Virginia Flood

Brief Life History of Virginia

Virginia Flood was born on 10 November 1842, in Ohio, United States as the daughter of Henry C. Flood and Elizabeth Love. She married Joseph Arthur Kelly on 24 October 1865, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in McConnelsville, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Morgan Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 29 January 1918, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 75.

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Joseph Arthur Kelly
Virginia Flood
Marriage: 24 October 1865
Joseph H. Kelly
Arthur F. Kelly
Edward Love Kelly

Sources (15)

  • Jeannie Kelly in household of Sarah Patterson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Virginia Flood, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Virginia Flood Kelly, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English flod, flud(e) ‘stream’ (Old English flōd) or ‘channel, gutter’ (Old English flōde), for someone who lived beside such a feature or who lived at a place so called, such as Flood in Drewsteignton and Fludda in Hennock, both in Devon.

Welsh: variant of Floyd , an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Llwyd (see Lloyd ).

Irish: translation into English of various names correctly or erroneously associated with Gaelic tuile ‘flood’ (see Toole and Tully ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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