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Alexander "Alex" Kelly, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 20, 1820, Ireland
Death: Dec. 31, 1907
Clare
Johnson County
Kansas, USA

Son of William Kelly Sr. and Mary Bryans Kelly, he was the fourth of their nine children. Born in 1820 at Ballyshiel, near Clare, County Armagh, Ireland, he was a stone mason and, in the U.S., a farmer. He married Jane Robinson on 26 May 1849 in Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois. They had several children there, and then moved west to eventually settle on their farm near Clare, Johnson County, Kansas (named after their homeplace in Ireland).

They had 14 children in all. The following children were born in Belvidere, Illinois:

Mary Elizabeth/Eliza (the oldest, 1850-1873), Agnes (1853-1929, married George P. Dawson), William James (1854-1936; married Hattie Sophia Millikan), Jane (1856-1942; married John Robinson Atwood), Margaret (1857-1917; married Edward M. Day), and Thomas Alexander Kelly (1859-1942; married Carrie Violet Runner);

and the rest were born in Kansas:

John (1861-1937; married Sarah Ann Millikan), Moses (1863-1945; married Laura Cady Hunt), Isabel "Birdie" (1865-1952; mar. John M. Shields), George Francis "Frank" (1867-1941; mar. Laura May Kelly), Sarah Ann "Sadie" (1868-?; married Will Ryan), Helen Winifred (1870-1955; married Allen R. Millikan), Lucinda "Cindy" (1872-1950; married George B. Dent), and the youngest child who died at birth.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Kelly (1787 - 1857)
  Mary Bryans Kelly (1789 - 1849)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Ann Robinson Kelly (1829 - 1911)
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Kelly (1850 - 1873)*
  Agnes Kelly Dawson (1853 - 1929)*
  William James Kelly (1854 - 1936)*
  Jane Kelly Atwood (1856 - 1942)*
  John Kelly (1861 - 1937)*
  Moses Kelly (1863 - 1945)*
  Isabel Kelly Shields (1865 - 1952)*
  Helen Winifred Kelly Millikan (1870 - 1955)*
  Lucinda Kelly Dent (1872 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Kelly (1814 - 1894)*
  Alexander Kelly (1820 - 1907)
  Mary Kelly (1824 - 1846)*
  William M. Kelly (1826 - 1911)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
KELLY
Alex Kelly Sr.
1820-1907,
Jane, his wife
1829-1911
Mary Eliza,
1850-1873.

[smaller stones read "Mother" and "Father" and "Mary Eliza"]
 
Note: Burial: 3-Jan-1908
 
Burial:
Olathe Memorial Cemetery
Olathe
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 1- 61- 2-W2
 
Maintained by: Memories of You
Originally Created by: Shelley
Record added: May 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26547777
Alexander Alex Kelly, Sr
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Alexander Alex Kelly, Sr
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Alexander Alex Kelly, Sr
Added by: Shelley
 
 
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