and Ida Johnson were married in Stanton Oct. 10, 1890. They lived in
Red Oak before moving to Elliott in 1895.
was born at Neponset, Illinois, June 15, 1865 and died in Elliott,
May 14, 1917.
Johnson West was born in Galesburg, Illinois, June 21, 1871. Her
parents immigrated from Sweden in 1866. Ida West died April 7, 1960
living in Elliott Mr. and Mrs. West ran the Blue Front Restaurant
and had rooms to rent, housing many, among those a number of
teachers of the Elliott School System. Mr. West also ran a thresher
and owned land in LeRoy, Kansas.
Mrs. West were the parents of five children:
born Aug. 11, 1891, married Lola Shires on March 21, 1921, died at
Phoenix, Arizona April 23, 1953.
born Feb. 19, 1893, married Gertrude Rew on Sept. 16, 1922, died May
Feb. 24, 1895 at Elliott and died April 1, 1919.
Mable, born Feb. 19, 1897, married D. R. Kipp July 1, 1919, died
Jan. 25, 1973.
April 17, 1900 and died March 27, 1903.
John, Bertha and Mary were all musically talented and were involved
in many plays, community projects and organizations.