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Kelly/Kelley

Origin of the Surname Kelly

(Origin Gaelic and Welsh) A grove, generally of hazel. Kill or Cille,
in the Gaelic and Celtic, denotes a church.


Descendants of *John (Sr). KELLEY

As compiled by
Jane A. SCHWARZ COMBS

Generation No. 1

1. *JOHN (SR).1 KELLEY was born in res. Fairfield  Dist, SC, and died 19 January 1842 in Fairfield Dist., SC.  He married *CHARITY ?

Children of *JOHN KELLEY and *CHARITY KELLEY) are:
 i. ELISHA2 KELLEY.
 ii. FROST JOHN KELLEY, b. SC; d. Hinds Co., MS.
 iii. JAMES J. (OR F) KELLEY, d. 1843, Hinds Co., MS.
2. iv. LITTLETON KELLEY, d. 1849, Hinds Co., MS.
3. v. LOUISA KELLEY.
 vi. MARY KELLEY, m. WILLAIM FAIR.
 vii. OBADIAH K. KELLEY, b. SC; d. 05 December 1848, Hinds Co., MS; m. ADELIA MOORE, 08 September 1847, Hinds Co., MS; b. 25 May 1829; d. 19 April 1855, Hiinds Co., MS.
 viii. WILLIAM KELLEY.
 ix. JOHN KELLEY, JR., b. 1786; d. 29 April 1859, Kershaw Co., SC; m. NANCY MISSOURI OWENS.
4. x. LYDIA ANN KELLEY, b. 20 January 1789, SC; d. 06 October 1818, Hinds Co., MS.
5. xi. *MIDDLETON KELLEY, b. 20 January 1798, South Carolina; d. 13 October 1851, Copiah Co., MS.
6. xii. HIRAM KELLEY, b. 1799, SC.
7. xiii. HAMPTON H. KELLEY, b. 1800, SC; d. 1858, Richland Dist. SC.
 

Generation No. 2

2.  LITTLETON2 KELLEY (*JOHN (SR).1) died 1849 in Hinds Co., MS.  He married (1) UNKNOWN ? (W/O LITTLETON KELLEY).    He married (2) SOPHRONIA C. HUTSON 07 May 1839 in Hinds Co., MS.

Child of LITTLETON KELLEY and UNKNOWN KELLEY) is:
8. i. SARA ANN3 KELLEY, d. 1849.

Children of LITTLETON KELLEY and SOPHRONIA HUTSON are:
 ii. FRANKLIN L.3 KELLEY, b. Abt. 1840.
 iii. LITTLETON J. KELLEY, b. Abt. 1845.
 iv. JOHN G. KELLEY.

3.  LOUISA2 KELLEY (*JOHN (SR).1)  She married JAMES DOUGLASS 05 April 1836 in SC.

Notes for LOUISA KELLEY:
Source: Kathy Duncan

Children of LOUISA KELLEY and JAMES DOUGLASS are:
 i. JOHN JAMES3 DOUGLASS.
 ii. LOUISA JOANNA DOUGLASS.

4.  LYDIA ANN2 KELLEY (*JOHN (SR).1) was born 20 January 1789 in SC, and died 06 October 1818 in Hinds Co., MS.  She married SAMUEL ANILL SEASTRUNK.

Children of LYDIA KELLEY and SAMUEL SEASTRUNK are:
 i. JAMES WALLACE PINKNEY3 SEASTRUNK.
 ii. OBADIAH SEASTRUNK.

5. *MIDDLETON2 KELLEY (*JOHN (SR).1) was born 20 January 1798 in South Carolina, and died 13 October 1851 in Copiah Co., MS.  He married (1) *ELIZABETH BURNS 25 April 1822 in Jefferson Co. MS (Source: have copy marr cert.).    He married (2) MATILDA SHORT 06 March 1832 in Jefferson Co., MS. She was born 06 December 1816, and died 16 April 1843.

