FLORENCE AMANDA CARSON
Born: January 12, 1892 in Greenfield, Illinois
Died: January 19, 1979 in Glendale, California
Buried in Valhalla Memorial Park in Burbank, Ca.
Daughter of John and Hannah Zink Carson
Click HERE to see Hannah and John.
Married on August 20, 1913 in Greeville, Bond Co., Ill.
LEWIS MONSON KELLEY
son of Daniel Kelley and Cordelia Moyers
Born: October 2, 1887 in Marquand, Mo.
Died: August 31, 1964 in Burbank, California
Notes about Florence and Lewis:
They met at the St. Louis World's Fair .
She was a graduate of Dixon College in Illinois and served as a minister's wife and teacher. She was living in Long Beach, California in 1938 when she applied for he Social Security Card. After 1939 she did clerical work for 8 years at Lockheed in Burbank, California.
Lewis Kelley received his Local Preachers license in 1907 from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Farmington District, of St. Louis, Missouri. He attended N.B. University in Evansville, Illinois, Carlton College in Farmington, Missouri and the School of Theology at Denver University.
His son, Dan, remembered him hunting small game with his
Winchester 22 rifle and learning to drive his first car, a used Overland, in a barnyard in Big Horn, Wyoming in 1919.
He was a Minister in the Methodist Episcopal Church in Wyoming, Colorado. Utah, Missouri and Arkansas and a minister of the Christian Church in Mt. View, Missouri.
He sold his household possessions at auction and moved his family to California in 1935. He was a minister of the Christian Church in Victorville, California. In 1939 he moved his
family to 2029 Pepper St., Burbank, California and went to work for Lockheed Aircraft.
He is buried in the Valhalla Memorial Park in Burbank, California
CHILDREN OF FLORENCE CARSON AND LEWIS KELLEY:
1. LEWIS DANIEL KELLEY
Born: December 24, 1914 in Rock Springs, Wyoming
Married Laura Louise Conklin on December 11, 1938
(b. Sept. 19, 1917 in El Dorado Springs, Mo.)
Landscaper and nurseryman.
One daughter who lived n Northridge, Ca.
2. LOIS ELLEN KELLEY
Born: February 20, 1916 in Denver, Colorado
Died: June 5, 1993 in Torrance, Ca.
Married 1st Grover Cleveland Mc Dowell in 1936
(Born: Nov. 8, 1914; Died: March, 1977 in Ok)
Married 2nd Harvey Richard Boyles on September 26, 1947
in Manhattan Beach, Ca. (Born: July 123, 1919 in Dayton, Ohio;
Died: October 19, 1980 in Redondo Beach, Ca.)
Lois was a "Rosie the Riveter" for Lockheed in Burbank, Ca.
during WWII. She is buried in the Pacific Crest Cemetary, Redondo Beach, Ca.
3. DOROTHY FLORENCE KELLEY
Born: March 19, 1927 in Denver, Colorado
Died: March 29, 1999 in Turner, Oregon
Married on April 15, 1938 in Long Beach, Ca. to Joseph Allen Conklin (Born: October 5, 1913 in Meza, Az.)
He was a minister.
4. DORA LOUISE KELLEY
Born: February 27, 1929 in Fort Smith Ark.
Died: July 16, 1997 in Victorville, California.
Married 1st on February 20, 1949 to John Spencer Smith
Married 2nd on March 31, 1981 to Irvin Joseph Olswanger
in Glendale, Ca. (Born: March 31, 1921 in Hondo, Tx)
Dora worked as a secretary at Max Factor, Inc., Hollywood, Ca.
Buried in Valhalla Memorial Park, Burbank Ca.
5. Living Daughter