Joseph O’Kelly

Joseph O’KELLY (1693 – 1761) was Alex’s 8th Great Grandfather; one of 512 in this generation of the Shaw line.

Joseph O’Kelly was born 4 Apr 1693 in Yarmouth, Mass.  His parents were Jeremiah O’KELLY and Sarah CHASE.  He married Tabitha BAKER 19 Dec 1717  in Yarmouth, Mass.  Joseph died 26 Jun 1761 in Yarmouth Mass.

Tabitha Baker was born about 1700 in Yarmouth, Mass.  Her parents were Daniel BAKER and Eliabeth CHASE. Tabitha died in 1787.

Children of Joseph and Tabitha: The part of Yarmouth where the children of Joseph and Tabitha was born was officially separated and incorporated as the town of Dennis in 1793.

Name Born Married Departed
1. Stephen O’KELLY 22 Sep 1718 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mas Thankful CHASE
20 Feb 1741/42 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass.
2. Anna O’Kelly 28 Apr 1720 Yarmouth William Smith
19 Aug 1743 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass.
Harwich, Barnstable, Mass
3. Sarah O’Kelly 21 Feb 1721/22 Yarmouth Joseph Chase
19 Jan 1743/44 Yarmouth
4. Joseph O’Kelly 20 Mar 1728 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass. Elizabeth Chase
27 Jan 1750 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mas
5. Jeremiah O’Kelly 8 May 1730 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass Temperance Downs
3 Mar 1753
6. Bathsheba O’Killey 6 Dec 1732 Dennis, Barnstable, Mass 12 Dec 1786

Children

1. Stephen O’KELLY (See his page)

2. Anna O’Kelly

Ann’s husband William Smith was born 1 Jan 1723 in Harwich, Barnstable, Mass. His parents were Samuel Smith (1691 – 1765) and Mercy Baker (1692 – 1724). His maternal grandparents were our ancestors William BAKER and Mercy LAWRENCE. William died 12 Mar 1773 in Harwich, Barnstable, Mass.

Children of Anna and William:

i. Jane Smith b: ~1744 Harwich, Barnstable, Mass.; d. Sep 1830 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass; m. 8 Apr 1775 Yarmouth to Daniel White (b. 06 Oct 1738 in Yarmouth – d. 23 Dec 1801 in Yarmouth) Daniel’s parents were Ebenezer White (1698 – 1772) and Mercy Smith (1699 – 1769). Jane and Daniel had five children born between 1778 and 1792.

ii. Tabitha Doane Smith b: ~1747 Harwich, Barnstable, Mass.; m. 28 Jul 1768 Harwich to Nathaniel Downes (b. 17 Jul 1734 in Harwich – d. 1826 in Freetown, Bristol, Mass.) Nathaniel’s parents were Samuel Downes (1705 – 1748) and Temperance Baxter (1712 – 1789)

iii. Sarah Ryder Smith b: ~1749 Harwich, Barnstable, Mass.; d. 03 OCT 1809 in Harwich; m. 28 Oct 1770 Harwich to Osborne Snow (b. 30 Aug 1741 in Eastham, Barnstable, Mass – d. 22 Nov 1806 in Harwich ) Osborne’s parents were Elisha Snow (1716 – 1770) and Abigail Doane (1710 – 1782). Sarah and Osborne had eight children born between 1771 and 1786.

iv. Elizabeth Smith b: ~1751 Harwich, Barnstable, Mass.

v. Obed Edom Smith b: 30 Aug 1755 Harwich, Barnstable, Mass.; d. 1842; m. 11 Dec 1777 Harwich to Abigail Paine (b. 16 Jan 1754 in Harwich – d. 06 Dec 1842 in Harwich) Abigail’s parents were Ebenezer Paine (1722 – 1795) and Mary Allen (1731 – 1756) Obed and Abigail had nine children born between 1779 and 1801

vi. Samuel Smith b: 1761 Harwich, Barnstable, Mass.; d. 10 Aug 1834 Harwich; m. ~1783 to Bethia Eldredge (b. 18 Dec 1762 in Chatham, Barnstable, Mass. – d. aft. 1804 in Barrington, Shelburne, Nova Scotia) Bethia’s parents were Ebenezer Eldredge (1707 – 1797) and Deliverance Nickerson (1726 – 1808) Samuel and Bethia had four children born between 1784 and 1799.

vii. Mercy Smith b: ~1763 Harwich, Barnstable, Mass.; m. 1785 to Sylvanus Chase (b. 17 Sep 1761 in Harwich, Barnstable, Mass – d. 1793) Sylvanus’ parents were Sylvanus Chase (1732 – 1815) and Charity Chase (1736 – 1819) Sylvanus’ paternal grandparents were William CHASE and Dorcas BAKER. Mercy and Sylvanus had four children born between 1786 to 1792.

