APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP TO THE NATIONAL SOCIETY
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
WASHINGTON, D. C.
ONLY PAPER FILED
RECORD COPY State Pennsylvania
Name of Chapter Pittsburgh
National Number 485097
(Miss) Sarah Eleanor Kelly
(First Name) (Middle or Maiden name) (Last Name)
Wife ___ Widow ___ Divorced ___
Residence 5141 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh 32, Penna.
Number Street City State
The undersigned have investigated and approve the applicant and her application.
Marion K. Olds (Mrs. E. A.)
Oct 20, 1961 Gertrude F or L Philby? (Mrs. C. A. Jr)
Sara R. Konntz (Mrs. B. H.)
Application, duplicate, and Fees received by Treasurer General Nov 13, 1961
Application and duplicate received by Organizing Secretary General Nov 13, 1961
Application and duplicate received by Registrar General Nov 14, 1961
Application verified and approved Nov 24, 1961
Marcha B. Hayward
Accepted by the National Board of Management Dec 6, 1961
Betty Newkirk Seimes?
Recording Secretary General
Endorsement for membership at large:
Nominated and recommended by the two undersigned members of the Society in good
standing, to whom the applicant is personally known. Endorsers must be of same Chapter;
if joining At Large, of the same State.
ENDORSED IN HANDWRITING BY
Name Genevieve D. Lippincottt (Mrs. H. C.) Name Hellen W. Garber (Mrs. H. R.)
Residence 6330 Wilkins Ave 4725 Bayard St.
Chapter Pittsburgh Pittsburgh
I, Sarah Eleanor Kelly being of the age of eighteen years and upwards,
hereby apply for membership in the Society by right of lineal desecnt in the following
line from William Kelly who was born in Ireland on the ____day of ____ , 17___ and
died in Shippensburg, Pa. on the 1st day of Nov, 1779 His place of residence during
the Revolution was Cumberland Co., Penna.
(Please give all dates by numerals, month first, and given name in full)
I am the daughter of
1. Harry F. Kelly______________________ born on Dec 14, 1888 at Pittsburgh, Penna.
died at ______________________on________________and his (first or ) wife
Eleanor Butler _____________________born on June 19, 1895 at Pittsburgh, Penna.
died at ______________________on _______________ married on Feb 3, 1915
2. The said Harry F. Kelly was the child of
Andrew Jackson Kelly, Jr. born on Nov. 1, 1856 at Buffalo Twp. Washington Co., Pa
died at Pittsburgh, Penna. on Nov. 1, 1927 and his (first or ) wife
Julia S. Kuhn born on Jan. 5, 1859 at Pittsburgh, Penna .
died at Pittsburgh, Penna. on March 25, 1947 married on _____________
3. The said Andrew Jackson Kelly, Jr. was the child of
Andrew Jackson Kelly, Sr. born on 1832 at Buffalo Twp. Washington Co., Pa
died at Buffalo Twp, Washington Co. on Feb. 15, 1911 and his (first or ) wife
Margaret-Ann Bower Matthews born on 1839 at Washington Co., Pa
died at Buffalo Twp, Washington Co. on 1870 married on _____________
4. The said Andrew Jackson Kelly, Sr. was the child of
James Kelly born on March 1, 1779 at Shippensburg, Penna.
died at Buffalo Twp, Washington Co. on bet.-1860-70 and his (first or ) wife
Catharine Rogers born on 1795 at Penna.
died at Living Wash Co Pa census on aft 1810 census married on _____________
5. The said James Kelly was the child of
William Kelly born on at Ireland
died at Shippensburg, Pa on Nov. 1, 1779 and his (first or ) wife
Martha McCourtney born on 1757 at Ireland
died at Washington Co., Pa on 1-2-1827 married on _____________
6. The said William Kelly Revolutionary War Soldier
REFERENCES FOR LINEAGE
Give National Numbers of mother __________; grandmother_______________; or
any other close relatives credited with this ancestor ___________.
Give below Authorities, published or unpublished, covering all names, dates,
places and connections between generations inthis line from the grandparents
through the generation of this Revolutionary ancestor. Send one certified,
attested or photostatic copy of each piece of unpublished data. Cite published
authorities by title, author, edition, volume and page
[Here are hand scribbled (very hard to read and interpret) references to the 1850,
1860 and 1870 census reports of Buffalo Twp., Washington Co., Pa, Beers' Commemorative
Biographical Record of Washington Co., Pa and DAR records of tombstones in
Washington Co., PA]
Give, if possible, the following data: My Revolutionary ancestor was married
(1) to Martha McCourtney at Ireland , 1_______
CHILDREN OF REVOLUTIONARY ANCESTOR
(by each marriage, if married more than once)
Names Date of Birth To Whom Married, noting if
Married more than once
Mary Richard Mounts
Jane John Mounts
Sarah Robert Marshall
Elizabeth Wm. Montgomery
John ? ?
James 3-1-1779 Catherine Rogers
Proof of above marriages is found in the census records of Washington County,
John was in Washington Co.-Penn. by 1793
I was born on February 9, 1935 at Pittsburgh, Pa
married on ____________ at _____________ by ____________________
to _______________ who was born on ______________
Divorced on ___________________ at __________________________
My ancestor's services in assisting in the establishment of American Inde-
pendence during the War of the Revolution were as follows:
My ancestor's (William Kelly) place of residence during the Revolution
was Cumberland Co., Penna.
(See below for further information)
Wm Kelly - private - Cumberland Co. Pa May 24, 1779
Capt Thomas Askey's Co. 1st Batt
Col. James Dunlap
Returned with duplicate paper; 35 p. data
The said William Kelly
is the ancestor who assisted in establishing American Independence, while act-
ing in the capacity of Private A class roale of Cpt. Thomas Askey's Co. of the
first Battn of Cumberland Co., Militia Commanded by James
Dunlap. (May 24th, 1779 - 8th Class - Wm. Kelly)
Give references by volume and page to the documentary or other authorities
for -- MILITARY RECORD: Where reference is made to unpublished or inaccessible
records of servie, the applicant must file the official copy.
Vol. 6 pages 60,61-62 - Penna Archives, 3rd 5th Series
The following form of acknowledgment is required:
Applicant further says that the said William Kelly
(name of ancestor from whom eligibility is derived) is the ancestor mentioned in
the foregoing application, and that the statements hereinbefore set forth are true
to the best of her knowledge and belief.
The applicant also pledges allegiance to the United States of America and
agrees to support its Constitution. This applies to aplicants for membership
within the United States of America and its territories.
(Signature of Applicant) Sarah Eleanor Kelly
Subscribed and sworn to before me at Pittsburgh, Pa.
this 17th day of July A. D. 1961
[seal] Dorothea Crane
Dorthea Crane, Signature of Notary