Eleanor Kelly

23 January 1819–8 April 1898 (Age 79)
Peel, Isle of Man

The Life Summary of Eleanor

When Eleanor Kelly was born on 23 January 1819, in Peel, Isle of Man, her father, Thomas Kelly, was 30 and her mother, Elenor Quine, was 27. She married Thomas Tarbet on 27 January 1838, in Kirk German, Isle of Man. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in West Valley City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1851 and Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 8 April 1898, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Tarbet
Eleanor Kelly
Marriage: 27 January 1838
Catherine "Kate" Tarbet
Eleanor Tarbet
John Tarbet
Ellen Tarbet
Nephi Tarbet
Thomas Moroni Tarbet
Margaret Tarbet
William Tarbet
Joseph Tarbet
Lehi Tarbet
Elizabeth Tarbet
Heber Tarbet

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  • Marriage
    27 January 1838Kirk German, Isle of Man
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 2
    Census gave Island population of 40,081.
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Kieran, Aileen, John Patrick, Siobhan, Liam, Brigid, Donovan, Eamon, Parnell, Aidan, Clancy.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceallaigh, or, in some areas, Mac Ceallaigh ‘descendant (or son) 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 surnames in Ireland.Scottish: habitational name from either the lands of Kelly, near Arbroath (Angus), Kellie in Carnbee (Fife), or Kelly in Methlick (Aberdeenshire). Each of these placenames is from Pictish celli or Gaelic coille ‘wood’ + the placename forming suffix -in. Alternatively, from the lands of Kelloe in the barony of Hume (Berwickshire), whose name is of uncertain origin.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Eleanor Killey

    Eleanor Killey was also known as Elenor Kelly, Ellenor Killey, Ellen Killey Eleanor Kelly. She was born on Saturday, 23 January 1819 in Kirk Patrick, Peel, Isle of Man to parents Thomas and Elenor …

    Sources (86)

    • Elinor Kelly in household of Thomas Kelly, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Ellner Kelley in entry for Thomas Tarbet, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Ellener Turbit in household of Thomas Turbit, "United States Census, 1870"

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