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If you are still looking for information on the Kelly, Hayden, Perkins family, I may have
some if you are interested in the Lineville area branch.
My great-grandmother, Margaret Ellen (Maggie) Kelly, was married to both Peter Clarence
Perkins and Thomas Hayden. If I have the lineage straight, she was the daughter of
Patrick Kelly, a railroad construction worker that ran some of the first steel through
Lineville down towards Princeton. He married Sara(h?) Jane Juett/Jewett on 5/26/1882 -
after emigrating from Kilkee, Ireland with his parents Thomas and Mary (during or just
after the Famine). The parents have a gravestone in Holy Family Cemetery in Davenport,
IA; there is a nice picture of it online that can be found through Google.
I've been spending time trying to verify what information I have for those families;
much of it is spotty. If there is a connection there, or if you have other contacts or
context, I'd like to hear about them.