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Notes for George W. Kelley

Abt 1809 - George born to John & Eleanor (Harrison) Kelley

1812 tax records Greene Co., TN
Kelly, Anthony
Kelly, John, Jr.
Kelly, John, Sr.
Kelly, William

John Kelly Jr died in 1822 in Greene Co., TN

1825-1829 - George Kelley married Sarah Killingsworth in Greene Co., TN

March 1830 - son Jesse born in Greene Co., TN

1830 census Greene Co., TN
George Kelly
2 males 20-30 (George, age 21 & ??)
1 male under 5 (Jesse, age baby)
1 female 15-20 (Sarah, age 19)
1 female under 5 (Unknown daughter, age 0-4)
On census index as George Kill

Abt 1832 - daughter Ellen born
Abt 1834 - son Harrison born
Abt 1836 - daughter Sarah born

Estimated move from TN to MO was about 1837.

abt 1838 - daughter Margarite
abt 1840 - son Edwin born

1840 census Greene Co., MO
Geo. W. Kelly
1 male age 30-40 (George, age 31)
2 males age 5-9 (Jesse, age 9 & Harrison, age 6)
1 female 20-30 (Sarah, age 29)
1 female 10-14 (Unknown daughter, age 10-14)
1 female 5-9 (Ellen, age 8)
2 females under 5 (Sarah, age 4 & Margarite, age 2)
Living next door to Peter Whittenberg

abt 1841 - daughter Mary born
abt 1844 - son Milton born
abt 1847 - son William born

George Kelley was Sheriff of Greene Co., MO abt 1849.


November Term 1849

p 313.
Be it remembered that a regular term of the Circuit held on the 26th day of November 1849 at the Court House in the City of Springfield. Present - the Honorable Charles S. Yancey Circuit Judge, John T. Coffee esq Circuit Attorney, George W. Kelley esq, Sheriff of Greene County and Joshua Davis Clerk of said Court, and at said term of said Court the following proceedings were had.

1850 - daughter Francis born in Greene Co., MO

1850 census Boone Twp., Greene Co., MO
Census dated Oct. 26, 1850
George W. Kelly, age 41, Sheriff, b. TN
Sarah, age 40, b. TN
Jesse M., age 20, b. TN
Ellen, age 18, b. TN
Harrison, age 16, b. TN
Sarah E., age 14, b. TN
Margaritte M., age 12, b. MO
Edwin F., age 10, b. MO
Mary M. M., age 8, b. MO
Milton E., age 6, b. MO
William, age 3, b. MO
Francis A., age 4 months, b. MO

abt 1858 - daughter America born

George W. Kelley died about 1859 in Greene Co., MO. Sarah is listed as head of household on the 1860 census of Boone Twp., Greene Co., MO, with the youngest child in the household born about 1858.