 59 in Decorah, Winneshiek, IA. He was buried on 23 August 1933 in Decorah, Winneshiek, IA. BIR: Kelley family bible; Annals of Iowa gives yob 1870; 1871 - MR 7/1:63)
DEA: died at Decorah Hospital Sunday morning (obit); Kelley family bible
BUR: Gail Linahon
OCC: Painter (sign and scenic) "Spike" or "Ab"

1918: Mrs. A.M. Kelly of Decorah, attended Laurie (Flint) Gilbert's
funeral 1900. 1920: res. Decorah, Winneshek Co IA, painter.
32nd degree Mason. Was laid to rest in Decorah, with Masonic honors. No
children.
At the time of his mother's death (31 Jan 1918), he had been living in
Decorah about 10 years. (MA Kelly obit) Probably married there (so
implies obit, timeframe)
Moved with his family to Lena, Stephenson, IL when "a small boy." Then
moved to Garner with them in 1893. "The greater part of Ab's education


was received in the schools of Lena, and the year before coming to Garner
with his parents, he finished a high school course in the schools of the
city." (obit)
Became interested in sign painting and scenic painting. "His training in this line was under the tuorship fo frank Frenck. For many years these two men were associated together, and then Mr. Kelly entered into partnership will Walt Tellier of Agona, and together they toured the
country, specializing opera house scenery and the better class of sign work. Even at this late date, fully 25 years later, the symbol of "Key e" can be located in many of the old opera houses of this and other states .
'Spike' Kelly was an artist at heart." (obit)
d. of pneumonia about 2 years before his father. "Mr. Kelly had been ailing for some time with what was believed to be summer flu. His condition evidently became alarming Saturday evening and he was taken tothe hospital. But ... before (the family) arrived in Decorah Mr. Kelly had breathed his last. He passed away at 10:30 a.m.
Decorah in Winneshieck Co located in NE Iowa on Upper Iowa River. There is
a museum of early city history, and is the seat of Luther College.

Sources: #41 0692 Kelley family bible (original in possession of Agnes Gilbert 1994).
Gail Linahon Obituary in Garner Leader 23 Aug 1933.
"Absalom Kelly," in: Annals of Iowa, p. 83 (source: Joe Gilbert).
1920 IA Federal Census. Decorah, Winnishiek Co (338). Parents: Absolom Monroe KELLY Sr and Martha Ann RANSHAW.

Spouse: Julia Caroline BARTH. Julia Caroline BARTH and Absolom Monroe KELLY Jr were married between 1900 and 1918 in Winneshiek Co., IA.


Alfred KELLY103,4134,4135,4136 was born on 2 January 1849 in Green Co., WI.4131 He died on 6 July 1936 at the age of 87 in J. Keating Home, Monroe, Green, WI.4131 He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe, Green, WI. BIR: Morton, 67; IGI
MAR: see GCM 4/22; Morton, 67; IGI gives loc. as
Clarno
DEA: Morton, 67 "Alford" 1895 res. in Cadiz with wife, son & dau.
(1895 WI State Census)

Died 1935 0r 36? A poster for the 11th Wisconsin Volunteers Company C
detailing the regimental actions, the commanders, the privates, etc.
Alfred H. Kelly is listed as a private.
He was still living on the old homestead near Monroe abt 1931 (Annals of
Iowa)
According to the 1976 account of the Kelley-Morton reunion, there is a
picture (at that time in the possession of Fred Eberhardt, Freeport) taken
at the 1927 reunion. It was taken at the Kelly homestead, which Alfred


inherited from his father. In the picture the bearded Alfred Kelly can be
seen seated int he middle of the group of 273 other descendants (Monroe


Times, June c. 1976)
Died at age 87.

Sources: 1895 WI State Census.
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974.
"Absalom Kelly," in: Annals of Iowa, p. 83 IGI (27 Aug 1993). Parents: Mordecai KELLY Sr and Catherine YEAZEL.

Spouse: Sarah Daphne SMITH. Sarah Daphne SMITH and Alfred KELLY were married on 22 December 1870 in Monroe, Green, WI. Children were: Horace Oscar KELLY, Pleacides KELLY.


