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Darlene E. Kelley
donkeyskid@webtv.net                              
May 6, 1999
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Historical Collections of Ohio
The Kelley Family Book compiled by Hermon Alfred Kelley   1897   
And Then They Went West
by Darlene E. Kelley    1998              W.D. Kelley  II 
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An interesting anecdote
was related to this writer by Mrs. Titus Hamilton, a niece of Mrs.Emiline
Kelley Huntington who began the practice of Memorial Day observence long
before it was observed by the other islanders.  Mrs. Huntington prepared
a wreath which she hung upon her arm and with flowers in her hand she
started from her home and marched down to Division street past many a
curious observer at the store on the corner, and then marched with her
head proudly held erect, to the cemetery.  Her only companion on the
first occassion, was her neice Freddie Kelley ( now Mrs. Titus
Huntington ). Mrs.  Huntington marched up Division Street to the
cemetery where she decorated the soldier's graves, and then marched
about the cemetery singing the once popular tune known as " John Brown's
Body." A year or two later, she was joined by Mr. George Bristol in
observing the day.  In subsequent years a few others joined them.  When
Mr. Bristol became president of the Board of Education, he suceeded  in
enlisting the school children and the teachers in the ceremony.  Since
that time. the Day has become one of the great days of the year.
Besides the Civil War Veterans buried there,there are also those who
served in the Spanish War and in the World War.----Two Island Boys sleep
in France, But-- they are not forgotten.  There names are always
mentioned in the services and wreaths are hung on the crosses that have
been set in the cemetery to commemorate their deaths.  They are;
Charles Fedderson and Max Schnitker .
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Official Roster of Company K, O.V. I., 100 Day Service of Kelley's Island, 
copy supplied by W. D. Kelley ll
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Entered Service May 2, 1864 -- K means at Kelley's Island --- 
                                   Name, age, and Rank.    

K-- William S Webb, 40, Captain              
K-- George P. Bristol, 25, 1st Lieutenant     
K-- Henry Lang, 34, 2nd Lieutenant            
K-- Erastus Huntington, 25, Sergeant         
K-- Michael Hughes, 26, Sergeant
K-- Hamilton Hays, 29,  Sergeant              
K-- Jacob Vogt, 33, Sergeant                    
K-- James Titus, 32, Sergeant
K-- Martin K. Holbrook,29, Corporal           
K-- Christian Sternberger, 27, Corporal      
K-- Homer H. Woodford,25, Corporal         
K-- Henry Ohlmacher, 36, Corporal            
K-- Bernard McGettigan, Jr., 29, Corporal   
K-- Lester Carpenter, 18, Corporal             
K-- Jacob Beatty, 19,  Corporal, D; 9/7/64-Kelley's Island
K-- William D. Kelley, 36, Corporal            
--- Abaham Gitsky, 17, Musician               
--- George L.Gore, 15,  Musician
--- Matheny Andrews,14. Private               
--- George C. Babcock,30, Private             
K-- William L. Baker,21, Private
--- Frederick Berthalf, 28, Private              
--- Andrew Biddle, 27, Private                   
K-- George Boakerman, 26, Private
K-- Samuel Bowman, 28, Private               
--- George Brailey, ---, Private  never reported to company
K-- Hugh Catanaugh, 29, Private               
K-- Daniel W. Chapin, 24, Private              
K-- Martin L. Chapin,27,  Private
--- John E. Cahb,  32,  Private                  
K-- Jerry Dean, 32, Private                       
K-- Oscar Dean, 36, Private
K-- Jared T. Dwelle, 20, Private                 
K-- Alonzo W. Dwelle, 18, Private              
K-- Andrew J. Eldred, 30, Private d; 7/12/64 at Point of Rocks Hospital 
K-- James Estes, 19, Private   
--- Jacob Everett, 28, Private
K-- Frederick Gherkins, 30, Private            
--- Ernest Greiner,  34, Private                 
--- John Hammond, 33, Private
--- Frederick Hamp, 43, Private                
K-- Titus Hamilton, 19, Private                   
--- Samuel Hay, 18, Private
--- Chauncy M. Hubbard, 43, Private         
K-- Daniel K. Huntington, 19, Private         
K-- Rudolf Inker,34, Private
K-- Stephen Kappas, 34, Private                
K-- Charles Kelley, 35, Private                    
K-- Franklin Kelley, 33, Private
K-- Francis M. Kelley, 19, Private               
--- Jared H. Kellogg, 36, Private               
K-- Hermon Koster, 33, Private
--- Ransom Ledyard, 19, Private               
K-- Morris Lincoln, 23, Private                   
K-- James McGettigan, 29, Private
--- Martin Lonergan, 19, Private                
K-- Edward Mc Gettigan, 19, Private          
K-- James Mc Lane, 40, Private                 
K-- John W. Martin, 21, Private                  
--- Conrad Marquard, 17, Private              
K-- Joseph Meier, 24, Private
--- William B. Miley, 19, Private                
K-- Charles S Mitchell, 25, Private             
--- Moses R. Nason, 34, Private
--- Russel F. Paschal, 36, Private             
--- George Peel, 42, Private                      
K-- Edward W Robinson, 41, Private
K-- Adam Schardt, 34, Private                   
--- James H. Taylor, 18, Private                
K-- Oscar Titus, 38, Private
K-- Joseph Vogt, 34, Private                      
K-- George R. Wait, 19, Private                 
--- George W. Warren, 19, Private
K-- Uri L Ward, 19, Private                        
--- Christian Waters, 28, Private               
K-- James Watkins, 44, Private  Never reported to company.                   
K-- Charles B. Wells, 37, Private - Discharged a/c disability surgeons Cert.
--- David White 46, Private                       
K-- John E. Wing, 26, Private                      
--- William H. Wood, 27, Private
K-- Henry Worden, 18, Private                   
K-- Oliver D. Worden, 44, Private
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