Josephine Pucheu

1894–1949 (Age 55)
Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Josephine

When Josephine Pucheu was born in 1894, in Sydney Mines, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Pierre (Peter) Pucheu, was 35 and her mother, Marie Christine Bonnain (Bonnin), was 35. She married Claude Archibald Kelly in 1913, in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1949, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Claude Archibald Kelly
Josephine Pucheu
Marriage: 1913
John Russell Kelly
Georgia Eldra (Ella) Kelly
Helen Estelle Kelly
Claude Archibald Kelly Jr
Robert Earle Kelly
Roy Kelly

Spouse and Children

Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Pierre (Peter) Pucheu


    Marie Christine Bonnain (Bonnin)




    Daniel Cameron




    John Pucheu


    Eleanor Nellie Pucheu


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 15

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Puchere in household of Peter Puchere, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephine Kelley in household of Claude A Kelley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine Kelly in household of Claude A Kelly, "United States Census, 1930"

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