Amy KELLY103 was born in 1787 in Russell Co., VA. She died in 1832 at the age of 45 in Russell Co., VA. Parents: Edward KELLY and Boadicia NUGENT.

Spouse: Robert STINSON. Amy KELLY and Robert STINSON were married in 1806 in Russell Co., VA.


Amy Catherine KELLY103,4137,4138 was born on 28 February 1862 in WI.34,3269,4130 She died on 24 December 1939 at the age of 77 in Garner, Hancock, IA.34,3269,4130 She was buried on 27 December 1939 in Concord Cemetery, Garner, Hancock, IA.34 Amy Catherine Kelley Gilbert (update 30 Dec 1995).
BIR: Death certificate (informant: ), Kelley family bible.
MAR: Kelley Family Bible.
prob. born in Lafayette Co, possibly Monroe Co.
CHU: Congregational until the Garner Church was abandoned.

Her obit states that she was an "ardent flower lover." She was a past president and honorary life member of the Garner Women's Club. She was active in the club until her death.

Sources: Amy Kelley Gilbert obit.
Kelley family bible (original in possession of Agnes Gilbert 1994.)
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. p. 6 0. Parents: Absolom Monroe KELLY Sr and Martha Ann RANSHAW.

Spouse: Peter GILBERT. Amy Catherine KELLY and Peter GILBERT103,3263,3269 were married on 25 December 1878 in Wayne Township, Lafayette, WI.34 Children were: Charles Absolom GILBERT, James Alfred GILBERT, William Henry GILBERT, Martha Elizabeth GILBERT, Winifred May GILBERT, Vernon Leo Luverne GILBERT, Harold Kelly GILBERT.


Amy Yeazle KELLY103,1364,4128 was born on 31 May 1829 in Perrysville, Vermillion, IN.4131,4139,4140 She died on 7 November 1921 at the age of 92 in Cadiz, Green, WI.4131,4139,4140 Tombstone reading. She was buried in Kelly-Franklin Cemetery, Monroe, Green, WI.4139 BIR: b. 3 or 31? May; 31 May - Morton, 43; 3 May - IGI, B. Williams)
MAR: Morton, 43; alt dom 1846 - IGI.
DEA: Morton, 43; alt dod 8 Nov - B. Williams.

Born in her pioneer parents log cabin near Perrysville, about six months before they were married - if the records are correct. She was about 7 when the family (and her uncles) left the homestead in 1835 or 6 to travel by covered wagon and ox-team to Monroe WI.
Almost 19 when she married "Alec" Morton. He promptly took off for CA in 1850. He returned on Christmas night in 1851 with a pocket full of "dust" (about $3,000 worth). His absence did not seem to hamper the birthrate of that family! Sarah's parentage is in question. Lends credence to the "Blue-blooded Englishman tale," which had ciruculated in the family for many years (this version from Fred Eberhardt): "It seems this character had been on a buffalo-hunting safari, and was on his way back to the east coast. He had his own coach, wagons, etc., when he stopped at Mordecai's house to rest up. He said he was an "Earl" - what of I never heard her (his mother, Etta Mae Divan Eberhardt, who lived w ith Alex and Amy from 1890 to 1912) say. He had beautiful manners, could recite poetry by the yard, and knew many of the Biblical Psalms. He made a great hit with the ladies in the neighborhood. When I first heard the story in the 1930's, I pictured him as a short, pot-bellied man, complete with pith helmet, walrus mustache and monacle. I could have been wrong. He probably looked more like Ronald Coleman! Anyway he went ape over Amy - wanted her to divorce Alex, marry him, and go back to England. He got so obnoxious old Mordecai went to see Ashford Trickel (a Justice of the Peace); had some papers made out, and "Uncle Jack Trickle" went to Monroe and got the sheriff. If Amy was pregnant, I'll bet the "Earl" got the worst arm-twisting he ever had - moneywise. However, in telling the story my mother never breathed a word of any 'irregularity.'" (Morton, 44)
1915 res 418 N. Jackson St. Even at the age of 86 she was still very active. She mowed her own lawn and gardened. She still kept house, shoveled snow. She enjoyed reading and quilting (Monroe Times). She lived to the ripe old age of 92.

