Theodore Kelley1,2

M, b. January 16, 1930, d. March, 1986
FatherSamuel Greer Kelley Sr.1,3 b. 1908, d. 1955
MotherRennis G. "Wren" Smithson1,3 b. December 17, 1909, d. May 26, 1997
     His Social Security Number was 215-28-6247.2 Theodore Kelley was born on January 16, 1930 at Maryland.1,2 He died in March, 1986 at age 56.2

Census Records

1930Dwelling 141, District 34, Election District 8, Baltimore, Maryland1
1940Dwelling 244, District 3-46, Baltimore Co., Maryland3

Citations

  1. [S118] National Archives and Records Administration, 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Gladys Merie Kneer1,2

F, b. November 20, 1914, d. August 31, 2010
     Gladys Merie Kneer was buried at Princeville Cemetery, Princeville, Peoria Co., Illinois.2 She was born on November 20, 1914 at Laura, Peoria Co., Illinois.1,3,2 As of August 31, 1932,her married name was Wright.1 She married Russell Alfonso Wright, son of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner, on August 31, 1932.1,2 Gladys Merie Kneer died on August 31, 2010 at Peoria, Peoria Co., Illinois, at age 95.3,2 She PRINCEVILLE - Gladys M. Wright, 95, of Peoria, formerly of Princeville, died at 3 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010, at Bel-Wood Nursing Home in Peoria. Gladys was born Nov. 20, 1914, in Laura, the daughter of George and Rosa Burgess Kneer. She married Russell Wright on Aug. 31, 1932. He died in July of 1951. Surviving are three sons, Russell (Marty) of Fort Worth, Texas, Eldon of Ipava and Sherman of Springfield, Ohio; one daughter, Rosann (Roland) Lahne of East Peoria; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two nephews, Bob (Nancy) Wieland of Laura and John (Elizabeth) Wieland of Princeville; and two nieces, Delores Wieland of Morton and Kay (Jack) Summers of Orlando, Fla. One sister, Margaret Wieland, preceded her in death. Gladys was a 60-year member of Princeville United Methodist Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She also was active in the Women's Ministry, with missions being close to her heart, as she was a selfless person who not only dearly loved her family, but reached out to others in the world. She was well-known throughout the community as the Avon Lady as she sold Avon for almost 30 years. She also worked as a janitor at Princeville State Bank for many years. A special thank you to the nurses and CNAs on the Glasford and Hanna City wings of Bel-Wood Nursing Home for your tender care of Gladys while she was a resident there. Your loving care was greatly appreciated. Funeral services for Gladys will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, 2010, at Princeville United Methodist Church. The Rev. Rex Hendrix will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial will be in Princeville Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Princeville United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer's Association. on September 2, 2010.2

Family

Russell Alfonso Wright b. September 15, 1904, d. July 11, 1951
Marriage*She married Russell Alfonso Wright, son of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner, on August 31, 1932.1,2 
Children
  • Russell Allen Wright1,2
  • Eldon Lee Wright1,2
  • Mary Rosann Wright1,2
  • William Sherman Wright1,2

Citations

  1. [S900] R. Wright (son), "Russell A. Wright," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 26 and May 27, 2005.
  2. [S3331] Peoria Journal Star, The, From the Gladys M. Wright obituary in the Sep 2, 2012 edition.
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.

Faye Hayflit1

F, b. circa 1912
     Her married name was Wright.1 Faye Hayflit married Raymond Elbert Wright, son of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner.1 Faye Hayflit was born circa 1912 at Ohio.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 63, District 73-29, Bertha, Scioto Co., Ohio2

Family

Raymond Elbert Wright b. February 2, 1906, d. December 2, 1968
Marriage*Faye Hayflit married Raymond Elbert Wright, son of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner.1 
Children
  • Karl/Carl E. Wright1,2
  • Ronald Wright1,2
  • Lavona M. Wright1,2

Citations

  1. [S900] R. Wright (son), "Russell A. Wright," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 26 and May 27, 2005.
  2. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Albert Edward Goodson1

M, b. February 16, 1908, d. August 8, 1995
     Albert Edward Goodson was buried at Golden Cemetery, 755 Ulysses Street, Golden, Jefferson Co., Colorado.2 His Social Security Number was 329-09-3657.3 He was born on February 16, 1908 at Humboldt, Coles Co., Illinois.3,1,4 He married Hazel Alean Wright, daughter of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner, in March, 1926 at Coles Co., Illinois.5 Albert Edward Goodson died on August 8, 1995 at Wheat Ridge, Jefferson Co., Colorado, at age 87.6,3,4

Census Records

1940Dwelling 45, District 15-8, Charleston, Coles Co., Illinois7

Occupation

1940Garage service manager7

Family

Hazel Alean Wright b. February 4, 1908, d. February 24, 2007
Marriage*Albert Edward Goodson married Hazel Alean Wright, daughter of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner, in March, 1926 at Coles Co., Illinois.5 
Children

