Anna J. Kelly

about 1877–25 July 1949 (Age 72)
Edwardsville, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna J.

When Anna J. Kelly was born about 1877, in Edwardsville, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Michael W. Kelly, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Vahey, was 25. She lived in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Kingston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 25 July 1949, in Luzerne, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72.

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Michael W. Kelly
Hannah Vahey
Thomas B. Kelly
John V. Kelly
Anna J. Kelly
Mary E. Kelly
Michael Walter Kelly
John J Kelly

Parents and Siblings

    Michael W. Kelly


    Hannah Vahey




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World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 0

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

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.

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)

  • Anne J Kelley in household of Mike W Kelley, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna J Kelly in household of Michael Kelly, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Annie Kelly in household of Michael Kelly, "United States Census, 1880"

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