John Kelly

Male 1813 - 1893  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name John Kelly 
    Nickname Jack 
    Born About 1813  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Shantyman; Farmer; Hotel-keeper 
    Physical Description Prison release record describes him as 5 foot 11 in height, with "sallow" complexion, brown hair, and blue eyes. 
    Burial Witnesses Thomas Martin and Daniel Boland 
    Died 23 Dec 1893 
    Buried 24 Dec 1893  St. Lawrence RC Cemetery, Deux Rivieres, Clara township, Renfrew Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Killed his brother-in-law Michael Hourigan, Good Friday, 9 April 1841, in a dispute over the custody of Kelly's two-year old daughter Anna Kelly.
    Person ID I76  Moran
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2011 

    Family Mary Hourigan,   b. About 1820, Lorrha, Co. Tipperary, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1901, Deux Rivieres, Clara township, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 20 August 1838 
    Witnesses James Nalle? (Nash?) and Bridget Lahey 
    Census 1861  Allumette, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    John Kelly, Farmer, born Ireland, age 53, religion RC; with wife Mary, born Ireland, age 42, RC; and chldren: Anne (age 22, born U.C. [Upper Canada]), Michael (age 20, born U.C), Daniel (age 18, born L.C. [Lower Canada]), Margaret (age 15, born L.C.), Silvester (age 13, born L.C.), Thos (age 12, born L.C.), Mary (age 10, born L.C.), Julia (age 8, born L.C.), Eliza (age 5, born L.C.), and Bridget (age 2, born L.C.). Log dwelling. 
    Census 1871  Deux Rivieres, Nipissing North, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    John Kelly, age 62, born Ireland, religion Catholic, origin Irish, Farmer; with wife Mary, age 43, born Ireland, Catholic, Irish; and children Thomas (age 21, born Q [Québec]), Julia Theresa (age 17, born Q), Bridget (age 11, born Q), and John (age 8, born Q). 
    Census 1881  Clara and Maria, Renfrew North Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    John Kelly, age 72, born Ireland, occupation Hotel keeper, with wife Mary, and children Juliana, Bridget, Thomas and John. 
    Census 1891  Maria and Clara, Renfrew North Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    John Kelly and Mary Hourigan found in the household of son-in-law William Cotenham and daughter Julia. 
    Children 
    +1. Ann Kelly,   b. June 1839, March Township, Carleton Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1903, Cameron township, Nipissing District, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     2. Michael Kelly,   b. 25 Apr 1841, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Daniel Kelly,   b. About 1843,   d. 19 Aug 1863, St. Alphonse, Chapeau, Pontiac Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)
     4. Margaret Kelly,   b. 14 Mar 1846, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sylvester Patrick Kelly,   b. 22 Feb 1848, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Washington Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Thomas Kelly,   b. 9 Dec 1849, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary Kelly,   b. 29 Dec 1851, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1862, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     8. Julia Theresa Kelly,   b. 22 Aug 1854,   d. 9 Aug 1940  (Age 85 years)
     9. Elizabeth Kelly,   b. 6 Sep 1857, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1862, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     10. Bridget Elizabeth Kelly,   b. 9 Jan 1860, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1938, Pembroke, Renfrew Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     11. John Kelly,   b. 26 Aug 1862, Allumette Island, Pontiac Co., Québec Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S260] Register of the Mission of Mattawa.

    2. [S261] 1861 Census of Canada.
      Allumette, Pontiac, Canada East; Roll: C-1305; Page: 21

    3. [S81] 1871 Census of Canada.
      Deux Rivieres, Nipissing North, Ontario; Roll: C-10022; Family No: 4.

    4. [S72] 1881 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Renfrew North, Clara and Maria, p. 9, Family number 42.

    5. [S158] 1891 Census of Canada.
      Ontario, Renfrew North, Maria and Clara, p. 5, family number 17.