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Thomas Edward Elliott, born April 1883 in Missouri, married Edith Iona Cross, born March 1893 in Nebraska.  Harold Arthur Elliott was born July 15, 1911 in Venango, Nebraska (about fifty miles northeast of Seborn's place in Yuma County).  and died May 6, 1994 in Sacramento, California

First Row - Mae..... Mildred

Second Row - Grandpa Fred Herbough, Great Grandpa Seborn Elliott, Mr. Edwards, Ray and Uncle Marvin Elliott (Martha's brother)

Third Row - Arthur..... Ella, Mary Brower (Martha's sister), Viola ....... Mrs. Edwards,  Ida, ....Ethel

Fourth Row - Grandma Martha Herbough,.., Carl Hathaway.......

Martha H, Arthur H......Ella M.... Carl Hathaway, Mary Brower, Viola H.,

Mrs. Edwards, Iva Ackers, Ethel Hathaway,

SEATED - Fred Herbough, Seborn Elliott, Mr. Edwards, Ray H., Marvin


October 1907 "Charlie Elliott has returned to Raiciena, Nebr. where he will pick up his belongings and return to Eckly (sic) where he has taken a homestead."

The 1910 census of Magee, Yuma County has Charles W,  and Lucy A., both 38, born Missouri, with Plisea E., 2, daughter, and Francis C., stepson, 15, born Missouri.  They've been married six years.

Probably the same Charles W. Elliott in Buffalo County, Nebraska in 1900 (adjacent to Kearney County where Albert Monk and Cynthia Woodward were growing up).  Charles is 27, living with parents Seborfn and Elizabeth Elliott.  Seborn and Charles are both laborers.

In the Fort Scott, Kansas 1902 directory are Charles W. Elliott, a farmer, and Seborn B. Elliott and Elizabeth Elliott, farming.

Charles W. Elliott proved up a cash claim in 1913 for a quarter in 4 N 46 W

Charles William Elliott registered for the draft in Wauneta, Nebraska (about thirty miles east of his homestead.  He said he was born February 19, 1873, and was married to Lucy A. Elliott of Wauneta.

The family was in the same area in the 1920 census, with Charles W.,  46, Lucy A., 47, both  born Missouri, and 11-year-old daughter Placy, born Colorado.

In the 1922 atlas it's owned by

In 1930 they're in Vancouver, Washington, with a two -year-old grandson Milvin L. Kissinger, born Washington.   Here it's Alice L., so Lucy might be a middle name.  Charles is a shoe-maker.


Charles, per one Ancestry tree, died 1 NOV 1962 in Pasadena, California.


Henry Omer Elliott was born 04 Mar 1880 in Stoutland, Camden, MO, and died 18 Jul 1963 in La Habra, CA. He married (1) Janeva Hyle on 12 Jun 1904 in Garland, KS. He married (2) Retta Miller on 1930.

Geneva Christine HYLE b. 25 Dec 1890 in Fort Scott, Kansas

Retta Miller 6/30/1881 - 1965

iHenry O, Charles' brother, is in Lincoln County, Nebraska in 1910.  He's a section foreman for the railroad.  Married to Geneva C.  They have Magie A, and Mildred S, with nephew Elmer F. Herbaugh , 18 and brother Marvin Fl. Elliott 22.  Elmer and Marvin are laborers on the railroad.  Henry was busy, because in 1910 he'd made a cash claim for a quarter of land adjoining brother Charles'

Mae Adelane Elliott was born 26 Aug 1907 in Wages, CO, and died 10 Jun 1979 in Denver, CO. 

Inez Eisenhour, 86, of Springfield, died October 7 at Doctors Hospital. Inez was born December 24, 1918, in Eckley, CO. She was the youngest of six children of Henry and Geneva Elliott. Inez and Ralph Eisenhour were married December 22, 1951, and enjoyed 53 years together. Ralph preceded her in death in April of this year. She is survived by one sister, LaVaugh, nieces and nephews, and other family and friends that loved her. Inez was a homemaker and attended Parkcrest Assembly of God Church for many years. Services will be held October 11 in Greenlawn South Funeral Home. Burial will be in the New Veterans Cemetery.
(SPRINGFIELD Missouri NEWS-LEADER, 9/Oct/2005) 


Charles' younger brother Henry O. is most likely the one registering for WWI in Yuma County.  He's Henry Ornery Elliott, born March 4, 1880.  He's married to Christa Elliott, and is a real estate agent.

