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Martin Van Buren Kelley
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1841
Frankton
Madison County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 8, 1931
Mishawaka
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA


A Carpenter and Gardener; one of 9 children of Reuben Kelly's who had three wives Charity MARTIN, Sarah MEADOWS, and Sally unk. Married 31 Oct 1870, Randolph Co., IN to Racheal H. Bradford of Linton Twp, Coshocaton, Ohio. Named for our 8th President, Martin Van Buren. Thank you to the Woodruff family for help in researching this common ancestor!

OBIT: THE SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE, WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 9, 1931 ..., BUSINESS AND LOCAL NEWS - "CIVIL WAR VET DIES AT AGE 90":
Martin VanBuren Kelly Succumbs; Lived Here 12 Years.

Martin Van Buren Kelly, age 90, civil war veteran, who served in U.S. Army, Company C, Third Iowa Calvary, died at 7:40 o'clock Tuesday night in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles Woodruff (Edith Sarah KELLY), 617 Fairmount Avenue.

He was born in Frankton, Ind., Sept. 22, 1841, and moved to Mishawaka 12 years ago (1929) from Lafayette, Ind. He was a carpenter until age forced him to retire.

In addition to Mrs. Woodruff, he is survived by three sons, Melvin Kelly, Mishawaka; James Kelly, Big Rapids, Mich.; and Carl Kelly, Battle Ground, Ind. [Edward, William, Myrtle, Earl, Mary, Sarah, Edith Sarah]

The body may be viewed in Sprague chapel until the hour of services from the chapel Friday afternoon, 2:30 o'clock, the rites in charge of the Salvation Army. Burial will be made in Fairview Cemetery, Members of the American Legion, Mishawaka Post No. 161, serving as pallbearers.

1850 Linton Twp, Coshocaton, Indiana
1870 Frankton, Madison, IN
1880 Wayne, Randolph, Indiana
1900 Prairie Twp, White, Indiana
1910 Prairie, White, Indiana
1920 Mishawaka, St. Joseph, IN
1930 Mishawaka, St. Joseph, IN

 
 
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 Children:
  Melvin Milton Kelly (1871 - 1941)*
  Sarah Edith Kelly Woodruff (1896 - 1966)*
  Clarence Leo Kelly (1904 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Surname spelling is Kelley on Marker
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Mishawaka
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Blote
Record added: Jul 10, 2008
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Co.C, 3 Iowa Calvary, Union.
- Blote
 Added: Apr. 20, 2014
So we celebrate your GGson's birthday we also remember your passing on that date.Beth & Winnie
- Blote
 Added: Sep. 5, 2009

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