NATHAN C. KELLEY, Companies "A" & "G"

     Nathan C. Kelley is probably the Nathan listed with his family in the following census records. In 1850, his brother James, also in the 1st Cavalry, is still listed as being in the home, although he married earlier that year.

     The Pension file of Nathan Kelley is not available at the National Archives. It is held by the Veterans' Administration (#16527394).

1850 Census, District 63, Taylor County, (W)Va.
Wm. W. Kelly, 47, Farmer, Va.
Sarah, 46, Va.
Marshall, 21, Laborer, Va.
James, 17, Laborer, Va.
Massina, 16, Va
Hannah, 13, Va.
Nathan, 8, Va.
Elizabeth, 3, Va.
John, 1, Va.

1860 Census, Lewis County, W.Va.
Jas. W. Kelly, 29, Laborer, b Va.
Aurilla, 30, b Va.
Charles C., 9(?), b Va.
Sarah J., 7, b Va.
Rosanna, 4, b Va.
Virginia, 1, b Va.
Sarah, 54, b Pa.
Nathan C., 17, b Va.
Elizabeth A., 10, b Va.

     Nathan C. Kelly, 26, married Emily Jack, 32, widow, on 23 Mar 1869 in Upshur County. Parents of Nathan were William W. & Sally Kelly per Wes Cochran 1851-1896 Marriages of Upshur Co., VA/WV. (Provided by Patricia Viellenave.)

1870 Census, Meade Township, Upshur County, W. Va.
KELLY, Nathan C., 27, Farm laborer, $500, b Va
Emily, 33, Keeping House, Va
Alice, 4/12 (b Jan 1870), b Va
JACK, Clinton D., 10, Va
JACK, Dora, 8, Va

     Apparently, Nathan's middle name was Calvin and that was used in the 1880 Census.

1880 Census, Holly, Braxton, W. Va.

Calvin N. KELLY, 37, Farmer, VA VA VA
Emily KELLY, 34, Keeping House, VA VA VA
Allice KELLY, Dau, 10, WV VA VA
Lieuella KELLY, Dau, 8, WV VA VA
Maggy KELLY, Dau, 6, WV VA VA
William W. KELLY, Son, 4, WV VA VA
Martha A. KELLY, Dau, 1, WV VA VA