Helen Kelly

31 October 1898–17 September 1986 (Age 87)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Helen

When Helen Kelly was born on 31 October 1898, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, John Kelly, was 29 and her mother, Laura May Wales, was 24. She married Edwin William Deuter after 1930, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. She died on 17 September 1986, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin William Deuter
1891–1965
Helen Kelly
1898–1986
Marriage: after 1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
after 1930
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Kelly

    Male1868–Male

    Laura May Wales

    Female1874–1931Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal

Age 2

Historically known as the Chicago Drainage Canal, the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is a canal system that connects the Chicago River to the Des Plaines River. It reverses the direction of the Chicago River, which now flows out of Lake Michigan rather than into it. It is one of two canals that helps navigation to ships traveling between the Great Lakes Waterway and the Mississippi River system.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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