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Sarah Janet "Sadie" Kelly Edwards
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Birth: May 23, 1895
Nemaha County
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1959
Ord
Valley County
Nebraska, USA

Sarah Janet Kelly was born May 23, 1895 at Scotch Valley, in Nemaha County, Kansas to John and Janet Kelly. On March 29, 1920 she was married to Allen F. Edwards at Pawnee City. The couple became the parents of six sons and two daughters: Donald, Leonard and Robert of Ord; Merle of Omaha; Gail E. of Oswego. Ore., and Paul William, deceased; Mrs. Beth Vasicek of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Mrs. Lila Lee Evans of Gering.
She and her husband have farmed in Garfield and Valley counties since 1935. In 1942 they bought a farm south of Ord where they lived until his retirement in 1954. After a year in Omaha, they returned to Ord, purchased a residence at 220 No. 24 St.
Mrs. Edwards was a member of the Evangelical United Brethren Church of Mira Valley.
Sadie passed away October 23, 1959 at the age of 64. She died enroute to the hospital at Ord, Nebraska. Funeral rites were conducted Monday at the Ord Methodist church.
Survivors include the widower, five sons - one son deceased, two daughters; 18 grandchildren; sister, Agnes Johnstone of Stockton, Calif.; brother William A. Kelly of Kansas City Mo.; 35 nieces and nephews.
The children were: : Donald, Leonard and Robert of Ord; Merle of Omaha; Gail E. of Oswego. Ore., and Paul William, deceased; Mrs. Beth Vasicek of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Mrs. Lila Lee Evans of Gering. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Kelly (1842 - 1924)
  Janet Gregg Kelly (1855 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Leonard F. Edwards (1928 - 2013)*
  Paul William Edwards (1931 - 1932)*
  Donald R. Edwards (1932 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Andrew Gregg Kelly (1882 - 1942)*
  Belle M Warren (1884 - 1950)*
  Agnes K Kelly Johnstone (1888 - 1975)*
  James Gregg Kelly (1892 - 1935)*
  Sarah Janet Kelly Edwards (1895 - 1959)
  Rosa May Kelly (1898 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ord Cemetery
Ord
Valley County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Gloria Cathcart
Record added: Sep 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117502564
Sarah Janet Sadie <i>Kelly</i> Edwards
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