Catharine Irene Croy

9 March 1859–24 March 1951 (Age 92)
Hancock, Ohio, United States

The Life of Catharine Irene

When Catharine Irene Croy was born on 9 March 1859, in Hancock, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Croy, was 42 and her mother, Mary Jane Lape, was 24. She married William Hanson Kelley on 30 April 1876, in Hancock, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pleasant Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1920 and McComb, Pleasant Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 24 March 1951, at the age of 92, and was buried in McComb, Pleasant Township, Hancock, Ohio, United States.

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William Hanson Kelley
Catharine Irene Croy
Marriage: 30 April 1876
Harry Kelley
Burley Barton Kelley
Maude M Kelley
Thomas Burton Kelley

Spouse and Children

30 April 1876
Hancock, Ohio, United States


    Harry Kelley



    Maude M Kelley


    Thomas Burton Kelley


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Croy


    Mary Jane Lape




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 1

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 27

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McCroy , which is a variant of McRoy .2 Scottish: habitational name from any of several places named Croy, for example in Inverness-shire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Irean Kelly in household of William Kelly, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ireane Kelley in household of William H Kelley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Irene Kelley in household of William H Kelley, "United States Census, 1920"

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