Verna Elizabeth Kelley

1 January 1919–7 February 2002 (Age 83)
Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Verna Elizabeth

When Verna Elizabeth Kelley was born on 1 January 1919, in Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, Leman Wellington Kelly, was 28 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Radley Reynolds, was 19. She died on 7 February 2002, in Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States.

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Leman Wellington Kelly
Mary Elizabeth Radley Reynolds
Cecelia Almeda Kelley
Verna Elizabeth Kelley
Emily A Kelley

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 0
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Woman's Suffrage Referendum 1920
Age 1
The voting ballet from September 13, 1920 included a veto referendum that would give women the right to vote in the presidential elections. The referendum won, with 88,080 votes (74.30%) supporting the change. This resulted in women from Maine being among the first in the country to obtain suffrage.
Age 22
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish (Offaly) and English: variant of Kelly .

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

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Sources (6)

  • Verna C Kelley in household of Leeman B Kelley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Verna Kelley in household of Leeman Kelley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Verna E Kelley, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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