Herschel Corry Kelly

25 January 1885–7 July 1918 (Age 33)
Ebenezer, Marion, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Herschel Corry

When Herschel Corry Kelly was born on 25 January 1885, in Ebenezer, Marion, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Crittenden Kelly, was 36 and his mother, Laura Ann Turner, was 32. He lived in Civil District 7, Madison, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 5, Marion, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 7 July 1918, in Marion, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Jasper, Marion, Tennessee, United States.

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John Crittenden Kelly
Laura Ann Turner
Charles Washington Kelly
Sarah Ann Kelly
William Atwood Kelly
Mary Etta Kelly
Melville Clyde Kelly
Scott Paine Kelly
Herschel Corry Kelly

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 1
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 11
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’, an ancient Irish personal name, originally a byname meaning ‘bright-headed’, later understood as ‘frequenting churches’ (Irish ceall). There are several early Irish saints who bore this name. Kelly is now the most common of all Irish family names in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herschel C Kelly in household of Samuel Bennett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hershel C Kelly in household of John Kelly, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hershel Corry Kelly, "Find A Grave Index"

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