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Rosa Merrill Kelley
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1881
Cedar Rapids
Linn County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1972
Cedar County
Iowa, USA

Rosa was first married to Henry Marshall Stiff, 7 Jan 1898, at Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. They divorced before their daughter, Millie, was born in 1899.

Rosa would later marry William Marcel Morgan, 8 May 1900, in Cedar County, Iowa. They were the parents of:
Ethel b 1901
Fay Edward b 1903
Howard Marcel b 1907
Genevieve b 1910
Mildred b 1913
Gladys b 1916

Following William's death, Rosa then married Christopher Kelley, 16 Oct 1937, in Muscatine County, Iowa

Tipton Conservative, Nov. 1972 - Funeral services will be held for Rosa Kelley, 90, at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Sheets and Son Funeral Home, Tipton, with Rev. James Lusher officiating. Burial will at Mt. Zion cemetery, Tipton. Visitation will begin after 9 a.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Mrs. Kelley, Tipton, died Thursday morning at the Crestview Nursing Home, West Branch following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 10, 1881 in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Joseph and Jane Lockridge Merrill. She married William Morgan May 8, 1900 in Tipton. Her second marriage took place Oct. 16 in Muscatine to Earl Kelley. she was a member of the Mt. Zion church Tipton. Survivors include four daughter, Mrs. William (Millie) Ackley of El Cerrito, Calif., Mrs. Ethel Yerington of Tipton, Mrs. Earl (Mildred) Baker of Clarence, Miss Gladys Morgan of Cedar Rapids; eight grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, two sons, one daughter, one brother and one sister.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Henry Merrill (1858 - 1944)
  Ada Jane Lochridge Merrill (1862 - 1947)
 
 Spouses:
  Henry Marshall Stiff (1871 - 1959)
  William Marcel Morgan (1875 - 1932)
  Christopher Earl Kelley (1898 - 1955)*
 
 Children:
  Millie Esther Stiff Ackley (1899 - 1981)*
  Ethel Mae Morgan Lovell Yerington (1901 - 1997)*
  Fay Edward Morgan (1903 - 1905)*
  Howard Marcel Morgan (1907 - 1907)*
  Mildred Bernice Morgan Baker (1913 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rosa Merrill Kelley (1881 - 1972)
  Frankie Everett Merrill (1895 - 1898)*
  Lillian May Merrill (1898 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Church Cemetery
Cedar County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Row 1
 
Created by: Jacie
Record added: Aug 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29202361
Rosa <i>Merrill</i> Kelley
Added by: Dennis Harmsen
 
Rosa <i>Merrill</i> Kelley
Added by: Jacie
 
 
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My great grandmother, mother of Millie, grandmother of Jennie Ellen, my Mom.
- Gloria Oranje
 Added: Feb. 13, 2016
My great grandmother, mother of Millie, grandmother of Jennie Ellen, my Mom.
- Gloria Oranje
 Added: Feb. 13, 2016

- Christina Ray-Duncan
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015
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