Eileen O'Kelly

1614–
Belfast, Ireland

The Life of Eileen

Eileen O'Kelly was born in 1614, in Belfast, Ireland. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Edward Lunt.

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Family Time Line

Edward Lunt
1612–1692
Eileen O'Kelly
1614–
John Okelly
1637–
Ellen
1639–
Bridgett
1641–1642
Edgar A.
1643–1643
Edward L. Lunt
1643–1713
Janett
1645–
Mary
1648–

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (6)

1641

Age 27

Great Catholic-Gaelic rebellion for return of lands, later joined by Old English Catholics in Ireland. Under leadership of Irish chieftain, Rory O'More, conspiracy was formed to seize Dublin and expel the English. English settlers were driven out of Ulster. Catholics hold 59% of land in Ireland.
1649

Age 35

The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. His troops killed 2,000 men. A great part of lands in Munster, Leinster and Ulster (Drogheda and Wexford) was confiscated and divided among the English soldiers.
1672

Age 58

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’ ( see Kelly ).

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

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