Sources:
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1 (1974): 40- 43.
Bob Williams GEDCOM IGI ver. 3.02
"Morton family has long history in Monroe" ADvisor 3 Jun 1975.
(reprint of Monroe Evening Times 15 May 1915). Parents: Mordecai KELLY Sr and Catherine YEAZEL.

Spouse: Alexander MORTON. Amy Yeazle KELLY and Alexander MORTON4140 were married on 2 March 1848 in Monroe, Green, WI. Children were: infant_daughter MORTON, Joseph MORTON, Sarah MORTON, James F. MORTON, Mary Catherine MORTON, infant_son MORTON, infant_daughter MORTON, Olive MORTON, Elizabeth Caroline MORTON, Laura Ellen MORTON, infant_son MORTON, Charles MORTON.


Andrew Dunseath KELLY died. Parents: Archibald KELLY and Margaret DUNSEATH.


Archibald KELLY200 was born about 1761 in Ulster, Northern Ireland. He died in April 1839 at the age of 78 in Parker Township, Butler Co., PA. Parents: James KELLY and Unkn ARCHIBALD.

Spouse: Margaret DUNSEATH. Margaret DUNSEATH and Archibald KELLY were married about 1786 in New Alexander, Westmoreland, PA. Children were: John KELLY, Esther KELLY, Sarah KELLY, James KELLY, Thomas KELLY, Elizabeth "Betsey" KELLY, Martha KELLY, Hannah KELLY, David KELLY, Margaret KELLY, Andrew Dunseath KELLY, William KELLY.


Benjamin KELLY was born about 1835 in OH. He died. b. OH or IND fought in Civil War in the calvary along with brother
Benjamin. C.C. fought with the 5th WI battery. (Mort, 21)

A Methodist minister around Green Co WI (Mort, 21), then moved west
(Mort,28)

BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p. 14.

Sources:
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. Parents: Samuel KELLY Sr and Mary HENDERSON.


Bernice KELLY34 died.

Spouse: Clark Omar TYREE. Bernice KELLY and Clark Omar TYREE were married. Children were: Living.


Bertha KELLY4141 was born in June 1893 in PA.4141 She died. Parents: Perry Ulysses KELLY and Martha UNKN.


Caroline KELLY was born on 2 September 1833 in Pike Co., OH. She died on 19 September 1889 at the age of 56 in Cooper, Greene, IA. She was buried in Franklin Township Cemetery, Cooper, Greene, IA. Born 26 Mar or 2 Sep 1833 or 26 Sep 1834 ? (Mort, 27)
BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p. 27; 26 Mar 1833 -
"Some Pioneer Families of WI."
DEA:The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p. 27; 19 Sep 1833 -
"Some Pioneer Families of WI".

Sources:
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974.
Some Pioneer Families of WI (Index).
Betty Patterson, ed. WSGS 1977, p. 65. Parents: Samuel KELLY Sr and Mary HENDERSON.


Living (private). Parents: Living and Living.


Charles KELLY103 was born about 1784. He died. BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia. p.14; Neal Kelly gives
bd as abt 1790
DEA: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia. p.14.

Sources:
His existence is mentioned only by Ab Kelly. He is not listed in any of the Pike Co censuses, neither is Joseph. Family tradition has it that they both lived and died with the Indians in Ohio. There is also a mention of Charles Kelly of VA, who received $35 in cash and 16 acres of
land in IL from his brother Absolum Kelly's estate probated at Monroe, WI in Mar 1847. (Mort, 18)
The list of the KELLEY children states that his wife's name is unknown. "Sam Kelly and C.C. Kelly both spoke the Indian language, and Charles Kelly lived and died with the Indians. He came to the stone house to visit a few times and always brought an Indian or two with him. My mother told me of Indians coming to visit her father and getting chickens from him etc." (source Frances O'Meara, Mort, 18)

Sources:
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974.
Family Sheet found in the Gilbert Bible (fr. Agnes Gilbert). Parents: James KELLY Sr and Rose KAISER.


Charles KELLY103 was born in 1793. He died. BIR: AF 4.13. Another AF source give dob as 1818 (AFN 5V68-ZN);
alt yob abt 1789 - IGI 3.02; pob VA or Lawrence Co OH.

