Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Mansel Pinkney Kelley Jr.

© Kathy Duncan, 2016

Mansel Pinkney Kelley Jr., son of Mansel Pinkney and Eliza (Thompson) Kelley, was born 18 February 1869 in Camden, Kershaw County, South Carolina. He married Laura E. Laing on 28 September 1913 in Gadsden County, Florida. They do not seem to have had any children. M. P. Kelley Jr. died 31 August 1936 in River Junction, Gadsden County, Florida and is buried there in Eastern Cemetery in Quincy, which he made his residence. His wife Laura E. (Laing) Kelley is buried beside him.

Census and Newspaper Records for Mansel Pinkney Kelley Jr.:

29 Apr 1910, Election Pct 28, Duval Co., FL:

303 - 307         
KELLY, M.P. Boarder  M W 41 M1  b. SC  fb. SC  mb. SC
[boarding in home of John P. Simpson with other railroaders]

On 7 June 1911, M.P. Kelley Jr. was involved in the shooting death of James Boyle:

He was tried and acquited a few months later. This article appeared in The State on 8 September 1911.

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1925 Tallahassee, FL City Directory:

Kelley Mansel P (Laura) h288 (289) W. Pensacola

25 April 1930, Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL:

Kelly, Mancel P. head M W 60 M-44 b. SC fb. SC mb. SC
Section foreman, rail road
--,Laura E. wife F W 39 M-23 b. FL fb. FL mb. FL
O’Bryan, Nellie s-i-l F W 29 M-18 b. FL fb. FL mb. FL
--, Marcia neice f W 10 S b. FL fb. FL mb. FL
--, Vera O. neice F W 7 S b. FL fb. FL mb. FL

1935, Quincy, Gadsden Co., FL:

Kelley, M. P. 65 W Head education – Grade [school] b. SC Section Foreman

--, Mrs. L.E. 43 W b. FL education – H.School

Death Certificate:
M.P. Kelley d. 31 Aug 1936, River Junction, Gadsden Co., FL
Male, white, 68 years
b. 18 Feb 1869, Camden, SC
spouse: Laura Kelley
father: M.P. Kelley b. SC
mother: Rebecca Thompson b. SC
occupation: Railway Foreman
Residence: Quincy, Florida
Cemetery: Eastern Cemetery, Quincy, FL

Florida Death Index:
Laura Laing Kelley
d. 25 April 1972, Leon, Florida
81 years

b. 4 Feb 1891

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