Here's Henry in the new building of the Boggs Lumber Company of Eckley .

H.O. Elliott in 1919 was one of five directors of the incorporation of the Eckley Oil and Land Company.

In 1920 Henry is 40, in Eckley, still in real estate, married to 30-year-old Geneva.  They have Mae, 13, Mildred, 10, Harold 4, Lavaughn, 5, Sheila  (or Thelma) 2, Meg 1, and Seborn, widowed, 75, with Henry's brother Marvin 33. a day laborer

n 1930 "Neva" Elliott, 39, is in Denver, working in a beauty shop.  She said she's married.   With her is Harold, 19, an orderly in a hospital., LaVaughn 14, Sheila (or Thelma) 13, and Meg 2.


Seborn Barbre ELLIOTT

Birth 15 NOV 1840 in Vigo County, Indiana'
He was in the Missouri Guards during the Civil War, and married Elizabeth Adeline Burke in 1865 in Missouri.

The 1880 census of Camden County, Missouri has Seborn, 41, born Indiana, married to Elizabeth A., 36, born Tennessee.  They have Martha J. 12, Louisa 10, A Harrison 9, Luther 4,  and Henry O. nine months.  All children born in Missouri.

One Ancestry tree says "Albert Harrison Elliott, born November 1, 1870 in Iwasa, Missouri"

In 1891 he  had made a cash claim for a quarter about ten miles north of Eckley.
His brother-in-law James Burke - Elizabeth's younger brother - claimed a quarter adjoining Seborn's the same year.

In 1900 Buffalo County the daughters are gone, so Seborn and Elizabeth have Charles W., 27, Henry O 20, and have added Thomas E. 17 and Marvin F. 13.

In August 1905 "Rev. S.B. Elliott preached at the Eckley school house both Sunday morning and evening.  A full house greeted him at both services."

In September 1905 "Rev S. B. Elliott, of Ravenna, Nebraska, who has been the guest of his daughter, Mrs. Gerry Brower, is one of the old soldiers who will go to Denver next week and live over war days with the rest of the boys."

September 1905 "Seaborn Elliott, a resident of Yuma county from 1886 to 1888, but at present living at Aurora, Neb., visited with E.B. Remington Sunday night between trains.  These two gentlemen were comrades in Co. G, 8th  Missouri cavalry during the civil war."


In 1910 he was living only a mile away from Charles' quarter, living with his son-in-law Gerry Brower and wife Mary L.  Charles F. Brower is 17.  Seborn then homesteaded two quarters about five miles southeast of the Browers, proving up in 1916. 

Death 6 NOV 1928 in Denver, Colorado, per one Ancestry tree

Seborn is buried in the Haxtun cemetery - Seborn B. Elliot, Missouri Cavalry. 

Yuma Pioneer - November 15, 1928 " Mrs. Gerry Brower returned Thursday morning from Denver to which place she was called by the fatal illness of her father Seborn Elliott who died Tuesday evening. He was laid at rest in the cemetery at Haxtun Friday November 9 with military honors. Mr. Elliott was at one time a resident of Pleasant Valley and numbered his friends by his acquaintances."
Another has Elizabeth Adeline Burke Elliott dying 12 Mar 1905 in Garland, Kansas, USA.


Front Row, Arthur, Roy, Mildred (cousin) ; Mae Elliott
 Back Row - Seborn Elliott, Henry Elliott holding Harold, Ella ; Ethel


Harold Omer Elliott was born on 02/23/1911  in Ingham, Nebraska and died on 10/27/2003 in Downey, California at the age of 92. Harold Elliott is buried in the cemetery: Rose Hills Memorial Park , which is located in Whittier,
Marion Katherine McClure (Wife) b. 8 Jul 1916 in Pittsburgh, PA
Marriage: 6 DEC 1941 in Riverside, CA
  1. DescendantsJanice Kathleen ELLIOTT born June 21, 1944, married Thomas Dalluge born July 7, 1943
  2. DescendantsWilliam Creighton ELLIOTT
Shirley Allen Sutton (Wife)
Marriage: 23 OCT 1969

One Appletree listing has Thelma Marie Elliott, born April 11, 1917, marrying Bruce Winiford Murray, and had sons Kenneth Bruce Murray and Donald Henry Murray.

