Elliott Centennial, 1879 - 1979

Elliott Centennial Committee


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  James N. Kinney and Mabel Reynolds were married in Elliott, Iowa: Dec. 4, 1904. Mr. Kinney farmed for several years before being a rural mail carrier in Emerson for many years, returning to Elliott in 1920. Mr. Kinney served as City Clerk for 6 years. He was appointed Postmaster and served in that capacity until his illness forced his resignation. Mrs. Kinney was a teacher in the Elliott schools, and was appointed Postmaster after her husbands illness. They were the parents of two daughters, Arvella (Thompson) and Lorraine (Van Hintum).



~ Arvella Thompson