Saturday, March 14, 2015

Middleton Kelley

© Kathy Duncan, 2015

Middleton Kelley, son of John Kelly of Fairfield District., South Carolina was born 20 June 1798 died 13 Oct 1851. He is buried in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Jefferson County, Mississippi.

He married 1.) Elizabeth Burns on 28 Apr 1822 in Jefferson Co., MS, and 2.) Matilda Short on 6 June 1832 in Jefferson Co., MS. She was born on  6 Dec 1816 and died 16 Apr 1843. She is also buried in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Jefferson County, Mississippi.

Children of Middleton and Matilda (Short) Kelley:

1. Francis Kelley
2. S. Kelley

The Democrat published at Huntsville, AL on 11 Jan 1840:  Runaway slaves committed to jail.  Belongs to Middleton Kelly of Jefferson County, Mississippi. M. Kelly, sheriff.
[Source:  Marriage, Death and Legal Notices From Early Alabama Newspapers 1819-1893 by Pauline Jones Gandrud]

1840 Jefferson Co., MS:

Middleton Kelly 110011 - 11021

one male under 5 = S. Kelly
one male 5 - 10 =
one male = 20 - 30
one male = 30 - 40 = Middleton Kelly
one female under 5 = Francis Kelly
one female 5 - 10
one female 5 - 10
two females 15 - 20
one female 20 - 30 = Matilda (Short) Kelly

8 Aug 1850 Twp 9 East Jefferson Co., MS p. 104:

357-357
Middleton Kelly 53 MW Planter $2,880 b. SC
Francis Kelly 15  FW b. MS
S. Kelly 11 M W b. MS

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