Matthew Kelley
(1815-1873)
Sarah Honeycutt
(1817-1856)
Beatrice Kelley
(1851-1934)

 

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William Newton Creed

Beatrice Kelley

  • Born: Sep 1851, LA
  • Marriage: William Newton Creed in 1869
  • Died: 30 Apr 1934 at age 82
  • Buried: Dry Prong Cemetery, Grant Parish, LA
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census, 1860, Downsville, Union Parish, LA. Name: Beautress Kelley
Age in 1860: 7
Birth Year: abt 1853
Birthplace: Louisiana
Home in 1860: Union, Louisiana
Gender: Female
Post Office: Downsville



census, 1880, 4th Ward, Lincoln, LA. Name: Beatrice Creed
Home in 1880: 4th Ward, Lincoln, Louisiana
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of Household: Wife
Spouse's Name: Newton
Father's birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's birthplace: Alabama
Occupation: Keeping House
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female



census, 1900, Pollock, Grant Parish, LA. Name: Beatrice Creed
Home in 1900: Pollock, Grant, Louisiana
Age: 48
Estimated birth year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relationship to head-of-house: Wife
Spouse's name: W N
Race: White



census, 1910, Ward 3, Grant, LA. Name: Beatrice Creed
Age in 1910: 58
Estimated birth year: abt 1852
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birth Place: Alabama
Mother's Birth Place: Alabama
Spouse's name: W N
Home in 1910: Police Jury Ward 3, Grant, Louisiana
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female



census, 1930, Ward 3, Grant Parish, LA. Name: Beatrice Creed
Home in 1930: Police Jury Ward 3, Grant, Louisiana
Age: 77
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Birthplace: Louisiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Race: White
Household members:
Beatrice Creed 77
Belle Munday 57 [daughter]

Obituary: Colfax Chronicle, 4 May 1934. The Colfax Chronicle
May 4, 1934

Mrs. W. N. Creed - 81 - Pioneer Settler Here - Passed Away Monday

Mrs. Beatrice Creed, widow of the late W.N. (sic) Creed, passed away at
her home at Dry Prong, La. at 11:30 o'clock last Monday, April 30th, at the
age of 81 years.
The deceased had been a resident of Grant Parish for the past half
century, coming here from Lincoln Parish with her husband, the late Rev. W.N.
(sic) Creed, a minister of the Baptist church. They were among the pioneer
settlers of the Fairfield community, where they resided for many years. Later
they moved to Dry Prong to make their home. Mr. Creed preceeded her to the
Great Beyond nine years ago.
Mrs. Creed is survived by five children, as follows: George L. Creed,
Mrs. B.W. Baker and Alonze (sic) Creed, all of Pineville, La.; Mrs. Belle
Mundy of Route 1, Colfax, La.; and W. Arthur Creed of Dry Prong, La.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, May 1, at 10 o'clock at the
Dry Prong Cemetery, the religious rites of the Baptist church being conducted
by Rev. Brakefield of Louisiana College (Pineville, La.). Interment was made
in the Dry Prong cemetery.

Reference: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/la/lincoln/obits/cre34.txt


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Beatrice married William Newton Creed, son of William Henry Creed and Sarah Ann Kelly, in 1869. (William Newton Creed was born on 31 Oct 1851 in Lincoln Parish, LA, christened , died on 23 Oct 1925 and was buried in Dry Prong Cemetery, Grant Parish, LA.)




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