Wilson Edmund Elliott

Wilson Edmund Elliott

Birth
Mono County, California, USA
Death 1 Aug 1952 (aged 76)
Loleta, Humboldt County, California, USA
Burial Ferndale, Humboldt County, California, USA
Memorial ID 80637590 · View Source
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Wilson Edmund Elliott, 75, pioneer purebred Jersey cattle breeder in Humboldt county died at his home near Loleta this morning.

He was born in Mono Lake, California, in Mono county, November 23, 1875. He operated his ranch near Loleta for 45 years and retired five years ago. He had been ill for some time.

Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. C.R. Shaffer of Merced, Miss Dorothea Elliott and Miss Doris Elliott, both of Loleta; a niece, Mrs. W.R. Petersen of Arbuckle, California; three nephews, Elliott Shaffer of Loleta, Dr. Stanley Shaffer, Merced, and Keith Shaffer, Santa Cruz.

He was a member of the Eel River lodge, F. and A.M. of Fortuna and of the Royal Arch Masons, Ferndale, and for several years was a director of the Federal Land Bank. He was the oldest member of the Purebred Jersey Cattle club in Humboldt and was believed to be the first purebred Jersey breeder in Humboldt county. He was a past director and past president of the Humboldt county fair.

Services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in Citizens' chapel in Ferndale with the Rev. Kenneth Samuelson officiating and interment in the Ferndale cemetery with rites in charge of the Masonic lodge.

Humboldt Standard
August 1, 1952
County Pays High Tribute To Rancher


Wilson was the son of Ella S. Gish and her second husband, Wilson Edmund Elliott; Sr.


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  • Created by: JC
  • Added: 18 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80637590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilson Edmund Elliott (23 Nov 1875–1 Aug 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80637590, citing Ferndale Cemetery, Ferndale, Humboldt County, California, USA ; Maintained by JC (contributor 46996543) .