Sources: Ancestor File ver 4.13 IGI 3.02. Parents: Luke KELLY and Mary KEYSER.


Charles KELLY103,4142,4143 was born on 28 February 1838 in Monroe, Green, WI.4144 He died after March 1910 at the age of 72. BIR: Chs Cty Press (14 Aug 1954); History of Floyd Co IA, 754.
MAR: History of Floyd Co IA, 754; Morton, 36.
1 son William F. Kelley b. 19 Nov 1873, prob. in Charles City (History of
Floyd Co IA, 754) served in Civil War. Charles City in Floyd Co IA named
after him.

In an interview he states that he came with his father to IA from WI inthe fall of 1850. He would have been only 12 years old at the time.
He served in the Civil War. He was educated in Monroe, and came to IA at the age of 17 (same source pg. 669 states he was 13 or 14) to join his
father, and "helped haul the machinery for his father's mill from Galena,
IL. He worked in the mill until his marriage to Ida Wrisly (Oct 1870) . .

In 1874 Mr. Kelley went to Oakland, Cal., where he was employed in the
marble works until December, 1881, when he returned to Charles City, where he has since resided." He is a Democrat and a member of the
Congregational Church. (754)
For many years he worked, and then later ran, the family grist mill. He
had gone quite gray at 30, which some playfully attributed to flour dust
(Chs Cty Press 14 Aug 1954). He married fairly late, at the age of 32.

Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
History of Floyd Co IA, pt. 2 (1882)
"Charles Kelly Tells of Trip To Floyd Co as Teenager"
Charles City Press 14 Aug 1954 (Reprint of 17 Mar 1910 article). Parents: Joseph KELLY and Malinda RADAR.

Spouse: Ida WRISLEY. Ida WRISLEY and Charles KELLY were married on 19 October 1870 in Charles City, Floyd, IA.4145

Spouse: Minnie Ziegenhagen LARDER. Minnie Ziegenhagen LARDER and Charles KELLY4146 were married on 9 July 1891 in Ionia, Chicasaw, IA.3999,4144 Children were: Dorothy F. KELLY, Mary C. KELLY.


Charles KELLY1647 was born on 1 March 1869 in Green Co., WI. He died on 28 October 1869 at the age of 0 in Cadiz, Green, WI. He was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Green Co., WI. BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p.63.
DEA: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p.63.

Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia. Parents: Mordecai KELLY Jr. and Mary Ann BLAINE.


Charles Absolom KELLY103,4147,4148 was born on 15 September 1857 in Cadiz, Green, WI.1408,1409,1410,4149 He died in 1947 at the age of 90 in Cadiz, Green, WI.1408,1409,1410 He was buried in Saucerman Cemetery, Browntown, Green WI.1408 BIR: Morton, 59; B. Williams
MAR: Morton, 59
DEA: B. Williams

1890: took the incorporation census Jan 1890 of Browntown WI. Owns a
drugstore at the time. Father (Samuel) and brothers (Samuel Jr.,
Mordicai) also listed on the census. Residing NW Quarter of Section 9.

Two children listed: Edith, Maud
1895 living in Browntown (1 male, 3 females = 4), near brothers George
M., Samuel F., Mordaci

Sources: Incorporation Census, Villiage of Browntown WI, 20 Jan 1890 (WSGS
Newsletter 37/1 June 1990).
1895 WI State Census.
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974.
Bob Williams GEDCOM. Parents: Samuel KELLY and Lydia "Liddie" BAUGHMAN.

Spouse: Electra Lavisa MICHAEL. Electra Lavisa MICHAEL and Charles Absolom KELLY were married about 1880 in WI. Children were: Edith E. "Jennie" KELLY, Maud Merrill KELLY.


Clara Ann KELLY28,2955 was born on 2 July 1875 in PA.28 She died in 1953 at the age of 78.28 Parents: Marshel KELLY and Sarah Ann FLICKINGER.

