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 Amelia Susan <I>Over</I> Elliott

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Amelia Susan Over Elliott

  • Birth 9 Apr 1856 Callensburg, Clarion County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 25 Dec 1939 Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Lake Forest Park, King County, Washington, USA
  • Plot G5 Holly Section, Lot 44B, Sp. 3
  • Memorial ID 57128743

Amelia S. Elliott, former Clarion county resident, died after a long illness at her late home in Seattle, Washington, on Christmas night, 1939.

The deceased was a daughter of the late Emanuel and Mary A. Over and was born April 10, 1856, on the Over homestead in Licking township, where her girlhood was spent. On March 4, 1884, her marriage to Thomas J. Elliott of Rapid City, South Dakota, took place and the following twenty years of her life were passed in Rapid City, later the family moved to the Pacific Coast.

Surviving Mrs. Elliott are her husband, also a native of Clarion County, their seven children, eighteen grandchildren and four great grandchildren ; one brother, Sirwell C. Over and a sister, Edith E. Over, both of Santa Ana, California, also survive.


Taken from an actual obit, newspaper unknown. The obit was found pasted in a journal along with several others, found in an attic.

Thanks to Paul Kifer for this information
The Clarion Republican, Thurs., January 18, 1940. Pg 9


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The Rapid City Journal in the Leedy Obituaries in the keeping of the Minnilusa Historical Society. Dated Jan 5,1940

Word has been received at Rapid City SD of the death of Mrs Thomas J Elliott 83, early day resident of Rapid City SD, in Seattle WA, late in December.
Her husband was a partner of Chris Lenhart in the orginal Rapid City Lumber and Machinery company. Lenhart opreated the office and Elliott the timbering. Elliott also owned considerable property in Rapid City SD in the early days, including the land where the Cathedral now stands.
Mrs Elliott died at the home of a daughter Mrs R L (Irene) Williams and funerals services and burial took place in Seattle.
Susan Amelia Elliott was born at Callenburg PA, April 19,1856. She was married at Callenburg in 1884 and later they came to Rapid City SD. where seven children were born, all survive. They moved to Seattle in 1905.
In addition to her husband and Mrs Williams, she is survived by three sons, Thomas and George of Winlock WA, and Charles of Seattle WA. Three daughters Edith Cheever of Seattle WA, Alice Baldwin of Cottage Grove OR and Mildred Corbett of Los Angeles CA.



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  • Created by: Sincerely Yours
  • Added: 16 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57128743
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amelia Susan Over Elliott (9 Apr 1856–25 Dec 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57128743, citing Acacia Memorial Park and Funeral Home, Lake Forest Park, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Sincerely Yours (contributor 46631715) .