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James "Deerfield" Kelly
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Birth: 1826
Death: Nov. 8, 1883

On Novmber 8th, 1883, James Kelly, was a laborer, working on the new south wing of the State capitol, when one of the main walls collapsed. Kelly was pulled from the wreckage, with fractured ribs, a fracture to his right leg, and "other injuries". Kelly was revived at the scene, and sent home to recover. That night, Kelly's condition worsened, until finally passing away at 9:30pm. Four other men, including: William Edgar, Bernard Higgins, & Michael Zwank were also killed in the collapse, while several other men were severely injured. 
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  Bridget Kelly (1819 - 1895)
Resurrection Cemetery
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: B-69
Created by: RavenHawk
Record added: Mar 28, 2009
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James Deerfield Kelly
Added by: RavenHawk
James Deerfield Kelly
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James Deerfield Kelly
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Rest In Peace.
- RavenHawk
 Added: Sep. 26, 2009

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