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This is a photograph of Nicholas J. Kelly, Elizabeth (Freeman) Kelly and their family. People in the photograph are: front row (left to right) Agnes Henry (October 18, 1902-September 8, 1994), Anthony Kelly (December 10, 1908-February 5, 1976), Catherine Kelly (December 16, 1906- 1981), Joe Kelly (Father Raymond) (September 1, 1910-September 28, 1991), Timothy Kelly (January 29, 1904-July 23, 1980); middle row: John Kelly (October 31, 1900-March 20, 1960), Nicholas Kelly (May 22, 1865-September 21, 1929), Elizabeth Freeman Kelly (May 16, 1868-January 13, 1929), Cecilia Kelly (May 27, 1899-November 15, 1977); back row: Anna Stein (November 2, 1896-March 23, 1973), Elizabeth Bennett (January 19. 1898-February 20, 1960), Rose Lemke (January 19, 1898-November 13, 1978), and Mary Stein (September 30, 1895-March 26, 1941). The father, Nicholas J. Kelly was born May 22, 1865 in Sugar Loaf, Pennsylvania, the son of John Edward and Ann (Quinn) Kelly. He had four siblings: Mary, Timothy, Nora, and Anna. The family later moved to Nebraska where they homesteaded. In 1894, Nicholas married Elizabeth Freeman and they lived in Wymore, Nebraska until 1908 when they invested in purebred cattle and moved to Valley Falls, Kansas. In 1918, the family moved to Kampler Switch, near Seneca, Kansas. Nicholas and Elizabeth had eleven children: Mary, Anna, twins Rose and Elizabeth, Cecilia, John Agnes, Tim, Catherine, Anthony, and Joe. In 1922, Nicholas found work with the railroad so the family moved to Marysville, Kansas. Three years after Elizabeth died in 1929, Nicholas and his daughter Cecilia moved to Topeka to be close to another daughter Mary Stein. Nicholas worked at the Topeka State Hospital. In 1946, Nicholas and Cecilia moved to San Lorenzo, California to join his daughters Catherine, Rose and Elizabeth and a son, Tony. Nicholas died September 21, 1951 and is buried in Hayward, California.

Date: 1910

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Item Number: 318853
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