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Welcome, to yet another Genealogy Page maintained by Robert D. McKelvey, Jr., a McKelvey genealogy researcher.

If you visit here, yes, you have a lot of data to sort through, and decided whether you connect or not, to this family.

John McKelvey, was naturalized a citizen of the United States, on October 4, 1856, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, and was listed as John McCalvey, rather then the traditional McKelvey spelling.

The marriage of John McKelvey and Jane Logan occurred in 1857, in Downingstown, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

I found the 1860 Census before Sept. 2004.

1860 Honeybrook Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

John McCleavy, age 32, b. Ireland, abt 1828
Jane McCleavy, age 25, b. Ireland, abt 1834
Robert McCleavy, age 2, b. Pennsylvania
William McCleavy, age 7 mos, b. Pennsylvania

His two older boys, according to the 1860 census, and latter censuses, state they were born in Pennsylvania.

1870 Killbuck Township, Holmes County, Ohio, Census Lists:

John McKelvey, age 35, b. Ireland
Jane, age 34, b. Ireland
Robert L., b. Pennsylvania
William, age 10, b. Pennsylvania
David, age 8, b. Ohio
Mary J., age 5, b. Ohio
Nancy, age 3, b. Ohio
1880 Killbuck Township, Holmes County, Ohio, Census Lists:

John McKelvey, age 50, b. Ireland, parents b. Ireland
Jane, age 48, b. Ireland, parents b. Ireland
Robert, age 22, b. Pennsylvania
William, age 19, b. Pennsylvania
David, age 17, b. Ohio
Mary J., age 13, b. Ohio
Nancy A., age 11, b. Ohio
Alexander, age 9, b. Ohio
Lillie, age 6, b. Ohio
1890 Census, not available:
1900 Killbuck Township, Holmes County, Ohio, Census Lists:

John McKelvey, age 78, b. Jan 1822, Ireland, parents b. Ireland
Alexander McKelvey, son, age 28, b. Feb 1871, Ohio
Sarah L., age 27, b. June 1871, b. Ohio, parents b. Ohio
Frank McKelvey, boarder, age 17, b. Apr. 1882, Ohio, parents b. Ohio
In 1910 listed under son, Alexander's census notes.
1910 Killbuck Township, Dist 35, Holmes County, Ohio, Census Lists;

Alexander McKelvey, age 38, b. Ohio, father b. Ireland, mother b. Ohio, (wrong)
Sarah, age 38, b. Ohio, parents b. Ohio
Clarence, age 6, b. Ohio
John McKelvey, father, age 83?, b. Ireland, parents b. Ireland

Thanks, Sincerely,

Robert D. McKelvey, Jr.

The McKelvey's Of Florida, Ohio, PA, and Northern Ireland
Updated February 15, 2013


Robert D. McKelvey, Jr.
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