Susannah Kelly

22 July 1818–
Bradford, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Kelly was born on 22 July 1818, in Bradford, Orange, Vermont, United States, her father, William Kelley, was 48 and her mother, Judith Jones, was 45. She married John ( first) Carter about 1840, in Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

John ( first) Carter
1815–
Susannah Kelly
1818–
Marriage: about 1840
Sanborn Carter
1842–
John ( second) Carter
1844–
Josephine Carter
1848–
Samuel Carter
1850–

Spouse and Children

    John ( first) Carter

    Male1815–Male

    Female1818–Female

MARRIAGE
about 1840
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(4)

    Sanborn Carter

    Male1842–Male

    John ( second) Carter

    Male1844–Male

    Josephine Carter

    Female1848–Female

    Samuel Carter

    Male1850–Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Kelley

    Male1770–1848Male

    Judith Jones

    Female1773–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 16

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1863

Age 45

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

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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Sources (3)

  • 1850 US Census
  • 1860 Census US
  • A Genealogical Account of the Descendants of John Kelly of Newbury, Massachusetts, USA

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