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Michael Kellett

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Michael Kellett; Peter, Patrick Kellett

Posted: 9 Jun 2001 3:39PM GMT
Edited: 27 Aug 2002 4:35PM GMT
I found a Michael Kellett today in the 1890 Police Census of NYC, NY. He's shown with a Bridget Kellett. Age for both shown as 29.
The name is spelled Kellet (with one t) but I'm relatively sure he is the Michael I was looking for.

My great grandfather is Peter Kellett - born in Ireland in 1852, immigrated to US in 1880, naturalized 1885.

In 1888, Michael Kellett immigrated to the US on the SS Britannic. His age on the ship's manifest is shown as 24. He naturalized in 1893, his witness was his brother Peter, Michael's occupation was tailor. I had an address on the naturalization papers and several in NYC directories and looked for the most likely address for the 1890 Police Census - and found Michael. It doesn't seem as though this is your Michael Kellett - though it's odd he's also listed with a Bridget. Is this of any help?

A Patrick Kellett also came to the States in 1880, 2 weeks later than Peter, naturalized 3 months later than Peter, lived next door to Peter in 1885 (their naturalization year). I have to believe they're related (Patrick is about 2 years younger than Peter), but I can't document that.

I also can't find the county in Ireland that these three Kelletts are from. Does anyone out there know anything about them?

Peter was married to Ann McEvoy; his parents were Patrick Kellett and Mame(?) Caffrey. Ann's parents were Patrick and Mary McEvoy. She had a sister named Catharine (McEvoy) Garrigan, who was born in 1849 and came to the States around 1884.

Any help would be appreciated.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Ernest Paul Kellett 24 Aug 2000 2:15PM GMT 
mftkgum 9 Jun 2001 9:39PM GMT 
Royce Greeson 19 Dec 2001 10:15PM GMT 
Paul Kellett 20 Dec 2001 9:05PM GMT 
KELLETTMIKE 14 Feb 2009 4:24AM GMT 
kerrinowicki 27 Apr 2012 12:22AM GMT 
1_jbruns 9 May 2012 3:37AM GMT 
pkellett9 16 May 2012 7:48PM GMT 
Bridget Carro... 17 Jun 2014 10:35PM GMT 
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