Basil John KELLY

Male 1901 - 1952


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  • Name  Basil John KELLY 
    Born  12 Mar 1901  Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Mar 1952  Detroit, Wayne Co. Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  19 Mar 1952  Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1952  MOFFATTS of MARA
    Last Modified  28 May 2012 

    Father  Patrick KELLY,   b. 14 Dec 1854, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1917, Toronto, York Co, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Catherine O' DONNELL,   b. 10 Mar 1860, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. North, Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jun 1947, Toronto, York Co, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1881 
    Family ID  F222  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Catherine Mary KELLY,   b. Oct 1881, Mara Twp. Ontario Co. Ont. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1931, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  17 Jul 1929  Jackson, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1549  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Mary Louise BUTTS 
    Children 
     1. Bernard KELLY,   b. 24 Jan 1931, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 2005, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Patricia KELLY
     3. Terrance KELLY
     4. Mary Lou KELLY
     5. Michael KELLY
     6. Nancy KELLY
    Family ID  F1551  Group Sheet

  • Genealogical Notes 
    • The border crossing records indicate Basil entered the USA at Detroit, 20 April, 1926, he was single, a clerk, 5'8" tall, with dark brown hair, and blue eyes. His USA contact was his brother Frank living ar 144 Delaware Ave.

      per the 1930 census- Basil and his wife Mary Louise were living in the Minora Apartments, #123, at 1360 Seward Ave, Detroit, he was an Auditor for an Electrical Company. Age at last birthday 29, Mary Age 24, they were just married, as this is also the age shown when married. Mary Lousie was born in Michigan as were both her parents.

      He became a Naturalized Citizen 15 Sept. 1937.

      from the Toronto Daily Star,- Monday March 17, 1952, page 31-- Kelly, Basil John, at Detroit Mich. on Saturday March 15, 1952, Basil John beloved brother of Mary (Mrs. Frank Cleary) Etta, (Mrs. J. Ryan) Kate (Mrs. John Newton), Evanston, Illinois, Cecilia (Mrs. W.P. Hand), Martin, Tobias, Emmett, and Frank of Detroit. Funeral in Detroit, Mich., on Wednesday, March 19.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Archives of Ont. --births, MS929-155, P. 371line 11.
      Basil Kelly- born Mar. 12 01, son of Patrick Kelly & Catherine O'Donnell

    2. [S58] obituary, The Toronto Star, Kelly, Basil March 17, 1952-- page 31.
      at Detroit Sat.. March 15, 1952, ..


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