Herschel Corry Kelly

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

The Life 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. He died on 7 July 1918, at the age of 33, and was buried in Marion, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Crittenden Kelly
1848–1915
Laura Ann Turner
1852–1900
Charles Washington Kelly
1869–1887
Sarah Ann KELLY
1872–1945
William Atwood Kelly
1874–1924
Mary Etta "Mollie" Kelly
1877–1968
Melville Clyde Kelly
1879–1965
Scott Paine KELLY
1883–1921
Herschel Corry Kelly
1885–1918

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World Events (8)

1886

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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  • Hershel C Kelly in household of John Kelly, "United States Census, 1900"

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