Norah Lavinia Kelly (1873 - 1946)

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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Collins Martin Kelly
Mother: Annie Sullivan Kelly

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Lavinia

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1873 - In the year that Norah Lavinia Kelly was born, on February 12th, The Coinage Act of 1873 was signed by President Ulysses S. Grant. It went into effect on April 1st and ended the use of gold and silver in the U.S. for currency - placing the country on the gold standard. The Act wasn't popular with everyone.

1880 - She was merely 7 years old when in October, the "Blizzard of 1880" began in North America - considered the most severe winter ever known in the US. Many areas were snowbound throughout the whole winter, which was made famous in Laura Ingalls Wilder's book The Long Winter.

1894 - When she was 21 years old, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

1918 - She was 45 years old when following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

1946 - In the year of Norah Lavinia Kelly's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Norah Lavinia Kelly died in 1946 in Melbourne, Australia at age 73. No cause of death has been listed for Norah. She was born in 1873. She was born to Collins Martin Kelly and Annie Sullivan Kelly, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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