Hugh Kelley

2 March 1810–20 March 1896 (Age 86)
Maryland, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Hugh

When Hugh Kelley was born on 2 March 1810, in Maryland, Otsego, New York, United States, his father, Roger Kelley, was 34 and his mother, Rhoda Wright, was 29. He married Pamelia Winchell. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Westford, Otsego, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 20 March 1896, at the age of 86, and was buried in Elk Creek Cemetery, Maryland, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Hugh Kelley
Pamelia Winchell
Emily J Kelley
Salmon L Kelley
Leurs Kelley
Milo H Kelley
William Watson Kelley
Walter Kelley

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    Salmon L Kelley


    Leurs Kelley


    Milo H Kelley



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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 17

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 26

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Hugh Kelley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hugh Kelley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hugh Kelly, "New York State Census, 1855"

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