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James Jefferson Kelley
Birth: Aug. 16, 1818
Botetourt County
Virginia, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1891
Tennessee, USA

Alternate Spelling: Kelly

Census documents have spelled his surname as both Kelly & Kelley.

A tombstone marker was placed at his grave by some of his descendants with his name spelled JJ Kelley.

Several of his children & grandchildren consistently used the spelling Kelley, while others used Kelly and then there were some who signed/used their names both ways.

James Jefferson Kelley/Kelly married Elizabeth (Betsy) Fouts/Foust/Fout on Feb 18,1838 in Rhea County, TN.

(There is a USA Tennessee State Marriage Record, 1780-2002 in Rhea,Tennesse showing the above marriage date that appears to belong to James & Elizabeth. The document is not signed by either person but James' last name is recorded as Kelly instead of Kelley and Elizabeth's last name is recorded as Foust instead of Fout or Fouts.)

James & Elizabeth had 15 children:
1.Mary Jane Kelley/Kelly
2.John Wesley Kelley 1840 1865
3.Malissa Adeline Kelley/Kelly 1842 1901
4.James"Jim"Asbury Kelley/Kelly
5.Sarah Tennessee Kelley 1845 1868
6.William Scott Kelley
7.Virginia Isobel "Belle" Kelley
8.(Rev) Thomas Jefferson Kelley
9.Nancy Ann Kelley
10.Jacob Marion "Jake" Kelley/Kelly
11.Margaret Elizabeth Kelley
12.Susan Kelley 1857 1857
13.Catherine America Kelley
14.Ellen Brown Kelly
15.Emma Adelia Kelley 1864 1898

Occupation: Farmer
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Fouts Kelley (1817 - 1878)
  Mary Jane Kelly Varner (1833 - 1906)*
  Malissa Adeline Kelley Smith (1842 - 1901)*
  James Asbury Kelly (1843 - 1919)*
  William Scott Kelley (1848 - 1927)*
  Virginia Isobel Kelley Rains (1849 - 1934)*
  Thomas Jefferson Kelley (1851 - 1925)*
  Nancy Ann Kelley Green (1852 - 1925)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Kelley Myers (1852 - 1937)*
  Jacob Marion Kelly (1853 - 1927)*
  Catherine America Kelley (1859 - 1860)*
  Ellen Brown Kelly Sullivan (1861 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Lone Mountain Cemetery
Rhea County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: ~*Dianne*~
Record added: Apr 28, 2012
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James Jefferson Kelley
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James Jefferson Kelley
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 Added: Aug. 27, 2012
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