Children of *MIDDLETON KELLEY and *ELIZABETH BURNS are:
9. i. *ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, b. 25 March 1823, possibly Claiborn Co, MS or McBride, MS; d. 22 June 1907, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
 ii. ELIZA KELLEY, b. Abt. 1828, TN.
 iii. JOHN KELLEY, b. Abt. 1829, TN.
 iv. TENNESSEE KELLEY, b. Abt. 1830, MS.
10. v. CICERO JEFFERSON KELLEY, b. 18 October 1839, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 11 April 1918, El Dorado (Union) AR.

Children of *MIDDLETON KELLEY and MATILDA SHORT are:
 vi. MIDDLETON (2)3 KELLEY, b. Abt. 1833, MS.
 vii. MARTHA KELLEY, b. Abt. 1836, MS.
 viii. WILLIAM KELLEY, b. Abt. 1838, MS.
 ix. JOEL KELLEY, b. Abt. 1841, MS.
 x. ROBERT KELLEY, b. Abt. 1842, MS.
 xi. EMILY KELLEY, b. Abt. 1845, MS.
 xii. DELIA KELLEY, b. Abt. 1849, MS.

6.  HIRAM2 KELLEY (*JOHN (SR).1) was born 1799 in SC.

Children of HIRAM KELLEY are:
 i. ELIZA3 KELLEY, b. Abt. 1828, TN.
 ii. JOHN KELLEY, b. Abt. 1829, MS.
 iii. TENNESSEE KELLEY, b. Abt. 1830, MS.
 iv. MIDDLETON KELLEY, b. Abt. 1833, MS.
 v. MARTHA KELLEY, b. Abt. 1836, MS.
 vi. WILLIAM KELLEY, b. Abt. 1838, MS.
 vii. JOEL KELLEY, b. Abt. 1841, MS.
 viii. ROBERT KELLEY, b. Abt. 1842, MS.
 ix. EMILY KELLEY, b. Abt. 1845, MS.
 x. DELIA KELLEY, b. Abt. 1849, MS.

7.  HAMPTON H.2 KELLEY (*JOHN (SR).1) was born 1800 in SC, and died 1858 in Richland Dist. SC.  He married CAROLINE ? (W/O HAMPTON H. KELLEY).

Children of HAMPTON KELLEY and CAROLINE KELLEY) are:
 i. MARION3 KELLEY, b. Abt. 1883, SC.
 ii. EDNEY KELLEY, b. Abt. 1839, SC.
 iii. ASEY KELLEY, b. Abt. 1842, SC.
 iv. HERMION KELLEY, b. Abt. 1844, SC.
 v. ZACHARY T. KELLEY, b. Abt. 1846, SC.
 

Generation No. 3

8.  SARA ANN3 KELLEY (LITTLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) died 1849.  She married ? DAVIS (H/O SARA ANN KELLEY).

Child of SARA KELLEY and ? KELLEY) is:
 i. SARAH JANE4 DAVIS, b. 1849.

9. *ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY (*MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 25 March 1823 in possibly Claiborn Co, MS or McBride, MS, and died 22 June 1907 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS.  She married (1) DAVID M. MCKESSOW.    She married (2) *JOHN GREEN FARIS 11 April 1844 in MS, son of *THOMAS FARIS and *PERMELIA DOTY.  He was born 25 January 1818 in Lexington (Scott)  Indiana, and died 15 December 1897 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS.

Children of *ELIZABETH KELLEY and *JOHN FARIS are:
 i. WALLACE D.4 FARIS, b. 16 September 1844, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 1860, Union Church  (Jefferson) MS.
11. ii. ELIZABETH I (LIZZIE) FARIS, b. 16 May 1846, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 1921, Jefferson Co. MS.
12. iii. MIDDLETON ZACKERY TAYLOR FARIS, b. 18 September 1848, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 1928, Jefferson Co. MS.
 iv. ARMILDA JANE FARIS, b. 06 July 1850, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 16 April 1906, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; m. JAMES R NUSOM, 15 August 1867, Jefferson Co.MS.
13. v. *FRANCES ADALAID "ADDIE" FARIS, b. 11 October 1851, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.; d. 14 August 1934, Waco (McLennan) TX.
14. vi. JOHN GREEN (JR) FARIS, b. 24 May 1859, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
15. vii. JOHN CLINTON "CLINT" (SR.) FARIS, b. 01 February 1855, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 24 June 1947, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
16. viii. MARY ROEWNA "MOLLIE" FARIS, b. 25 May 1857, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 05 March 1936, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
17. ix. THOMAS JEFFERSON "TOM" FARIS, b. 24 May 1859, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 29 January 1940, Jackson (Hinds) MS.
18. x. WILLIAM (WALTER) FARIS, b. 09 September 1866, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. Union Church (Jefferson) MS.

