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Thomas Washington O’Kelley

Clergyman

Thomas Washington O’Kelley, American clergyman. Member Foreign Missionary Board of Southern Baptist Convention.

Background

O’Kelley, Thomas Washington was born on December 16, 1861 in Hall County, Georgia, United States. Son of Edward Washington and Elizabeth (Barnes) O’Kelley.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mercer U., Macon, Georgia, 1889, A.M., 1891 (Doctor of Divinity, 1899).

Career

Ordained ministry Baptist Church, 1888. Principal Hiawassee (Georgia) High School, 1889-1890. Professor Latin, Mercer U., 1890-1892.

Pastor 1st Church, Hawkinsville, Georgia, 1892-1893, 1st Church, Griffin, 1893-1899, West End Church, Atlanta, 1899-1902, 2d Church, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1902-1904, 1st Church, St. Joseph, Missouri, 1904-1911, 1st Church, Raleigh, North Carolina, since 1911.

Membership

Member Foreign Missionary Board of Southern Baptist Convention.

Connections

Married Mary Lee Alexander, 1891 (died 1893). Married second, Rosa Burt Meriwether, 1900. Children: Thomas Washington, Mary, William Meriwether.

father:
Edward Washington O’Kelley

mother:
Elizabeth (Barnes) O’Kelley

spouse:
Mary Lee Alexander

spouse:
Rosa Burt Meriwether

child:
Mary O’Kelley

child:
William Meriwether O’Kelley

child:
Thomas Washington O’Kelley