Edwin James Kelly

26 February 1923–25 November 2007 (Age 84)
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Edwin James

When Edwin James Kelly was born on 26 February 1923, his or her father, Edwin John Kelly, was 35 and his or her mother, Elizabeth Deans Gray, was 41. He or she died on 25 November 2007, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Edwin John Kelly
1887–
Elizabeth Deans Gray
1882–1969
Edwin James Kelly
1923–2007

Parents and Siblings

    Edwin John Kelly

    Male1887–Male

    Elizabeth Deans Gray

    Female1882–1969Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1924

Age 1

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.
1927 · Kilmarnock War Memorial

Age 4

The Kilmarnock War Memorial was built to pay tribute to all residents of Kilmarnock who fought in World War I. Most of the building is accessible to the public and names of the people who died line the walkways inside and out. After World War II, additions were made adding the names of those who gave their lives in World War II.
1940

Age 17

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister. British fighter pilots repel German air attacks in the Battle of Britain. London and other cities badly damaged in German bombing raids.

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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