There's a Bruce Murray in Park County, Wyoming in 1920 and 1930.

Mildred married Paul W. Adamson when she was 16, 22 Dec 1924 in Sterling, Colorado, and they were living in Denver in 1930.    Both were born in Nebraska.  Paul is a railroad mechanic, Mildred a laundress.  In 1940 Denver, Paul W. is a pipefitter helper in a locomotive shop, and they have Paul E., 9..  SSDI has Mildred born August 26, 1908 and dying July 3, 1998.


Paul E. Adamson was a corporal in Korea, died in 2008, and is buried at Fort Logan.

In Auburn California there's a listing for "LA V Elliott, born June 19, 1915"

One Appletree listing has Geneva LaVaughn Elliott marrying  Kermit Edward Larson (born November 6, 1914), and having children Kermit Edward Larson  4/10/1939-5/9/1986 and Gary Clifford Larson. April 6, 1948.

"J LaVaughn" and Kermit Sr., a retired Army major, are buried in Phoenix National Cemetery.


Marvin registered for the WWI draft in neighboring Phillips County.  He said he was born March 12, 1887 in Stoutland Missouri, and was a section foreman for the C B & Q Railroad

Marvin is back in Phillips County in 1930,  still a foreman for the railroad.  He's 33, married to Vesta, 29, born in Iowa.  They have Barbara A,  4, born in Colorado   One Ancestry tree said Marvin Francis Elliott  married "Eula Vesta Carter, born in Sharbrough, Iowa"

In 1940 they're in Guernsey, Wyoming, where Marvin - and every male on the census page - is working for the railroad.

Vesta died April 15, 1974, and is also buried in the Wheatland Cemetery.

Barbara, per Appletree, married Clyde Myhre

Name: Leslie Howard Myhre
Social Security #: 537487219
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 2 Apr 1949
Birth Place: Washington
Death Date: 15 Mar 1990
Death Place: Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Elliott

In 1999

Dictionaries represented knowledge and freedom to Carl Myhre.

That's why he gave them away by the hundreds to students and recent immigrants in the United States.

That's also why his daughter called him "Mr. Dictionary."

Symphony and ballet tickets represented the world of hope and imagination. He gave away tickets, too, to people who needed cheering.

"He was an electrical engineer at Paccar for 28 years, but that was only one part of him," said Karen Myhre Bergeron of Duvall, noting that her father became excited about classical music as a child on his family's homestead near Great Falls, Mont.

"The family had a record by (opera star Enrico) Caruso, and he played that over and over. It planted a seed."

Mr. Myhre died Wednesday (May 12) of a heart attack. He was 85.



Albert Harrison Elliott (son of Seborn Barbre Elliott and Elizabeth Adeline Burke) was born 01 Nov 1870 in Iwasa, MO,

Albert married Lula Roberts. Albert married Katherine Elizabeth Pry and had 5 children. He passed away on 1943 in Bellingham, Whatcom, Washington, USA.He married Katherine Elizabeth Pry on 10 Jun 1909 in Ravenna, NE.

More About Albert Harrison Elliott and Katherine Elizabeth Pry:
Marriage: 10 Jun 1909, Ravenna, NE.

In 1910 Albert and Catherine are in Ansley, Custer County, Nebraska, where Albert does odd jobs.

Children of Albert Harrison Elliott and Katherine Elizabeth Pry are:

  1. Lula Ethel Elliott, b. 21 Jun 1910, Ansley, Custer, NE, d. 27 Nov 1994, Ontario, OR.
  2. Marvin Albert Elliott, b. 23 Oct 1911, Eckley, Yuma, CO, d. date unknown, Riverside, CA.
  3. Richard Otho Dale Elliott, b. 24 Aug 1915, Eckley, Yuma, CO, d. 24 Jun 1981, Federal Way, WA.
  4. Leona Iola Elliott, b. 21 Sep 1917, Yuma, CO, d. date unknown, Bishop, CA.
  5. Lois Eleanor Elliott, b. 22 Oct 1919, Maywood, NE, d. 26 Nov 1993, OK.

