Martha Kelley

1838–1912 (Age 74)
Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Kelley was born in 1838, in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Hiram H Kelley, was 28 and her mother, Orilla Haskins, was 29. She married Nathaniel Edgar Nichols about 1853, in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Mount Tabor, Rutland, Vermont, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 March 1912, in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Edgar Nichols
Martha Kelley
Marriage: about 1853
Nelson Nichols
Odolphus Osmond Nichols
Eunice Nichols
Mabel Lovina Nichols
Mary C. Nichols
Eliza Colvin Nichols

Spouse and Children

about 1853
Danby, Rutland, Vermont, United States


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Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 8

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

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 26

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Martha Nichols in household of Nathaniel Nichols, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Martha Kelley in household of Hiram H Kelley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martha A Nichols in household of Nathaniel E Nichols, "United States Census, 1910"

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