Lionel, John (1843-1906) and Mary Jane Harman (1839/40-1875)

John Lionel (1843-1906) and Mary Jane Harman (1839/40-1875)

John Lionel (1843-1906)
Son of Thomas Lionel (1798/99-1804) and Frances Edwards (1808-1884), Frances was the daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel John Edwards (1776/7-1817) and Moodovailah Coppagee.
Born  in Madras on 31 August 1843 and baptised on 6 February 1844 at St Andrew’s Church, Madras
Married as his second wife Mary Jane Harman (1839/40-1875) the widow of Mr Shunker and the daughter of Richard Harman.
Mary Jane Harman dies of childbirth on 9 March 1875. the child survived
John died of acute dysentery on 20 September 1906
Buried at St Andrew’s Church, Madras


Mary Harman Hamilton Lionel (1875-1946)
Born in India 1839/40
Married James Patrick O’Kelly (1875-1914) in 1895. James was the son of Timothy O’Kelly (1816-1857) and Ellen….
Mary and James had one child
Died in 1946

Kathleen Eileen O’Kelly (1897-1984)
Born 29 April 1897
Married Charles Edward Kelly (1893-1961) in April 1922
Kathleen and Charles had 4 children
Died on 1 June 1984


(i) Barbara Kelly (1925-1998) born on 29 April 1925, died on 30 September 1998

(ii) Lionel Desmond Kelly (b.1937), born in Mandalay, Burma on 23 March 1937. Married Helen Shepherd in March 1962. They had 3 children. Libby Kelly (b.1962), Sandra Kelly (b.1963) and Michael Kelly (b.1965) 

(iii) Noel Raymond Patrick Kelly (b.1931), born in Secunderabad, India on 9 December 1931, married Noella Pullan in October 1960. They had 3 children. Mark Kelly (b.1961), Paul Kelly (b.      ) and Louise Kelly (b.       )

(iii) Yvonne Kelly (b.1938) Born in Secunderabad India on 1 March 1938 married Allen Gough (b.        ). They had two children. Shawn Gough (b.       ) and Aran Gough (b.       ) (adopted twins)

(iv) Averil Kelly (b.1942), born in Kanagpur 13 April 1942, married Ray Cooper

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