In 1920 the family is in Frontier County, Nebraska, where Albert is working on the railroad.

In 1930 they're in Yakima, Washington, where Albert is a laborer in an orchard.

Lula is not with them.  She'd married Odren Lambert.  They're in Grants Pass, Oregon, in 1940, where Odren is a janitor in a bank building. Lula Ethel Lambert died in 1994, Adren in 1959 in Malheur County, Oregon. and they are buried in Riverside Cemetery, Fayette, Idaho.
Name: Leona Iola Harris
[Leona Iola Elliott] 
Birth Date: 20 Sep 1916
Birth Place: Colorado
Death Date: 13 Mar 1983
Death Place: Inyo
Mother's Maiden Name: Pry
Father's Surname: Elliott




There's a Gerry BrowN, 24 in 1885 Pawnee County Nebraska.  He's with his brother Joseph, 34, father Abraham, 70 and mother Margat, 70.  In 1880 Gerry, Abraham, and Barbara Brower - same ages i- wee in Humboldt, Richardson County, Nebraska with Gerry's sister ???? Petty  (Chrissa in the 1900 Burt County census).


In September 1902 "Gerry Brower and family, who left here about seven years ago, are on the road to Yuma again.  So says his brother, our county commissioner, Joseph Brower."

The Wray Gazette in 1904 said

"After a Prosperous Career Joseph Brower Wants to Retire and Take Life Easier.

(Photo - Harvest Scene on the Joseph Brower Ranch was not included in the text)

     One of the many money making ranches of the county is that owned by Joseph Brower, twenty miles northeast of Yuma.

     Mr. Brower is a native of Indiana, where he was born fifty-three years ago. After he grew to manhood he farmed in the Hoosier State, Iowa and Nebraska, but he came to Colorado in May, 1887, and settled on a government claim which is now a part of his ranch. He commenced general farming and prosperity smiled upon him. His crops were abundant, his yield of wheat going as high as thirty bushels an acre, oats forty bushels, and he has harvested fifty bushels of corn per acre, with other crops equally good in proportion. He generally grows a large quantity of cane and millet for winter feed for his stock.

     Mr. Brower owns 320 acres on which his home is situated, and 100 acres only twelve miles from Yuma station. He has a comfortable residence, good barns, sheds, etc., and his farm is generously supplied with the necessary agricultural implements, including a first-class binder. His ranch is amply protected with seven miles of good wire fence, and adjacent to it is a vast area of free range on which buffalo and other native grades grow luxuriously. He owns two inexhaustible wells of pure water, with pumps operated by windmills and necessary drinking tanks for stock. The land is a level prairie and the soil is very productive.

     In addition to general farming, Mr. Bower is in the cattle business. He owns four horses and 100 cattle, the stock being well bred and desirable.

     Mr. Brower has been county commissioner for six years, his last term having expired about one year ago. He made an enviable record as a county officer. He has been a school director of his district almost continuously since he came to the county.

     In February, 1894, Mr. Brower married Miss Adelia Moore, an estimable Yuma county lady, and the couple are highly esteemed by all who know them.

Wants to Sell Ranch

     Mr. Brower has made money on his Yuma county ranch and he wants to retire from the cares, anxieties and hard work of farm life. For that reason, he offers his entire ranch, including his horses, cattle, agricultural implements and every other farm adjunct for only $6,000. This offers a special opportunity to secure a profitable ranch, well stocked, at a very reasonable figure. Mr. Brower's address is Yuma, Colo.

September 15, 1899 "Abraham Brower, father of commissioner Joseph Brower, returned last Friday from quite an extended trip to Ohio."

October 13, 1899


It is with profound regret that the people of the county were notified of the death of Abraham Brower, father of County Commissioner Brower, on Tuesday last.  He was an old man, having reached the annual mark of 85 years.  For many years he has been a resident of Yuma county, and a man who made many friends who will join in mourning his loss and extending their sympathy to the bereaved family of the son.

