ELLIOTT, Arthur 1840-1918
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/12/2011 at 20:58:26
Arthur Elliott Dead
Arthur Elliott died yesterday morning at his home in Waterloo. Funeral services are being held there today and burial will take place in the cemetery here.
The old gentleman was well known to Grundy people. He farmed near Morrison until fifteen years ago, when he moved to South Dakota. A full account of his life will be found in our next issue. Seven years ago he came back to Iowa and has since resided at Waterloo. He had nine children, all of them living, and twenty-two grandchildren.
--The Grundy Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 14 February 1918, pg 1
The following account of the life of Arthur Elliott, whose death on Wednesday of last week was noted in our columns last week, is furnished us for publication:
He was born July 19, 1840, at Quebec, Canada, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Elliott, Sr. He went to Minnesota, when a young man, and after living there for a few years moved to Illinois. He was married to Miss Mary Dean at Belvidere, Ill., in September, 1865. To this union nine children were born, eight living. E. R. having died in 1900. His wife preceded him in death, dying in 1893, after they had lived for several years on a farm near Grundy Center. Mr. Elliott moved to South Dakota about fifteen years ago, where he lived until about seven years ago, moving then to Waterloo.
He is survived by his eight children, Mrs. R. J. Misner and Miss Mamie, of Waterloo, Mrs. Chas. Jamerson of Minnesota, W. A. James, and Edward of Morrison, Herbert of Gladbrook, and Claud of Virginia, 22 grandchildren, one brother and five sisters.
Funeral services were held at the family home in Waterloo on Thursday at 3:30 p.m., Rev. W. A. Peterson in charge. Burial was at Grundy Center in the Clark Cemetery.
--The Grundy Democrat (Grundy Center, Iowa), 21 February 1918, pg 8
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