David C Kelly

about 1819–about 1901 (Age 82)
Franklin, Illinois, United States

The Life of David C

When David C Kelly was born about 1819, in Franklin, Illinois, United States, his father, John Kelly, was 35 and his mother, Rachel Rue, was 32. He married Eleanor Holman on 30 June 1839, in Franklin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Cooke, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, Young, Texas, United States in 1900. He died about 1901, in Graham, Young, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Graham, Young, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

David C Kelly
1819–1901
Eleanor Holman
1819–
Marriage: 30 June 1839
John Kelly
1842–
Rebecca Jane Kelly
1844–1928
William Kelly
1847–
B Kelly
1858–
James Kelly
1850–
Henry Clay Kelly
1853–1933
Mary Elizabeth Kelley
1856–1937
Martha Ellen Kelly
1862–1942

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 June 1839
Franklin, Illinois, United States
children

(8)

    John Kelly

    Male1842–Male

    Rebecca Jane Kelly

    Female1844–1928Female

    William Kelly

    Male1847–Male

    James Kelly

    Male1850–Male

    Henry Clay Kelly

    Male1853–1933Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 0

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · State Capital moves to Vandalia

Age 0

Vandalia was founded in 1819 as a new capital because Kaskaskia was under the threat of floods. The history of the name Vandalia is uncertain. Under the law which Vandalia was founded states that the title of capital would not be moved from there for twenty years. Even though it was the capital it was never the most populous area in Illinois.
1846

Age 27

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’, an ancient Irish personal name, originally a byname meaning ‘bright-headed’, later understood as ‘frequenting churches’ (Irish ceall). There are several early Irish saints who bore this name. Kelly is now the most common of all Irish family names in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • David C Kelly, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Kelly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Kelly in household of Henry Kelly, "United States Census, 1900"

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