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PROBATE PAPERS FOR ALFRED KELLEY

Alfred Kelley Will
First Page
September 17, 1888Alfred Kelley Will, First Page. Lists as heir wife Millie Kelley while she is alive. Lists as heirs after Millie's death: designates a bequest of $40 to the heirs of daughter Deliann, heirs of son John, daughter Almanda S., daughter Emma C., and daughter Rachel E. States that "all of my affects that may be left I want equally divided between my children."
Alfred Kelley Will
Second Page
September 17, 1888Alfred Kelley Will, Second Page. A. S. Appleby is appointed as executor of the will, signed by Alfred H. Kelley. Witnesses were J. C. Howard and A. S. Appleby.
Tombstone of Alfred H. KelleyMay 12, 1889Alfred H. Kelley died on May 12, 1889 in Ash Grove, Greene Co., Missouri. Alfred is buried at the Kelley Cemetery, located in Sec. 15, T 30N, R24W, by Central Church, 1 mi. east and 1 1/2 mi. north of Ash Grove.
Proof of Will #1June 26, 1889J. C. Howard swore and signed this affadavit stating that he had witnessed the will of Alfred Kelley, deceased.
Proof of Will #2June 26, 1889A. S. Appleby swore and signed this affadavit stating that he had witnessed the will of Alfred Kelley, deceased.
Alfred Kelley Estate Page #1August 17, 1889Request by widow Millie Kelley for all of the household and kitchen furniture in Alfred's estate, and also for some farm equipment and livestock as part of the $400 allowance for widows.
Alfred Kelley Estate Page #2August 17, 1889Continuation of list of property requested by Millie Kelley. She signed with her mark. Witnesses were F. T. Frazie and W. A. Killingsworth.
Heirs living in Greene Co., MODecember 17, 1889Heirs of Alfred Kelley living in Greene Co., MO. Heirs listed are the children of John M. Kelly , deceased (Millie Ann Hays, Mary Alice Riley, Charlie H. Kelly, Sallie B. Reynolds & Jessie Kelly), Levina E. Delzell, Emma C. Swift, the children of Martha J. Swift, deceased (Iva Alice Lusk, Dodge City, KS, Robt W. Swift, Alfred P. Swift, Emma B. Swift, James Fletcher Swift & Amanda F. Swift). Noted that this is only 1/4 of the heirs of Alfred H. Kelley. Signed by A. S. Appleby.
Publication of Estate Sale FrontDecember 20, 1889Order for publication for a sale of the estate of Alfred H. Kelley that will take place on January 6, 1890.
Publication of Estate Sale BackDecember 20, 1889Handwritten notes on the back of the Order for Publication above. The parties that lived in Greene Co., MO that were to be served with the notice of the estate sale were listed as: Millie Ann Hays, Mary Alice Riley, Charles H. Kelley, Sallie E. Reynolds, Jesse Kelley (all above children of John Kelley, deceased), Levina E. Delzell, Emma C. Swift, Robert W. Swift, Alfred T. Swift, Emma B., Swift, James Fletcher Swift and Amanda F. Swift (Robert through Amanda children of Martha Jane Kelley Swift, deceased). There is an additional note signed by the Sheriff and his deputy that the notice was delivered to Amanda C. Swift, Robt W. Swift, Alfred T. Swift, Emma B. Swift, James Fletcher Swift, Amanda F. Swift, Millie Ann Hayes, Charles H. Kelly, Jessie Kelly and Levina Delzell, but that the sheriff was not able to locate Sallie E. Reynolds or Mary Alice Riley in Greene Co., MO. Notes by their names that they were both in Aurora, Lawrence Co., Missouri at that time.
    
    

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