The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



picture
(Unknown) Kelly & Mary A. (Unknown) Kelly




Husband (Unknown) Kelly

       Born: Bef 1805 16
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife Mary A. (Unknown) Kelly

       Born: Abt 1806 511
       Died: 
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #108-109



Children
1 M James Kelly

       Born: Abt 1832 - Virginia 511
       Died: 
     Buried: 




picture
F. Kelly & A. M. (Unknown) Kelly




Husband F. Kelly 82

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife A. M. (Unknown) Kelly 82

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Mary Kelly

       Born: Abt 1852 - Glasgow, Scotland
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William C. Botkins (Abt 1851-      )
       Marr: 16 Nov 1875 - Putnam County, West Virginia  82 




picture
Aaron Kelly & Kessiah Smith




Husband Aaron Kelly

       Born: Abt 1776 - Virginia 627
       Died: After 24 Dec 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 190
     Buried: 


     Father: (Unknown) Kelly (Bef 1755-      )
     Mother: 


    Married: 1812 - Kanawha County, Virginia 512

Other Spouse: Frances Hadlin (Abt 1780-Bef 1812) - 1802 - Kanawha County, Virginia 512

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1810 - Kanawha Co, VA #06-22

Census, 1820 - Kanawha Co, VA #12-11

Census, 1830 - Kanawha Co, VA #199-09

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #43-11

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1186-1202




Wife Kessiah Smith

       Born: Abt 1779 - Virginia 627
       Died: After 1870 - West Virginia 353
     Buried: 

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1820 - Kanawha County #12-11

Census, 1830 - Kanawha County #199-09

Census, 1840 - Kanawha Co, VA #43-11

Census, 1850 - Kanawha County, VA #1186-1202

Census, 1860 - ?

Census, 1870 - Kanawha County, VA #22, Union Dist. Age 92



Children
1 M John Kelly

       Born: Jan 1813 - Virginia 1
       Died: After 1 Jul 1900 1
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Martha Copeland (Abt 1812-Bef 1900)
       Marr: 1 Oct 1835 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



2 M Hiram Kelly

       Born: Abt 1817 - Kanawha County, Virginia 27
       Died: Abt 1885 540
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Susan Copeland (Abt 1816-1854)
       Marr: 23 Jun 1836 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 
     Spouse: Martha Smith (Abt 1832-      )
       Marr: 11 Apr 1855 - Kanawha County, Virginia  88 



3 F Frances Kelly

       Born: Abt 1818 - Virginia 5
       Died: Bef 1870 25
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Tamberling Thomas (Abt 1811-1881)
       Marr: 5 Jun 1834 - Kanawha County, Virginia  512 



4 F Lucinda Kelly

       Born: Abt 1820 - Kanawha County, Virginia 627
       Died: Bef 24 Dec 1854 - Kanawha County, Virginia 44,105
     Buried: 
     Spouse: William Goff (Abt 1813-Abt 1859)
       Marr: 4 Oct 1837 - Kanawha County, Virginia  512 




Husband's General Notes

1810 Census for Kanawha Co. VA : 1 male 26-45 (Aaron); 1 female 26-45 (first wife Frances Hadlin); 1 male 16-26 (presumably Reuben Kelly, a brother or ?); 1 female 16-26 (presumably Reuben's wife, Charity (Martin) Kelly, married 20 Feb 1810, but not listed as a head of household on the July 1, 1810 census date); and 3 children: 1 male 0-10(Jesse) and 2 females 0-10 (Sarah and Mary).

1820 Census for Kanawha Co. VA: 1 Male 45+ (Aaron); 1 female 26-45 (second wife, Kessiah Smith, married in 1812); 1 female 16-26 (Luvinia Wilkinson, her daughter?), the three children from the first marriage: 1 male 10-16 (Jesse) and 2 females 10-16 (Sarah and Mary), and 4 younger children: 3 males 0-10 (John, Hiram,and William) and 1 female 0-10 (Frances).

1830 Census for Kanawha Co. VA: 1 male 50-60 (Aaron); 1 female 50-60 (Kessiah); 2 males 15-20 (John and William), 1 male 10-15 (Hiram), 1 female 10-15 (Frances), and 1 female 5-10 (Lucinda).

