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Ada L. KELLEY

Ada L. KELLEY

Female 1848 - 1914  (66 years)

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  • Name Ada L. KELLEY  [1
    Born 29 Apr 1848  Phillips, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census 10 Jun 1880  Phillips, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Household includes: Hiram A. Hunter (43), Rosa G. Hunter (18), Clifforb B. Hunter (12), Ada L. Hammons (32) & Charles T. Hammons (5). Hiram is listed as single and a farmer and Ada is listed as divorced and a domestic servant. Ada & Hiram would marry 16 days later.
    Census 01 Jun 1900  Phillips, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Household includes: Ada L. (52), son Charles T. Hammons (25), daughters Ada Mabel (17) & Edith May (15). Ada L. is a laundress and her six children are living. Charles is a day laborer.
    Census 15 Apr 1910  Phillips, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Household includes: Ada L. (61), son Charles T. Hammons (37), & daughter Edith May (15). Ada L. has five of her six children living. Charles is a house carpenter & Edith is a post office clerk.
    Died 14 Oct 1914  Phillips, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    • Ada is buried in the Riverside Cemetery in Phillips, ME.
    Person ID I2068  Cartwright
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2008 

    Father Martin C. KELLEY,   b. 14 Feb 1818, Winthrop, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1897  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Betsy F. DOW,   b. 15 Dec 1818, Phillips, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1895  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 04 Dec 1842  [1
    Notes 
    • "All of us sick with diptheria." This would be Betsy and seven children. [6]
    Family ID F867  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Hiram A. HUNTER,   b. 22 Sep 1836, Strong, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1886, Phillips, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1880  ME Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Hiram was single with two children when he married Ada, a divorcee.
    Children 
     1. Ada Mabel HUNTER,   b. 24 Mar 1883, Phillips, Franklin Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Edith May HUNTER,   b. 13 Dec 1884, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1972, Westbrook, Cumberland Co., ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Family ID F143  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Wilson HAMMONS,   b. 1843, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880  (Age < 37 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1868  [1, 2
    • It appears that Ada could not handle the 1870s in the mid-west. By the 1880 census, she had divorced Wilson and returned to Phillips ME where she was a domestic servant for her future husband.
    Census 21 Jun 1870  Anoka, Anoka Co., MN Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Household includes: Wilson, (27), Ada L. (22) & Willie P. (1). Wilson is a grocer.
    Children 
     1. William Pinkerton HAMMONS,   b. 26 Mar 1869, IL Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Martha Bessie HAMMONS,   b. 10 Oct 1870, Anoka, Anoka Co., MN Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Fred David HAMMONS,   b. 07 Dec 1872
     4. Charles Taylor HAMMONS,   b. 22 May 1875, Alfred, ME Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Pinellas Co., FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Family ID F866  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Ada L. (Kelley) (Hammons) Hunter 1848-1914
    Ada L. (Kelley) (Hammons) Hunter 1848-1914
    About 1878 (age 30)

    On Verso: Conant Artistic Photographers, 478 Congress Street, Portland
    Ada L. (Kelley) (Hammons) Hunter
    Ada L. (Kelley) (Hammons) Hunter
    b, 1848, d. 1914

    Documents
    Obituary - Ada L. (Kelley) Hunter 1848-1914
    Obituary - Ada L. (Kelley) Hunter 1848-1914
    Bright's disease is a historical classification of kidney diseases that would be described in modern medicine as acute or chronic nephritis.

    Daughter Edith, Ada's primary caretaker, did not marry Harold Percy until three years later at age 33.

  • Sources 
    1. [S313] Hunter/Percy Family Records.

    2. [S48] 1880 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), ME, Franklin, Phillips, ED 78, sht 16B, roll 479, img 0819, ln 31, hse 137, fam 146; Hiram A. Hunter household accessed 1 jan 2008.

    3. [S44] 1900 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), ME, Franklin, Phillips, ED 98, sht 1A, roll 592, hse 11, fam 11; Ada L. Hunter household accessed 1 jan 2008.

    4. [S49] 1910 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), ME, Franklin, Phillips, ED 133, sht 2B, roll 540, img 758/9, hse 47, fam 55; Ada L. Hunter household accessed 1 jan 2008.

    5. [S38] NEHGS Cemetery Transcriptions, Compiler: NEHGS, (2005), ME, Phillips, Riverside Cemetery; Ada L Jelley (sic) data accessed 1 Jan 2008.

    6. [S313] Hunter/Percy Family Records, Martin C. Kelley Almanac.

    7. [S43] 1870 U.S. Census, Compiler: The Generations Network, Inc., (2009), MN, Anoka, Anoka, sht 22, roll 1, pg 34, img 20, ln 21, hse 174, fam 181; Wilson hammons household data accessed 1 Jan 2008.



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