Spouse: William K. DAVIS. Clara Ann KELLY and William K. DAVIS were married.28


Darby KELLY Rev.103 was born about 1759. He died about 1830 at the age of 71 in Pike Co., OH. BIR:
MAR: never married
DEA:

Jackson Co., tax list (find yr?) lists Darby Kelly: range 20, twp 5, sec
2 SW. D. Kelly original owner. Jackson Co is adjacent to Pike Co. (Ohio
Cross Road of Our Nation, vol. 10, p. 6)
a Baptist preacher (David McDonald)

Sources: Rev. David McDonald, 14804 West 113th Ave, Dyer, IN 46311-3511. Parents: Unkn KELLY and Mrs. KELLY.


David KELLY died. Parents: Archibald KELLY and Margaret DUNSEATH.


Dorothy F. KELLY4150 was born in 1895 in IA.4150 She died. Parents: Charles KELLY and Minnie Ziegenhagen LARDER.


Edgar Joseph KELLY1647 was born on 13 July 1873 in Cadiz, Green, WI. He died on 3 August 1947 at the age of 74. He was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Green Co., WI. BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p.63.
MAR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p.63.
DEA: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p.63.

Married at Catholic church. The entire family is buried in Calvary
cemetery. "They were a good Catholic family - democrats - who enjoyed
cards and dancing as hobbies. She belonged to the Altar Society and Royal
Neighbors and enjoyed sewing and quilting. He had a grade school
education, and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening."

Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia. Parents: Mordecai KELLY Jr. and Mary Ann BLAINE.


Edith E. "Jennie" KELLY4147 was born in 1879 in WI.1408,4147 She died in 1956 at the age of 77.1408 Parents: Charles Absolom KELLY and Electra Lavisa MICHAEL.

Spouse: Unkn DIVAN.


Edward KELLY103 was born about 1752. He died on 17 August 1834 at the age of 82 in Russell Co., VA. BIR: Southwest Virginia Kin.
MAR: Southwest Virginia Kin.

Southwest Virginia Kin (at abt age 82).

A very well-known Baptist minister of S.W. Virginia. The Virginia
Historical Society has info on some of the churches he founded.

Sources: Rose Ann Kelly "Southwest Virginia Kin".
Ethel Evans Albert. Parents: Unkn KELLY and Mrs. KELLY.

Spouse: Boadicia NUGENT. Boadicia NUGENT and Edward KELLY were married on 9 April 1774 in Shenandoah Co., VA. Children were: Amy KELLY.


Edward KELLY4151 was born in April 1898 in PA.4151 He died. Parents: Perry Ulysses KELLY and Martha UNKN.


Elizabeth "Betsey" KELLY died. Parents: Archibald KELLY and Margaret DUNSEATH.


Elizabeth KELLY103 was born on 11 March 1784 in Shenandoah Co., VA. She died. BIR: AF 4.13.
gives her dob as 11 Mary 1789, same pob (AFN: KXB3-4M); alt pob Lawrence
Co OH - IGI 3.02. IGI also gives alt yob 1789.

Sources: Ancestor File ver 4.13 IGI 3.02. Parents: Luke KELLY and Mary KEYSER.