1840 Census for Kanawha Co. VA: 1 male 60-70 (Aaron) and 1 female 60-70 (Kessiah). (All their children are now married.)

1850 Census for Kanawha Co. VA: Aaron, 74, and Kessiah, 71.

1860: Could Not Locate. (Aaron's will entered for probate in Feb.1855.)

1870 Census for Kanawha Co. WV: Living with (son) John Kelly: Keziah Kelly, 92!

Per Laidley, Aaron and Moses Kelly were among the first settlers of the Sissonville area, arriving around 1800 and both marrying in Kanawha Co. (Presumably they were brothers.)

Have a copy of Moses' will: lists only one son, Robert, plus 2 daughters (see notes for Moses Kelly).
................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
Last Will and Testement of Aaron Kelly

In the name of God Amen,

I, Aaron Kelly of the County of Kanawha in the State of Virginia, being feeble of body but sound of mind and memory as usual, and knowing the uncertainty of life, do desire to make some distribution of my temporal effects, do by these present make this my last will and testement hereby revoking all former wills.

First...As to my real estate, Having this day conveyed by Deeds Severally and jointly, duly acknowledge by making such assigns on the face of each as I desire... and the reserve of the dower of my beloved wife Kiziah, on all the said deeds of land... namely... First I have conveyed by deed as aforesaid to my two Daughters Sarah Arthur and Mary Slater jointly two Entities, one of 60 and the other of 75 acres of land being all I intend... Bequeath them.

Second... I have conveyed to my son Hyram (sic) a lot of 150 acres by deed position taken off the lower end of a 500 acre survey bought of John L. Thomas being all I intend to bequeath to him.

Third... I have conveyed by deed to my son John Kelly a lot of land suppose to contain 125 acres of land, lying above Hyram's being all I intend to bequeath him.

Fourth... I have conveyed by deed to my son William a lot of land supposed to contain 125 acres of land, lying adjoining John's lot on the afar side which is all I intend to bequeath him.

Fifth..... I have conveyed by deed to my son Jesse, my daughter Frances Thomas, and the 2 minor children of deceased daughter Lucinda Goff jointly a lot of land suppose to contain 100 acres lying on the upper end of said 500 acres survey, which lot of 100 acres all that I intend to bequeath to them... being all the real estate I possess.

Item the sixth...I give and bequeath at my death unto my beloved wife Kiziah all my personal property whatsoever to be disposed of by her in such a manner as she may desire.

In testimony wherefore I hereunto set my name and affix my seal this 24th day of December in the year of our lord one thousand eight hundred and Fifty Four.

His

Signed sealed & delivered in Aaron X Kelly

presents of Hezekiah Agee Mark

John R. McClannahan

Asa W. Smith

At the court held for Kanawha County the 19th February 1855

This last will and testiment of Aaron Kelly Dec 24th this day presented in court sponsored by oaths of Hezekiah Agee & Asa W. Smith subscribing witnesses there to and ordered to be recorded.

Teste A W Quarrel, clk
................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
picture

Aldridge J. Kelly & Eliza Lowery




Husband Aldridge J. Kelly

       Born: Abt 1833 - (Now) West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Peter C. Kelly (Abt 1798-1859)
     Mother: Mary Woodside (Abt 1804-1853)


    Married: After 1854 - Not On Cd #241 44

Other Spouse: Belle Hicks (      -      ) - 2 Mar 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1870 - Farmer

Occupation, 1880 - Farmer

Census, 1850 - Kanawha Co, VA #1423-1455

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. #30-30

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg2




Wife Eliza Lowery 185

       Born: 20 Jan 1828 - Milton, Pennsylvania 185
       Died: 17 May 1879 - Clendenin, Kanawha County, West Virginia 185
     Buried: 

Other Spouse: Edward Russell (1826-1854) 185 - Bef 1849 - Wellsburg, Brooke County, Virginia 185

Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Brooke Co, VA #345-355

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #1068

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. #30-30



Children
1 F Betty J. Kelly

       Born: Abt 1871 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 




picture
David Smith & Alice Kelly




Husband David Smith

       Born: Abt 1862 - Brunswick, County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 23 Apr 1887 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Alice Kelly

       Born: Abt 1871 - Albemarle County, Virginia 148
       Died: 
     Buried: 


picture
Anderson Kelly & Lucinda E. Melton




Husband Anderson Kelly

       Born: Abt 1829 - (Now) West Virginia 19
       Died: Bef 1900 - Putman Or Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
     Buried: 


