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  1. Homer Charles Kelley: Birth: 23 MAY 1896 in Farmington Hill, Farmington Twp., Tioga Co., PA. Death: 4 APR 1977 in Geneva, Ontario & Seneca Cos., NY

  2. Leah Kelley: Birth: 20 OCT 1906 in PA. Death: MAR 1983 in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY

  3. Lintsford Leslie Kelley: Birth: 5 FEB 1909 in Elkland, Tioga Co., PA. Death: MAR 1972 in Lockport, Niagara Co., NY

  4. Anna E. Kelley: Birth: 24 JUN 1914 in PA. Death: 12 AUG 1990 in Buffalo, Erie Co., NY

  5. Harold Charles Kelley: Birth: 31 MAY 1919 in Geneva, Ontario & Seneca Cos., NY. Death: 5 JAN 1966 in Alden, Erie Co., NY

1. Title:   Robert Dudley Kelley
2. Title:   Census
Page:   1910 Elkland, Tioga Co., PA
3. Title:   Census
Page:   1920 Ward 5, Geneva, Ontario Co., NY
4. Title:   World War 1 Draft Registrations
Page:   Ontario Co., NY
5. Title:   Census
Page:   1900 Farmington Twp., Tioga Co, PA
6. Title:   Robert Dudley Kelley
Page:   E-mail of Feb 9, 2000 02:51

a. Note:   1904 - member Nelson Twp. school board * * * * Wellsboro Agitator of Dec 2, 1908, p1 has: EVENTFUL NIGHT AT ELKLAND. Burglars Bind: and Gag a Man But Are 'Foiled in Work. Last week Tuesday evening about 8:30 o'clock, several persons in Elkland heard groans, evidently from someone in distress on the lawn on Mrs. Anna S. Pattison's place. On investigation, Mr. Charles Kelley, who is employed by Mrs. Pattison, was found lying on the ground bound and gagged. His hands were securely tied behind him, his legs bound together and a handkerchief was over his mouth and held in place by a strap around his head. Mr. Kelley was released, and then he told his experiences, which the .Journal related as follows: About 8 o'clock, Kelley went to the barn to look after a cow, and just as he stepped through the door a. man grabbed him by the shoulder. Thinking it was some friend wino wished to frighten him, he told him to stop his fooling as he was in a hurry. At that, another person caught him by the other shoulder. He broke loose from him when a third party appeared on the scene and dealt him a blow with some instrument on the forehead knocking him down. His assailants then proceeded to rifle his pockets taking everything in his possession—ten dollars in money, the keys to the house and barn, watch and knife. He was then securely, bound and gagged and dragged to the rear door of the barn and left. During the scuffle Mr. Kelley says he hit one of the men in the face and says' that he would recognize him if he should met him again. The robbers then proceeded to harness the best pair of horses in the barn and hitch them to a rubber tired wagon. The horses' feet were then muffled by tying~strips of blankets, around them, and all preparations were made to take a hasty departure after obtaining the booty which they had planned to secure. Mr. Kelley overheard a part of their plans, which was to. first rob Mrs. Marry [sic] Bottom's house, and then return to Mrs. Patterson's, rob that and then make their escape with the team. After the burglars left the barn, Mr. Kelley began to roll along the floor; he managed to get the door open and then rolled along to the lawn where he was found, a distance of nearly two hundred feet. As soon as Mr. Kelley had been liberated from his bonds and told his story, lanterns were procured and a party started for the barn. The horses were found standing on the floor hitched to the wagon, but no trace of the burglars could be found although a thorough search was made. Mrs. Bottom was notified, as was Mrs. Parkhurst, and a close watch was kept about the, two houses all night, but no suspicious characters were seen on the streets. It is reported, however, that about 9 o'clock four men were seen on the south side of the river in a double rig driving furiously in the direction of Nelson. Whoever the burglars were, they must have been well informed in regard to matters as their plans were well laid. There was no one at home at Mr. Patterson's and there was no one at home at Mrs. Pattison's and Mrs. Bottom was alone with one lady attendant. It was certainly a bold, attempt at robbery, and that the burglars were foiled is entirely owing to Mr. Kelley's great strength and persistence which enabled him to reach the house by rolling there in his condition. * * * has: Charles W. Kelley, 67. died early last evening at his home, 27 North Exchange street, after a week's illness. He had been custodian of the Prospect Avenue School for the past a years and was a member of the Finger Lakes Custodian and Maintenance Men's Association. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Nettle Kelley; three sons, Homer of Geneva, Lintsford of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Harold with the U. S Marines; two daughters, Mrs. Leah Butler of Miami, Fla., and Mrs. Victor McNees of Indianapolis, Ind., Burial will be In Maple Grove Cemetery, Waterloo. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.