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jkthorpe.jpg (90246 bytes) This is Jonathan KELLY & Elizabeth Ruth THARP. He was born 12/3/1844 & died 7/22/1918 in Van buren, Grant Co.,IN.

She was born 10/15/1848 KY & died 5/14/1915 Van buren, Grant Co.,IN.

They married 9/30/1868 Van buren. They had 11 children, born in Adams & Jay Cos., IN. Not sure of the date of this phote


Submitted by:Cindy Torres Owens

tharp2.jpg (19182 bytes) Jonathan Kelly, his wife Elizabeth Ruth Tharp w/ grandchildren Lenora & Cleo Scoles c1907-1908. Lenora & Cleo were children of Katie Kelly & Frank SCOLES.

Katie Kelly b. 11/10/1887 Adams Co.,IN, died 4/5/1925 Dewey, OK.
Frank SCOLES b. 11/22/1886 Adams Co.,IN died 4/15/1963 Dewey, OK. Married 12/3/1904 Adams Co.,IN.
Lenora Ruth Scoles 4/21/1905
Lester Cleo Scoles b. 11/30/1907.

Submitted by:Cindy Torres Owens

kellyfamily.jpg (71684 bytes) Family group of Jonathan Kelly family. Seated is Jonathan Kelly & wife Elizabeth Ruth Tharp w/ youngest in betweendaughter Katie Pearl Kelly (1887-1925). Standing from left to right:

Lottie (Charlotte 1874-1938 IN)
Jacob (1881-1935, MI)
George (1876-1941)
Jane ( m. 1893 Milo Erexson, 1871-1940)
Jesse (1877-1953, Midland, MI)
Minnie( by first wife Mattie Rogers, 1866-1917, m. 1883 James Boehm)
Bill (1883-?)
Cora ( m. Charles Ford 1889, 1873-1939, Bear Creek Twp., Jay Co)
James (1869-1917 Muncie, IN- children moved to OK w/ the SCOLES)
Conn( aka Jonathan 1879-1923, IN)
Mattie (m. John Rumple 1888, 1870-1941, IN)

These families lived on the border of Adams & Jay County

Submitted by:Cindy Torres Owens


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