James Henry Kelley

23 October 1872–25 January 1963 (Age 90)
Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Henry

When James Henry Kelley was born on 23 October 1872, in Lawrence, Ohio, United States, his father, Josephus S Kelley, was 26 and his mother, Margaret J Norris, was 22. He married Lillie Carolyn Jones on 12 October 1896, in Shannon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Eminence, Shannon, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Orchard Mesa, Mesa, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 January 1963, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henry Kelley
Lillie Carolyn Jones
Marriage: 12 October 1896
Oma Kelley
Lona B Kelley
Richard W Kelley
Mary Elizabeth Kelly
Clinton Henry Kelley
Stella D Kelley

Spouse and Children

12 October 1896
Shannon, Missouri, United States



    Lona B Kelley


    Richard W Kelley


    Mary Elizabeth Kelly


    Clinton Henry Kelley


+1 More Child

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Colorado becomes a State

Age 4

On Aug 1, 1876, The United States Congress passed an act making the Territory of Colorado the 38th state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Kelly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Kelley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Kelley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James H Kelley in household of Josephus S Kelley, "United States Census, 1900"

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