Henry Kelso

  • Birth 1 Feb 1850 Missouri, USA
  • Death 23 Mar 1939 St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Clover Bottom, Franklin County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 71912859

The son of Andrew and Eliza (Phillips) Kelso.

He married 1875 to Martha Kenninston [last part of surname may be different].

1880 census, Franklin Co., MO, Lyon Township, p. 156
Henry Kelso, 29, farmer, MO MO MO
Martha N., 20, MO MO MO
Wm Hy, 4, MO
Walter D., 4 mos, born Feb, MO

1900 census, Franklin Co., MO, Lyon Township, p. 167
Henry Kelsoe, b. Feb 1850, 50, married 25 yrs, farmer, MO MO MO
Martha N., b. Dec 1859, 11 chdn; 6 living, MO MO MO
William H., b. Nov 1875, MO
Arthur F., b. Jan 1884, MO
Oscar M., b. Feb 1888, MO
Stephen E., b. Feb 1891, MO
Maggy M., b. Feb 1893
Bessy E., b. Aug 1897

1910 census, Franklin Co., MO, Lyon Township, p. 210
Henry Kelso, 60, marriage 1 of 34 yrs, farmer, born MO; parents b. MO
Martha N., 49, marriage 1 of 34 yrs, 12 chdn; 6 living, MO MO MO
Arthur F., 26, MO
Oscar M., 22, MO
Stephen E., 19, MO
Mary H., 17, MO
--- E., 12, daughter, MO
Lou? F.?, 8, daughter, MO

Henry and Martha retired from farming and moved to St. Louis with their two daughters:

1920 census, St. Louis, 19-WD St. Louis, p. 253
[indexed as Herry Kelso]
Harry Kelso, 69, no occupation, MO MO MO
Martha A., 59, MO US PA
Bessie E., 21, MO
Pearl L., 17, MO

He died aged 89. His death certificate states he was buried at Washington, MO. The Franklin County Cemetery society in a blog entry on their website dated 14 Apr 2008 state that they believe they found his grave in the Mount Carmel cemetery between the graves of Martha Kelso and their son Stephen E. Kelso.

Children:

1. William Henry Kelso, b. Nov 1875, Beaumont, Franklin Co., MO; 1900 he was living with his parents.

2. Walter D. Kelso, b. Feb 1880, Beaumont, Franklin Co., MO; d. by 1900; probably buried with parents at Mount Carmel cemetery, Franklin Co., MO.

3. Arthur Franklin Kelso, b. 8 Jan 1884, Beaumont, Franklin Co., MO; m. Augusta Christine Holthaus Kelso [b. 1882; d. 1936]; he d. 23 Jan 1971; buried Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum, St. Louis City, MO.

4. Oscar Monroe Kelso, b. 1 Feb 1888, Beaumont, Franklin Co., MO; m. 24 Feb 1916, Union, Franklin Co., MO to Amanda Charlotte Anna Gerling [b. 1895; d. 1985]; he d. 1 Jan 1968, St. Louis, MO; buried Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Saint Ann, St. Louis Co., MO.

5. Stephen Elihue Kelso, b. 14 Feb 1891, Beaumont, Franklin Co., MO; never married; d. 5 Dec 1922, Lake Co., IL or Franklin Co., MO of wounds suffered overseas as a soldier in World War I; buried Mount Carmel Cemetery, Franklin Co., MO.

6. Maggy Mary Kelso, b. Feb 1893, Beaumont, Franklin Co., MO; she either married or died by 1910.

7. Elizabeth E. Kelso "Bessie", b. Aug 1897, Beaumont, Franklin Co., MO; 1920 living with parents in St. Louis.

8. Pearl L. Kelso, b. 1912, Beaumont, Franklin Co., MO; 1920 living with parents in St. Louis; she m. ___ Schweer.

9. - 12. Four other children who died young.


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  • Maintained by: Rob Gomoluh
  • Originally Created by: Bev Golden
  • Added: 24 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71912859
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Kelso (1 Feb 1850–23 Mar 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71912859, citing Mount Carmel Cemetery, Clover Bottom, Franklin County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Rob Gomoluh (contributor 46984278) .