10.  CICERO JEFFERSON3 KELLEY (*MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 18 October 1839 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 11 April 1918 in El Dorado (Union) AR.  He married FRANCES ANN SHELTON.

Child of CICERO KELLEY and FRANCES SHELTON is:
19. i. WALLACE "WALLIS" JEFFERSON4 KELLEY, b. 12 February 1872, Vernan (Jackson Parish) LA; d. 12 August 1933, Twenty Nine Palms (Sam Bernadino) CA.
 

Generation No. 4

11.  ELIZABETH I (LIZZIE)4 FARIS (*ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 16 May 1846 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 1921 in Jefferson Co. MS.  She married GEORGE A. NUSOM 07 October 1864 in Jefferson Co. MS.

Children of ELIZABETH FARIS and GEORGE NUSOM are:
 i. GEORGIA5 NUSOM, d. died young.
 ii. FORD NUSOM, d. died  young.
 iii. WALLACE NUSOM, m. EULA STARNES.
20. iv. MINNIE NUSOM.
 v. MITTIE NUSOM.
 vi. RUTH NUSOM.
 vii. LILLIE NUSOM.

12.  MIDDLETON ZACKERY TAYLOR4 FARIS (*ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 18 September 1848 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 1928 in Jefferson Co. MS.  He married (1) MARY JANE HUDSON.  She was born November 1865 in MS.  He married (2) ELLEN HARRISON 15 August 1857 in Jefferson Co.MS.

Children of MIDDLETON FARIS and MARY HUDSON are:
21. i. IDA MAY5 FARRIS, b. March 1885, MS.
22. ii. OLIS FARRIS, b. September 1888, MS.
23. iii. LUCIAN FARRIS, b. September 1890, MS.

Child of MIDDLETON FARIS and ELLEN HARRISON is:
24. iv. ROBERT OMIE5 FARRIS, b. MS.

13. *FRANCES ADALAID "ADDIE"4 FARIS (*ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 11 October 1851 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS., and died 14 August 1934 in Waco (McLennan) TX (Source: Have copy of Death rec.).  She married *SETH SAMUAL MARTIN 15 January 1874 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS (, son of Francus Abram MARTIN and UNK MARTIN).  He was born 21 August 1838 in MS, and died 11 March 1902 in Axtell (McLennan) TX.

Children of *FRANCES FARIS and *SETH MARTIN are:
 i. MID FRANK5 MARTIN, b. Jefferson Co, MS.
 ii. JOHN GRANDBERY MARTIN, b. 1875, Jefferson Co, MS; d. 07 October 1950.
 iii. "BETTY" ELIZABETH MARTIN, b. 1877, Jefferson Co, MS; d. 29 January 1937, Jefferson Co, MS; m. FRED ST.CLAIR.
25. iv. ANNE PEARL MARTIN, b. 19 January 1884, Jefferson Co, MS; d. 06 October 1947, Waco (McLennan) TX.
 v. LOVY MILDRED MARTIN, b. 08 February 1885, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. Waco (McLennan) TX; m. (?) ROSE.
26. vi. *KATHERINE TOMMIE MARTIN, b. 03 July 1892, Axtell (McLennan) TX; d. 21 March 1979, Waco (McLennan) TX. She married Albert Henry Schwarz.

14.  JOHN GREEN (JR)4 FARIS (*ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 24 May 1859 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS.  He married ELEANOR NICHOLS.

Children of JOHN FARIS and ELEANOR NICHOLS are:
 i. CICERO5 FARIS.
 ii. ORREN FARIS.
 iii. JOHN CLINTON (JR) FARIS.

