Robert Seekell is my 1st cousin 2x removed on my Father’s side.
Today’s Who am I Wednesday is a little different. Instead of questioning who the person is I am going to show a picture to you that many of you might not have ever seen. Introducing Mr. Lawrence Kelly my 3x Great Grandfather. Father of Fanny (Kelly) Gough and Grandfather of Ruth (Gough) Murphy.
This is the Wedding Announcement for Sarah Addis “Alice” Hall and her first husband Walter George MacDonald
From the Newport Mercury September 30, 1899
Frederick Hall was my 3x Great Grandfather on my Mother’s side. Frederick was born in February of 1841 in England. As of yet I have been unable to find his parents. In 1870 he married Mary Ann Waller and shortly after they had Charles Alfred. They also had George in England before they arrived in America in New York in April of 1872.
Where they settled there little family in Newport Rhode Island. Once arriving in American Frederick and Mary Ann had seven more children Joseph Henry, Sarah Addis “Alice”, Elizabeth Hudson “Ada, Kate Sherman, Matilda Peckham, Frederick William, and Bessie.
Frederick was a carpenter who owned his business along with his partner Thomas Clark
In 1904 Frederick’s wife Mary Ann died
Frederick died on the 12th of December 1919 at his home.