Nellie Ester Kelso

  • Birth: 29 JUL 1874 Fort Scott (Bourbon County) Kansas
  • Death: 26 SEP 1939 Oakland, Ca.
  • Burial: CA-Oakland-Oakland-Evergreen Cemetery
  • Sex: F
  • Living: N





Source: 1880 Census (June 16, 1880). Missouri; Jasper County, City: Carthage. Vol 17, Dist 66, Sheet 43, Line 5 Kelso, Benjamin; W; M; 32; Missouri; Occupation = Harnessmaker?; Parents POB = Unknown (both) Kelso, Sarah; Wife; 26; Indiana; Parents POB = Ohio (both) Kelso, Nellie, Daughter; 6; Kansas Kelso, Dellia, Daughter; 4; Kansas Kelso, William; Son; 2; Missouri

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery; 6450 Camden St.; Oakland CA. Veterans Garden Space: 8 Row 46. About 30 yards from office.

04/05/99. Ordered Death Certificate from Alameda County.

Place of Birth given on letter from Oakland Public Schools to substantiate BP Schleifer's birth certificate.

Living at time of her death: 1. Mother (Mrs. Sarah Kelso), Dinuba 2. Sister (Mrs. Delia Harper), Dinuba 3. Brother (W.H. Kelso), Arizona

BP Schleifer referred to “Aunt Susie”. This is probably the name of Nellie's sister. She probably had a daughter, Margaret, who was BP Schleifer's approx age.

* “Nellie Kelso. Photo. Young woman.”: * Mark Hicks * * 01/24/2001

High Resolution Image → Back: Charles Wife Nellie. F.J. Catterlin; 144 Pacific Avenue; Santa Cruz, Cal.

* “Chas Schleifer, Nellie Kelso, Nellie's sister (Della?)”: * Mark Hicks * * 05/12/99

Charles Schleifer, Nellie Kelso (in back), Nellie's sister (in front). This may be Della Harper. See Nellie's obituary.

* Nellie Kelso Obit (1939) * Mark Hicks * * 04/04/99

Note: Dinuba is in Tulare County.

SCHLEIFER - In Oakland, Sept. 26, 1939. Nellie Esther, wife of Charles Schleifer Sr., loving mother of Benjamin Phillip, Charles Merrill and Eugene paul Schleifer, daughter of Mrs. Sarah Kelso of Dinuba, sister of Mrs. Delia Harper of dinuba, W. H. Kelso of Arizona; grandmother of Audry, Phyllis, Sylvia and Dorothy Schleifer; a native of Kansas.

Funeral services were held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Fruitvale chapel of the Clarence N. Cooper mortuary 1530 Fruitvale avenue. Interment, Evergreen cemetery.

Map: 1530 Fruitvale Ave, Oakland, CA:

* Death Certificate * Mark Hicks * * 05/01/99

* “Photo: Cemetery Marker. Nellie Esther Kelso”: * Mark Hicks * 07/29/99

* “Charles Schleifer & Nellie Kelso”: * Mark Hicks * * 01/24/2001

High resolution image → Back: Charles & Wife. Chas. Schleifer; 2903 Linden St; Oakland Cal.

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