Lloyd Ralph Kelly

3 May 1928–19 March 2010 (Age 81)
American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States

The Life of Lloyd Ralph

When Lloyd Ralph Kelly was born on 3 May 1928, in American Falls, Power, Idaho, United States, his father, Ralph J Kelly, was 23 and his mother, Thelma Lloyd, was 17. He married Letha Jeanette Marler on 13 April 1952. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Mineral, Lewis, Washington, United States in 1998 and Morton, Lewis, Washington, United States in 2007. He died on 19 March 2010, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Lloyd Ralph Kelly
1928–2010
Colleen Marshall
1941–2019
Marriage: 21 September 1958
Darrell Kelly
1966–1966

Spouse and Children

    Male1928–2010Male

    Colleen Marshall

    Female1941–2019Female

MARRIAGE
21 September 1958
Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States
children

(1)

    Darrell Kelly

    Male1966–1966Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1929

Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 12

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1950

Age 22

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh ‘descendant of Ceallach’, an ancient Irish personal name, originally a byname meaning ‘bright-headed’, later understood as ‘frequenting churches’ (Irish ceall). There are several early Irish saints who bore this name. Kelly is now the most common of all Irish family names in Ireland.

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

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Story Highlight

Adoption

Kathy was adopted in 1962 by Letha's sister Vola and her husband Robert Eldredge, after the death of Kathy's mother.

Sources (3)

  • Loyd Ralph Kelly in household of Ralph J. Kelly, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Loyd Ralph Kelly in household of Ralph J Kelly, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lloyd Ralph Kelly in household of Ralph J Kelly, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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