Mary Ann Kelley

17 December 1861–14 March 1939 (Age 77)
Idaville, Lincoln Township, White, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Kelley was born on 17 December 1861, in Idaville, Lincoln Township, White, Indiana, United States as the daughter of Orson C Kellogg. She married James Franklin Bell on 1 January 1879, in New Buffalo, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Burnettsville, Jackson Township, White, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Jackson Township, White, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 14 March 1939, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77.

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James Franklin Bell
Mary Ann Kelley
Marriage: 1 January 1879
William Walker Bell
James Franklin Bell Jr
Maude Leona Bell
Madelyn Faye Bell
Emma F Bell
Elmer Berton Bell
James Franklin Bell
Kathryn May Bell
Dorothy D Bell

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1 January 1879
New Buffalo, Berrien, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Anna Bell in household of James Bell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary A Bell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna M Kellogg in household of Orson C Kellogg, "United States Census, 1880"

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