Elizabeth KELLY103 was born on 13 April 1803 in Beaver Township, Pike, OH. She died on 7 July 1891 at the age of 88. She was buried in Kelly-Franklin Cemetery, Monroe, Green, WI. BIR: Descendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p. 30; Neal Kelly gives bd. as abt 1794.
MAR: Marriage Record of Pike Co OH 1815 - 1913 p.161 (no
date) Marriages in Pike Co Oh Vols. 1 & 2 1815 - 1857 p.6 (gives date,
Jeremiah Sailor J.P.)
DEA: Descendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p. 30. Date according to estate record, although burial place has not been located. (Mort, 30)
Known as "Betty". m. by Jeremiah Sailor, J.P., who also witnessed Darby Kelly's will (20 Sep 1830).
2 ch. Jane Irene (Michael) and Hester (Wood) "Elizabeth Kelley Bridges with her husband William, lived in a double log cabin (with a 'possum trot' between them_ - where 'Aunt Betty Bridges,' among other things, 'plucked her geese' - as with Mother Goose - every snow fall = I'm sure the two of them are 'plucking their geese.' . . . lived just below the Kelley Cemetery." (Morton, app. p.5)
"is known to have raised 5 chl besides her own 2 daus. We know that she raised the two Morton twins Cornelius and Cordelia from the time of their mother Susn's passing in 1842. Their father, Thomas Morton, assigned their portion of the inheritance from their mother's brother, Absolum's estate for the care of the twins to their Aunt Eliabeth Bridges. As to the 3 others that she raised, it is not certain but it appears that Mary Woods (her granddaughter) lived with her for at least 10 years. Hester, mother of Mary and daughter of Elizabeth, also had two more children,
Hulda Linda and James. Although they do not appear in the census records as living with Elizabeth, she may have had them under her care for a ti me also." (Mort, 31)
Probate #3160. Green County Probate. Indicates that she resided in the village of Browntown, WI.
There exists a family bible of hers (in possession of Dorothy Dietz
Kundert, but mislaid; Morton, app. p.5) 1850: lvg in Cadiz, Green, WI with her sister, Susannah Morton's, two youngest children, twins Cordelia and Cornelius. 1860: lvg in Cadiz (William has since died) with dau. Hester Woods (no husband listed), Cordelia and Cornelius Morton, and Hester's daughter Merry (Mary?)
1870: lvg in Cadiz with her g-dau. Marry Woods (Hester's dau).
1880: Cadiz. Lists bpl. of parents as VA
note: Elizabeth KELLEY, dau of Js KELLEY (?) m. Archibald Woods 12 Sept 1822 in Cooper Co MO (this is not the same person, but the daughter's names match those of this family)

Sources: Marriages in Pike Co Oh Vols. 1 & 2 1815 - 1857 p. 6.
(typewritten) FHL #41094, pt 160
Marriage Record of Pike Co OH 1815 -1913 p.161. FHL #37413.
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. Parents: James KELLY Sr and Rose KAISER.

Spouse: William BRIDGES. Elizabeth KELLY and William BRIDGES were married on 10 February 1825 in Pike Co., OH. Children were: Jane Irene BRIDGES, Hester BRIDGES.


Elizabeth KELLY was born about 1840 in OH. She died on 27 April 1894 at the age of 54 in Cooper, Greene, IA. She was buried in Franklin Township Cemetery, Cooper, Greene, IA. BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p. 29.
DEA: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p. 29.

Never married (Desc. of Js. Kelly, p.14). Spent most of her life with
sister, Caroline Smith. She is listed with them in the 1870 and 1880
census, and her name is inscribed on a third side of the tombstone of Milo
and Caroline Smith, in Franklin Cemetery, at Cooper IA.
"She submitted a bill for $1100 to the estate of her father for taking care
of him during his last illness, and for washing etc. This was protested by
the rest of the heirs and she finally received $650 'for taking care of


her father and washing him for 12 years.' The heirs figured she had her
room and board provided for her during this period." (Mort, 29)

Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. Parents: Samuel KELLY Sr and Mary HENDERSON.


Elizabeth KELLY103,4152,4153 was born on 9 November 1851 in Green Co., WI.4131 She died on 13 April 1925 at the age of 73.4131 BIR: Morton, 68; IGI
MAR: see GCM 4/48; Morton, 68
DEA: Morton, 68

1918 res. Hampton (MA Kelley obit). Lived to be 73 years of age.

Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974 IGI ( 22 Jul 1993). Parents: Mordecai KELLY Sr and Catherine YEAZEL.

Spouse: Joseph BLAINE. Elizabeth KELLY and Joseph BLAINE were married on 24 August 1871 in Green Co., WI. Children were: Myrtle BLAINE.


Ellen KELLY103,4154 was born on 26 March 1865 in Wayne, Lafayette, WI.4154 She died on 29 January 1947 at the age of 81. BIR: Morton, 55; pob - B. Williams; alt pob Greene Co.
MAR: Morton, 59.
DEA: Morton, 59.

also Ella. m. Crane? (see trans. of father's will in Samuel Kelley notes)
"Aunt Alla and Uncle Mort raised my mother after she was orphaned at age
8" (JMT's mother?) (Morton, 59)
1890: living with parents in Browntown WI.

Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974.
Bob Williams GEDCOM. Parents: Samuel KELLY and Lydia "Liddie" BAUGHMAN.


