John Kellett

Brief Life History of John

When John Kellett was born in 1843, in New York, United States, his father, Anthony Kellett, was 35 and his mother, Jane Connelly, was 35. He lived in Hurley, Ulster, New York, United States in 1850 and Oshkosh Town, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Kellett
1808–1878
Jane Connelly
1808–1879
William Kellett
1828–1901
Mary Jane Kellett
1830–
Charles Kellett
1831–1899
Joseph H. Kellett
1835–1896
Nancy Alice Kellett
1838–1926
Margaret Ann Kellett
1838–
Emeline Kellett
1841–1871
John Kellett
1843–
Harriet E. Kellett
1847–1881

Sources (2)

  • John Kelet in household of Joseph Kelet, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Kellett in household of Anthony Kellett, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Nether or Over Kellet in Lancashire or Kelleth in Cumbria, named from Old Norse kelda ‘spring’ + hlíth ‘slope’.

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

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