When Mary Ann Kelley was born on 12 August 1883, in Jasper, Texas, United States, her father, James E. Kelly, was 27 and her mother, Catharine Arkansas Gunter, was 23. She married Marion Elias Best on 8 December 1901, in Tyler, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 2, Tyler, Texas, United States for about 10 years and Justice Precinct 1, Tyler, Texas, United States for about 5 years. She died on 6 February 1951, in Woodville, Tyler, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Mount Pisgah Community Cemetery, Woodville, Tyler, Texas, United States.
Irish (Offaly) and English: variant of Kelly .