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 Sadie Virginia <I>Hardin</I> Kelly

Sadie Virginia Hardin Kelly

Carmi, White County, Illinois, USA
Death 17 Oct 1936 (aged 36)
Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Burial Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 27760636 · View Source
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Mrs. Kelley Succumbs Following Birth of Child - Services Tomorrow Afternoon

Mrs. Sadie Virginia Kelley, 36 years old, wife of Harry Kelley, died at 11 o'clock Saturday night at her home 702 West avenue, following the birth of a child. Mrs. Kelley was born in Carmi, Illinois, December 9, 1899. She resided in Baxter Springs for a number of years.

Besides her husband, she is survived by six children, Harry, Jr., Allen, Gene, Victor, Joyce and Vondojoy Kelley, all at home; her mother, Mrs. Dona Smith and two sisters, all of Mount Vernon, Ind.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Catlett-Hoskins Funeral chapel. The Rev. W. A. Hubbard, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church, will conduct the services. Burial will be in the Baxter Springs cemetery.

Baxter Springs Citizen and Herald
October 19, 1936


Sadie Virginia Hardin first married Joseph Wolfe Joseph, a baker of Greek descent (his parents emigrated from Turkey) and believed to have been of the Jewish faith.

She married her second husband, Harry Floyd Kelly, September 16, 1921 at Neosho, Newton County, Missouri, USA

Sadie died in 1936 some 6 hours after childbirth.

Their son, Victor Dale Kelly Memorial# 72735448, was adopted following the death of his parents in 1936 by a second cousin, Edward Joseph and Rhea Maxine (Frazier) Burke, on December 8, 1938. His adoption is recorded in Montgomery County, Kansas. Through the adoption process, his name was changed to Victor Kelly Burke, dropping his middle name, Dale.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 27760636
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sadie Virginia Hardin Kelly (9 Dec 1899–17 Oct 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27760636, citing Baxter Springs Cemetery, Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by JFI (contributor 47211966) .