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John Wesley Kellums
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Birth: May 29, 1832
Richland County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1913
Flora
Clay County
Illinois, USA

John Wesley Kellums was born in Indiana and married to Margaret A. Henry who was born in Ohio. They had both been reared in their respective states and received the educational advantages there in public school and later met and married. Mr. Kellums was a general farmer in Illinois and also engaged in stock raising, an occupation he followed all his active business life. He was a Republican in his political views while his fraternal affiliations were with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. There are government records showing John Wesley Kellums enlisted as a private and was discharged as a corporal in the 49th Indiana Infantry during the Civil War.
John Wesley and Margaret had eight children:
William Bryan Kellums - b. 1855-1858
Salome Kellums - b. 1857-1901
John Houston Kellums - b. 1859-1952
LeRoy. Kellums - b. 1862-1892
Thomas Ferdinand Kellums - b. 1864-1866
Elizabeth Frances Kellums - m. John Frazier
Mary Jane Kellums - b. 1875-1875
Nancy Jane Kellums - b. 1875-1875
Margaret died in 1879 and John passed away in 1913.
To date, a stone or inscription has not been located nor described that marks this pioneer's resting place. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Kellums (1801 - 1882)
  Elizabeth F. Bryan Kellums (1805 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret A. Henry Kellums (1837 - 1879)
 
 Children:
  William Bryan Kellums (1855 - 1858)*
  John Houston Kellums (1859 - 1952)*
  Leroy H. Kellums (1862 - 1892)*
  Nancy Jane Kellums (1875 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tolliver Cemetery
Louisville
Clay County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jerry L. Lippincott
Record added: Nov 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100197037
John Wesley Kellums
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