Sarah Kelly

about 1785–after 1857 (Age 72)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Kelly was born about 1785, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Patrick Kelly, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Gwinn, was 40. She married James Jones in 1805, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died after 1857, in her hometown, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

James Jones
1783–1857
Sarah Kelly
1785–1857
Marriage: 1805
Riley Jones
1805–1889
Silvia Jones
1816–
Samuel Barnabus Jones
1818–1864
Jane Jones
1824–
Enoch Jones
1827–1856
Daniel K Jones
1807–1899
Nancy Jones
1809–1859
Elizabeth Jones
1811–1865
James Franklin Jones
1816–1888
Mary Polly Jones
1820–1893
Sarah Jones
1822–1862
Clairborne Jones
1825–1902

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1805
Hawkins, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Kelly

    Male1745–1825Male

    Elizabeth Gwinn

    Female1745–1830Female

siblings

(5)

    Barnabus Kelley

    Male1779–1857Male

    Joseph Kelly

    Male1782–1860Male

    Female1785–1857Female

    Female1788–1809Female

    Female1796–1882Female

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 11

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Sally Kelly - Individual or family possessions: birth: about 1785; ,,Tennessee, United States
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Sally Kelly - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Sarah Sally Kelly

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