October 20, 1899

(Probably West Alexandria, Ohio - Preble County

 in Preble County - Brower, Abraham  married  Parker, Barbara           21 Jan 1836, Book 001  3Page 08  by J. Wilson, JP

One Ancestry tree says Abraham's parents were Abraham Brower, born 1779 in Rockingham, Virginia, dying 1821 in Preble County. and Elizabeth Harter, born 1780 in Frederick, Maryland and dying 1854 in Preble County, and they were married November 3, 1800 in Franklin, Virginia


If so, then this is Abraham's brother and nephew.

The History of Montgomery County, Ohio   1882  Perry Township - 395

DR. J. BROWER, physician and surgeon, Johnsvi!le. born in West Alexandria, Preble County, Ohio, February 14, 1841 ; is a son of Joseph and Maria ‎(Spatty)‎ Brower, he a native of this county, and she of Switzerland. The grandfather, Abraham Brower, was a native of Virginia ; he emigrated to Ohio and located near Germantown about 1805, being one of the early pioneers ; he resided there a short time, thence he moved into Preble County, where he resided till his death. Joseph, who was born about 1809, or about four years after his father came to this county, was rocked in the pioneer cradle, and grew up to manhood inured to the scenes and hardships of those primitive times, receiving but a meager education, such as those days afforded ; but he possessed a natural ability and became a very popular man of his day ; was elected Justice of the Peace when only eighteen years of age ; held many of the offices of his township and county ; was County Treasurer for four years, and became a man of wealth and influence, and is still residing near West Alexandria, now over three score years and ten," loved and respected by all who know him. Our subject, who was born and raised in Preble County, and educated in the common schools, conceived the idea in his youthful days of becoming a physician, and early commenced to prepare for that profession by entering upon a course of study under Dr. O. E. Tillson, of West Alexandria, with whom he remained several years, thence in the winter of 1875 entered the Eclectic Medical Institute at Cincinnati ; went through their complete course on the practice of medicine and surgery, and graduated in 1878, receiving his diploma with honors. e immediately located in Johnsville, and commenced the practice of his profession ; has now been located here four years ; has a good, lucrative practice, and from his affableness of manners and social qualities, his thorough course and preparation for his profession, with his natural ability and love for the same, we may safely predict for him a growing practice and a success in his profession second to but few in the county.

 Joseph Brower was born in 1807; married Maria Spatty in 1838, and resides one mile east of West Alexandria. He has been, with the exception of a few months, a resident of the township since 1815. A daughter is the wife of Dr. Tillson, of West Alexandria.




 In 1850 De Kalb County, Indiana is Abraham Brown 36, Barbara 36, Isabella 13, Mary Elizabeth 12, Nelson 10, George 5, Joshua 4, and Christian 1.

The 1856 census of Jasper County, Iowa has Abraham, 41, Barbara 41, Elizabeth 19, Mary E. 18, Nelson 16, George 11, Joshua 9, Joseph 5, Eliza J. 3.

A Nelson Brower of Ohio enlisted in the army at age 22.- probably the same one going through Fort Preble, Maine in 1863.

A Flora Graybill of Iowa filed for a pension in 1898, naming Nelson Brower as the soldier and James F. Smith as a minor.

Mary probably is the Mary E. Smith born April 1838 in Indiana, married to James F. Smith, living in Humboldt, Richardson, Nebraska in 1880.,because that's where Abraham and Barbara were.  Mary and James were in the same household as Abraham in 1860 in Jasper County.  Mary has Abraham Smith, 1, and Abraham P. , two months.  This has to be the same Abraham Pleasant Smith who ran a livery stable in Fraser, Colorado and was buried there in 1926

The 1890 "Farmers List" of Richardson County has a Jas. Smith in Humboldt, Richardson

In 1880 Council Bluffs, Iowa are

James F. Smith 57 57
Mary E. Smith 41 42
Anderson V. Smith 21 21
Pleasant A. Smith20 20
Ona Belle Smith 18 18
John Foley -64 - boarder railroad worker 64
Gerry Browen - 1  the census has him as a grandson,  (maybe named after our Gerry ?) 1





In 1860 in Jasper County is Abraham BROWN, 45, Barbary 45, Nelson 19, Christian 10, Joseph 8, Eliza J. 7, Elbridge 5, Clary 3,. (has to be Gary)

In 1885 Pawnee County, Nebraska are Abraham BROWN 70, Margaret 70, Gerry 27 and Joseph 35

In August 1905 the Eckley news "Gerry Brower is now west section foreman."

