Andrew Patton O'Kelley

8 August 1842–11 August 1862 (Age 20)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Andrew Patton

When Andrew Patton O'Kelley was born on 8 August 1842, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Hugh Lee O'Kelley, was 22 and his mother, Martha Harbin, was 21. He lived in Pickens, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1850 and Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1860. He died on 11 August 1862, in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Lee O'Kelley
Martha Harbin
Andrew Patton O'Kelley
Benjamin Franklin O'Kelley
Nancy Jane O'Kelley
Jesse Wilburn O'Kelley
James Solomon O'Kelley
Mary Naomi O'Kelley
Thomas Lemuel O'Kelley
Martha Ann Matilda O'Kelley
William Pinckney O'Kelley
Susan Elizabeth O'Kelley

Parents and Siblings

    Hugh Lee O'Kelley


    Martha Harbin




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World Events (4)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 18

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

Name Meaning

O, descendant ; Kelley, from caillaig, genitive of cailleac, an old woman, a hag. Grandson of an old woman

Sources (2)

  • Andrew Okelly in household of Hugh Okelly, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Andrew Kelly in household of Hugh L O Kelly, "United States Census, 1850"

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