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William M. Kelly
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1826, Ireland
Death: Apr. 16, 1911
Johnson County
Kansas, USA


Wm. Kelly Dies at His Home on South Chestnut Street Sunday.

William Kelly was born in Armagh county, Ireland, June 17, 1826. He came to America in 1852 and was married to Ann J. Lundy in Bishops Mills, Canada, March 22, 1855. With his young wife he moved to Belvidere, Ills., where he lived till the spring of 1859, when he moved to Olathe.

In the spring of 1861 he moved to the Kelly homestead in Gardner township where he resided till 1903, returning to Olathe where he died April 16, 1911 age 84 years and 10 months.

He united with the Presbyterian church in his boyhood, transferring his membership to the Olathe church in 1873.

As a member of the Olathe militia he took an active part in protecting the town during the Civil War.

He is survived by nine children, May Rudy of Craik, Canada; Belle Pettit and Kitty Smith of Oklahoma Alex., W. J., Sam J. and Sadie Scudder of Olathe; Tom H. of Kansas City, Mo., and D. Clarke of Bonner Springs.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Shedd of Yates Center, Kas., at the Presbyterian church Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

The remains were laid to rest in the Olathe cemetery beside his wife who preceded him January 7, 1908. 
Family links: 
  William Kelly (1787 - 1857)
  Mary Bryans Kelly (1789 - 1849)
  Ann Jane Lundy Kelly (1832 - 1908)*
  Kitty K. Kelly Smith (____ - 1940)*
  Mary A. Kelly Rudy (1855 - 1934)*
  Samuel J. Kelly (1867 - 1944)*
  David Clarke Kelly (1873 - 1957)*
  John Kelly (1814 - 1894)*
  Alexander Kelly (1820 - 1907)*
  Mary Kelly (1824 - 1846)*
  William M. Kelly (1826 - 1911)
*Calculated relationship
Note: Burial: 19-Apr-1911
Olathe Memorial Cemetery
Johnson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: 2- 8- 21-E3
Created by: Shelley
Record added: May 02, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26548070
William M. Kelly
Added by: Shelley
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