Mary Katherine Fletcher1,2,3,4

F, b. February 15, 1873, d. March 5, 1928
     Mary Katherine Fletcher was buried at West View Cemetery, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia.1,5,2 She Mrs. Mary Katherine Kelley, widow of P.G., died at her home in Roanoke at 6:20 Monday night, March 5, 1929, after a brief illness from pneumonia. The deceased was before her marriage, a Miss Fletcher of Fincastle, home of her parents and where she was born Feb. 15, 1873. For a number of years after her marriage, she resided in New Castle, later moving to Roanoke. Mrs. Kelley was held in highest esteem both here (New Castle--cb) and in Roanoke and from the later city came many of her sorrowing friends to join those here in offering their last tribute of respect. The funeral was conducted by her pastor, Rev. Francis H. Scott of the First Christian Church, Roanoke, with interment in West View Cemetery. She is survived by two daughters: Mrs. J.A. Miller of Ocala, FL and Mrs. M.A. Turner of Logan, WV. Pallbearers were L.M. Caldwell, F.B. Leffel, W.O. Martin, O.O. Lugar, E.M. Lamb and G.W. Craft.2 She was born on February 15, 1873 at Fincastle, Botetourt Co., Virginia; Her death certificate has a birth year of 1875.1,6,2,3 She married Paul Grant Kelley, son of Robert W. Kelley and Mary Jane "Mollie" Elmore, on September 5, 1896 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3,4 As of September 5, 1896,her married name was Kelley.4 Mary Katherine Fletcher died on March 5, 1928 at Roanoke, Virginia, at age 55.1,2,3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 375, District 11, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia7
1910Dwelling 55, District 74, New Castle, Craig Co., Virginia8
1920Dwelling 441, District 37, Roanoke, VirginiaEnumerated as Paul G. Kelley but the sex is female. She must have used her married name for the enumeration, Mrs. Paul G. Kelley. Her two daughters are also living in the household.9

Family

Paul Grant Kelley b. February 19, 1873, d. November 25, 1919
Marriage*Mary Katherine Fletcher married Paul Grant Kelley, son of Robert W. Kelley and Mary Jane "Mollie" Elmore, on September 5, 1896 at Botetourt Co., Virginia.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S366] And Margarette Tynan Rena Worthen Stephen Taylor, Cemeteries of Craig Co., Virginia.
  2. [S137] Unidentified Newspaper Article or Funeral Home Information, From the Mary Katherine Kelley obituary in an unknown edition.
  3. [S5149] Virginia Department of Health, Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014.
  4. [S2415] Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940, online https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708698
  5. [S1254] Ruth G. Hale, West View Cemetery, Craig Co., VA.
  6. [S1964] Charlene Elmore Blassingham, "Elmores of New Castle, VA."
  7. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S205] National Archives and Records Administration, 1910 United States Federal Census.
  9. [S119] National Archives and Records Administration, 1920 United States Federal Census.
  10. [S2094] Evening Star, From the Stella Marie Miller obituary in the Sep 10, 1928 edition.

Luther M. Dunn1,2

M, b. February 16, 1843, d. September 3, 1904
     Luther M. Dunn was born on February 16, 1843 at Albemarle Co., Virginia.3 He married Mary Josephine "Maria" Elmore, daughter of Elder Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore and Elizabeth Murray "Betsy" Walker, on July 2, 1891 at Summers Co., West Virginia.2 Luther M. Dunn died on September 3, 1904 at Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia, at age 61.3

Census Records

1900Dwelling 387, District 125, Hinton, Summers Co., West Virginia1

Occupation

1900Justice1

Family

Mary Josephine "Maria" Elmore b. August 7, 1843, d. March 25, 1915
Marriage*Luther M. Dunn married Mary Josephine "Maria" Elmore, daughter of Elder Andrew Jackson "Andy" Elmore and Elizabeth Murray "Betsy" Walker, on July 2, 1891 at Summers Co., West Virginia.2 

Citations

  1. [S132] National Archives and Records Administration, 1900 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S996] West Virginia Division of Culture and History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/, From the Dunn-Luck marriage record.
  3. [S646] Family Archive CD, World Family Tree Vol. 3, Ed. 1, Tree #1741.

Elsa Melvina "Alissa" Conner1

F, b. November 12, 1849, d. July 21, 1862
FatherAaron M. Conner2,1,3,4 b. November, 1811, d. September 1, 1867
MotherKesiah "Cuzzie" Cole2,1,3,4 b. October 6, 1814, d. September 15, 1900
     Elsa Melvina "Alissa" Conner was born on November 12, 1849 at Floyd Co., Virginia.1 She died on July 21, 1862 at Floyd Co., Virginia, at age 12; Died of diptheria.3

Census Records

1850Dwelling 84, District 15, Floyd Co., Virginia1
1860Dwelling 373, Floyd Co., Virginia4

Citations

  1. [S153] National Archives and Records Administration, 1850 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S162] Sylvia Gearheart Albert, William G. "The Settler" Aldridge, Floyd Co., VA.
  3. [S1424] Virginia Genealogical Society, Death Records Indexing Project.
  4. [S301] National Archives and Records Administration, 1860 United States Federal Census.