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Joseph Murphy Kelley (1821 - 1897)

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Joseph Murphy Kelley
Born in Mount Desert, Hancock, Mainemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 4 Jan 1840 in Tremont, Hancock, Mainemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Tremont, Hancock, Mainemap
Profile last modified 30 May 2019 | Created 3 Jan 2018
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Biography

Joseph Murphy Kelley; b. Jul 30, 1821 at Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine[1];

m. Mary Dodge Lurvey, daughter of Samuel Lurvey and Abigail Gilley, Jan 4, 1840 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine;

He died Jun 16, 1897 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine, Æ 76y 10m 16d.[2] He was buried in the Kelley Cemetery, Tremont.

Find A Grave: Memorial #135970011

He was a farmer and house carpenter.

Known children of Joseph Murphy Kelley and Mary Dodge Lurvey were as follows:
  • i. Nathum Baldwin Kelley; b. 10 Sep 1842 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Phoebe Eldora Norwood, daughter of Samuel S. Norwood and Sarah R. Albee, 2 Mar 1869 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; They were both from Tremont; d. 15 May 1921 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine, at age 78; Æ 78y 10m 5d.
  • ii. John W. Kelley; b. 7 Aug 1840; (Calculated date); b. 7 Aug 1843 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Mary L. White, daughter of Michael White and Louisa S. Manley, 7 Mar 1860 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 17 Dec 1874 at at sea at age 31; Æ 34y 4m 10d; he was buried at Kelley Cemetery, Tremont, Hancock, Maine.
  • iii. Francis A. Kelley; b. May 1847 at Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine; m. Frances A. White, daughter of Michael White and Louisa S. Manley, 13 Jul 1868 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 23 Feb 1909 at 25 East Chestnut Street, Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, at age 61; Æ 61; he was buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Augusta, Kennebec, Maine.
  • iv. Joseph Walter Kelley; b. circa Feb 1850 at Maine; m. Elizabeth Bryant ' JUL 20, 187? at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Elizabeth Bryant 20 Jul 1873 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 17 Dec 1874.
  • v. Abbie Hannah Kelley; b. Feb 1851 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Thomas Smith Robinson, son of Smith Robinson and Abigail Savage, 27 Aug 1871 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; They were both from Tremont; d. 2 Feb 1918 at Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine; she was buried at Mount Height Cemetery, Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine, N44°16.014' W68°19.606.'
  • vi. Rebecca H. Kelley; b. Feb 1854 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Thomas B. Farley, son of John Farley and Susan Albee, 20 Jul 1872 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Thomas B. Farley, son of John Farley and Susan Albee, 21 Jul 1872 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; They were both from Tremont; d. 1930; she was buried at Head of the Harbor Cemetery, Marsh Road, Tremont, Hancock, Maine.
  • vii. Mary Abigail Kelley; b. 1 Sep 1856 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Calvin Maynard Reed, son of Ira Witham Reed and Sarah M. Farrell, 13 May 1875 at Hancock, Maine; d. 28 Nov 1905 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine, at age 49; she was buried at James Reed Cemetery, Cape Road, Tremont, Hancock, Maine.
  • viii. Samuel L. Kelley; b. circa 1859 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 17 Dec 1874; at sea.
  • ix. Jesse Benson Kelley; b. 13 Jan 1861 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; b. Jan 1863 at Hancock, Maine; m. Fred Milton Torrey, son of Freeman C. Torrey and Martha Torrey, 4 Jul 1879 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 22 Jan 1941 at Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine, at age 80; she was buried at Mount Height Cemetery, Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine.
  • x. Amanda L. Kelley ; b. Jun 1863 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Herbert Stinson Look, son of Uriah W. Look and Frances Augusta Remick, 18 Apr 1882 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. after 1930 at Massachusetts.
  • xi. Jacob Murphy Kelley ; b. 26 Apr 1865 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Elizabeth Marshall, daughter of Joshua Leroy Marshall and Mary E. Norwood, 4 Oct 1884 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 1951 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; he was buried at Head of The Harbor Cemetery, Tremont, Hancock, Maine, 44.257N -68.352W.
  • xii. James Randall Kelley; b. 30 Jul 1867 at Seal Cove, Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Eva M. Latty, daughter of Abraham R. Latty and Letitia B. Webster, 20 Feb 1887 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; (Names recorded as James A. Kelley and Eva L. Latty in Tremont record); d. 19 Apr 1945 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine, at age 77; he was buried at Hillrest Cemetery, West Tremont, Hancock, Maine, 44.259N -68.386W.
  • xiii. Edward Dodge Kelley ; b. 1 Feb 1870 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. Clara B. Reed, daughter of Salathiel Reed, 27 Jun 1890 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 20 Nov 1910 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine, Æ 41y 9 mo 20 days.
United States Census, 1850[3] Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States
Aug 21, 1850
Joseph M Helley 29
He was a joiner
Mary D Helley 26
John W Helley 7
Nahum B Helley 5
Francis E Helley 3
Joseph W Helley 0
United States Census, 1860[4] Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States
Aug 4, 1860
George Murphy M 59
Dorcas Murphy F 58
Isaac Murphy M 21
John Murphy M 18
William Murphy M 14
Rachel Murphy F 9 Maine
Joseph Kelly M 38
Mary Kelly F 36
John W Kelly M 18
Nahum B Kelly M 16
Francis A Kelly M 13
Joseph W Kelly M 10
Hannah A Kelly F 8
Mary N Kelly F 3
Samuel S Kelly M 1
Ann Kelly F 87
United States Census, 1870[5] Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States
Jun 4, 1870
Joseph M Kelly M 48 Maine
Mary G Kelly F 46 Maine
Joseph W Kelly M 20 Maine
Hannah A Kelly F 18 Maine
Rebecca H Kelly F 16 Maine
Mary A Kelly F 13 Maine
Samuel L Kelly M 11 Maine
Jessie B Kelly F 9 Maine
Amanda L Kelly F 7 Maine
Jacob M Kelly M 5 Maine
James R Kelly M 3 Maine
Edward D Kelly M 0 Maine
United States Census, 1880[6] Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States
Jun 7, 1880
Joseph M Kelley Self M 58 Maine, United States
Mary D Kelley Wife F 56 Maine, United States
Amanda Kelley Daughter F 17 Maine, United States
Jacob M Kelley Son M 15 Maine, United States
James R Kelley Son M 12 Maine, United States
Edward D Kelley Son M 10 Maine, United States

Sources

  1. "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F44W-TXB : 10 February 2018), Joseph Kellay, 30 Jul 1821; citing MOUNT DESERT,HANCOCK,MAINE; FHL microfilm 11,572.
  2. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZQ2-67F : 6 November 2017), Joseph M Kelley, Death 16 Jun 1897; citing Division of Vital Statistics, State Board of Health, Augusta; FHL microfilm 9,974.
  3. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6J5-K1D : 12 April 2016), Joseph M Kelley, Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United States; citing family 55, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MDHV-B73 : 12 December 2017), Ann Kelly in entry for George Murphy, 1860.
  5. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6DJ-F1Z : 12 April 2016), Joseph M Kelly, Maine, United States; citing p. 32, family 258, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,044.
  6. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF3G-JMQ : 15 August 2017), Joseph M Kelley, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 159, sheet 378D, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0480; FHL microfilm 1,254,480.


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