|Birth: ||Oct. 2, 1855|
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 1859|
Robert was son of S.B. McKelvey and Jennett Byers.
Stephen Beckett MCKELVEY was born 13 August 1814 in Portage Co. Ohio and died 25 January 1888 in Center Twp, Williams Co. Ohio.Burial Brown Cemetery. He married (1) Jennett BYERS 28 May 1835 in Trumbull Co. Ohio, daughter of James BYERS and Mary . She was born 31 October 1812 in Poland twp. Mahoning Co. Ohio, and died 31 March 1886 in Williams Co. Ohio.Burial Brown Cemetery. Stephen married his twice-widowed sister-in-law, Mrs. Lucy BYERS ECKIS FINCH, a physician and educator, on 4 Sept 1886.
26 Jan. 1888
The Democrat is pained to learn that Stephen B. McKelvey, one of the best and best known men of Center township, died very suddenly Wednesday morning. He was born in Portage County in 1814 and came to Williams County in 1851 and has been regarded as one of the prominent men of the County. His death will be greatly regretted by a large circle of friends and acquantices.
15 Apr. 1886
Janette Byers McKelvey, wife of S. B. McKelvey who died recently at their home in Center twp., was born October 31, 1812 in Poland township, Trumbull County, Ohio, moved with her parents to Ellsworth twp. thence to Berlin township, same county. She was teaching school in Deerfield township, Portage County when she first met and became acquainted with Mr. McKelvey. They were united in marriage May 28th, 1835. In 1851, they came to Bryan and soon afterwards moved on the place which they cleared up and made their home for thirty-five years. The married life was a happy one for more than fifty years. She bore eleven children, six of whom are living together with 16 grand-children and five great-grand-children
She was an excellent woman, a devoted wife and mother, a true friend and kind neighbor and her death is deeply regretted by all who knew her.
, and interment was made in the beautiful Brown Cemetery.
Stephen Bennett McKelvey (1814 - 1888)
Jennet Byers McKelvey (1812 - 1886)
Artlissa McKelvey Hubbell (1837 - 1871)*
Antoinette McKelvey Corbett (1839 - 1886)*
Lowell M McKelvey (1845 - 1930)*
Hiram McKelvey (1850 - 1921)*
Robert R McKelvey (1855 - 1859)
Created by: Jude
Record added: Jan 09, 2012
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