Wilson Earl Kelley Jr

17 July 1921–4 October 1995 (Age 74)
Portsmouth, Virginia, United States

The Life of Wilson Earl

When Wilson Earl Kelley Jr was born on 17 July 1921, in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, his father, Wilson Earl Kelley, was 22 and his mother, Glynnie Lloyd Baker, was 21. He married Martha Virginia Stroud on 20 April 1942, in Camden, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1949. He died on 4 October 1995, in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Olive Branch Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States.

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Wilson Earl Kelley Jr
Martha Virginia Stroud
Marriage: 20 April 1942

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20 April 1942
Camden, North Carolina, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Age 3

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 20

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.

Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and English: variant spelling of Kelly .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilson Kelly in household of Wilson Kelly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wilson E Kelley Jr. in household of Wilson E Kelley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wilson Early Kelley Jr in entry for Wilson Earl Kelley, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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