Jessie Margaret <I>Kelley</I> Golden


Jessie Margaret Kelley Golden

Indiana, USA
Death 30 Aug 1937 (aged 51)
Washington Township, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Burial Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 195634494 View Source
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Mrs. Jessie M. Golden, age 51 years, wife of William A. Golden, died Monday evening at 10:30 o'clock at her home on State Road 2, six miles east of Valparaiso, in Washington township.

Death was due to a heart attack which she suffered while retiring.

The decedent was born in Washington township, Porter county,, on Oct. 22, 1885, a daughter of Joseph and Hanna (Whalen) Kelley. All her life was spent in Porter county.

On Jan. 1, 1908, she was united in marriage to William Golden, in Valparaiso, who survives together with three children, Glen Hale, of Detroit, Mich.; Mrs. Maude Breed, of Battle Creek, Mich., and Harold Golden, of Valparaiso. She also leaves one sister, Mrs., George Stephens of Valparaiso, and one brother, Elmer Kelley, of Hammond, Ind.

Memorial services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, fast time, at the home in Washington township, conducted by Rev. Robert L. Ryerse, of the Valparaiso Baptist church. Burial will be in Maplewood cemetery.

Friends may call at the home this evening at 7 o'clocl and up until time of the services.

Source: The Vidette-Messenger, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana; August 31, 1937.Volume 11, Page 2, Column 6].


Mrs. Jessie Hale, widow of Wayne Hale who was murdered west of Valparaiso several years ago, was married to Will Golden in the county seat last week. It will be recalled that Hale was called from his home one night and brutally beaten and stabbed. An Italian, who had been residing at the Hale residence, was suspicioned as the murderer, but all efforts to locate him failed.

Source: The Chesterton Tribune, Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana; January 9, 1908.

Gravesite Details

No tombstone is believed to have been erected to mark the burial location of Jessie Margaret (Kelley) Hale Golden in Maplewood Cemetery.

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