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Mary Frances "Mollie" Stribling Kelly
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1838
Pickens County
Alabama, USA
Death: 1917
Hallettsville
Lavaca County
Texas, USA

Mary was the daughter of Benjamin Haile Stribling b 19 Jul 1794 SC d 24 JUN 1852 Lavaca Co Tx bur Hallettsville Memorial Cemetery son of Thomas STRIBLING3 b 1763 & Elizabeth 'Betsy' HAILE,
mrd Ruth Bradley GREENWOOD 21 Nov 1820 Tuscaloosa Co AL b 1798 Pickens SC d July 29 1861 Goliad TX Died in bed of sickness. Children present: Mariah, Mollie, Ben, CK & TCG
Benjamin was a Latin scholar, a very religious man, and one of the first judges of Lavaca Co TX.

Mollie md Frank Jan 1859 Goliad Co TX
They had 3 children

iRobert Burns KELLY III b 11 NOV 1860 Lavaca Co TX killed 18 JAN 1887 Hallettsville Lavaca Co TX
+Elizabeth Lizzie Adelaide SMOTHERS 19 FEB 1881 DeWitt Co TX b 11 MAR 1866 Lavaca Co TX d 7 FEB 1933 Lavaca Co TX
she +2John Davis McElroy
Younger Rob died tragically when he was killed while attending a dance by W. A. Stubbs. Byrd Kelly and Johnny Smothers avenged his death by killing Stubbs and Stubbs' brother-in-law James A Tucker. The shoot-out took place on the square at Hallettsville. Byrd later spent five years in Huntsville.
ii Charles Byrd Franklin KELLY b 15 NOV 1863 Lavaca Co TX d 3 APR 1930 Lavaca Co TX
+Virginia Jennie SMOTHERS 7 MAR 1889 Lavaca Co TX b FEB 1868 Lavaca Co TX d MAR 1927.
iii.Cora Belle KELLY b 16 NOV 1865 Lavaca Co TX d 15 MAY 1946 Jackson Co TX
+1Johnny Wesley SMOTHERS 15 DEC 1881 Lavaca Co TX b 13 DEC 1861 Lavaca Co TX shot/killed 28 OCT 1894 Lavaca Co TX
+2Thomas Lacy Upchurch 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Haile Stribling (1794 - 1852)
  Ruth Bradley Greenwood Stribling (1800 - 1861)
 
 Spouse:
  Franklin Columbus Kelly (1835 - 1871)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Burns Kelly (1860 - 1887)*
  Franklin Charles Byrd Kelly (1863 - 1930)*
  Cora Bell Kelly Smothers Upchurch (1865 - 1946)*
 
 Siblings:
  James Harrison Stribling (1822 - 1892)*
  Mariah Elizabeth Stribling Tandy (1824 - 1903)*
  Thomas Haile Stribling (1826 - 1873)*
  Beverly Greenwood Stribling (1827 - 1860)*
  Cornelius Kinchelo Stribling (1832 - 1918)*
  Oliver Clark Stribling (1832 - ____)*
  George Tucker Stribling (1837 - ____)*
  Nancy Ann Stribling Gentry (1838 - 1904)*
  Mary Frances Stribling Kelly (1838 - 1917)
  William Henry Clay Stribling (1842 - 1907)*
  Sarah Emma Stribling Rogers (1842 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hallettsville City Cemetery
Hallettsville
Lavaca County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Nena Smothers
Originally Created by: Patty McGinty
Record added: Apr 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50768537
Mary Frances Mollie <i>Stribling</i> Kelly
Added by: Nena Smothers
 
Mary Frances Mollie <i>Stribling</i> Kelly
Added by: James
 
 
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- Nena Smothers
 Added: Apr. 12, 2013
Not Forgotten-my 2x grandmother and proud to be her Stribling descendant
- Nena Smothers
 Added: Apr. 18, 2011
 
 
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