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Mary Matilda "Mattie" Kelly Fletcher
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Birth: 1868
Point Pleasant
Mason County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Feb., 1892
Iowa, USA

Mattie Kelly was the young daughter of James Searchfield Kelly and his wife Mary Mahala Stewart Kelly. Born in West Virginia, she came west to Iowa with her brothers, was married to George Washington Fletcher, lost a child, and had a mental breakdown. She was sent to the Independence Hospital where she died only a couple of months later of "consumption" or Tuberculosis. It is told that her husband later took away her stone to use on another person's grave (?!) so recently a Kelly descendent replaced her stone in Harrison Cemetery. I believe the stone reads "Mary Matilda Kelly and child." 
 
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 Parents:
  James S Kelly (1833 - 1918)
  Mary Mahala Stewart Kelly (1838 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  George Washington Fletcher (1867 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Bails (1858 - 1938)*
  William Walter Kelly (1860 - 1957)*
  Mary Matilda Kelly Fletcher (1868 - 1892)
  John CHARLES Kelly (1869 - 1950)*
  Joseph E. Kelly (1872 - 1945)*
  Edith Kelly Tillis (1875 - 1967)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Harrison Cemetery
Whiting
Monona County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: katalex23
Record added: Apr 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68675156
Mary Matilda Mattie <i>Kelly</i> Fletcher
Added by: L Walker
 
 
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- Marilyn Andersen
 Added: Jul. 26, 2013

- katalex23
 Added: May. 19, 2011
Dear Mattie, It was a search to find you, but your story is not lost 100 years later. Our hearts go out to you in your loss.
- Kathryn
 Added: Apr. 20, 2011
 
 
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