Facts and Events
||John Henry Elliott
||Wayne, Indiana, United States
||19 SEP 1877
||Iowa, United Statesto Malinda Moore
||21 MAR 1892
||14 JUN 1900
||18 APR 1921
||21 APR 1921
||22 APR 1921
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1860 U.S.Census, Appanoose County, Iowa, p. 496 Francis Elliott household.
- ↑ Dallas County, Iowa County Recorder, Deed Book 175, page 111.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Obit of John Elliott, in The Perry Daily Chief, 22 Apr 1891.
"Death Was Due to Heart Trouble"; John Elliott Was Stricken While Working on an Building at Linden
The Redfield Review gives the following particulars of the death of John Elliott, brother of Mrs. George Elliott of this city:
"John Elliott dropped dead while at work on the Albert Mix residence at Linden, Monday afternoon at about 1:45. He was working on the kitchen roof, which is only one story high, and Tom Hoyt was working with him, but had gone around the building for something and returned in a few minutes and found the lifeless body of Mr. Elliott laying on a cement walk where he had fallen from the roof. It is supposed that he had been seized by a heart attack and fell from the building. There were a few bruises on his face and one arm, and as no one saw the accident, it is believed that he struck the cement wallk on his head, as he was laying on his back when found.
"Mr. Elliott was a highly respected citizen of Linden and this community having been a former resident here.
"The news of his death came as a shock to his many friends.
"The funeral services was conducted at the Christian church in this city yesterday afternoon at two o'clock..
"john Henry Elliott was born in Indiana, and was the son of Francis and Lydia Elliott, and at the time of his death was 67 years, 1 month and 25 days of age.
"At the age of six years he came to Wayne county, Iowa, with his parents, who later moved to Dallas county, where he has since made his home.
"On Sept. 19, 1877, he was united in marriage to Malinda Jane Moore. To this union five children were born, twin babies died in infancy and the other three survive him. His wife passed away on June 17, 1918. Those surviving him are Mrs. Eva Diddy of Linden, Mrs. Grace Newell of Jackson, Minn.. and Carl Elliott of Minburn.
"Mr. Elliott was one of a family of eleven children, three of whom survive him. They are Mrs. Alfred Rhoades of Long Beach, Calif., Mrs. Geo. Wilcox of Perry, and Wm. J. Elliott of Des Moines.
"Besides these relatives he leaves to mourn his untimely departure six grandchildren and a host of friends.
"Mr. Elliott has made his home with his daughter in Linden for the past two years and a half.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 Linn Township, in Dallas County Genealogical Society (Adel, Iowa), and Iowa) Iowa Genealogical Society (Des Moines. Dallas County Cemeteries, Iowa. (Des Moines [Iowa]: Iowa Geneal. Society, c1986-1995), vol 8.
East Linn Cemetery, Block 1, Lot 68
- ↑ Index, in Dallas County, Iowa Deeds, Bk. 111, p. 176, 21 Mar 1892.
Bought land from Allen Moore & wife.
- ↑ 1900 US Census, Dallas Co., Iowa, District 7, ED 11, sheet 7, Fam 120, Household 130.
Elliott, John H Head W M Feb 1854 age 46 Married 22 yrs, Born Indiana, Father b. NCar, Mother b. N Jer Farmer
Malinda J. wife W F, May 1856, age 27, Mar 22 yrs., 3 children born, 3 living, Born Iowa, Father b. Ind., Mother b. Ind.
Grace L. Dau W F Oct 1885, age 14, Single, born Iowa, Father b. Ind., Mother b. Iowa at school
William C. Son W M Dec 1886, age 13, Single, born Iowa, Father b. Ind., Mother b. Iowa, at school
- ↑ Mrs. Esther Stayner, in The Tipton Advertiser, p. 4., 24 March 1910.
... Mrs. Stayner was the oldest of a large family, the other brothers and sisters now living are: Mrs. John Elliott of Montana...
- Linden Township, in 1920 Census Dallas County, Iowa, 2a, 1920.
1920 Iowa census Dallas County Linden township page 2a
Elliott, John H. head rents male white age 65 widowed b. IN fa & mo b. USA no occupation