Ruby Cecelia Kelly

1918–23 March 1977 (Age 59)
Niagara Falls, Niagara, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ruby Cecelia

When Ruby Cecelia Kelly was born in 1918, her father, Bartholomew Kelly, was 31 and her mother, Sadie (Sarah) Ellen Gillis, was 26. She died on 23 March 1977, in Niagara Falls, Niagara, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 59.

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Ken Hale
1918–2000
Ruby Cecelia Kelly
1918–1977

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World Events (4)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 16

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 25

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 37

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

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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