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Emma Dora Kelly Adams
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1861
Clark County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1917
North Madison
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA

Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011
Name: Emma Dora Adams
[Emma Dora Kelly]
Gender: Female
Race: White
Age: 55
Birth Date: 10 Dec 1861
Birth Place: Indiana Clark Co.
Death Date: 17 Jul 1917
Death Place: Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, USA
Marital Status: Widowed
Spouse: James P. Adams
Father: Valentine Kelly

Death Notice: The Courier-Journal Jul 18, 1917 p8

She married James Adams on Sept 29, 1887 in Floyd Co., IN. They had two daughters, Bessie May & Edna Louise Adams. (raised by her mother)

Home in 1870: Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana
Valentine D Kelly 39
Mary L Kelly 37
Richard A Kelly 16
Martin J Kelly 14
Jno W Kelly 13
Emma D Kelly 9
Oscar V Kelly 7
Geo E Kelly 3

Home in 1880: Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana
Valentine Kelly 52
Mary Kelly 48
John Kelly 21
Emma Kelly 19
Oscar Kelly 16
George Kelly 13
Edward Kelly 9
Mary Kelly 6
Perkins Kelly 45
Julion Mc Cartha 65

Jeffersonville Evening News September 9, 1899
Will Be Sent Back - Mrs. Emma Adams, of New Albany, daughter of the late Valentine Kelly, and an inmate of the Central hospital for the insane at Indianapolis, who has been home on a 50 days furlough, will be returned tomorrow to the institution by Sheriff Hipple.

1900 United States Federal Census
Name: Emma Adams
Age: 41
Birth Date: Dec 1858
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1900: Wayne, Marion, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Inmate (Central Asylum for Insane)
Marital Status: Married
Marriage Year: 1886
Years Married: 14
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother: number of living children: 2
Mother: How many children: 2

1910 United States Federal Census
Name: Emma Adams
Age in 1910: 53
Birth Year: 1857
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1910: Indianapolis Ward 15, Marion, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relation to Head of House: Patient (Central Indiana Hospital for Insane)
Marital Status: Married
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana

From medical records show that she was committed to the Central State Hospital about 1898, then transferred to Madison about 1910. She started having siezures after the birth of her 2nd child, and was diagnosed as epileptic. She died at Southeastern Hospital for the Insane. Researched by Laura J. Stewart. 
Family links: 
  Valentine Kelly (1827 - 1899)
  Mary Louise Stewart Kelly (1834 - 1912)
  James P. Adams (1835 - 1900)
  Bessie May Adams Wacker (1890 - 1966)*
  Edna Louise Adams Jorgensen (1891 - 1963)*
  Richard A. Kelley (____ - 1926)*
  John W. Kelly (1857 - 1922)*
  Emma Dora Kelly Adams (1861 - 1917)
  George E. Kelley (1867 - 1921)*
  Edward Everett Kelley (1873 - 1947)*
  Mary Louise Kelly Langhorn (1875 - 1928)*
*Calculated relationship
Stewart-Emery Cemetery
Clark County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Laura J. Stewart
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Aug 19, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9337932
Emma Dora <i>Kelly</i> Adams
Added by: John and Kim Galloway
Emma Dora <i>Kelly</i> Adams
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