Francis Herbert Kellar
Sex: Male
Birth: August 20, 1888
Manhattan, New York
Death: May 07, 1934
Mineola, New York
Father: Francis August Kellar (1866-?)
Mother: Catherine Gleeson (1869-?)
Spouse/Partner: Anna Elizabeth Lane (1890-1919)
Marriage: May 25, 1913
Church of St. Charles
New York
Children: Muriel Catherine Kellar (1923-?)
Grace Kellar
Alfred Kellar
2nd Spouse: Winifred Agnes Morrissey (1890-1985)
2nd Marriage: September 19, 1921
Ascension Church
New York
Kellar-Herbert funeral

Francis Herbert Kellar (1888-1934) funeral notice

Kellar-Francis 1918

Francis Herbert Kellar (1888-1934) World War I draft

1920 census Kellar

Francis Herbert Kellar (1888-1934) in 1930 US Census

Francis Herbert Kellar (1888-1934) aka Herbert Kellar I; New York Evening Journal; photographer at Knickerbocker Photos (b. August 20, 1888, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA - d. May 07, 1934, Mineola, Nassau County, New York, 11501, USA)


He was the son of Francis August Kellar (1866-?) aka Francis August Keller; and Catherine Gleeson (1869-?) aka Katherine Gleason. Both parents were from Ireland.


Francis Herbert Kellar was baptized on August 26, 1888 at the Parish of St. Paul the Apostle, in Manhattan, New York City.

First marriageEdit

Francis Herbert Kellar married Anna Elizabeth Lane (1890-1919) of Ireland on May 25, 1913 at the Church of St. Charles in New York. She was the daughter of Timothy D. Lane (1869-?) and Elizabeth Downey (1865-?) of Ireland.


  • Herbert Francis Xavier Kellar (1914-1970), aka Herbert Kellar II, who was born on December 29, 1914 in New York and married Marjorie Freeman
  • Anita M. Kellar (1919) who was born in January of 1919 and died April 20, 1919

World War IEdit

Francis Herbert Kellar registered for the draft on June 05, 1917 while living at 127 West 55th Street in Bayonne, New Jersey. He was working as a newspaper photographer at his own studio at 142 Fulton Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York. He was married and had a son. He was tall and had a medium build and had gray eyes.

Death of wifeEdit

Anna Elizabeth Lane died in 1919 possibly from the influenza pandemic. Her death certificate number was "2833".

Second marriageEdit

He married Winifred Agnes Morrissey (1890-1985) on September 19, 1921 at Ascension Church, 221 West 107 Street, Manhattan, New York City, New York.


Mineola, Long IslandEdit

In 1930 they were living at 322 First Street in Mineola, and he was working as a photographer.


He died on May 07, 1934 in Mineola, Nassau County, New York of "subacute endocarditis, caused by rheumatic fever".


His obituary appeared in the May 07, 1934 New York Times.


Francis Herbert Kellar (1888-1934) is the great-grandfather of Rebekah Wilson from Boston, Massachusetts. He is the great-great-grandfather of Edie Grace Wilson from Boston, Massachusetts.

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