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James Silas Gilkey
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1843
Vermilion County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1911
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Arkansas City Daily Traveler
Arkansas City, Kansas
Saturday, January 28, 1911
Page 1

Death of James Gilkey

Relatives of James S. Gilkey, formerly of Maple City, but late of California, yesterday received a message from Mrs. Gilkey who is in Los Angeles, saying that Mr. Gilkey had passed away the night before, Thursday night. He had been in poor health for some time and went west in the hope of becoming improved. The deceased was an early settler of Cowley county and was well known here. He was 67 years of age. Besides the widow a son and a daughter survive him. The body will be brought here it having left Los Angeles last night. Funeral arrangements are to be made later.

Arkansas City Daily Traveler
Arkansas City, Kansas
Tuesday, January 31, 1911
Page 6

Funeral of J.S. Gilkey

The funeral of James S. Gilkey, whose death occurred last Thursday in Los Angeles, California, will be held tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock in the Maple City church. Rev. Pool will conduct the services. Interment will be made in Maple City cemetery.

The body of Mr. Gilkey, accompanied by the widow, arrived here last night from California and was taken to Maple City this morning.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Allen Gilkey (1807 - 1876)
  Lucinda Nancy Herriott Gilkey (1803 - 1847)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Goodrich Gilkey (1848 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Celestia Lola Gilkey Davis (1869 - 1898)*
  Alva Edwin Gilkey (1871 - 1876)*
  Amy Olga Gilkey McAllister (1877 - 1964)*
  Herma F. Gilkey (1882 - 1883)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Ephraim Gilkey (1828 - 1893)*
  Charles Gilkey (1833 - 1864)*
  Martha J. Gilkey (1835 - 1844)*
  Lucinda W. Gilkey Gaines (1837 - 1914)*
  Joseph Allen Gilkey (1838 - 1918)*
  James Silas Gilkey (1843 - 1911)
  Mary Elizabeth Gilkey Foster (1845 - 1921)*
  Caroline M Gilkey Dowers (1849 - 1878)**
  Benjamin F. Gilkey (1850 - 1852)**
  Emma Gilkey Baum (1855 - 1880)**
  Clementine O. Gilkey (1869 - 1871)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Maple City Cemetery
Maple City
Cowley County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section Center, Row 3
 
Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Nov 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22654425
James Silas Gilkey
Added by: Judy Mayfield
 
 
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