Robert Nelis
Lydia Ann Phillips
William H. Tucker
Aurilla Morris
(Abt 1842-)
Thomas Nelis
Dora A. Tucker
Gertie Nelis


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1. Chaney Valentine Goff

2. Living

Gertie Nelis 1

  • Born: 16 Feb 1884, Indiana, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Chaney Valentine Goff
  • Died: 12 Jul 1966, Major Hospital, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana at age 82 2

bullet  General Notes:

The Shelbyville News
Wednesday, July 13, 1966
Rites Friday For Shelby County Native
Mrs. Harry (Gertie Goff) Webb, 82, died Tuesday, July 12, 1966, Major Hospital, Shelbyville.
Resided 617 S. Harrison St.
Born Hendricks Township, February 16, 1884, d/o George ad Mary McCarty Nelis.
Married Chaney V. Goff, September 8, 1903; he died January 4, 1963.
Married Harry Webb; he survives.
Survivors: daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Tennell, Franklin; two stepsons, John Glenn Webb, Rays Crossing and Harry Webb Jr., Franklin; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a half sister, Mrs. Wilmer (Hazel) McNeely, Shelbyville.
Two half-sisters preceded in death.
Spent early life in Hendricks Township; resided in Shelbyville since 1948.
Member of the Second Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church.
Ewing Mortuary with Rev. James Horner and Rev. Tom Stark officiating.
Burial: Second Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming 2


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

United States Census: Resided, 1900, ED 111 Hendricks Township (north part), Shelby, Indiana. Living with her grandparents, Robert and Liddy Nelis

United States Census: Residence, 1910, Hendricks, Shelby, Indiana. Age 26

United States Census: Resided, 1920, Shelby County, Indiana, USA. Age 35

United States Census: Resided, 1930, Hendricks, Shelby, Indiana. Living with her daughter and her husband, Cecil and Dorothy Tennell.

United States Census: Residence, 1940, Marietta, Hendricks Township, Shelby, Indiana. Age 56


Gertie married Chaney Valentine Goff, son of William A. Goff and Unknown. (Chaney Valentine Goff was born on 26 May 1876 in Indiana, USA 3 and died on 4 Jan 1963 3.)


Gertie next married Living



1, US Census for 1900( : accessed 26 Jul 2012).

2 The Shelbyville Republican,, Shelby County Obituaries( : accessed 27 Jul 2012).

3, U.S. Social Security Death Index( : accessed 27 Jul 2012).

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