Mary Ellen Kiely

7 August 1904–29 September 1985 (Age 81)
Halbury, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Mary Ellen

When Mary Ellen Kiely was born on 7 August 1904, in Halbury, South Australia, Australia, her father, Michael Joseph Kiely, was 32 and her mother, Mary Theadore Donnelly, was 23. She married John Robson Lakin about 1942. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 29 September 1985, in Plympton, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pasadena, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Robson Lakin
Mary Ellen Kiely
Marriage: about 1942
Angela Mary Lakin

Spouse and Children

about 1942


Parents and Siblings

    Michael Joseph Kiely


    Mary Theadore Donnelly




    John James Kiely



World Events (7)


Age 7

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.

Age 10

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 35

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Irish:1. Americanized form of Ó Cadhla ‘descendant of Cadhla’, a personal name meaning ‘graceful’. 2. variant of Keeley .

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

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