Parents and ancestors of Jack Neil Kelly (1906-1988)

+9 votes
Hi, I'm trying to find information about my great-grandfather's parents, siblings, grandparents and so on. His name is Jack Neil Kelly he was born 26/07/1906 and died 07/08/1988. If anyone can help me out I'd be very grateful.
WikiTree profile: John Kelly
in Genealogy Help by Evie Farrell G2G1 (1.3k points)
Can you tell us where he was born?  Or at least where he died?

He was born in Sydney, NSW, Australia and died in South Grafton, New South Wales, Australia.

1 Answer

0 votes
Best answer
Hi Evie, is this your G Grandfathers birth?



if so this is probably his parents marriage.


by Jeanne Pepper G2G6 (6.6k points)
selected by Evie Farrell  HelenNewsome12  also has listed as Jacks siblings

Doris Esther May Kelly 1910-1980

Joseph Edward Kelly 1918-1996

Francis Patrick Kelly 1920-1964

Noel Leo Kelly 1923-1968

Brian Anthony Kelly 1926-2002


Parents Edward L Kelly and Elizabeth Sarah Brennan.There are some relevant sources attached to this research , so hopefully this helps.

Edward Lyndhurst Kelly (died  age 70 on 17 August 1947) is buried along side Elizabeth Sarah Kelly (Died  age 73 3rd June 1957)  in Trangie, NSW according to the  Australian Cemetery Index.
Hi Jeanne,

Thank you so much! I believe that is indeed Jack's birth. Thank you for the amount of information you've gotten, I'm very thankful. :)
Glad I could help.

Found Edwards Obit  states where the family all were at the time. Also list some of his siblings.


Narromine News and Trangie Advocate (NSW : 1898 - 1955) Friday 8 August 1947 p 8 Article



The sudden death of Mr. Ted Kelly

occurred early yesterday morning at

the age of 67 years.

A man of a retiring disposition he

was respected by all for his kindli-

nesss. Born In Sydney he came to

Trangie over 30 years ago and had

lived here ever since.

Left to mourn the passing of a

good husband and father are Mrs.

Kelly (nee Brennan), five sons and

one daughter - Jack (Moree), Doris

(Mrs. Monaghan. Trangie), Joe

Trangie),Frank and Noel (Sydney)

and Brian (Forbes) Three sisters

also survive him. They are Sister

Boniface (Kensington), Sister Mar

guerite -(St. Martha's home Leich-.

hardt) and Miss Violet Kelly (Cam


Thanks Jeanne, I can add that to my sources for Edward's death. Also helpful for other family.

Related questions

+5 votes
2 answers
73 views asked Nov 26, 2020 in Genealogy Help by Eric White G2G2 (2.5k points)
+3 votes
1 answer
114 views asked Jun 10, 2018 in Genealogy Help by Rex Philp G2G Crew (880 points)
+4 votes
2 answers
+3 votes
1 answer
+2 votes
0 answers
+4 votes
2 answers
49 views asked Jul 5, 2020 in Genealogy Help by Susan Smith G2G6 Pilot (431k points)
+1 vote
1 answer
+1 vote
0 answers
42 views asked Nov 15, 2019 in Genealogy Help by anonymous
+2 votes
2 answers

WikiTree  ~  About  ~  Help Help  ~  Search Person Search  ~  Surname:

disclaimer - terms - copyright