Selma Pearl Kelley

Female13 July 1906–16 February 1991

Brief Life History of Selma Pearl

When Selma Pearl Kelley was born on 13 July 1906, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States, her father, William Jasper Kelly, was 49 and her mother, Sarah Texanna Merck, was 33. She lived in Central, Pickens, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 16 February 1991, in Pickens, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Pickens, South Carolina, United States.

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Paul Elijah Winchester
Selma Pearl Kelley

Sources (5)

  • Selma Kelley in household of William J Kelly, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Selma Kelly in household of W J Kelly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Selma K Winchester, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 10

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.


Age 23

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Irish (Offaly) and English: variant of Kelly .

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

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