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Elphie Ellen Conder Fuller
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1906
Mancos
Montezuma County
Colorado, USA
Death: Oct. 12, 1956
Miami
Gila County
Arizona, USA

She had been a resident of Globe-Miami since 1937.

She was survived by her husband, Floyd of Central Heights; three sons, Jimmy of Globe, and Floyd Jr. and Billy of Central Heights; a daughter, Mrs. Robert Conder of Grand Canyon; five sisters, Mrs. Lillie Lee of Cottonwood, Mrs. Lendora Major of Redding, Calif., Mrs. Nina Tissaw of Williams, Mrs. Shirley Beard of Congress Junction, and Mrs. Adeline Meador of Glendale; and 10 grandchildren.

Source: Arizona Record newspaper, courtesy Bullion Plaza Cultural Center & Museum, Miami, AZ


In 1913, Ellen Conder traveled with her family by covered wagon from Mancos, CO to the Verde Valley in Arizona. Ellen was seven. She walked alongside the wagon the entire trip. The journey took a long time. In route, Robert Conder stopped near Bluewater Lake in New Mexico and worked as a lumber jack in the timber for a few months..

Robert Conder homesteaded 120 acres in Camp Verde, Arizona..

My dad said his mom taught him the days of the month with "Little Nell went out the play..." She said she learned it that way and it was the only way she could recite the month's names when she was a child. My dad taught me the months the same way..

When they lived in National City, CA, a boy came over to see if Archie could come out to play. Ellen told the boy that Archie had the chicken pox and couldn't come out. The boy asked if after Archie finished eating his chicken pox could he come out. Ellen thought this was a funny tale..

Dad said family was the most important thing to his mom. She always tried to think of things to do or buy to please her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed having them around her. Dad said when he was little he got a Buck Jones gun set for Christmas, and he loved it..

Dad said when they lived in Cottonwood, his mom was tenderizing some meat with a meat clever when she chopped off her left ring finger just below the knuckle. Written by Jacqueline.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Edmond Lee Conder (1873 - 1953)
  Mary Ada Babcock Conder (1878 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Floyd Jackson Fuller (1900 - 1993)
 
 Children:
  Floyd Lee Fuller (1924 - 1991)*
  Robert Jackson Fuller (1928 - 1948)*
 
 Siblings:
  Villie Estella Conder (1896 - 1912)*
  George Robert Conder (1898 - 1967)*
  Mary Lillie Conder Lee (1899 - 1966)*
  Lendora Ann Conder Major (1902 - 1975)*
  Elphie Ellen Conder Fuller (1906 - 1956)
  Nina Belle Conder Tissaw (1909 - 1993)*
  Shirley Paralee Conder Braatz (1911 - 1984)*
  Chloie Addelene Conder Meador (1916 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pinal Cemetery
Central Heights
Gila County
Arizona, USA
 
Created by: Patricia R. Major Miller
Record added: May 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37443803
Elphie Ellen <i>Conder</i> Fuller
Added by: Jacqueline
 
Elphie Ellen <i>Conder</i> Fuller
Added by: Patricia R. Major Miller
 
Elphie Ellen <i>Conder</i> Fuller
Added by: Marcus Teague
 
 
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- Jacqueline
 Added: Oct. 15, 2009
 
 
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