15.  JOHN CLINTON "CLINT" (SR.)4 FARIS (*ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 01 February 1855 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 24 June 1947 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS.  He married MARY LOUELLA "MINNIE" BUCKELS 03 January 1876 in Jefferson Co. MS. (Source: Marr Rec BkC/p299 Jefferson Co. MS. Wife recorded as "Minnie"), daughter of WHIT BUCKLES and MARY WILKINSON.  She was born 25 February 1861 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 01 March 1923 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS.

Children of JOHN FARIS and MARY BUCKELS are:
27. i. EUNICE E.5 FARRIS, b. 30 September 1876, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 26 May 1909.
28. ii. INEZ FARRIS, b. 24 November 1877, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 13 July 1929.
29. iii. ORRIN 'BUD' FARRIS, b. 1879, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
30. iv. LOUDIE BELLE FARRIS, b. 28 February 1881, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 12 June 1904.
31. v. CICERO WHITFIELD FARIS, b. 12 November 1882, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 26 August 1968, Brookhaven (Lincoln) MS.
32. vi. WILLIE W. FARRIS, b. August 1884, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 30 January 1971.
33. vii. LAURIN 'PEAPICKER' FARRIS, b. 04 July 1887, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
 viii. BETTIE MAY FARRIS, b. 08 March 1889, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; m. O. EARLY SHELTON, 15 January 1907, Jefferson Co. MS (Source: Marr rec'd Bk M/pg 78 Jefferson Co.MS).
34. ix. CHARLES ROY "CHARLIE" FARRIS, b. 1891, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 1974, AL.
 x. KATIE LEE FARRIS, b. 05 January 1896, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 19 October 1973, Natchez (Adams) MS; m. HUGH B. BRUMFIELD, 19 June 1922, Jefferson Co. MS (Source: Marr rec'd Bk V/pg 324  Jefferson Co. MS).
35. xi. JOHN CLINTON 'JC' (JR) FARRIS, b. 01 January 1898, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
 xii. MARGARITE ALINE FARRIS, b. 25 June 1900, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; m. JAMES ELI LIDE, 22 December 1927.

16.  MARY ROEWNA "MOLLIE"4 FARIS (*ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 25 May 1857 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 05 March 1936 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS.  She married PETER CALVIN WILKINSON 21 November 1876 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS (Source: marr  Rec. bk C/pg382 Jefferson Co.MS), son of NEIL WILKINSON and HULDA TREVILLION.  He was born 19 December 1854 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 07 July 1938 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS.

Children of MARY FARIS and PETER WILKINSON are:
36. i. MARY MAY5 WILKINSON, b. 26 October 1886, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 18 February 1971, Hazelhurst (Copiah) MS.
37. ii. ELIZABETH ALMA "LIZZIE" WILKINSON, b. 06 February 1878, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 17 July 1947, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
38. iii. ELLEN BERTHENA WILKINSON, b. 19 April 1880, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 11 April 1953, Pleasant Hill, MS.
 iv. LILLIE ARMILDA WILKINSON, b. 11 December 1881, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
 v. BETSY JANE WILKINSON, b. 31 August 1884, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 22 March 1949, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; m. JOHN R. OLIPHANT, 02 September 1922.
39. vi. JOHN NEIL WILKINSON, b. 04 March 1889, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. 19 August 1948, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
 vii. PHYLIP MCLEAN WILKINSON, b. 28 July 1891, Union Church (Jefferson) MS; d. France.
40. viii. DANIEL CALVIN WILKINSON, b. 24 August 1893, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
41. ix. CATHERINE ELLA WILKINSON, b. 19 November 1895, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.
 x. LOUIE GRAFTON WILKINSON, b. 19 November 1895, Union Church (Jefferson) MS.

17.  THOMAS JEFFERSON "TOM"4 FARIS (*ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 24 May 1859 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 29 January 1940 in Jackson (Hinds) MS.  He married (1) MARGARET EVELINE 'EVA' BUCKELS 01 June 1881 in MS.  She was born 1863 in Union Church(Jefferson) MS, and died 08 February 1941 in Portland (Washington) OR.  He married (2) SARAH ELIZABETH OPHELIA SMITH 29 March 1892 in Jefferson Co. MS, daughter of ANGUS SMITH and ELIZABETH PHILLIPS.  She was born 14 May 1871 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died 04 January 1947 in Biloxi, MS.

