Sarah Kelly

1852–10 February 1916 (Age 64)
Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Kelly was born in 1852, in Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, her father, John Wesley Bowman Kelly, was 35 and her mother, Eliza Ann Frederick, was 27. She married Gilbert Oswald Maddock on 29 December 1874, in Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Norfolk, Ontario, Canada in 1901. She died on 10 February 1916, in Tillsonburg, Oxford, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 64, and was buried in Tillsonburg, Oxford, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Oswald Maddock
Sarah Kelly
Marriage: 29 December 1874
Ella Lousia Maddock
Winnifred Mary Maddock
Frank Howard Maddock

Spouse and Children

    Gilbert Oswald Maddock



29 December 1874
Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada


    Ella Lousia Maddock


    Winnifred Mary Maddock



Parents and Siblings

    John Wesley Bowman Kelly


    Eliza Ann Frederick




    Brock Green Kelly


    Ann Kelly


    James Kelly


    Sarah Kelly



+6 More Children

World Events (5)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 15

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 17

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 31

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

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)

  • Sarah Haddock in household of Gilbert O. Haddock, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Maddock, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Sarah Maddock, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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