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Elizabeth "Lizzie or Lizza" Milburn Cross Kelly
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Birth: Aug., 1873
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1919
Centerville
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA

Elizabeth's first husband, by whom she had her children, was Santford Amos Cross.

Once her children were grown, Elizabeth separated from, or possibly divorced Santford, and maintained a home with Robert Kelly. She was known to the town then as Mrs. Kelly.

Upon her son Jake's return from World War 1, Jake persuaded his mother to leave Mr. Kelly and she was getting ready to go to the train station, when Mr. Kelly shot Jake, then shot her, and finally shot himself. All three died.

In addition to the children listed below, there was also a child, Una C. Cross whose tombstone may eventually be found in this cemetery. Una was born about 1894 and died between 1895 and 1900, according to censuses. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Ensley Milburn (1845 - 1924)
 
 Spouses:
  Robert Kelly (1882 - 1919)
  Santford Amos Cross (1870 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Albert Lee Cross (1891 - 1956)*
  Cleo Cross (1893 - 1894)*
  Ernest Glenn Cross (1895 - 1961)*
  Jacob Vernon Cross (1897 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Lewis Milburn (1865 - 1913)*
  Alfred Milburn (1867 - 1923)*
  Clementine Hanna Milburn Hawkins (1871 - 1928)*
  Elizabeth Milburn Cross Kelly (1873 - 1919)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: No headstone, but according to death certificate and newspaper report is buried here. She is probably buried next to her son Jacob Cross.
 
Burial:
Elgin Cemetery
Mystic
Appanoose County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Hallie
Record added: Mar 05, 2009
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Elizabeth Lizzie or Lizza <i>Milburn Cross</i> Kelly
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Elizabeth Lizzie or Lizza <i>Milburn Cross</i> Kelly
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Elizabeth Lizzie or Lizza <i>Milburn Cross</i> Kelly
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