Mary Roa Ann Kelly

11 August 1913–7 October 1955 (Age 42)
Oasis, Millard, Utah, United States

The Life of Mary Roa Ann

When Mary Roa Ann Kelly was born on 11 August 1913, in Oasis, Millard, Utah, United States, her father, Virgil William Kelly, was 36 and her mother, Lydia Isabelle Hunt, was 37. She married Claude Wallace Hogge on 23 February 1934, in Cassia, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 7 October 1955, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Wallace Hogge
Mary Roa Ann Kelly
Marriage: 23 February 1934
Wallace Dan Hogge
Richard Hilton Hogge

Spouse and Children

23 February 1934
Cassia, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 2

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 14

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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

What did people call her?

I asked my cousin Ralph Hogge how people addressed his mother as I had noticed several ways she was named and how she came to die at such a young age. This is what Ralph shared with me: My mother's …

Sources (3)

  • Rea Kelly in household of Belle Kelly, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Roa M Hogge in household of Claude W Hogge, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roe Kelley in household of Virgil Kelley, "United States Census, 1920"

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