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Elliott, Thomas 1867-1932 New Lisbon Obituary

Elliott, Thomas 1867-1932 New Lisbon Obituary

Garrattsville Man Dies Suddenly at Family Home

New Lisbon, Oct. 6---Thomas Elliott, 65, passed away suddenly this morning at his home in Garrattsville. While not in the best of health recently, he arose this morning in fine spirits. After breakfast with his family, he was suddenly stricken. He expired before the arrival of medical aid. Death was apparently caused by a heart ailment.
He was born on the Elliott homestead about three miles from Garratttsville on October 1, 1867, a son of William and Isabelle Hall Smith Elliott. He was a member of the Presbyterian church, and was a man who enjoyed the friendship of many.
Surviving are his wife and one sister, Miss Dorothy Elliott, who resided with him. A brother, George, also died suddenly this year from a heart ailment.
Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock from the family home. Rev. C. E. Vermilya and Rev. E. E. Hutchinson of Morris will officiate. Interment will be in the family plot of the Butternut Valley cemetery at Brick School House.

New Lisbon

Funeral of Thomas Elliott Largely Attended on Saturday

New Lisbon, Oct. 10---The funeral services for Thomas Elliott, whose sudden death was briefly mentioned in a recent issue of The Star, was very largely attended Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock at his late home at Garrattsville. Rev. E. E. Hutchinson and Rev. C. E. Vermilya conducted the services. The floral tributes were large and beautiful. The bearers were Stewart Holdridge, Harold Lasher, Andrew Elliott, Andy Hall, Ned Elliott, and Dr. William Elliott. Interment was beside his first wife in Butternut Valley cemetery.

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