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Timeline for Hanson Kelly

Contributed by: Russell James


1802        Feb 4      Hanson Kelly and Susan Clark are married in New Hanover County, North

                                Carolina.  Bondsman was Samuel Bludworth.  Witness was Thomas F. Davis.       

                                                Source:  Jean McCall Coleman Olin@puritanproject.com

 

182?        Kelly family moves to Pensacola.

 

1830        Census, population schedule, Escambia County, West of Escambia River, page 61, line 14

                                Kelley, Hanson

                                                3 males 5-10?

                                                1 male 50-60?

                                                2 females 10-15

                                                3 females 15-20

                                                1 female  30-40

                                                2 slave males 0-10

                                                1 slave male 24-36

                                                2 slave females 0-10

                                                1 slave female 24-36

 

1831        Nov 24   Hanson Kelly appointed postmaster of Pensacola

                                                Source:  “Postmasters of Pensacola, Florida, 1821-1962.” Archives Division,                                                                          Clerk of the Circuit Court, Escambia County, Florida.

 

1833        Hanson Kelly is listed for the first time in the Pensacola Gazette as postmaster.  There are missing

                                years 1831-1832.  In 1830, another man is listed as postmaster.

                                                Source:  Pensacola Gazette, 18 January 1833, p. 3

 

                Hanson Kelly is on the board of directors of the Bank of Pensacola

                                                Source: Pensacola Gazette, 25 January 1833, p. 2

 

                Hanson Kelly is operating an import/export business

                                                Source: Pensacola Gazette, 25 January 1833, p. 2

               

1837        Jan 23     Signed a petition to Congress asking for the establishment of a steamboat mail

                route from Pensacola to Mobile.

                                                Source:  Territorial papers

 

1840        Census, Florida, Escambia County, page 19, line 20

               

                Found in the census in the household of his father Hanson Kelly

                Hanson Kelly had one son 5-10, one son 15-20, two sons 20-30, one daughter 0-5,

                Two daughters 20-30, and a wife 40-50.  He also owned 3 male slaves 0-10, one

                Male slave 36-55, 1 female slave 0-10, 2 female slaves 24-36, and one female

                Slave 36-55.

                                                Source:  1840 U.S. Census, population schedule, Florida, Escambia County,                                                                           page 19, line 20.

 

1841        Mar 27    Hanson Kelly ran for mayor against B. D. Wright.  Wright won.

                                                Source:  Pensacola Gazette, 27 Mar 1841, p. 4

 

                Hanson Kelly’s import/export business included ownership of an ice house

                                                Source:  Pensacola Gazette, 10 Apr 1841, p. 2

 

1850        Census:    page 127, household 81 Escambia County

KELLY   Hansen                  73            port master            NC

                Hannah                  60                                            NC   should be Susan

                W.W.I.                   34            lawyer                    NC   should be W. W. J.

                Frederick                29                                            NC

                Blakely                   23                                            NC   probably Hanson, Jr.

 

1855        May 11   Hanson Kelly died in this year intestate and his estate was handled by Hanson Kelly, Jr.,                                   who does not show up on any of the census returns (may have been Blakely). 

                                                Source:  Pensacola Gazette, 12 May 1855, p. 2

                                                Source: Hanson Kelly probate record, Escambia County Clerk of the Court                                                                             Archives, file number 0-616-CP-03

                                                Source:  St. Michael’s Cemetery book

 

                Jun 25     Susan Kelly died.

                                                Source:  Pensacola Gazette, 30 Jun 1855, p. 2

                                                Source:  St. Michael’s Cemetery book


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