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Michael Kellett

Ernest Paul Kellett (View posts)
Posted: 24 Aug 2000 2:15PM GMT
I am a descendant of Michael Kellett, son of Michael Kellett and Bridget Roe, who emigrated from Ireland to the U.S. in 1866. He left his home in Kells, Ireland to settle in Saline County, Missouri. Family relatives are still found in Kells. Once settled in Missouri, Michael helped his younger brothers, Philip, John, William and Patrick, and his sister Mary, to move to America. Does anyone have information on the descendants of Michael Kellett's siblings?

Michael Kellett; Peter, Patrick Kellett

Posted: 9 Jun 2001 9:39PM GMT
Edited: 27 Aug 2002 10:35PM 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.

Re: Michael Kellett

Royce Greeson (View posts)
Posted: 19 Dec 2001 10:15PM GMT
Classification: Query
Did your family have Michael Kellett born with hearing loss and live in Georgia for a while before moving with his family to Missouri? His mother,s name is Patsy, his father,s name is Michael and his brother,s name is Pat. Please let me know.

Re: Michael Kellett

Paul Kellett (View posts)
Posted: 20 Dec 2001 9:05PM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you for your reply.

Must be another Michael Kellett. The Michael Kellett from whom I am descended settled in Saline County, Missouri.

Re: Michael Kellett

Posted: 14 Feb 2009 4:24AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: KELLETT

Re: Michael Kellett

Posted: 27 Apr 2012 12:22AM GMT
Classification: Query

Hello, I am a descendant of Mary Margaret Kellett, Michael's sister (born right after Michael) in 1849. She married John Joseph Kennedy. Together they had 9 children (Mary, Francis, Michael, Ellen, Dennis, J Thomas, John Joseph, Theresa, Margaret). Ellen (born 1881), their 4th child married Robert Emmett Keenan. They had 3 children (Joseph, Ellen and a baby boy whom died shortly after birth). Joseph is my grandfather. The family lived in Saline, MI and were farmers.

Re: Michael Kellett

Posted: 9 May 2012 3:37AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Kellett, Keenan
My name is Joseph Bruns. My mother's name was Katherine tate Keenan. Her father was Dennis Keenan who was Emmet Keenan's brother. They lived in saline county and we were raised in Marshall mo.

Re: Michael Kellett

Posted: 16 May 2012 7:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
This is very interesting.

Question: Did you mean Saline, MO or Saline, MI?


Ernest Paul Kellett

Re: Michael Kellett

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 10:35PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hello, I am a great granddaughter of William Kellett. I was raised in Marshall MO near where the Kellett famly settled. I have been searching the Kellett children of Michael & Bridget (Roe). I can discuss more information with you if you wish.
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