1880 Census, Escambia County, Pensacola, ED44, pp. 21, household 278, family 278
KELLY, Mary E. F 45 widow at home
Mary S. F 22 single at home dau
W. W. J. M 20 single laborer son
Annie V. F 19 single laborer dau
Aaron S. M 16 single at home son
Eliza F. F 14 single at home dau
K.S. M 9 single at home son
KELLY, Pauline Virginia F 26 teacher other
found in the house of John and Mary E. Brosnahan pg. 101B
Dec 1 Virginia Pauline Kelly married John K. Humphreys.
Source: marriage license, book J, page 475, Clerk of the Court Archives,
Escambia County, Florida
1885 Aaron Kelly was living at 1st & 9th Ave., Pensacola. Mary Ella not living alone, obviously.
Source: 1885 Pensacola City Directory http://www.rootsweb.com~flescamb/1885i_l.htm
John K. Humphreys was living on Alconiz & Wright Streets and employed as a mail clerk at the
post office. His father was the postmaster and probably worked as a postal clerk under Hanson Kelly.
Source: 1885 Pensacola City Directory, Pensacola
1886 Mrs. Pauline Kelly Humphreys is listed as a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Pensacola
Source: 1886 Membership Roll, First Presbyterian Church, Pensacola
1887 July 5 Mary Ella filed application WC-4038 for widowís benefits for Williamís Mexican War service
Source: White, Virgil D., trans. "Index to Mexican War Pension Files." Waynesboro,
TN: The National Historical Publishing Company, 1989. pg. 289
Source: Mexican War pension application of Mary Ella Kelly, WC-4038
1889 Jan 14 Mary Ella lived at 530 E. Aragon Street, Pensacola. She was 60 years old at the time.
Source: Mexican War pension application of Mary Ella Kelly, 14 January 1889.
1893 Mary Ella Kelly living on the beach on E. Gregory Street.
Source: 1893 Pensacola City Directory, Pensacola, Florida
Aaron Kelly living at Frascati Garden and was a laborer.
Source: 1893 Pensacola City Directory, Pensacola,
1905 Mary applies for Confederate pension from Florida and the application is denied #D07643
Source: Confederate pension file of Mary Ella Kelly for William W. J. Kelly, #D07643
She failed to provide information about Williamís oath of allegiance.
Lists children/grandchildren as:
Daisy E 18
Annie Rowlie 16
Nellie Owens 3
Catherine Boardman 7
Barbara Boardman 5
Sadie Boardman 25
1907 Mary applies again for Confederate pension from Florida and the application is accepted, #A12312
Source: http://www.csnavy.org/fl/fla.pension.htm"> http://www.csnavy.org/fl/fla.pension.htm
Source: Confederate pension file of Mary Ella Kelly for William W. J. Kelly, #A12312.
1908 Aaron Kelly listed as a registered voter in precinct no. 13 (E. Palafox) for Pensacola.
Source: Pensacola Journal, 24 October 1908.
1909 Nov 9 Mary Ella Kelly receives a letter from the Florida Board of Pensions that she was never
entitled to a pension for Williamís Confederate service because he took the oath of allegiance to the
Source: Letter to Mary Ella Kelly, Confederate pension file of Mary Ella Kelly for
William W. J. Kelly, #A12312.
1921 Dec 16 Mary Ella Kelly dies. Buried in plot 2S, Section 16
Source: Bancroft, Janet, ed. Index to St. Johnís Cemetery of Pensacola, Florida. 1995.