County Died: Barry Co., MO
Cemetery: Purdy Cemetery
Deceased: KELLY, Benjamin Baker
Birth: Sep. 18, 1869, in Wollona, Trigg Co., KY
Age: 74 years, 9 months and 25 days
Death: July 13, 1944
Purdy, Barry Co., MO
Married: Dora Belle Hood
Married When & Where: Viola, Barry Co., MO
Father: Edward Kelly, KY
Mother: Amanda Sauls, Hood, KY
Military Information: Ft. Riley, KS, 10th Div., Captain
Death Certificate Number: #24017
Resource: Our Heritage in Story and Pictures, Purdy, Mo 1881-1981, page 163. Also Death Certificate and cemetery stone, photo in uniform.
Research Note: Dr. Benjamin Baker Kelly, pioneer physician of Barry Co., MO was born on land deeded to his forefathers as an American Revolutionary War Grant. His father, Edward Kelly, was a lawyer and long-time judge in Trigg County, KY.