West Virginia Pioneers

Mariah Theresa Riley

Female 1837 - 1887  (50 years)


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  • Name Mariah Theresa Riley 
    Born 25 Feb 1837  Harrison County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Oct 1887  [2
    Buried Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 

    • Mariah Theresa Riley Kelley
      BIRTH 25 Feb 1837
      Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
      DEATH 24 Oct 1887 (aged 50)
      BURIAL
      Chesterville Cemetery
      Mineral Wells, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 28805183
    Notes 

    • Death Record
      Name: Maria/Kelly
      Sex: Female
      Death Date: 1 Oct 1887
      Death Place: Slate Dist, Wood Co, WV
      Age at Death: 49y
      Marital Status: M
      Spouse: Amos Kelly
      Father: Geo Kittie Riley (there should be & between the names)
      Informant: Amos Kelly, husband

      Mariah Theresa Riley Kelley
      BIRTH 25 Feb 1837
      Harrison County, West Virginia, USA
      DEATH 24 Oct 1887 (aged 50)
      BURIAL
      Chesterville Cemetery
      Mineral Wells, Wood County, West Virginia, USA
      MEMORIAL ID 28805183
    Person ID I13660  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2019 

    Father George Wade Riley,   b. 24 Jun 1814, Harrison County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Kitturah Louise Sarah Arnold,   b. Est 1815–1818, Lewis County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Apr 1850, Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 28 May 1836  Lewis County, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 28 May 1836
      Place: Lewis County, VA
      Gorge W Reiley
      Bethirah or Bethinah Arnold (I have/had her as Sarah Louise Kitturah Arnold and have no idea where I got that name from. I don't see how anyone could get "Kitturah" our of "Bethinah".)

      1850 Jackson, VA # 84-87
      Riley, Geo W 35 M Farmer Va
      Riley , Elizabeth 35 F Va
      Riley, Mariah 12 F Va
      Riley , John 9 M Va
      Riley , Sarah 5 F Va
      Riley , Slatirah 3 F Va
      Riley , John 12 M Ky
    Family ID F4667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Amos Kelley,   b. Jan 1836, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1908  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married CA 1855  [3
    Notes 

    • 1860 Jackson, VA
      Amos Kelly 24 VA
      Maria T Kelly 23 VA
      Wm G Kelly 3 VA
      Sarah E Kelly 1 VA

      1870 Slate, Wood, West Virginia - Fountain Springs PO
      Kelly, Amos 31 VA
      Mariah T 30 VA
      William 13 VA
      Sarah E 11 VA
      Amanda 9 VA
      Deems, John C (indexed as Derin) 9 OH

      1880 Slate, Wood, West Virginia
      Kelley, Amos 46 VA VA VA
      Thuresa wife 44 VA VA VA
      Amanda C. dau 18 VA VA VA
      Franklin son 10 WV VA VA
      Rosa dau 8 WV VA VA
      Irving son 4 WV VA VA
      Orris son 10/12 Aug WV VA VA

      1900 Elizabeth, Wirt, West Virginia
      Kelley, Amos Jan 1836 64 WV WV WV
      Emma wife Dec 1845 54 md 34 yr, 8/5 children WV WV WV
      Bessie dau Dec 1875 24 WV WV WV
      Birdie dau May 1878 22 WV WV WV [Berry, d/o Mary EJ & Madison H Berry, b 5/25/1878, Wood Co]
      Oris son Sept 1879 20 WV WV WV
      Gertrude dau Aug 1883 16 WV WV WV
      Coss, John nephew Jul 1886 13 WV WV WV
      Kelley, Gilbert son Jul 1889 10 WV WV WV
      Hunter, William boarder Aug 1883 16 WV WV OH
    Children 
     1. William G Kelley,   b. 6 Mar 1856, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah E Kelley,   b. 10 Mar 1859, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Amanda Catherine Kelley,   b. 1862, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1923  (Age 61 years)
     4. Frances M Kelley,   b. 10 Mar 1871, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1908  (Age < 36 years)
     5. Rosa Kelley,   b. 17 Aug 1873, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Irving Kelley,   b. CA 1876, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Oris Everett Kelley,   b. 23 Sep 1879, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Gertrude Kelley,   b. Aug 1883, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F4670  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1205] Census.

    2. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

    3. [S100] History of Harper District.

    4. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.