Chalmer Elliott

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Chalmer Elliott - Farmer Nears 101 Year Mark Bradford Man May Be...
Farmer Nears 101 Year Mark Bradford Man May Be Oldest in Franklin Bradford—Chalmer Elliott, oldest oldest resident of this community and possibly the oldest in Franklin Franklin county, will celebrate his 101st birthday at his farm home 14 miles northwest of Bradford Wednesday Although he has been bedfast a little over 3 years he has a keen mind, is cheerful and enjoys visiting visiting with his relatives and friends He is still able to read large newsprint without the aid o glasses. He was born Feb. 2. 1848 h Newcomerslown, Ohio, and came to Iowa at the age of 25 years stopping at Geneva where he worked for David Church an earlj cattle feeder. On May 21, 1882, he was mar ried to Viola Fulls Miller She diet in January, 1946, at the age of 8 years. They had 4 children, Alber and Floyd with whom he make his home, Mrs. Ethel Moore o Iowa Falls and Ralph who, die about 5 years ago. There are 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. grandchildren. The couple settled on the farm

Clipped from The Mason City Globe-Gazette31 Jan 1949, MonPage 14

The Mason City Globe-Gazette (Mason City, Iowa)31 Jan 1949, MonPage 14
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