John William Kelley

9 November 1872–30 January 1958 (Age 85)
Wicomico, Gloucester, Virginia, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Kelley was born on 9 November 1872, in Wicomico, Gloucester, Virginia, United States, his father, James William Kelley IV, was 25 and his mother, Felicia Elizabeth Spriggs, was 20. He married Mary Gertrude Hurst on 14 September 1897. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Wicomico, Northumberland, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Wicomico Magisterial District, Northumberland, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1958, in Northumberland, Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Rehoboth United Methodist Church, Northumberland, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Kelley
1872–1958
Mary Gertrude Hurst
1876–1953
Marriage: 14 September 1897
John Campbell Kelley
1899–1975
Felicia Gertrude Kelley
1900–1990
Tessie Kelley
1903–
Elizabeth Genevieve Kelley
1904–1994
Amy G Kelley
1905–2002
James H. Kelley
1907–1910
James Ware Kelley
1911–1979
Ada Kelley
1913–2011
Hilda Hurst Kelley
1916–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 September 1897
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 22

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

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, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Kelly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John W Kelley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John W Kelly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John W Kelley in household of James Kelley, "United States Census, 1880"

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