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Re: Kelso/Kelsey
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 09 July 17 11:27 BST (UK) »
1930 Lambert Street Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

William Kelsey   32  Ella Kelsey   32
William Kelsey   10 Henry Kelsey   Elizabeth Kelsey   0

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH4P-36Z

1940  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

William Kelsey   41 Widowed.
William Kelsey   20 Henry Kelsey   16 Elizabeth Kelsey   10
Margaret Kelsey   7 Mary Kelsey   7
Anna English 88  Grand Mother In Law

Marriage - 1918

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JV93-PBH

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQ65-PD8

Ella English Kelsey passed away 11 September 1939 - 1613 Stanley Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

1900 Census indictated William J Kelso was born March 1898 - so this is the possible death record for him -

William Kelsey 1 March 1898 passed away August 1966 -
Last Residence 19115 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VSLT-93B

William J Kelsey - World War II Army Enlistment Records

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8T4-M8Z

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Re: Kelso/Kelsey
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 09 July 17 23:50 BST (UK) »
Hi Sandra ,thanks very much for all that information you have provided i now have more names and dates i can research.

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Re: Kelso/Kelsey
« Reply #20 on: Monday 10 July 17 12:05 BST (UK) »
Pleased to have helped.

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Re: Kelso/Kelsey
« Reply #21 on: Monday 10 July 17 18:20 BST (UK) »
William J Kelsey SR.

1930 census: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH4P-36C

1940 Census: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQ65-PD7

Wife Ella dies in 1939.

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wednesday, September 13, 1939 - Page 34

KELSEY -Sept. 11. 1939 
ELLA MAE, wife of William J. Kelsey (nee English). Relatives and friends invited to funeral. Thurs., 2 P. M., residence, 1613 S Taney st. Int. Fernwood Cem.

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Son William J. Jr.

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Monday, February 5, 1945 - Page 5

ARMY
Second Lieutenant William J. Kelsey. Jr., of 1613 Taney St., serving on the Fifth Army front in Italy, recently was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action.

When the platoon leaders and all other platoon sergeants had become casualties in his company's attack on an enemy-held hill. Lieutenant Kelsey, then staff sergeant, assumed command of the men at the top of the hill  and directed them in repelling four vicious German counter attacks, according to his citation.

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William Sr. dies in 1966. It appears he got remarried to a Grace McHenry)

SSDI: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VSLT-93B

Obit (see attached)
The Philadelphia Inquirer 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sunday, 21 Aug 1966

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Re: Kelso/Kelsey
« Reply #22 on: Monday 10 July 17 19:48 BST (UK) »
1930 Lambert Street Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

William Kelsey   32  Ella Kelsey   32
William Kelsey   10 Henry Kelsey   Elizabeth Kelsey   0

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH4P-36Z

1940  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

William Kelsey   41 Widowed.
William Kelsey   20 Henry Kelsey   16 Elizabeth Kelsey   10
Margaret Kelsey   7 Mary Kelsey   7
Anna English 88  Grand Mother In Law

Marriage - 1918

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JV93-PBH

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQ65-PD8

Ella English Kelsey passed away 11 September 1939 - 1613 Stanley Street Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

1900 Census indictated William J Kelso was born March 1898 - so this is the possible death record for him -

William Kelsey 1 March 1898 passed away August 1966 -
Last Residence 19115 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VSLT-93B

William J Kelsey - World War II Army Enlistment Records

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K8T4-M8Z

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Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-1999 - Ela May Kelsey - 19 March 1933 - Baptism Date - 30 Apr 1933 - RC St Peter's Chapel Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ella Mae Kelsey/Ella Mae O Donnell - 19 March 1933 - passed away 24 May 2006
Father - William J Kelsey and Mother Ella M English

Dec 1949 - Name listed as Ella Mae Kelsey
Mar 1953 - Name listed as Ella Mae O Donnell
22 Apr 2004 - Name listed as Ella Mae O Donnell
31 May 2006 - Name listed as Ella Mae O Donnell

Listed Daily Times Obituary Index -

Ella Mae O'Donnell - 73 years -  PA - Bucks Co C-T; 2006-5-25; mcs

http://obits.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/obit.cgi?Surname=o%5C%27donnell%2C+ella+mae&type=Keyword&Start=2150

Last Residence 19055 Levittown, Bucks, Pennsylvania.

