Eliza E. Perkins 1
- Born: 21 Jun 1858, Harrison County, Kentucky, USA
- Marriage (1): Jacob Mckenney on 30 Jun 1881
- Marriage (2): Thomas Nelis on 12 Oct 1922 in Shelby Co, IN
- Died: 26 Mar 1933, Shelby Co, IN at age 74
Another name for Eliza was Lida.
The Shelbyville Republican
Monday Afternoon, March 27, 1933
Page 6 column 3
TO BE THURSDAY
Services For Mrs. Lide Nelis, 74,
Will Be Conducted At
Old Union Church.
WIFE OF THOMAS NELIS
Mrs. Lida McKinney Nelis, wife of Thomas Nelis, died at their home eight miles west of the city on the Franklin road at four o'clock Sunday morning at the age of seventy-four years.
Mrs. Nelis was born in Harrison county, Kentucky, on June 21, 1853, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Perkins. Her marriage to Jacob McKinney took place on June 30,1881, his death occurring fourteen years ago. On October 12, 1922, the deceased was married to Thomas Nelis who survives.
Two sisters, Mrs. June Courtney, of Shelby township, and Mrs. Lucy McKinney of Sadieville, Kentucky, and a brother, James Perkins, of this city also survive.
Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Old Union M. P. church, following short rites at the home at one o'clock. The Rev. Arville Owens, pastor of the Vine Street M. P. church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Center, cemetery in charge of Charles M. Ewing.
Submitted by Barb Huff
Eliza married Jacob Mckenney on 30 Jun 1881. (Jacob Mckenney died in 1919.)
Eliza next married Thomas Nelis, son of Robert Nelis and Lydia Ann Phillips, on 12 Oct 1922 in Shelby Co, IN. (Thomas Nelis was born on 6 Jun 1854 in Shelby Co, IN.)