Amanda Synthelia Barron

Female2 December 1851–12 May 1919

Brief Life History of Amanda Synthelia

When Amanda Synthelia Barron was born on 2 December 1851, in Spring, Harris, Texas, United States, her father, Alexander Franklin Barron, was 38 and her mother, Mary Miller, was 22. She married Virgil Kelly on 10 October 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Mohave, Arizona, United States in 1880 and Emery, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 12 May 1919, in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Deseret City Cemetery, Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Virgil Kelly
Amanda Synthelia Barron
Marriage: 10 October 1872
Mary Abiah Kelly
Virgil William Kelly
Charlotte Elizabeth Kelly
Amanda Roann Kelly
Maggie Eudora Kelly
George Laddell Kelly
Marcus O. Kelly
Baby Boy Kelly
Stillborn Child Kelly

Sources (30)

  • Amanda Barrom in household of Alexander Barrom, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Amanda Barron Kelly, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Amanda L Barron in entry for Marcus O Kelly, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 October 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1852: Washington, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Washington, Utah, United States

    1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

    Age 10

    On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

    1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

    Age 19

    Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Jesus, Manuel, Francisco, Carlos, Miguel, Raul, Pedro, Ruben, Alfredo, Luis.

    Scottish: status name from Scots baron, which in the Highlands denoted a small proprietary landholder. In Angus it alluded specifically to a tenant of one of the small baronies attached to the Abbey of Coupar Angus. The surname was taken by Scottish migrants to Ulster. Compare Baron .

    Scottish: shortened form of McBarron, from Scottish Gaelic Mac a' Bharain ‘son of the baron’. See Baron and 1 above.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Short Life History of Alexander Franklin Barron and Mary Miller

    Alexander Franklin Barron of Scotch-Irish descent, and descendant of a long line of early American pioneers, was born 4 October 1813, at Elkridge, Giles Co., Tennessee, the 5th of 10 children of Alexa …

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