Nora Kelley

1854–1896 (Age 42)

The Life Summary of Nora

When Nora Kelley was born in 1854, in Ireland, her father, James Kelley, was 34 and her mother, Ellen Walsch, was 34. She married John William Branagan on 6 November 1873, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Antelope Election Precinct, Cheyenne, Nebraska, United States in 1880. She died in 1896, in Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

John William Branagan
Nora Kelley
Marriage: 6 November 1873
Thomas Branigan
Ellen Nellie Brannigan
Nora Branigan
James Joseph Branigan
Morris Branigan
Mary Elizabeth Branigan
John Branigan
Bridget Branigan

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World Events (8)

Age 9
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 9
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 12
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Kelly .

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

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Story Highlight

Nora Kelley Branagan funeral

MRS. BRANNIGAN'S FUNERAL. A large number of friends of the late Mrs. John Brannigan met the body of the dead lady at the depot this afternoon upon arrival of the train from the west. Mr. Brannigan an …

Sources (1)

  • Nora Branagan in household of John Branagan, "United States Census, 1880"

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