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Ambrose KELLY [Parents] was born on 26 Nov 1883 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died on 24 Feb 1934 in Tarmons, Tarbert, Co. Kerry. Ambrose married Margaret WREN on 25 Sep 1919 in Kilnaughtin Church, Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Ambrose died of pneumonia.

Margaret WREN [Parents] was born about 31 Jul 1898 in Tarmons, Tarbert, Co. Kerry. She was christened on 2 Aug 1898 in Tarbert, Co. Kerry. She died after 14 Dec 1958. Margaret married Ambrose KELLY on 25 Sep 1919 in Kilnaughtin Church, Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Margaret was from Tarmons, Tarbert.

They had the following children.

  F i Mary KELLY was born in 1919. She died in 2000.
  F ii Margaret KELLY was born in 1921. She died on 8 Apr 2013.
  M iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  M v
Ambrose KELLY was born about 1925 in probably Tarmons, Tarbert, Co. Kerry. He died on 14 Dec 1958 in Tarmons, Tarbert, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Kilnaughtin Cemetery, Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Ambrose KELLY was born about 1835 in Co. Kerry. He died in probably 3 Jan 1930 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. Ambrose married Mary MOORE in 1863 in Glin, Co. Limerick.

Thanks go to George Langan (related to me through the Cunninghams) for the information below on the Kelly family. Although neither George nor I am blood-related to the Kellys, a member of the Kelly family, Johnny Kelly, married Ita O'Connor, a first cousin once removed of George's.

An Ambrose Kelly of Ballygoughlin, Glin died on 3 January 1930 aged 98. This may have been Ambrose above. His death occured just a week after the death of a daughter of his, a Mrs. McAuliffe of Tarbert, Co. Kerry. Ambrose's obituary in The Limerick Leader states that he was the grandfather of Paddy Kelly of Glin, a prominent member of the IRA who had emigrated to the United States several years previously having been released from prison following an amnesty.

Mary MOORE [Parents] was born about 1843 in probably Glin, Co. Limerick. She died in between 30 Mar 1901 and 2 Apr 1911. Mary married Ambrose KELLY in 1863 in Glin, Co. Limerick.

They had the following children.

  M i
John KELLY was born in Jan 1864 in Glin, Co. Limerick.
  M ii David KELLY was born on 13 Aug 1866. He died in 1949.
  M iii Francis (Frank) KELLY was born in 1869. He died in 1928.
  F iv Bridget KELLY was born in 1871. She died in 1961.
  M v
Patrick KELLY was born in 1873 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick.
  F vi
Mary KELLY was born in 1875 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died in possibly U.S..

It is thought Mary emigrated to the United States.
  F vii
Margaret KELLY was born in 1878 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died in U.S..

Margaret emigrated to the United States.
  M viii Ambrose KELLY was born on 26 Nov 1883. He died on 24 Feb 1934.
  M ix
Jeremiah KELLY was born about 1887 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died on 13 Nov 1910 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He was buried in Kilnaughtin Cemetery, Tarbert, Co. Kerry.

Jeremiah died at the age of 22 from an accidental gunshot wound. He was unmarried.

I have been told Jeremiah was married to a Margaret (surname unknown) and lived in the United States. However this information appears to be incorect.

James O'CONNOR was born in 1879 in Glin, Co. Limerick. He died in 1956 in Ballyguiltenan, Glin, Co. Limerick. James married Margaret LYNCH.

Margaret LYNCH [Parents] was born on 1 Feb 1881 in Clounlehard, Ballyhahill, Co. Limerick. She died in 1964 in Glin, Co. Limerick. Margaret married James O'CONNOR.

They had the following children.

  F i Ita O'CONNOR died.

John (Johnny) KELLY [Parents] was born in 1902 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died in 1987. John married Ita O'CONNOR.

Johnny farmed in Ballygoughlin.

Ita O'CONNOR [Parents] was born in Ballyguiltenane, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died. Ita married John (Johnny) KELLY.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

David KELLY [Parents] was born on 13 Aug 1866 in Ballyculhane, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died in 1949. David married Johanna WALLACE on 6 Nov 1895 in Glin, Co. Limerick.

David's birth record (on www.irishgenealogy.com) gives Ballyculhane as his place of birth. However, the family appears to have lived in Ballygoughlin.

Johanna WALLACE [Parents] was born on 18 Jun 1868 in Tullyleague, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died in 1940. Johanna married David KELLY on 6 Nov 1895 in Glin, Co. Limerick.

They had the following children.

  M i
Ambrose (Amby) KELLY was born on 3 May 1897 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died in 1971.

Amby never married.
  F ii
Mary KELLY was born in 1900 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died.
  M iii John (Johnny) KELLY was born in 1902. He died in 1987.
  M iv
Patrick KELLY was born in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died.
  F v Margaret (Peg) KELLY was born in 1907. She died in 1997.

'unknown' MCGRATH died. 'unknown' married Margaret (Peg) KELLY.

Margaret (Peg) KELLY [Parents] was born in 1907 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. She died in 1997. Margaret married 'unknown' MCGRATH.

Peg married late in life. She and her husband had no children.


Francis (Frank) KELLY [Parents] was born in 1869 in Ballygoughlin, Glin, Co. Limerick. He died in 1928 in Brooklyn, New York. Francis married Mary LYNCH in U.S..

Frank emigrated to the United States.

Mary LYNCH was born in 1868 in Co. Louth. She died in 1912 in U.S.. Mary married Francis (Frank) KELLY in U.S..


Sylvester O'CONNOR died after 5 Feb 1885.

He had the following children.

  F i Margaret O'CONNOR was born about 1860. She died after 28 Jul 1905.

John M. DALTON died on 20 Jan 1929. John married Catherine BEHAN.

John was from Ashgrove, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

Catherine BEHAN [Parents] died. Catherine married John M. DALTON.

Marriage Notes:

This marriage was John's third, having been previously married to Catherine Kenrick and Ellen Wall.

They had the following children.

  F i Bridget DALTON died on 11 Aug 1970.

Michael KIELY died. Michael married Ellen (Ellie) MOORE.

Ellen (Ellie) MOORE died. Ellen married Michael KIELY.

They had the following children.

  M i John KIELY died on 18 Nov 1967.

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