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Mary M. Kelley

Mary M. KELLEY, wife of ex-Auditor Capt. William B. KELLEY, died at her home 
at Kelley's three miles east of here Friday last at 6 p.m., after a long spell 
of sickness. 

She was born February 28, 1843 in Jefferson County, Illinois, married at Spring Garden 
in the same state in 1862; started for Washington Territory in the spring of '64, 
arriving in Pierce County in the fall of the same year, being nine months on the way; 
settled shortly afterward on the present homestead.  

She leaves a husband and 4 children, 3 sons and 1 daughter, the youngest being 
13 years old.  Mrs. KELLEY was the oldest sister of C. E., W. A., J. A. & C. E. WILLIAMS, 
Mrs. F. J. McGREGGOR, Mrs. Kate COLE and Mrs. Alice HARVILL, all of Washington.  

The burial services conducted by the Rev. W. W. GRAY took place at the Sumner Cemetery 
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock.  The funeral was largely attended.

Source: Sumner Herald, Pierce County, Washington
Date:  Friday, July 27, 1894 - Page 4
Submitted by: Mary Zinzilieta

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