Loretta May Kelley

4 February 1878–20 November 1960 (Age 82)
Clark Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Loretta May

When Loretta May Kelley was born on 4 February 1878, in Clark Township, Faribault, Minnesota, United States, her father, Washington Wayne Kelley, was 29 and her mother, Mary Catherine Schermerhorn, was 27. She married Walter Conelison MARCHAEL on 8 June 1897, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Faribault, Minnesota, United States in 1878 and Wells, Faribault, Minnesota, United States for about 40 years. She died on 20 November 1960, in Redmond, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Conelison MARCHAEL
Loretta May Kelley
Marriage: 8 June 1897
Harry Allan Marchael
Virginia Blanch Marchael

Spouse and Children

    Walter Conelison MARCHAEL



8 June 1897
Hennepin, Minnesota, United States



    Virginia Blanch Marchael


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 6

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Suretta Kelley in household of W W Kelley, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Loretta Marchael in household of Wayne W Kelley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Loretta A Kelly in household of Wayne Kelly, "United States Census, 1880"

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