Clara Anne Kelly

15 January 1861–21 January 1953 (Age 92)
Carthage, Moore, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Clara Anne

When Clara Anne Kelly was born on 15 January 1861, in Carthage, Moore, North Carolina, United States, her father, Edinboro Kelly, was 17 and her mother, Sarah "Sallie" Minter, was 15. She lived in North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Moore, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 21 January 1953, in Carthage, Moore, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Carthage, Moore, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clara Anne Kelly
Henry Baxter Blue

Spouse and Children



    Henry Baxter Blue


Parents and Siblings

    Edinboro Kelly


    Sarah "Sallie" Minter




    Clara Kelly



    Eliza Kelly


    George Boston Kelly


    Isabella or Belle M. Kelly


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 1

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clarra Blue in household of James Blue, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Clara Blue in household of Jim A Blue, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clara A Blue in household of James A Blue, "United States Census, 1920"

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