James Harvey Connelly

7 May 1828–15 January 1900 (Age 71)
Spencer, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Harvey

When James Harvey Connelly was born on 7 May 1828, in Spencer, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Connelly, was 26 and his mother, Polly Nutgrass, was 21. He married Elizabeth Ann Johnson on 17 September 1850, in Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Parke, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 January 1900, in Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Hollandsburg, Union Township, Parke, Indiana, United States.

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James Harvey Connelly
Elizabeth Ann Johnson
Marriage: 17 September 1850
Phelmon Connelly
Sarah Isabelle Connelly
Lucinda Frances Moore
Lucinda Connelly
Mary M Connelly
Phlemon J. Connelly
James William Connelly
George Connelly

Spouse and Children

17 September 1850
Parke, Indiana, United States


    Phelmon Connelly


    Sarah Isabelle Connelly


    Lucinda Frances Moore


    Lucinda Connelly


    Mary M Connelly


+3 More Children

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+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 2

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 22

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Connolly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James H Connelly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James H Connelly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • J H Connelly in entry for Geo D Connelly and Dora B Watson, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"

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