Children of THOMAS FARIS and MARGARET BUCKELS are:
 i. CLYDE5 FARRIS.
 ii. CARL FARRIS, b. 04 June 1883, MS; d. 04 September 1884, MS.
Children of THOMAS FARIS and SARAH SMITH are:
 iii. JOHN5 FARRIS, b. February 1893, Ms..
 iv. ALEXANDER MORRIS FARRIS, b. 29 December 1894, Union Church ( Jefferson) MS; d. 13 January 1985, Jackson, MS; m. MARY ETHEL FOSTER, 27 December 1915, MS; b. 21 July 1897, McBride, MS; d. 25 August 1986, Ocean Springs, MS.
 v. BAILEY FARRIS, b. August 1896, MS.
 vi. JOSEPH 'JOE' FARRIS, b. July 1899, MS.
 vii. LEWIS HERMAN FARRIS, b. 09 March 1902, MS; d. 21 February 1919.

18.  WILLIAM (WALTER)4 FARIS (*ELIZABETH (BETTY)3 KELLEY, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 09 September 1866 in Union Church (Jefferson) MS, and died in Union Church (Jefferson) MS.  He married (1) ANNIE KELLEY.    He married (2) EULA L. HUDSON 04 November 1900 in Jefferson Co. MS.

Children of WILLIAM FARIS and ANNIE KELLEY are:
42. i. ETTA "DOLLIE"5 FARRIS, b. May 1887, MS.
 ii. FORD FARRIS, b. September 1888, MS.
43. iii. KATIE FARRIS, b. 16 January 1893, MS; d. 31 March 1971, MS.
44. iv. LUCY FARRIS, b. January 1894.

Child of WILLIAM FARIS and EULA HUDSON is:
 v. WILLIE 'BILL'5 FARRIS, d. 1966; m. HATTIE NICHOLS.

19.  WALLACE "WALLIS" JEFFERSON4 KELLEY (CICERO JEFFERSON3, *MIDDLETON2, *JOHN (SR).1) was born 12 February 1872 in Vernan (Jackson Parish) LA, and died 12 August 1933 in Twenty Nine Palms (Sam Bernadino) CA.  He married LILLIE WILLIAMS HARRELL 28 October 1894 in ElDorado (Union) AR, daughter of WILLIAM HARRELL and LEVINCY WILLIAMS.  She was born 25 May 1877 in Union Co., NC, and died 09 April 1930 in Long Beach (Los Angeles) CA.

Children of WALLACE KELLEY and LILLIE HARRELL are:
 i. BOGIE5 KELLEY, b. 24 August 1895, El Dorado (Union) AR; d. 10 September 1895, El Dorado (Union) AR.
 ii. MAMIE LEE KELLEY, b. 07 July 1896, El Dorado (Union) AR; d. 28 September 1896.
45. iii. JUNE LILLIAN KELLEY, b. 14 August 1897, El Dorado (Union) AR; d. 07 April 1969, Long Beach (Los Angeles) CA.
46. iv. LOYD JEFFERSON KELLEY, b. 07 October 1901, El Dorado (Union) AR; d. 02 June 1935, Compton (Los Angeles) CA.
 v. SMEAD FRANKLIN KELLEY, b. 23 December 1903, El Dorado (Union) AR; d. 18 September 1959, Long Beach (Los Angeles) CA; m. EVELYN HARRIET TENCH, 27 April 1931, Long Beach (Los Angeles) CA; b. 28 March 1913, Winnipeg, Canada; d. 29 May 1960, Long Beach (Los Angeles) CA.
47. vi. JEWEL EDITH KELLEY, b. 17 July 1908, Clarks (Caldwell Parish) LA; d. 14 August 1995, Long Beach (Los Angeles) CA.
 vii. HOWARD ELMO KELLEY, b. 24 July 1913, Clarks (Caldwell Parish) LA.
48. viii. EVELYN JEANIE KELLEY, b. Clarks (Caldwell Parish) LA.
 
 

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