Mary Ellen Kelley

10 January 1863–10 April 1934 (Age 71)
Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Kelley was born on 10 January 1863, in Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States, her father, Michael C. Kelley, was 25 and her mother, Anastasia S. Welsh, was 16. She married John Shanesy on 22 May 1883, in Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 10 April 1934, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Shanesy
1858–1933
Mary Ellen Kelley
1863–1934
Marriage: 22 May 1883
William Michael Shanesy
1884–1927
Mary Ellen Shanesy
1885–1973
Anastasia S. Shanesy
1887–1945
Elizabeth Shanesy
1889–
Robert Thomas Shanesy
1893–1932
John Joseph Shanesy
1896–1986
Martha Irene Shanesy
1908–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 May 1883
Miami, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    Michael C. Kelley

    Male1837–1920Male

    Anastasia S. Welsh

    Female1846–1914Female

siblings

(9)

    Thomas R Kelley

    Male1862–1902Male

    Female1863–1934Female

    Johannah Kelley

    Female1864–1924Female

    Female1869–1954Female

    Elizabeth M. Kelley

    Female1870–1922Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1865

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 19

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Kelly .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Shanesy in household of John Shanesy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Shanesy in household of John Shanesy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary E. Kelly in entry for Martha Irene Shanesey, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"

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