I am related to Amie through her husband.
His grandfather was William Stark Kelly, 1739 - 1826. William Stark Kelly was a Revolutionary War soldier.
His son, Sims Kelly, served in the War of 1812. Sims' son, husband of Amie, served in both the Mexican - American War and the Civil War.
Amie Elizabeth Pace Kelly
Daughter of Rev. Richard Pace
Widow of Samuel Camp Kelly
Mother of Richard & William
Wife of my 1st cousin, 5x removed
Oxford. After a lingering illness of many months, Mrs. Samuel C. Kelly, mother of Hon. Richard B Kelly, of Anniston, died at the home of Mr. A. B. Scarbrough, near Choccolocco, about 8 p. m. the 22d inst., and after funeral services at Oxford Baptist church, conducted by Revs. E. T. Smyth, J. C. Wright and J. E. Barnard, her remains were deposited by the side of her husband, Capt. Samuel C. Kelly, in Oxford cemetery, the 24th, about 12 M. Mrs. Kelly was a daughter of Rev. Richard Pace, deceased, formerly of this county, and for many years has been a consistent member of Oxford Baptist Church, and a thoroughly devoted, consecrated Christian. She leaves two sons and a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn their loss.
Source: Oxford. (Talladega, AL, Our Mountain Home, 29 Sept. 1897) 1; digital image, Newspapers.com: accessed June 2020).