Michael Kelly1

#32795, (circa 1814 - 12 June 1894)


Margaret Hannigan b. c 1824, d. 1895
Children 1.Thomas Kelly7,8 (1853 - 1895)
 2.Julia Kelly9 (c 1854 - )
 3.Susan Kelly9 (c 1857 - )
 4.James Kelly9 (c 1859 - )
 5.Jane Kelly9 (c 1861 - )
 6.Margaret Kelly9 (c 1864 - )
 7.Robert Kelly9 (c 1870 - )
He was a ship carpenter. 
Birth*circa 1814He was born circa 1814 at Derry, Ireland.1 
Marriage*circa 1850He married Margaret Hannigan, daughter of James Hannigan and Susannah Crossman, circa 1850 at Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.1 
1851He and Margaret Hannigan appeared on the census of 1851 at Moncton Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. Richard (carpenter) and Rhoda Dillihunt; John and Jane Trites, boarding house keepers; other craftsmen.)2 
1871He and Margaret Hannigan appeared on the census of 1871 at Moncton Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG; (neis. Michael and Eliza Govang.)3 
1881He and Margaret Hannigan appeared on the census of 1881 at Moncton Par., Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.4 
Death*12 June 1894He died on 12 June 1894 at Westmorland Streeet, Moncton, Westmorland Co., New BrunswickG.5,6 


  1. [S520] VWH, Identified from marr. rec. of sons Thomas and Robert, and death rec. of dau. Susan.
  2. [S83] 1851 Canada Census (Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia). Michael (30), b. Ireland, entered Colony 1846; Margaret (26), b. NB.
  3. [S84] 1871 Canada Census. Michael (59), b. Ireland, Catholic, ship carpenter; Margaret (46), b. NB.
  4. [S42] 1881 Canada Census. Michael Kelley (66), b. Ireland, Catholic, carpenter; Margaret (56), b. NB, Irish descent, Catholic.
  5. [S125] Moncton Daily Times, Moncton, New Brunswick, 12 Jun 1894. "Michael Kelly of Westmorland St. passed away at 3:30 this morn. at the advnaced age of 80 years. By Mr. Kelly's death, Moncton loses another of its old landmarks, he having lived here some 45 years. Mr. Kelly has been in failing health for the last three years and on Friday morn. was stricken with paralysis while out taking an airing. Deceased was a native of Londonderry, Ireland and came from there to St. John. A widow, three sons and four daughters survive him. His sons are Thomas Kelly, chief in the W.U. Telegraph office, Boston, James Kelly and Robert Kelly of the I.C.R. here. His daughters are Mrs. Jas. Gillespie, Weldon Street; Mrs. Patrick Mackasey, Halifax, N.S. and Susan Kelly and Maggie Kelly who live at home." Source: Provincial Archives of New Brunswick: Daniel F Johnson's New Brunswick Newspaper Vital Statistics.
  6. [S427] Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, New Brunswick Deaths (Sch. C) Return of Clergyman, Occupier or Other Person, Provincial Archives of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Westmorland Co. No. 2074. Michael Kelly, b. Ireland, res. Westmorland Co., d. Moncton 12 Jun 1894, age 80, paralysis and stroke.
  7. [S2775] Boston Herald, Boston, Massachusetts, 3 Jan 1895. Thomas Kelly, assistant chief operator at the Western Union main office, Boston, d. at res. 5 School Street, Everett, Tuesday [01 Jan 1895]; b. Moncton NB1853, imm. to Boston 1880; survived by wife, mother, and several siblings. Online GenealogyBank.com.
  8. [S125] Moncton Daily Times, Death report for mother Margaret Kelly, 1895, q.v.
  9. [S84] 1871 Canada Census.