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James Kelley (1815 - 1894)

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James Kelley
Born in Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married about [location unknown]
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Died in Tremont, Hancock, Maine, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Apr 2018
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Biography

James Kelley; b. 16 Sep 1815[1] at Mount Desert, Hancock, Maine;

m. Dorcas Foster Atherton, daughter of Thomas Wasgatt Atherton and Tryphosa Day;

He died 29 Oct 1894 at age 79; he was buried at Kelley Cemetery, National Park Road, Tremont, Hancock, Maine. Find A Grave: Memorial #98198890

He appeared on the census of 3 Aug 1860 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine. He was a fisherman. He appeared on the census of 24 Jun 1870 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine.

Known children of James Kelley and Dorcas Foster Atherton were as follows:

  • i. GEORGE W.; b. 1843 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 10 Aug 1865 at Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland; died of typhoid fever; he was buried at Kelley Cemetery, Seal Cove Road, Tremont, Hancock, Maine.
  • ii. ORVILLE C.; b. 1850 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 1878; he was buried at Kelley Cemetery, Seal Cove Road, Tremont, Hancock, Maine.
  • iii. THOMAS A.; b. 1853 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 1879; he was buried at Kelley Cemetery, Seal Cove Road, Tremont, Hancock, Maine.
  • iv. CHARLOTTE BALDWIN; b. 2 Jun 1856 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; m. John Melbourne Rich, son of Elias Rich and Emily P. Rich, 1 Feb 1877 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 18 Oct 1925 at age 69; she was buried at Rich Cemetery, Tremont, Hancock, Maine. She was also known as Charlotte M. Kelley. She was also known as Lottie B. Kelley.
  • v. JAMES K.; b. Jun 1859 at Hancock, Maine; m. Mary Lois Hodgdon, daughter of Samuel S. Hodgdon and Elizabeth Sarah Ober, 27 Feb 1881 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine; d. 1939; he was buried at Mount Height Cemetery, Southwest Harbor, Hancock, Maine. He appeared on the census of 18 Apr 1910 at Tremont, Hancock, Maine. He was a sea captain.

Sources

  1. "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F44W-RQG : 10 February 2018), James Kellay, 16 Sep 1815; citing MOUNT DESERT,HANCOCK,MAINE; FHL microfilm 11,572.


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