Omer J. Kelly

30 May 1914–20 May 2010 (Age 96)
Akron, Washington, Colorado, United States

The Life of Omer J.

When Omer J. Kelly was born on 30 May 1914, in Akron, Washington, Colorado, United States, his father, John Kelley, was 33 and his mother, Mrs. Cecilia Kelley, was 26. He married Frances Emma Wilson on 24 December 1929, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States. He died on 20 May 2010, in his hometown, at the age of 95.

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Omer J. Kelly
Frances Emma Wilson
Marriage: 24 December 1929

Spouse and Children

24 December 1929
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Kelley


    Mrs. Cecilia Kelley




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 3

"On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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  • Omer J Kelley, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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