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Daniel Craft Felkey
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1825
Franklin County
Ohio, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1908
Armstrong
Emmet County
Iowa, USA

Daniel was the son of Daniel Craft Felkey, Sr. & Mary Rouse. He married Floniedes 'Florinda' Brooks on 2 Dec 1845 in Rock Island County, Illinois. They were the parents of Iva, Ida, Ace, George, Daniel, Edward, & Harvey.

Nov 25, 1908 - Estherville Democrat - Daniel Felkey, Sr., died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Duffy, last Thursday after a long illness. Funeral services were conducted at the home and in the Presbyterian church Saturday afternoon and the remains laid to rest in the Armstrong cemetery. Deceased had lived longer than the agerage time alloted to man, being nearly eighty three years old at the time of his death.

He was a native of Ohio but had lived in Iowa a considerable portion of his life and was among the early settlers in Emmet county. Mr. Felkey was a splendid type of the true and upright gentleman. He had no enemies or any feeling of ill will to any of his fellow men. He was unostentatious, clean, conscientious, honorable and fixed in purpose. His demise marks the passing of a high-minded citizen and a good man.

Contributed by Merllene - DANIEL FELKEY - Daniel Felkey was born near Columbus, Ohio, December 3, 1826 and died at Armstrong, Iowa, November 20, 1908, aged 82 years, 11 months and 15 days. When a young man he moved with his parents to Moline, Illinois, where on December 4, 1846, he was united in marriage to Miss Florinda Brooks. To this union were born fourteen children all of whom are living except three who died when small.

Mr. Felkey moved to Wisconsin where he lived one year, when he moved to Mitchell county, Iowa, where he resided about twenty-two years, and then moved to South Dakota, and lived there about five years, and from there to Emmett county, Iowa, in 1885, where he has since resided. He spent a few years in the merchantile business in Armstrong, but most of his life was spent on a farm. For the past few years he lived a retired life.

He has been a worthy member of the Presbyterian church for many years. He was a kind and affectionate husband and father.

He left besides his aged wife, eleven children: George, of Halfa, Harvey of Amstrong, Mrs. O. Neville of Estherville, Mrs. Sam Howard of Grantsburg, Wis., Mrs. Louis Bilharz of Orchard, Daniel of Montana, Edward of Armstrong, Asahel of Minneapolis, Mrs. Ida Cornwell and Mrs. Iva Alton of Fairmont, Minnesota, and Mrs. John Duffy of Armstrong.

The funeral was held Saturday at 12 o'clock at the Presbyterian church, conducted by Rev. E. Slessor and interment was made in the Armstrong cemetery. (Osage News. Osage, IA, March 4, 1909) 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Felkey (1784 - 1830)
 
 Spouse:
  Florinda Brooks Felkey (1828 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  George Felkey (1847 - 1910)*
  Harvey John Felkey (1849 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Felkey (1821 - 1903)*
  Elizabeth Catherine Felkey Corbin (1823 - 1906)*
  Daniel Craft Felkey (1825 - 1908)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Armstrong Grove Cemetery
Armstrong
Emmet County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Geo Clinton
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54242404
Daniel Craft Felkey
Added by: Geo Clinton
 
Daniel Craft Felkey
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Rest in peace, 4th Great Grandfather-in-law.
- Tinkalew
 Added: Jun. 23, 2015
 
 
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