Sell, Fanny Alice

Sell, Fanny Alice

Female 1888 - 1974  (86 years)

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  • Name Sell, Fanny Alice  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 12 Jun 1888  Birmingham, Schulyer County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1900  Vernon, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head: Daughter 
    Residence 1910  Vernon, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter 
    Residence 1 Jan 1925  Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 34; MaritalStatus: Married; RelationToHead: Wife 
    Residence 1930  Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head: Wife 
    Died 9 Dec 1974  Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 12 Dec 1974  Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • I.O.O.F. Cemetary
    Person ID I3106  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 

    Father Sell, Barnabus Lafayette,   b. 11 Feb 1851, Birmingham, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1913, Vernon Twp, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Miller, Polly Jane,   b. 10 Aug 1855, Ripley, Brown County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1916, Mount Sterling, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 12 Apr 1873  Birmingham, Schuyler County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Documents
    1900 United States Federal Census
    1900 United States Federal Census
    Family ID F1070  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kennedy, Elmer Clarence,   b. 26 Oct 1890, Grant, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1954, Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1920  Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    Documents
    Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937
    Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937
    Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 - Fanny Alice Sell
    Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 - Fanny Alice Sell
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2019 
    Family ID F653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head: Daughter - 1900 - Vernon, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head of House: Daughter - 1910 - Vernon, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1920 - Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 34; MaritalStatus: Married; RelationToHead: Wife - 1 Jan 1925 - Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head: Wife - 1930 - Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Dec 1974 - Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Dec 1974 - Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    FannyKennedy.jpg
    FannyKennedy.jpg

    Documents
    1900 United States Federal Census
    1900 United States Federal Census
    1910 United States Federal Census
    1910 United States Federal Census
    1930 United States Federal Census
    1930 United States Federal Census
    Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925 - Fanny Alice Sell
    Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925 - Fanny Alice Sell
    Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 - Fanny Alice Sell
    Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 - Fanny Alice Sell

  • Notes 


    • Prior to marriage, Fanny worked for Dr. Sherman at times, Manning Hotel (2 different times), Farmers Central Office, Sheriff Haney, and one season at Milliner Store for Phipps Sisters. Fanny attended Indian Country Creek School near Mt. Sterling, Ia., and a few months at Normal School in Bloomfield. Married at the Congregational parsonage (Manse) in Keosauqua. Witnesses were Jim and his sister, Edna Wilson.

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      Fanny Alice (Sell) Kennedy 1888-1974

      FANNY A. KENNEDY

      Mrs. Fanny Alice Kennedy, daughter of Barnabus and Polly Jane Miller Sell, was born June 12, 1888, in Schuyler Co., Ill. and departed this life Monday, December 9, 1974 at Van Buren County Memorial Hospital in Keosauqua at the age of 86.

      In 1892 she moved with her parents by covered wagon to Mt. Sterling, Iowa. On June 14, 1920, she married Elmer C. Kennedy who preceded her in death on December 13, 1954. Two sisters, Mrs. Nona Greenleaf and Mrs. Grace Hervey also preceded her in death.

      Remaining to cherish her memory are a number of nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

      As a young lady, Mrs. Kennedy worked at the Manning Hotel and in a millinery shop in Keosauqua. She and Mr. Kennedy made their home in Keosauqua throughout their married life and she continued to live in her own home until suffering a broken hip on October 28, 1974.

      As a girl she joined the Mt. Sterling Christian Church and remained true to her faith throughout her life. So long as she was able she attended the Keosauqua Christian Church and for a number of years was a Sunday School teacher.

      She was a loving wife, a good friend and neighbor, thoughtful to those in need and will be remembered by her relatives and friends for her many kind deeds.

      Funeral services were held on Thursday, December 12, 1974 at 2 p.m. at Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua with the Rev. Dan Mast of the Christian Church officiating. Interment was in Fellows Cemetery, Pedrick Funeral Home in Keosauqua was in charge of arrangements.

      Source: Photocopy of this obit is located on page 245 of Obit Book #1 1963-1974 found in the Van Buren County, IA Genealogical Society's collection at the Keosauqua Public Library in July 1999.

      Source: Van Buren County Register, 26 DEC 1974

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      Schuyler County, Illinois Birth Records:
      Birth Records, Book 2, 1885-1903, Pages 36 - 42
      2474 Annie Laura Sells 12 Jun. 1888, Birmingham Polly (Miller) Sells Barney Sells

  • Sources 
    1. [S1323] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;), Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Textual Records.
      Record for Fanny A. Sell
      Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 - Fanny Alice Sell
      Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 - Fanny Alice Sell


    2. [S666] Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.Original data - Microfilm of Iowa State Censuses, 1856, 1885, 1895, 1905, 1915, 1925 as well various special censuses from 1836-1897 obtained from the State Historical Society of Iowa v;).
      Record for Fannie Kennedy
      Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925 - Fanny Alice Sell
      Iowa, State Census Collection, 1836-1925 - Fanny Alice Sell


    3. [S760] .
      Record for Fanny Alice Kennedy

    4. [S1115] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Vernon, Van Buren, Iowa; Page: 3; Enumeration District: 0103; FHL microfilm: 1240462.
      1900 United States Federal Census
      1900 United States Federal Census


    5. [S1216] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Year: 1910; Census Place: Vernon, Van Buren, Iowa; Roll: T624_425; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0116; FHL microfilm: 1374438.
      1910 United States Federal Census
      1910 United States Federal Census


    6. [S1209] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 0020; FHL microfilm: 2340420.
      1930 United States Federal Census
      1930 United States Federal Census


    7. [S1752] Obituary -- Fanny Alice Sell, (Name: Van Buren County Register; Date: 26 Dec 1974;).

    8. [S1753] Schuyler County, Illinois Birth Records, Birth Records, Book 2, 1885-1903, Pages 36 - 42 2474 Annie Laura Sells 12 Jun. 1888, Birmingham Polly (Miller) Sells Barney Sells.

    9. [S1432] Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2015;).
      Record for Barney Sell

    10. [S1584] Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2014;), Iowa Department of Public Health; Des Moines, Iowa; Series Title: Iowa Marriage Records, 1880–1922; Record Type: Textual Records.
      Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937
      Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1937