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Re: Kelso/Kelsey
« Reply #23 on: Monday 10 July 17 19:50 BST (UK) »
Ella Mae O'Donnell and John R O'Donnell - FIND A GRAVE

Ella Mae O'Donnell 1933 - 2006

Burial Washington Crossing National Cemetery  Newtown Bucks County Pennsylvania.
Plot: 6-1765

John R O Donnell - 7 April 1925 - 24 May 2013

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=112535892

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Re: Kelso/Kelsey
« Reply #24 on: Monday 10 July 17 20:04 BST (UK) »
Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-1999 - Communicants St Peters Chapel - 1 st May 1944

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« Reply #25 on: Monday 10 July 17 20:46 BST (UK) »
Obituary for John R O'Donnell Snr - husband of Ella Mae Kelsey/O'Donnell.

John R. O'Donnell Sr. of Levittown died Friday, May 24, 2013, at St. Mary Medical Center. He was 88.

Born and raised in the Olney section of Philadelphia, Mr. O'Donnell was an original Levittown homeowner.

He was an U.S. Army veteran of World War II, where he was awarded three Bronze Stars.

Mr. O'Donnell was a member of St. Michael the Archangel parish, where he worked the poker tables at the annual fair for many years.

He was a charter member of the Lower Bucks Rock and Mineral Club, was an avid golfer, and enjoyed horse racing.

Mr. O'Donnell was the beloved husband of the late Ella Mae O'Donnell who died on the same date seven years ago............etc etc

http://www.buckscountycouriertimes.com/obituaries/john-r-o-donnell-sr/article_33a32ddc-e4ea-57dd-95b5-96b00affa389.html

Obituary gives you the name of living family should you wish to make contact, http://www.whitepages.com/ would help.

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Re: Kelso/Kelsey
« Reply #26 on: Monday 10 July 17 22:09 BST (UK) »
Henry J. Kelsey SR.

1910 census: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MG7Z-ZF6

1920 census: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFTC-JDM

1930 census: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XH4G-VZ4

Marriage: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JV93-PYX

1940 census: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQZ6-161

SSDI: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J2MG-WMD

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Wednesday, November 29, 1978 - Page 36

KELSEY Nov. 28, 1971, HENRY J. SR., beloved husband of Elsie M. Kelsey (nee Murray), father of Harry, D---- and P---; also survived by grandchildren. Relatives, friends and employees of ARCO invited to funeral services Fri. 10 AM at SHEA FUNERAL HOME, 29th. and Dickinson Sts. Int. Glenwood Memorial Gardens.

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Wife Elsie

SSDI: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VMRS-ZZ7

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Henry/Harry (Hank) Jr.

SSDI: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VMPY-CPY

Courier-Post
Camden, New Jersey
Monday, December 23, 1985 - Page 24

KELSEY On December 21, 1985, Henry J. Jr. (Hank), age 49. Husband of Mary C. (nee Egan) of Audubon, N.J. Father of M--- J--- of Audubon and H--- J. --- III of Browns Mills, N.J. Son of Elsie Kelsey of Philadelphia. Brother of P--- and D---- Kelsey, both of Philadelphia. Also survived by six grandchildren. Mr. Kelsey was a twenty-six year employee of RCA and a member of Collingswood Lodge No. 210 F. & A.M. Relatives and friends are invited fo attend the funeral services Tuesday 12 Noon at the GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, 126 S. Black Horse Pike, Runnemede, N.J., where they may call one hour prior. Interment New St. Mary's Mausoleum, Bellmawr, N.J

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Henry JR's wife Mary C.

SSDI: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JGNJ-HNT

Courier-Post
Camden, New Jersey
Wednesday, January 31, 2007 - Page 13

 KELSEY, Mary C. (nee Egan), on January 29, 2007, of Audubon. Age 68. Wife of the late Henry Kelsey, Jr. Beloved mother of .....

FULL OBIT (w/living names) : http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/courierpostonline/obituary.aspx?n=Mary-C-Kelsey-Egan&pid=124393949