Citations

  1. [S3706] 1926–1975, RG 147. The National Archives at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia Records of the Selective Service System, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  2. [S3292] Golden Cemetery, Jefferson Co., CO, online http://www.findagrave.com
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S3600] U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
  5. [S4282] Journal Gazette, From the marriage license listings in the Mar 1, 1926 edition.
  6. [S900] R. Wright (son), "Russell A. Wright," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 26 and May 27, 2005.
  7. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Tressa A. Packer1

F, b. August 29, 1910, d. January, 1981
     Tressa A. Packer was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery, 9350 East Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion Co., Indiana.1 Her Social Security Number was 312-44-9738.2 Her married name was Wright.1 She married Roy Leander Wright, son of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner.1 Tressa A. Packer was born on August 29, 1910 at Illinois.3,2 She died in January, 1981 at age 70.2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 224, District 18-9, Sumpter, Cumberland Co., Illinois3

Family

Roy Leander Wright b. May 17, 1910, d. December, 1985
Marriage*Tressa A. Packer married Roy Leander Wright, son of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner.1 
Children
  • Richard Wright1
  • Don Wright1
  • Jack L. Wright1,3

Citations

  1. [S900] R. Wright (son), "Russell A. Wright," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 26 and May 27, 2005.
  2. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  3. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Mary Ann Chapman1,2

F, b. February 24, 1916, d. January 30, 1996
     Her Social Security Number was 330-28-3061.3 Mary Ann Chapman was buried at Bailey Memorial Cemetery, Tolono, Champaign Co., Illinois.2 She was born on February 24, 1916 at Yale, Jasper Co., Illinois.2 As of January 9, 1934,her married name was Wright.2 She married Detroit Clyde "Pat" Wright, son of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner, on January 9, 1934.1,2 Mary Ann Chapman and Detroit Clyde "Pat" Wright were divorced circa 1942.2 Mary Ann Chapman died on January 30, 1996 at Tolono, Champaign Co., Illinois, at age 79.1,2

Census Records

1940Dwelling 116, District 10-29, Crittenden, Champaign Co., Illinois4

Family

Detroit Clyde "Pat" Wright b. 1915, d. 1964
Marriage*Mary Ann Chapman married Detroit Clyde "Pat" Wright, son of Leander Franklin "Frank" Wright and Estella Estelka "Stella" Conner, on January 9, 1934.1,2 
Divorce* Mary Ann Chapman and Detroit Clyde "Pat" Wright were divorced circa 1942.2 
Children
  • Amelia Ilene Wright1,4
  • Patsy J. Wright1,4
  • Daniel Clinton Wright1,4
  • Alice Darlene Wright1,4
  • Barbara Joan Wright1

Citations

  1. [S900] R. Wright (son), "Russell A. Wright," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 26 and May 27, 2005.
  2. [S2923] Bailey Memorial Cemetery, Champaign Co., IL, online http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSln=wright&GSfn=mary&GSbyrel=all&GSdy=1996&GSdyrel=in&GSst=16&GScntry=4&GSob=n&GRid=36915255&CRid=104598&df=all&
  3. [S9] Unknown subject, unknown file number, SSDI, U.S. Social Security Administrations Death Master File.
  4. [S3353] National Archives and Records Administration, 1940 United States Federal Census.

Lattie Joyce Vineyard1

F, b. November 12, 1938, d. December 10, 1995
     Lattie Joyce Vineyard was buried at Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas.1 She was born on November 12, 1938 at Comanche, Comanche Co., Texas.1 As of May 3, 1958,her married name was Wright.1 She married Russell Allen Wright, son of Russell Alfonso Wright and Gladys Merie Kneer, on May 3, 1958 at Comanche, Comanche Co., Texas.1 Lattie Joyce Vineyard died on December 10, 1995 at Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, at age 57.1

Family

Russell Allen Wright
Marriage*She married Russell Allen Wright, son of Russell Alfonso Wright and Gladys Merie Kneer, on May 3, 1958 at Comanche, Comanche Co., Texas.1 
Children
  • Ronda LaJean Wright1
  • Russell Wade Wright1
  • Samuel Scott Wright1
  • Raymond Todd Wright1

Citations

  1. [S900] R. Wright (son), "Russell A. Wright," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 26 and May 27, 2005.

James Junior Hedges1

M, b. May 30, 1943, d. June 13, 1999
     James Junior Hedges was born on May 30, 1943.1 He married Mary Rosann Wright, daughter of Russell Alfonso Wright and Gladys Merie Kneer, on July 28, 1962.1 James Junior Hedges died on June 13, 1999 at Illinois at age 56.1

Family

Mary Rosann Wright
Marriage*He married Mary Rosann Wright, daughter of Russell Alfonso Wright and Gladys Merie Kneer, on July 28, 1962.1 
Children
  • James Lee Hedges1
  • Daniel Allen Hedges1
  • David Wayne Hedges1

Citations

  1. [S900] R. Wright (son), "Russell A. Wright," e-mail to Scott Schaffer, Apr 26 and May 27, 2005.