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James KEELY

Male 1812 - 1891  (79 years)


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  • Name James KEELY 
    Born 18 Aug 1812  Butler County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 30 Dec 1891  Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 Dec 1891  Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Elizabeth Ann Grubb:

      NOTES:

      The following is quoted from the obituary of James KEELY, "The Rochester Sentinel, 1892" taken from "Newspaper Excerpts" p 31, Fulton Co. Public Library, Rochester, IN:

      "Wednesday, January 6, 1892

      James KEELY was born in Butler County, O., Aug. 12, 1812. He moved to Shelby County, IN, in 1822 and located on Blue River where he continued to reside until 1844 when he moved to Indianapolis. He was married to Mary McKEE in 1835 and they are the parents of thirteen children, three of whom died in infancy, and one, Catherine COLLINS, after reaching the age of fifty years. Those now living are Samuel KEELY, Nancy McANALLY, Mary J. AULT, Sarah AULT, Phoebe GILCHRIST, Caroline STUBBS, Julia A. CARR, Francis BRUGH and Anthony
      KEELY.

      Mr. KEELY moved with his family to Fulton County in August, 1853 and located on a farm west of town. He was a brick mason by trade and
      in order that he might better follow his profession he came to Rochester in 18-9 (1869 or 89??) where he continued to reside until the angel of death called him to a higher life Wednesday evening Dec. 30, 1891. The aged wife who was his companion for more than a half century still survives.

      Father KEELY united with the Methodist church in 1832 and remained a consistent member until death. He was a loyal friend, an honest citizen, a genial companion and a devoted christian always active in the work of his Master, and he gladly heard the summons 'Well done, thou good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, --will make the ruler over many things; enter thou into the joys of the Lord.'

      The remains were laid at rest in the Citizens cemetery at noon Sunday."

      From the Rochester Sentinel - Satuday, June 29, 1861 (page 259 of the collection of newspaper excerpts found at Fulton Co. Pub. Lib.; Rochester, IN):

      "ANNOUNCEMENTS: Editor of the Sentinel: Announce the name of Jacob WHITTENBERGER of Henry Township, as the Union Candidate for County Clerk, and James KEELY, of Rochester Township, as the Union Candidate for County Commissioner. . . .

      . . . Jesse McKEE."

      REFERENCES:

      1. Probate File: James and Mary (McKEE) KEELY, Fulton County Clerk; Rochester, IN. (Copy owned by compiler.)
      2. Copy of History of U.S., IN and Fulton Co. 1896; p 93; PEATTIE, Fulton Co. Pub. Lib. Rochester, IN.
      3. "The KEELY Family 1728-1983" by Melvin KEELY, Allen Co.Pub.Library; Ft. Wayne, IN. (Excerpts from this history owned by compiler.)
      4. INDEX TO DEATH RECORDS 1882-1920, p. 49, "Fulton Co., IN," Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN.
      5. Obit. for James KEELY, "The Rochester Sentinel," Jan. 6, 1892; taken from "Newspaper Exerpts", p. 31, Fulton Co. Pub. Lib., Rochester, IN. (Copy of obit. owned by compiler.)
      6. U.S. Census 1860, IN; Fulton Co.; Rochester Twp.; p.179; Dw.# 1222/Fam. #1226. Microfilm #653-260.
      7. U.S. Census 1870, IN; Fulton Co.; Rochester; p 26; Dw. #194/Fam. #219. Microfilm #593-316.
      8. U.S. Census 1880, IN; Fulton Co.; Rochester; E.D. #41; p 13; Dw. #129/Fam. #140. Microfilm #T9-278.
      9. Research data from Wilma (MOW) Foltz; 1049 E-450 N; Rochester, IN 46975-9141; desc. of Adam MOW.
      10. Reseach data from Michelle J. TAUNTON; 1805 Crystal Drive, #903; Arlington, VA 22202. (Researcher contacted via "Computerized Roots Cellar" Query; GEN. HELPER MAG. Mar.-Apr., 1995.)
    Person ID I26  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 

    Father Samuel KEELY,   b. 1 May 1791, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1848, Indianapolis, Marion County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Catherine McGEE,   b. May 1791, Gettysburg, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1809  Westmoreland County, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F725  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary A. McKEE,   b. 17 Jun 1818, Hamilton County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1892, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1835  Shelby County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Julia A. KEELY,   b. 1 Mar 1851, Marion County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1896, Indpls (Marion) IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)  [natural]
     2. Frances KEELY,   b. 2 Dec 1848, Marion County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Anthony Wayne KEELY,   b. 15 Apr 1853, Indpls.(Marion) IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1929, Hartford City, Blackford County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
     4. Caroline KEELY,   b. 16 Aug 1858, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1949  (Age 90 years)  [natural]
     5. Emmaline Agnes KEELY,   b. 15 Aug 1855, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Mary J. KEELY,   b. 19 Mar 1843, Shelby County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1894, Rochester, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     7. Samuel KEELY,   b. 23 Mar 1836, Shelby County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1905, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
     8. Phoebe KEELY,   b. 4 Nov 1846, Marion County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1895, Rochester Township, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [natural]
     9. Nancy McKee KEELY,   b. 26 Aug 1837, Shelby County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1900, MO (?) Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
     10. Sarah Ann KEELY,   b. Dec 1844, Marion County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1919, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)  [natural]
     11. Margret Catherine KEELY,   b. 16 Jul 1839, Shelby County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1889, Liberty Township, Fulton County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2017 22:51:11 
    Family ID F716  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart