Second Irish Born Protestant Ancestor
William O'Kelley or Liam Ceallaigh
 
William O'Kelley was likely born about 1590 to 1595 and he is found in "The History of County Monaghan" on page 178 as a Gentleman who protected the protestants at Carrickmacross during the 1641 Irish Rebellion.  He, wife, and family are again mentioned in a letter on page 268 proclaiming their good deeds during that revolt.  I suspect he may have moved ot Carrickmacross in 1640 as on page 571 we find William receiving land taken from a Papist.
 
William O'Kelley "Gentleman" and Ura Birne married in Ireland about 1620 and had the following children:

+4 iv. Thomas O'Kelley or Tomas Ceallaigh was born about 1625 in Tullycorbet Parish in modern day Co Monaghan