Western Pennsylvania Genealogy
Compiled by Douglas H. Lusher


Family Group Record



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James G. Kelly and Amanda A. Walker




Husband James G. Kelly 1

           Born: 14 Oct 1841 - North Buffalo Twp, Armstrong Co, PA 1
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           Died: After 1914
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         Father: William Kelly (Abt 1800-1883) 1
         Mother: Margaret Green (      -1845) 1


       Marriage: 13 Nov 1867 2



Wife Amanda A. Walker 3

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         Father: James Walker (Abt 1804-1880) 4
         Mother: Jane "Jennie" Bigham (Abt 1801-1874) 4




Children
1 F Margaret J. Kelly 2

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           Died: Bef 1914
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2 M Albert Kelly 2

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3 F Ada Kelly 2

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         Spouse: R. M. Heggley (      -      ) 2


4 M Edwin Kelly 2

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5 F Bertha Kelly 2

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         Spouse: A. H. Atkinson (      -      ) 2


6 F Carrie Kelly 2

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         Spouse: I. F. Mansfield (      -      ) 2


7 F Minnie Kelly 2

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           Died: 2 Feb 1910 2
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         Spouse: Charles Myers (      -      ) 2


8 F Lula Kelly 2

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           Died: while young
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General Notes: Husband - James G. Kelly


On Sept. 28, 1862, James G. Kelly enlisted at Kittanning, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, in Company M, 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry (159th Regiment), which company was composed entirely of Armstrong county men, under Capt. Charles W. E. Welty, who went in as orderly and was mustered out as captain. Mr. Kelly was mustered in at Pittsburgh. He took part in the engagement at Winchester, and in all the battles in the Shenandoah Valley campaign, Averill's great raid, and thirty important battles and skirmishes. Of the original command, but thirty-one men survived to the close of the war.
Upon his return to his native state after his discharge from the army Mr. Kelly was engaged as a boatman for a short time, but he then devoted his time to farming, in which he met with prosperity. He lived on a farm in Bethel township, which he owned and operated from 1886.
He and his wife were members of the Crooked Creek Presbyterian Church. He belonged to the G. A. R., holding membership in John A. Hunter Post, No. 123, at Leechburg. [HAC 1914, 698]

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Sources


1 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 698.

2 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 699.

3 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 699, 876.

4 Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Her People Past and Present (Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co., 1914), Pg 413, 670.


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