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Thomas Jefferson KELLY, Jr.

Thomas Jefferson KELLY, Jr.

Male 1842 - 1911  (69 years)

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  • Name Thomas Jefferson KELLY  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Relationshipwith John Louis CARR
    Birth 1842  Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigrated 1846 
    Census 1870  Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1880  Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1910  Valley Avenue, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 1911  Honesdale Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Burial 1911  Saint Patricks Cemetery, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 24 JAN 1911  Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age 69 years 
    Person ID I984  Carr-Scott
    Last Modified 2 NOV 2023 

    Father Thomas Jefferson KELLY,   b. 1820, Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1852, Honesdale Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 33 years) 
    Mother Alice FLEMING,   b. Abt 1816, Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1891, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Marriage Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Cathrine CAHAGAN,   b. 1846, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane KELLY,   b. 1864, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Margaret B. KELLY,   b. 18 JUN 1869, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 APR 1943, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years)
     3. Joseph H. KELLY,   b. 1870, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 OCT 1923, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 53 years)
    +4. Alice Elizabeth KELLY,   b. 17 DEC 1877, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 SEP 1950, 304 Delaware Avenue, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years)
     5. James KELLY,   b. APR 1878, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Bef 1910 (Age ~ 31 years)
    +6. Catherine Agnes KELLY,   b. 10 APR 1879, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 09 APR 1912, Mercy Hospital, Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 32 years)
    Married: 1x7. Anna KELLY,   b. 7 AUG 1879, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 31 DEC 1955, Lake Ariel, Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 76 years)
    Family ID F2333  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 26 JUN 2014 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1842 - Ballina, County Mayo, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Thomas was a coal miner in Olyphant, PA and living with his wife Catherine Cahagan Kelly and three children: Mary Jane, Margaret, and Joseph. - 1870 - Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Thomas (38) was no longer a coal miner as noted in the 1870 census; he was a huckster...generally a "seller of small articles, usually of cheap or shoddy quality, or one engaged in haggling or making petty bargains." He was living on Dunmore Street or its vicinity with his wife, Catherine (Cahagan) age 37, and children: Mary Jane (16), Margaret (14), Joseph (10), Allise (8), Ammy (6), Katie (3) and James (1 month). His mother Alice (Flemming) age 65 was also living with the family; she worked as a nurse. - 1880 - Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Thomas (69) was retired and living at Valley Avenue, Olyphant, PA with his wife, Katherine (64), and children: Mary Jane (44) who was employed as a baker, Joseph (40) was unemployed, Anna (29) and Alice (30). Alice, once married to James Martin, was back with a daughter, Mary Martin (eventually Carr) living with her parents. James is reported to have abandoned his family. A marriage certificate has not been located. - 1910 - Valley Avenue, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1911 - Honesdale Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1911 - Saint Patricks Cemetery, Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - AGED THOMAS KELLY DIES IN OLYPHANT Resident There for Forty-five Years and Active in Politics. Thomas Kelly, one of the oldest and best known residents of Olyphant, died at his home at that place yesterday morning at 11 o’clock. Mr. Kelly was stricken with apoplexy on Sunday evening. He was born in County Mayo, Ireland, sixty-five years ago, coming to America when a young man. He lived for a short time in Hawley, then moved, forty-five years ago, to Olyphant, where he had since resided. For many years he was prominent in borough politics, and held the office of burgess, councilman and tax collector. He was in the hotel business for a number of years, but for the last eleven years had been engaged in the bakery business. He was well known throughout the valley, and enjoyed the esteem of hundreds of friends. His wife, five daughters, Mrs. James Fadden, Mrs. Alice Martin, Mrs. P. L. Walsh, Misses Mary and Alice Kelly, and two sons, Joseph and James Kelly, survive him. The funeral will be held on Thursday morning at 11 o’clock, with a requiem high mass in St. Patrick’s church. Burial will be made in the West Side cemetery, Olyphant. The Tribune (Scranton, PA) - 24 JAN 1911 - Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - - Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    Documents 5 Documents

    Headstones
    Kelly, Thomas J: 1911
    Kelly, Thomas J: 1911

  • Sources 
    1. [S262] 1910 United States Federal Census, Database online. Year: 1910; Census Place: Olyphant Ward 1, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1357; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0046; Image: ; FHL microfilm: 1375370.
      Record for Thomas J Kelly

    2. [S138] One World Tree (sm).
      Online publication - Ancestry.com. OneWorldTree [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc.

    3. [S1172] Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, https://www.newspapers.com/image/48267756/?article=2550b051-1c7d-4be2-bfd7-20967681363a&focus=0.14756246,0.64073414,0.28559524,0.8091284&xid=3355.