George Kelley

George VanStavoren Kelley (1843 - 1905)

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Capt George VanStavoren Kelley
Born in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Denver, Colorado, United Statesmap
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Capt George Kelley served in the United States Civil War.
Enlisted: Unknown
Mustered out:
Side: USA
Regiment(s): 104th Ohio Infantry
Capt George Kelley was awarded the Medal of Honor during the United States Civil War.

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Medal of Honor Medal of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Franklin during the 1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign. on April 22, 1861.

Born to James Stewart Kelley, 1811–1868 & Anna Elizabeth Van Stavoren, 1817–1869

"After the war, Kelley returned to Ohio.
At the age of 24, he married Fannie Bliss on October 18, 1866.


1)Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958
Spouse: Fannie S.Bliss
Date : Oct 18 1866
Place: Stark, Ohio
1870 Ohio Stark Massillon, ward 3
George V Kelley age:27 1842-1843 Ohio 27
Occupation: Hardware Merchant
Francis S Kelley age:25 1844-1845 New York 27
Mary A Kelley age:2
and several of his brothers/families

Following her death, he moved to Kiowa, Colorado, and became a rancher.

On May 15, 1890, he married a local resident Louisa Talitha Holloway (February 13, 1865 – February 6, 1902).

1900 Kiowa, Bennett, Byers, Deer Trail Precincts, Arapahoe, Colorado District: 132
Age: 56
Marital Status: Married
Number of Living Children:
Years Married: 10---Marriage Year (Estimated): 1890
Birth Date: Mar 1844
Birthplace: New York
Father's Birthplace: Penns---Mother's Birthplace: Penns
Sheet Number and Letter: 1B--Household ID: 22--Line Number: 83
Affiliate Publication Number: T623--GS Film Number: 1240122---Digital Folder Number: 004118995---Image Number: 00583
George V Kelly Head M 56 New York
Louisa Kelly Wife F 36 Ohio
George H Kelly Son M 9 Colorado
Emma C Kelly Daughter F 6 Colorado
Gertrude E Kelly Daughter F 3 Colorado
Chas Houghton Boarder M 21 New York

Minors on pension payment card Guardian: Cornelia K Hood

  1. George H
  2. Emma C
  3. Gertrude E


Burial:Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado
  2. Find A Grave: Memorial # 175177165
  3. Cenotaph Massillon City Cemetery, Massillon, Stark County, Ohio
  4. Find A Grave: Memorial # 123104565


  1. Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 16 May 2019), Chas Houghton in household of George V Kelly, Kiowa, Bennett, Byers, Deer Trail Precincts, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 132, sheet 1B, family 22, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,122.
  1. Marriage Bliss


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  1. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
  2. Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

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