Esther KELLY died. Parents: Archibald KELLY and Margaret DUNSEATH.

Spouse: Unkn FLEMING.


Esther KELLY103 was born about 1798. She died. BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p.14.

Sources:
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. Parents: James KELLY Sr and Rose KAISER.


Eva Edith KELLY1647 was born on 30 September 1876 in Green Co., WI. She died in 1928 at the age of 52. She was buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Janesville, WI. BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p.63.
MAR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p.63.
DEA: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia, p.63. Parents: Mordecai KELLY Jr. and Mary Ann BLAINE.


Flora Belle KELLY28,4155 was born on 23 July 1883 in PA. She died in 1957 at the age of 74. Living with parents in 1900. Parents: Marshel KELLY and Sarah Ann FLICKINGER.

Spouse: Albert SWEET. Flora Belle KELLY and Albert SWEET28 were married.28


Florence KELLY677 was born in 1888 in Omaha, Boone, AR.677 She died.

Spouse: Charles Oscar BARNWELL. Florence KELLY and Charles Oscar BARNWELL were married on 20 September 1908 in Omaa, Boone, AR.677


Living (private). Parents: Living and Living.


George Madison KELLY103,4156,4157 was born on 2 November 1869 in Wayne, Lafayette, WI.4157 He died in 1948 at the age of 79. He was buried in Kelly-Franklin Cemetery, Monroe, Green, WI. BIR: B. Williams; yob - Morton, 55
MAR: between 1890-5 est fr 1890 and
1895 censuses, one male child 1890-5
1890: res. with parents in Browntown, WI.
1895: living in Browntown (2 males, 1 female = 3), near brothers Samuel
F., Charles A., Mordaci.

Sources: Incorporation Census, Villiage of Browntown WI, 20 Jan 1890 (WSGS
Newsletter 37/1 June 1990)
1895 WI State Census.
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974.
Bob Williams GEDCOM. Parents: Samuel KELLY and Lydia "Liddie" BAUGHMAN.

Spouse: Carrie May PARKS. Carrie May PARKS and George Madison KELLY were married on 21 February 1892 in Martin, Green, WI.4158


Hannah KELLY died. Parents: Archibald KELLY and Margaret DUNSEATH.

Spouse: Unkn JAMESON.


Harriet KELLY was born about 1836 in OH. She died before 1870 at the age of 34. BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p. 29
DEA: death before father's will probated in 1870, as her part of estate was assigned
to her heirs.
2 ch: Mary and Joseph.

Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. Parents: Samuel KELLY Sr and Mary HENDERSON.


Harriet KELLY103,4159,4160 was born on 17 February 1836 in OH.4160 She died in March 1932 at the age of 96. She was buried on 5 March 1932 in Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, Floyd, IA. BIR: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia (36).
DEA: Sexton's Records, Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, IA;
no date given on tombstone.
BUR: Tombstone, Riverside Cemetery, Charles City, IA.

First white child born in Monroe. Her husband, Charles, ran her father 's hotel, which burned in a fire 23 Oct 1862. The fire razed Main St. between Clark and Kelly Sts (Chs Cty Press 14 Aug 1954).
In later years lived with her mother. She owned a millinery shop in
Charles City, IA (Morton, 36). She is described as a widow by 1882 in
History of Floyd Co IA (754)
1910: res on W. Clark St (Chs Cty Press 14 Aug 1954). Buried on Kelley
plot (Bl 6, Lot 68). In the sexton's records she is listed as Harriet
SIMMONS, "daughter of Joseph Kelley." She lived to the ripe old age of 96,
when she succumbed to Bright's Disease. She shares a stone with her
daughter, Minnie. There is a birdbath between the Haskell and Kelley
headstones. The inscription on the base reads "Our babies Edith & Helene."

Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
History of Floyd Co IA, pt. 2 (1882).
Tombstone Transcription, Riverside City, Charles City. IA.
Sexton's Records, Riverside Cemetery, Charles City IA.
"Charles Kelly Tells of Trip To Floyd Co as Teen Ager" Charles City Pre ss 14 Aug 1954 (Reprint of 17 Mar 1910 article). Parents: Joseph KELLY and Malinda RADAR.

