Elliott Centennial, 1879 - 1979

Elliott Centennial Committee

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    Elmer Claude Milner was born Sept 17, 1872 in Montgomery Co., Iowa. He was the son of Ephriam P. and Agnes (Dujardin) Milner.

     Jessie May Stennett was the daughter of Hugh Lewis and Samantha (Martin) Stennett. She was born Oct 29, 1879 in Montgomery County. She attended grade school in Montgomery County and Normal Training in Red Oak, Iowa. Jessie taught country school for several years.

    Claude married Jessie May at the home of her parents, Dec. 31, 1902 in a very beautiful home wedding.

    They farmed their entire married life in Montgomery County. Five children were born to this marriage: Russell Lewis, born Sept. 14, 1904; Hazel Clare born Nov. 23, 1906; Marion M. born Feb. 10, 1910; Gerald Ivan born Oct. 1, 1913 and Ada Marjorie born Jan. 31, 1917. All were born in Montgomery County.

    Russell Milner married Mildred Rush. Six children were born: Dorothy, Donald, Mary Ann, Richard, Gordon and Larry.

    Marion Milner was married to Miriam (Botts) Woods. They have one son, Gary C. Woods by her previous marriage.

    Gerald Milner was married to Lou Edwards. Three children were born: Barbara, Bobby (deceased) and Jerry.

    Marjorie Milner married Kel Carson. One child was born, M. Kel Carson.

    E. C. Milner died July 15, 1919 in a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska, and Jessie May died in Clarinda, Iowa. They were both buried at Hillside, Elliott.




~ Mildred Milner