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Ulyssis S.  Connelly

Ulyssis S. Connelly

Male 1869 - 1962  (92 years)

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  • Name Ulyssis S. Connelly 
    • In his offspring the surname is sometimes spelled Connelly and sometimes spelled Conley. Notes from Nancy Steklenburg Fass on Find-a-Grave: "Joel and a brother lived in the same town. To designate between their two families, Joel's family took one of the L's out of Connelly!"
    • I have been unable to locate Ulyssis S. Connelly in any census record after the 1900 census. Did he change his name?
    Born 12 Aug 1869  Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date of birth is from headstone; location is from Find-a-Grave memorial and is NOT otherwise sourced by me
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Indexed incorrectly as Melissie Connelly, age 1 born abt 1869 in Texas; living in Precinct 2; white; indexed incorrectly as a female; nearest post office is Decatur; living with mother Emily Connelly, age 23 born 1847 in Kentucky, white female who is keeping house; Ulyssis' father has died; his mother's personal estate is valued at $800; living next door to grandparents: Moses P. Ball, age 55 and wife Perlina Ball, 50 
    Census 1880  Montague County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Indexed incorrectly as Ulysses C. Dickson, age 11 born 1869 in Texas; living in Precinct 5; white male; stepson; single; born parents born Kentucky; he is "at home"; living with step father William Dickson, 34 who is a farmer; and mother Emily Dickson, 31; also in the home are half-siblings John Dickson, 6; Angelina Dickson, 3; and William Dickson, 1 
    Census 1900  Ferguson, Yell County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Indexed as Ulyssis Conelly, age 30 born Aug 1869 in Texas; white male; head of house; married for 11 years - since 1889; both parents born in Kentucky; living with wife Mary, age 26; and children: Joel, 10 who is a farm hand; Billie, 8; Alonzo, 6; John, 5; Thos. B., 2; and Robbie, 5 mos.; his wife has given birth to 6 children and all 6 children are living; he is a farmer 
    Census 1910  Hewitt, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Indexed as U.S. Conley, age 40 born abt 1870 in Texas; white male; head of house; first wife has died; living with second wife Laura, age 22; and children: Wesley, 10; Homer, 8; Leonard, 5; Lodi May, 5 (these are Laura's children from a prior marriage); Flossie, 2; Alonzo, 16; John, 13 and Ben, 11 (these older children are from Ulyssis' first marriage); this is the second marriage for both Ulyssis and Laura; she has given birth to 5 children and all 5 children are alive; he is a farmer  
    Died 9 Jul 1962  Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date is from headstone; location is from Find-a-Grave memorial and is NOT otherwise sourced by me
    Buried Aft 9 July 1962  Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Denison Cemetery
    Ulyssis S. Connelly
    Ulyssis S. Connelly
    Headstone
    Notes 
    • Son of Joel Jackson Connelly (1845-1870) and Emily Ball (1847-1920)
    Person ID P15542  Curbow Montoya Family
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2013 

    Family 1 Mary E. Ross,   b. Oct 1873, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1906, Orr, Love County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 8 May 1889  Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date/location of marriage are from Texas Marriage Collection. Their son Lonzo C. Conley's memorial on Find-a-Grave indicates that the marriage took place in Decatur. [6]
    Notes 
    • In additional to Alonzo Connelly and Thomas Benton Conley, Mary Ross and Ulyssis S. Connelly had the following known children:
      Joel Jackson, IV (1888-1942)
      William Henry (1891-1926)
      John (1895)
      Robbie Emmaline 1899-1989)
      Cora Idabell (1905-1959)
    • The Connellys and the Masons:
      Ulyssis S. Connelly x Mary Ross:
      Their son Thomas Benton Conley was the second husband of Jessie Isabel Mason (daughter of Lou Ida Bell Miller).
      Their son Alonzo "Lonzo" Connelly married Beulah I. Mason. Beulah was the sister of: John Wesley Mason (who married Willie Mae Miller) and Jessie Monroie (who married Lou Ida Bell Miller).
    Children 
     1. Alonzo C. Conley,   b. 23 Jun 1893, Montague, Montague County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1990, Nueces County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +2. Thomas Benton Conley,   b. 8 Jul 1897, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1978, Tolleson, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2013 16:29:13 
    Family ID F5868  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alice Emma Smith,   b. 6 Apr 1878, Wise County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1931, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1906 
    • Date is from public trees on ancestry.com - and is NOT sourced by me.
    Notes 
    • In additional to Lewis Lorenzo Conley, Ulysses S. Connelly and Alice Smith had the following known children:
      Flossie (1908)
      Nettie (1909)
      Sylvia (1913-1928)

