ANDREW S. KELLY, farmer, P.O. Ada, was born in Pickaway County, Ohio, January 14, 1830. He is a son of Joseph and Sarah (Shaw) Kelly, the former a native of Ohio and the latter of Pennsylvania. His father followed farming, and had a family of five children, four of whom grew up. Our subject spent his youth on the farm, attending the common schools of Pickaway County. His early years were devoted to teaching music in the schools, but he afterward learned farming and has since followed it as his occupation. In 1862, he enlisted in Company F. Twenty-first Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served to the close of the war. He was a non-commissioned officer and was with Gen. Sherman on his march to the sea. Mr. kelly was married March 27, 1856 to Miss Susannah Yates, who was born in 1836 in Hancock County, Ohio, and is a daughter of Samuel and Margaret Yates. This union has been blessed with ten children, nine of whom are living, viz.: Ira N., George, Margaret E., William H., Sarah B., Samuel M., Joseph A., J.E. and an infant not named. Mrs. Kelly is a member of the M.E. Church. In politics, Mr. Kelly is a Democrat.


History of Hardin County, Warner Beers Co., 1883