3. Sarah O’Kelly

Sarah’s husband Joseph Chase was born 17 Mar 1718 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass. His parents were Thomas Chase and Sarah Gowell. Joseph died in Dennis, Barnstable, Mass

Children of Sarah and Joseph:

i. Joseph Chase b. 17 Nov 1744 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass.; d. 1819 Dennis, Barnstable, Mass.; m1. 1767 in Harwich, Mass to Hannah Chase (b. 1743/1746 – )  Hannah’s parents were Ebenezer Chase  (1722 – ) and Susannah Berry (1725 – aft. 1760).

m2. 16 Mar 1766 in Chatham, Mass to Phebe Bassett (b. 17 Mar 1745 in Chatham, Barnstable, Mass. – d. 1767 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass.) Phebe’s parents were Nathaniel Bassett (1720 – 1781) and Sarah Chase (1722 – 1802)

ii. Daniel Chase b. 13 Apr 1746 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass.; m. 18 Nov 1773 in Harwich, Barnstable, Mass to Hannah Broadbrook (b. 1748 – ) Hannah’s parents were Ebenezer Broadbrooks (1717 – 1802) and Lydia Small (1725 – )

iii. Lot Chase b. 30 Jun 1750 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass.; d. 1797 Hyannis, Barnstable, Mass; m. 25 Jan 1770 in Yarmouth, Mass to Lydia Chase (b. 16 May 1752 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass – ) Lydia’s parents were Abner Chase (1729 – 1790) and Deborah Baker (1729 – ). Lot and Lydia had eight children born between 1771 and 1792.

iv. Hannah Chase b. 29 Oct 1766 Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass.;

4. Joseph O’Kelly

Joseph’s wife Elizabeth Chase was born 14 Jul 1731 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Mass. Her parents were Jeremiah Chase (1683 – ) and Hannah Baker (1699 – )

Children of Joseph and Elizabeth:

i. David Kelly b. 19 Dec 1750; d. 1818; m. 28 Sep 1775 to Salome Chase (b. ~1753 – d. 26 Dec 1847 Yarmouth) David and Salome had six children born between 1777 and 1792.

It looks like David simplified his last name to Kelly.

ii. Joseph Kelley b. ~1753 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA; d. 2 Jan 1818; burial: Swan Lake Cemetery , Dennis Port, Barnstable, Mass.; m. 9 Apr 1776 to Sarah Doane (b. 17 May 1757 – d. 02 Sep 1848 Dennis) Joseph and Sarah had eight children born between 1778 and 1801.

Inscription on Sarah’s Gravestone:
91y 3m 16 d

iii. Tabitha Kelley b. ~1754; m. 8 Dec 1776 Yarmouth to Abner Crowell (b. 24 Jan 1754 in Yarmouth – d. 3 Nov  1841 in Yarmouth) Abner’s parents were Abner Crowell (1726 – 1778) and Sarah O’Killey (1732 – 1775) Tabitha and Abner had nine children born between 1780 and 1800.

iv. Reuben O’Kelley b. ~1756

v. Hannah O’Kelley b. ~1755

vi. Elizabeth O’Killey b. 1770; m. James Kelley?

5. Jeremiah O’Kelly

Jeremiah’s wife Temperance Downs was born 1736 in Harwich, Barnstable, Mass. Temperance’s parents were Samuel Downs (1705 – 1748) and Temperance Baxter (1712 – 1789)

Children of Jeremiah and Temperance

i. Asa Kelley b. 25 Feb 1782 in Sandwich, Barnstable, Mass.; d. 13 May 1857 in Dennis, Barnstable, Mass; m. 23 Feb 1804 Dennis to Hannah Kelley (b. 06 Jan 1785 in Yarmouth (now Dennis), Barnstable, Mass. – d. 16 Nov 1866 in Dennis) Hannah’s parents Joseph Kelley ( – 1830) and Sarah Doane ( – 1821) were Asa’s cousins (see above) Asa and Hannah had ten children born between 1804 and 1828.

Source:

http://trees.ancestry.com/owt/person.aspx?pid=31133739&st=1

http://capecodhistory.us/genealogy/us/A1.htm#i29267

http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/b_o.htm

http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/O’Kelley-5

The April and July, 1997, issues of the NEHGR (New England Historical and Genealogical Register) have two great articles about the descendants of David OKillia. The article corrects some errors in the massive 1962 Eunice Randall Kelley book).

http://www.capecodhistory.us/genealogy/us/i199.htm#i29267

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