     Father: William Kelly (Abt 1808-      )
     Mother: Emma Johnson (Abt 1807-      ) 734


    Married: 11 Nov 1851 - Putnam County, Virginia 104

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1850 - Fayette Co, VA #457-457

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #16-16

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District P39




Wife Lucinda E. Melton

       Born: Mar 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Daniel Melton (Abt 1800-Bef 1870)
     Mother: Elizabeth Kelly (Abt 1808-After 1883)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Putnam Co, VA #366-378

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. #16

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. Pg39

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Union Dist. (Ed-61) #230-230



Children
1 M William D. Kelly

       Born: Sep 1852 - Kanawha Or Putnam County, Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Sarah A. Wilkinson (1853-      )
       Marr: 16 Sep 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  18 



2 F Annie Elizabeth Kelly

       Born: Aug 1853 - West Virginia 1
       Died: Bef 1910 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Walker Ranson (1858-      )
       Marr: 14 Mar 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




General Notes for Child Annie Elizabeth Kelly

Per 1900 census: 5 children had been born with 5 still living.
picture

William M. McSurley & Anna Eliza Kelly




Husband William M. McSurley

       Born: 6 Aug 1857 - (Now) West Virginia 846
       Died: 25 Jul 1942 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 845
     Buried: 
    Married: 31 Mar 1875 - Boyd County, Kentucky 845




Wife Anna Eliza Kelly

       Born: 18 Oct 1860 - Lawrence County, Ohio 845
       Died: 1 Jan 1945 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 845
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Mary Jane McSurley

       Born: 12 Nov 1878 - Catlettsburg, Kentucky 846
       Died: 23 Apr 1971 - Belle, Kanawha County, West Virginia 846
     Buried: 
     Spouse: James Robert Basham (1875-1939)
       Marr: 6 Oct 1897 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 




picture
Walker Ranson & Annie Elizabeth Kelly




Husband Walker Ranson

       Born: Oct 1858 - West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: William Ranson (Abt 1821-1893)
     Mother: Julia Ann Boatwright (Abt 1820-1867)


    Married: 14 Mar 1872 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Occupation, 1900 - Farmer

Occupation, 1910 - Farmer

Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #875

Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca District #92

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV No. Elk District Pg43

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #294-295

Census, 1910 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. (Ed-91) Mairs #28-30




Wife Annie Elizabeth Kelly

       Born: Aug 1853 - West Virginia 1
       Died: Bef 1910 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 60
     Buried: 


     Father: Anderson Kelly (Abt 1829-Bef 1900)
     Mother: Lucinda E. Melton (1831-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Union District #16-16

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV North Elk District Pg43

Census, 1900 - Kanawha Co, WV Poca Dist. Enum. Dist.59 #294-295



Children
1 F Effie A. Ranson

       Born: Abt 1876 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Ira Hurtle Coffman (1872-      )
       Marr: 10 Nov 1892 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 F Ernie Ranson

       Born: Sep 1880 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 1942 - Kanawha County, West Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Paul Manuel Thaxton (1876-1950)
       Marr: Abt 1901  41 



3 F Pearlie Ranson

       Born: Feb 1883 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 



4 M William A. Ranson

       Born: Aug 1886 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Georgia L. (Unknown) Ranson (Abt 1891-      )
       Marr: Abt 1908  60 



5 F Ella Ranson

       Born: Jan 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 1
       Died: 
     Buried: 




Wife's General Notes

Per 1900 census: 5 children had been born with 5 still living.
picture

Joel Parsell & Asia Kelly




Husband Joel Parsell

       Born: Abt 1874 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 27
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: John P. Parsell (Abt 1828-      )
     Mother: Sarah Jane Mills (Abt 1841-      )


    Married: 9 Jun 1895 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden Dist. #2, Pg 2




Wife Asia Kelly

       Born: Abt 1879 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James F. Kelly (Abt 1844-      )
     Mother: Lucy Foster (Abt 1843-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Malden Dist. #2, Pg20


picture
C. Columbus Kelly




Husband C. Columbus Kelly 1115

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 




Wife

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 



Children
1 F Annie Kelly 1115

       Born: 
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Benjamin F.\T. Board (      -      )  1115 
       Marr: 29 Aug 1886 - Roane County, West Virginia  13 




Home | Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

This Web Site was Created 7 Oct 2004 with Legacy 4.0 from Millennia