Joseph Kelly

10 February 1927–16 July 2003 (Age 76)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Kelly was born on 10 February 1927, in Louisiana, United States, his father, Joseph Bennett Kelly, was 38 and his mother, Violet Helen Brisolara, was 28. He married Dorothy Ann Monjure on 11 August 1951, in Orleans, Louisiana, United States. He lived in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He died on 16 July 2003, in Kenner, Jefferson, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Joseph Kelly
Dorothy Ann Monjure
Marriage: 11 August 1951

Spouse and Children


    Dorothy Ann Monjure


11 August 1951
Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Winona Helen Kelly



World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Kelly in household of Violet Kelly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Bennett Kelly, "Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"
  • Joseph Bennett Kelly, "Find A Grave Index"

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