Mary had married Gerry Brower, and they homesteaded in 4N 46W. 

In April 1906 "Mr. Joe Brower drove over from his ranch north of town Monday, returning Tuesday with his brother Gerry Brower, who will try ranch life a while."

In February 1907 the Eckley news "Mrs. Garry Brower and little son visited over Saturday with Mrs. Elliott."

In 1910 Seborn is living with the Browers  ( they had completed the three-room cement house by then).

June 1910 “Garey Brower is having a well put down.”

The caption on Ancestry says this photo was 1908 - Mary, Charlie, Viola, and Gerry Brower

1n 1912 their house was designated the polling place for the Weld City precinct - four townships.  They were doing it in 1914, with Gerry receiving $10 polling place rent and Chas. $5. for election board

In 1920 Gerry's 63, Mary  51, and Gerry's  brother Eldridge E. 64 and his wife Delila 68 are living with them.  Eldridge didn't stay long, because he died in 1923 in Charles Hix County, Couth Dakota.  He really got around - in 1910 he was farming in Kittitas County, Washington and in 1900 in Polk County, Iowa.

Mary, the only one of the Elliott children to stay in Yuma, is buried in the Yuma Cemetery with husband Gerry Brower.

Their son Charlie Brower married Viola Robertson (her parents Ona and Mary were in the same precinct in 1920), and they operated a blacksmith shop in the 4 N 46 W township for many years, moving to Yuma (Cedar Street, according to one resident).  Charlie is also in the Yuma Cemetery, but the Yuma cemetery records don't show Viola.  (wonder if the Viola Robertson who began study at Fazel-Adams Business College in Wichita, Kansas in 1902 is the same one.  In March 1903 she left to accept a position as stenographer at her home in Jewell City).


Charlie applied for a BrowerPatent.pdf in 1928 for a "seeding machine" - usually called a "planter."

March 22, 1928 "Chas. Brower has been kept busy the past few weeks repairing cars in his new garage and repair shop."
August 13, 1925

In 1930 Charlie and Viola have Opal A. 8, born in Colorado, and Ethel  P. 6.

January 1940

In 1940 they're in 4N 46W, with Ethel P. 16, born in Nebraska.  Mary is living with Charles and Viola,.

Ethel Hatheway holding Eva, Seborn Elliott ; Ella Edwards holding Lillianan

The Ethel Hatheway with Eva might be the one in 1930 Oakland, California, married to Carl M.,, 36 .  She was born in Nebraska -- but no age on the census index.  They're in Arapahoe County, Colorado in 1940.


In 1910 Ethel Herbaugh is a daughter of George F. and Martha J. Herbaugh - on the same census page as Seborn.  Elmer F. is 19, Orval L. 16. Viola G. 14, Ethel J 12, Ella M. 9, Arthur F. 6, Roy A. 5, and Blanche W. 2.

Also in 1910

G.F. Herbough was on a list of "those who have paid their taxes and therefore eligible to vote in the high school bond election."

  • (rt to left) Ethel, Roy, Viola,Ida, Elmer, George Frederick,Martha, Orval, Blanche & Ella


Uncle Marvin Elliott & Eula Vesta, Martha Herbaugh & Henry Herbaugh

In 1910  "Mrs. B.P. Edwards has been called to the bedside of her father, who is very low."

1910 "Miss Edith Edwards of Chicago, secretary of Illinois State Board of Fire Underwriters is spending her vacation here with her brother B.P. Edwards."

In 1914 Seborn  "of Ford, Colorado" was a witness for the land claim of Austin Edwards. 

February 22, 1917 the Wray Rattler " Judge Barker performed the marriage ceremony Monday forenoon that united in wedlock B.A. Edwards of Eckley, and Ella Herbaugh of Ford."

The WWI registration list included "Edwards, Bird Austin."

The caption said Ella Edwards and Ethel Hathaway - may be their brother Albert Herbaugh's grave (Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Yuma County)

In 1920 Weld City Precinct, Yuma County, Bird A. Edwards is married to Ella M., with L. Lavern 18 months old.  In 1930 they've moved to Denver, and have Lillian L. 11, and Paul L. 9..  They're still in Denver in 1940, where Bird runs a coal yard.  Paul is 19, a service station attendant.

