Sunday, January 2, 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Sina Harriet Bellinger Kelly


Funeral services were conducted Monday morning at the Marcy Chapel for Mrs. Sina Harriett Kelly, 66, who died Thursday, November 3, at her home in Greenwood.

Mrs. Warren Robinson and Mrs. Barbara Laune sang "Lead, Kindly Light" and "The Old Rugged Cross," accompanied by Mrs. Howard Anderson, organist. The Rev. Clarence Stirn officiated. Pallbearers were Walter Marolf, Maynard Griffith, Harold Pilfold, Evan Armstrong, Charles Dyer and Elmer Leadabrand. Burial was in Greenwood cemetery.

Mrs. Kelly was born at Fremont April 3, 1889.

Source: Ashland Gazette, Ashland, Nebraska, November 10, 1955

My primary research goal for 2011 is to learn more about my grandmother, Sina Harriet Bellinger Kelly. I've yet to locate an obituary, but I did find this newspaper article noting her funeral service. Her funeral card also indicates she was born in Fremont, Nebraska. The certificate of her delayed birth registration that was filed in August, 1955 (three months prior to her death) states she was born in Greenwood, Nebraska. I do know that the Bellinger family lived in Fremont, Nebraska around the time of her birth. I have a photograph of the Bellinger family that is identified with a photography studio in Fremont. 

William and Sina Kelly
Greenwood Cemetery
Greenwood, Nebraska
Follow my progress on my 2011 Search for Sina.

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