Janie Victoria Shaw


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Middleton "Mid" Kelley

Janie Victoria Shaw

  • Born: 23 Feb 1873, Montgomery, Grant, LA
  • Marriage: Middleton "Mid" Kelley 1912 abt
  • Died: 5 Mar 1954 at age 81
  • Buried: Couley Double Church Cemetery, Couley, Winn, LA

bullet  Noted events in her life were:

census, 1920, Ward 5, Winn, LA. Name: Jonie V Kelly
Home in 1920: Police Jury Ward 5, Winn, Louisiana
Age: 44 years
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: M
Father's Birth Place: Louisiana
Mother's Birth Place: Louisiana
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Sex: Female
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes

census, 1930, Ward 5, Winn, LA. Name: Jannie Kelly
Home in 1930: Police Jury Ward 5, Winn, Louisiana
Age: 56
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1874
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's Name: Mid

Obituary. Funeral services for Mrs. Janie Kelley, 81, of Couley, were held at the Couley Methodist Church at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 6, with Rev. Lula Wardlow, Rev. Grafton Shaw, and Rev. Henry Pinkard officiating. Interment followed in the Double Church graveyard.

Mrs. Kelley passed away March 5 after a lengthy illness. She had lived most of her life in the Couley community where she was married in 1889 to Caddo Kennedy. To this union were born three girls, one of whom preceded her in death. Mr. Kennedy passed away in 1896. In 1912 she was married to Mid Kelley and to them were born three sons, with Edward passing away in 1925, and
Mr. Kelley in 1936.

Mrs. Kelley was a member of the Methodist Church. She will be remembered for her Christian life and always making life seem brighter with her kind words and sweet smile.

She is survived by one brother, Edward Shaw of Shreveport; two sons, Edwin Kelley and Bryan Kelley of Couley; two daughters, Mrs. Charlie Tilton of Winnfield and Mrs. C. O. Kieffer of Mineola, Texas. She had 12 grandchildren, one of whom, Morgan Rikard, lost his life in World War II, and two great grandchildren.

Published in The Winn Parish Enterprise, March 11, 1954


Janie married Middleton "Mid" Kelley, son of Matthew Kelley and Emily A Lucas, 1912 abt. (Middleton "Mid" Kelley was born on 3 Feb 1871 in Lincoln, LA, died on 29 Feb 1936 in Winn Parish, LA and was buried in Couley Double Church, Couley, Winn, LA.)

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