Back row: Ella Edwards, Ida, Viola, Ethel, Carl Hatheway

Front row:  Elmer Herbaugh & dog, Clarence, Bird Edwards , Martha Herbaugh

Ethel, Ella Viola, Ida, Martha

Martha died in 1959, so this is probably in the 1950's

Ethel & Carl Hatheway at their 65th anniversary 1980 with great-grandchildren Jason,  Adam, Jenny & Laura Wilson - SEE THE LOGSDON FAMILY - Eva Irene Hathaway married Wilford Waldo Wilson, a descendant of William Granville Logsdon.

Seborn Elliott with Eva and Lillian Edwards Tuin


Lillian L. Tuin, 93, born 16 Jun 1918 of Hotchkiss, Colo., passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at her residence.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012 at the Friend’s Church in Paonia, Colo. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia.

Viewing will be held from noon to 1 p.m.. at the church prior to the funeral service.

Lillian is survived by her three sons: Lon Tuin of Marion, Ind.; Jan Tuin of Hotchkiss, and Van Tuin of Paonia; her two daughters: Sherry Perkins of Hotchkiss, and Sandee Ross of Phelan, Colo.; 15 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

Melvin is also claimed by Francis and Lula C. Kissinger in Vancouver.

(In 1900 Francis is "Cole"  Kissinger, son of Andrew and Alice Kissinger in  Camden County, Missouri.

Francis died in September 1941 in Tacoma Washington - age 47.

Melvin Lee Kissinger is in the California Death Index, born September 22, 1927 in Washington, dying January 5, 1993 in Los Angeles - mother's maiden name was Robbins.

Albert H. Elliott claimed land in Section 22, 4 N 46W on February 5, 1917.  His witnesses were Ernest Smart of Holyoke, Fred Herbaugh of Ford, John Edwards of Eckley, and John S. Burke of Eckley.

In April 1913 "Marriage licenses were issued to the following people the latter part of last week.  David E. Edwards and Miss Grace V. Herbaugh of Ford, Colo..... and Orval L. Herbaugh and Miss Bessie Edith McCleery of Ford, Colo.

In August 1905 the Eckley news "Mrs. W.F. Elliott was in Wray Wednesday."

William R. Elliott claimed land near the other Elliotts, and witnesses were Bird Edwards, Orval Herbough , Charley Brower ( all three names were those that Elliott girls married) and Fred Clevenger,   So it's possible that William was a cousin.


William's not in the Yuma County 1934 or 1937 directories.

May 1905 the Eckley news "Miss Adelia Brower and Roscoe Elliott left for Wray on No. 14 Wednesday evening, to attend the 8th grade examination."

In May 1906 the Eckley news "Another Yuma county boy has gone out to see for himself what this old world is like.  The many friends of Roscoe Elliott, who recently completed a course in telegraphy, will be pleased to learn that he has secured a petition with the C & S at Windsor, Colo.  We all hope that when he is president of the road, he will remember us with passes."

In February 1907 the Eckley news section of the Yuma Pioneer " Roscoe Elliott came down from Akron to visit his parents (?) who reside in this hamlet" 

in May 1907 "Roscoe Elliott and Adelia Brower were married Sunday evening, May 26, Rev. Winterbourn of Akron performing the ceremony.  The bride and groom have the best wishes of their many friends."

  • Blanche Graves, Ida Monroe, Martha Herbaugh, Ethel Hatheway, Viola Edwards & Ella Edwards

Marvin, Ed, Mary Brower,  Martha Herbaugh, Albert

Leona Karls, 87, of Carmichael, Calif., died July 7, 2002, in Sterling. Burial will be in Sacramento, Calif. Arrangements were made by Chaney-Reager Funeral Home. Mrs. Karls was born April 5, 1915, to Thomas and Edith (Cross) Elliott in Eckley . She was a widow. Her husband Eston Karls died in 1997. Mrs. Karls is survived by brother Earl Elliott, Sterling; and several nieces and nephews.

Journal-Advocate (Sterling, CO)
Date: July 9, 2002



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