William C. Kelly, 6 North 51 West

John Kelly, 7 North 50 West


William cash-claimed a quarter in 26, 6N 51W in 1891.

John E. Horn "one of the heirs at law of James M. Horn, deceased" a quarter in 15, 6N 51W in 1890. Witnesses were John J. Warriner, Joseph B. Payton, Jefferson D. "Bsown", and William C. Kelly, all of LeRoy, Colorado.

POSSIBLE - There was a William Kelly in 1900 Dolores County, Colorado, an ore miner born 1860 in England, with Sarah August 20, 1860 in England. W. Thomas is 14, A. Alfred 12, Gilbeborn in England, Gilbert 7a nd Ethel 4 in Colorado. Saran and Thomas were in Sterling in 1920....

In 1910 Teller County, Sarah is 49, widowed, with Thomas W. 24, Gilbert H. 17 both working in a grocery store, and Ethel M. 14.
T. W. is 34, running a grocery store, and sister Ethel M. 24 is working there. Sarah A. is widowed, 59. All three imigrated in 1890.

In 1930 Sterling, Thomas is managing a grocery store, 48, Della 37 born in Colorado. Nephew Jack Nancarrow 11 born in Colorado is with them.
In 1940 Sterling, Thomas is 54, Della S. 49 working there too.l Della's mother Ada Smith 71 born in Canada is with them - she was in Pitkin County in 1935.

Sarah 1895-1985 is buried in Denver, # 45699980
Ethel K. Tetsell, 90 of 312 Beattie St., died Saturday in Sterling. Funeral services will be 4 p.m. Tuesday from Christ United Methodist Church, the Rev. Keith Watson officiating. Graveside services and burial will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Fairmount Cemetery, Denver. Mrs. Tetsell was born Oct. 2, 1895, at Rico to William H. and Sarah Cannon Kelly, who had settled in Colorado from the Isle of Man, England.
Her family moved to Victor in 1906, where she graduated as class valedictorian. She then studied music, harmony and theory in Colorado Springs. In 1918 she moved to Sterling.
On Oct. 1, 1922, she married W.E. Tetsell, Jr., moving to her home of 63 years on Beattie Street. She enjoyed many friends in the community and took special pleasure in writing and receiving letters, her music, flowers and grandchildren.
Mrs. Tetsell was active for many years in the Methodist Church. She was a charter member of the Orpheus Music Club, life member of the C.C. Book Club, member of the Sewettes sewing club and served as a Red Cross volunteer for nearly 15 years.
Mrs. Tetsell is survived by two sons, Raymond W. Tetsell of Sterling and Donald A. Tetsell of Montrose; four daughters, Ruth E. Bolte of Seaside, Calif., Alice M. Nass of Escondido, Calif., Mildred E. Parker of Jacksonville, Ala; and Gllberta M. Lindahl of Akron; 14 grandchildren and 20 great- grandchildren.
Hettinger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 


John Kelly timber-claimed a quarter in 11, 7N 50 W. in 1895.

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