Spouse: Charles H. HASKELL. Harriet KELLY and Charles H. HASKELL were married.

Spouse: W. J. SIMMOND. Harriet KELLY and W. J. SIMMOND4160 were married on 16 June 1904 in Ionia, Chickasaw, IA.4160


Harry M. KELLY4161 was born in January 1893 in PA.4161 He died. Parents: Milton Victor KELLY and Mary Elizabeth GUTHRIE.


Henrietta KELLY was born on 2 January 1819 in Pike Co., OH. She died. BIR: J. Stevens
MAR: Marriage Record of Pike Co OH 1815- 1913, p.318; dom - Marriages in Pike Co., Oh Vols. 1 & 2 1815-1857, p.57 (22 Aug 1835 John Slaughter J .P.); Morton, 36.

Henrietta and David Kinnison moved to Ironton, Lawrence Co., Ohio soon
after their marriage, as some of their children were born there (Luke
KELLEY also lvg in Lawrence Co). In 1844 they moved to Green Co.,
Wisconsin and I find them living next to Mordecai Kelley.
Their sons were named Mordecai and James and their daughters were named
Abigail, Isabelle, Mary, Elizabeth (aka Lizzie) and Henrietta. Two
children died young (names unknown).
Henrietta Kelley is well written about in the early
newspapers in Iowa and they had wanted to name the town after her, but
she refused (J. Stevens, 21 Feb 1998)

Sources: Marriage Record of Pike Co OH 1815 - 1913 p.318. FHL #37413
Marriages in Pike Co Oh Vols. 1 & 2 1815 - 1857 p. 57 (typewritten) FHL
#41094, pt 160.
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974.
Jan Stevens, JAN STEVENS ssteve55@gorge.net. Parents: James KELLY Jr.

Spouse: Living.


Henry H. KELLY4162 was born in June 1886 in PA.4162 He died. Parents: Milton Victor KELLY and Mary Elizabeth GUTHRIE.


Herschal KELLY28,2955,4163 was born on 9 August 1877 in PA.28 He died on 19 July 1946 at the age of 68.28 Living with parents in 1900. Parents: Marshel KELLY and Sarah Ann FLICKINGER.

Spouse: Martha ADAMS. Martha ADAMS and Herschal KELLY were married.28


Horace Oscar KELLY4134,4164 was born on 10 October 1871 in Cadiz, Green, WI. He died on 9 September 1928 at the age of 56. Sources: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. Parents: Alfred KELLY and Sarah Daphne SMITH.

Spouse: Armida UNKN. Armida UNKN and Horace Oscar KELLY were married about 1899 in WI.4165


Ida Mae KELLY34,103,3269 was born on 3 May 1869 in Wayne, Lafayette, WI.34,3269,4130 She died on 21 October 1963 at the age of 94 in Fort Dodge, Webster, IA.34,3269,4130 She was buried on 24 October 1963 in Concord Cemetery, Garner, Hancock, IA.34,4130 BIR: Kelley family bible (original in possession of Agnes Gilbert
1994); The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p.61; pob from Gail
Linahon; Annals of Iowa gives yob as 1866.
MAR: Gail Linahon - m. proably in Jo Daviess or Stephenson Co IL
DEA: The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia p.61; Gail Linahon
BUR: Gail Linahon
Died in a nursing home in Fort Dodge. Husband, at least, affiliated with
the Methodist church (his obit)
Spent their early married life in IL, then moved to Hancock Co., in 1891.
Farmed for about 25 in Ell Twp. They retired to Garner. Their house was
in the south part of town. (Joe Lawhorn's obit)

Sources: Gail Linahon Kelley family bible (original in possession of Agnes
Gilbert 1994).
The Decendants of James Kelly of Virginia.
Markham Morton and Mildred Yeazel in: Mort's Relations 7:1, 1974. p.6 0. Parents: Absolom Monroe KELLY Sr and Martha Ann RANSHAW.

Spouse: Joseph William LAWHORN. Ida Mae KELLY and Joseph William LAWHORN were married on 13 February 1889 in Stephenson Co., IL.34 Children were: Cloyd LAWHORN, Cora May LAWHORN, William Absolum LAWHORN.


Living (private). Parents: Living and Living.