      Many of the public trees on ancestry.com indicate that she was married one time before her marriage to Ulysses S. Connelly. They indicate that she was married to Wilson Parker who was born in 1862 in the Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory to Thomas Parker and She No Ke Cha. They further claim that Alice Smith and Wilson Parker had the following children together:
      Wesley Lee Parker in 1900
      Homer Parker in 1902
      Leonard Overton Parker in 1903
      Lota May Parker in 1904

      None of this information has been sourced by me.
    Children 
    +1. Lewis Lorenzo Conley,   b. 19 Aug 1915, Wilson, Carter County, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 2006, Modesto, Stanislaus County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2014 14:26:12 
    Family ID F5867  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1869 - Wise County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed incorrectly as Melissie Connelly, age 1 born abt 1869 in Texas; living in Precinct 2; white; indexed incorrectly as a female; nearest post office is Decatur; living with mother Emily Connelly, age 23 born 1847 in Kentucky, white female who is keeping house; Ulyssis' father has died; his mother's personal estate is valued at $800; living next door to grandparents: Moses P. Ball, age 55 and wife Perlina Ball, 50 - 1870 - Wise County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed incorrectly as Ulysses C. Dickson, age 11 born 1869 in Texas; living in Precinct 5; white male; stepson; single; born parents born Kentucky; he is "at home"; living with step father William Dickson, 34 who is a farmer; and mother Emily Dickson, 31; also in the home are half-siblings John Dickson, 6; Angelina Dickson, 3; and William Dickson, 1 - 1880 - Montague County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 May 1889 - Wise County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Ulyssis Conelly, age 30 born Aug 1869 in Texas; white male; head of house; married for 11 years - since 1889; both parents born in Kentucky; living with wife Mary, age 26; and children: Joel, 10 who is a farm hand; Billie, 8; Alonzo, 6; John, 5; Thos. B., 2; and Robbie, 5 mos.; his wife has given birth to 6 children and all 6 children are living; he is a farmer - 1900 - Ferguson, Yell County, Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as U.S. Conley, age 40 born abt 1870 in Texas; white male; head of house; first wife has died; living with second wife Laura, age 22; and children: Wesley, 10; Homer, 8; Leonard, 5; Lodi May, 5 (these are Laura's children from a prior marriage); Flossie, 2; Alonzo, 16; John, 13 and Ben, 11 (these older children are from Ulyssis' first marriage); this is the second marriage for both Ulyssis and Laura; she has given birth to 5 children and all 5 children are alive; he is a farmer - 1910 - Hewitt, Carter County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1962 - Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 9 July 1962 - Idabel, McCurtain County, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Ulyssis S. Conley 
From the collection of Melissa Coleman
    Ulyssis S. Conley From the collection of Melissa Coleman
    Ulyssis S. Connelly
From the collection of Melissa Coleman
    Ulyssis S. Connelly From the collection of Melissa Coleman
    Uylsses S. Connelly and family - from the collection of Marian Carey
    Uylsses S. Connelly and family - from the collection of Marian Carey
    It is unclear if this is his first wife Mary Ross (who died 1905) or his second wife Laura Smith (whom he married 1906)

  • Sources 
    1. [S2624683368] 1870 United States Federal Census, (1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnes), Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 2, Wise, Texas; Roll: M593_1609; Page: 504B; Image: 360; Family History Library Film: 553108.

    2. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ), Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 5, Montague, Texas; Roll: 1320; Family History Film: 1255320; Page: 449C; Enumeration District: 123.

    3. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Ferguson, Yell, Arkansas; Roll: 80; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0156; FHL microfilm: 1240080.

    4. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Hewitt, Carter, Oklahoma; Roll: T624_1246; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1375259.

    5. [S4273286793] Web: Oklahoma, Find A Grave Index, 1834-2011.

    6. [S2624665108] Texas Marriage Collection, , (Original data - Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Texas to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.Hunting For Bears, comp. Texas marriage information).
      U.S. Connelly and Mary Ross married 8 May 1889 in Wise County, Texas