Obituary from Microfilm in Temple Public Library
Concerning Elliotts of Old Howard community near Temple, Bell County, TX.
Probable listing from Temple Daily Telegram
James. H. Elliott obit dated about February 1918
Sallie (Sarah Crocker) Elliott obit dated about June 27 1927
Submitter Contact and Notes follow second obit.
MORTUARY abt 1918
J. H. Elliott
J. H. Elliott died at his home five miles west of Temple yesterday at 7 p. m. Burial will be at Pendleton this afternoon at 4 o'clock, with funeral services conducted by Rev. John Palmer. The pallbearers will be R. T. Cartwright, E. J. Ogle, H. R. Scott , J. A. Gilley and C. R. Moore
Deceased was born in Rutherford County, Tenn. in 1845. He came to Texas in 1885 and had made his home near Temple ever since. He is survived by his wife and one son, Frank Elliott. Brothers and sisters surviving him are: Tom Elliott, Temple; J. W. Elliott, Beech Grove, Tenn.; Mrs Mary Lemons, Temple; Mrs. Dent Duncan; The Grove; Mrs. E. G. Earp, Temple. He was a member of the Masonic lodge and the Methodist church.
SECOND OBIT abt 1927
Mrs Sallie Elliott
Mrs. Sallie Elliott, age 79 years, died Friday morning at 6 o'clock at the home of her son, F. G. Elliott. of Old Howard , after an illness of several months.
Mrs. Elliott is well known here, having lived in this section for 40 years. She became a Christian at an early age, joining the Methodist church at Elder Creek. She was united in marriage to J. H. Elliott in 1870 and to this union six children were born. Her husband and six children preceded her to the grave. Mrs. Elliott was loved by everyone who knew her and she leaves many friends to morn her death,
She is survived by one son F. G. Elliott, with whom she lived, and four brothers, Bud Crocker of Crenter, Tex., S. L. Crocker of Crescent, Tex.; and Pole Crocker of Waco.; one niece, Bruce Nichols of Temple, and eight grandchildren, Mrs. Alfred Evans of Shields, Tex. ; Miss Madge McCollough of Temple, Paul Gaither of Pendleton; Calvin, Frank, Charlie, Homer and Oland Elliott of Old Howard: one great-granddaughter, little Doris Fern Evans of Sheilds, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at the Pendleton cemetery at 10:30 a. m. Saturday, conducted by the Rev. Nobles, pastor of the Methodist church at Cedar Creek, assisted by Rev. Woods of Dallas. Internment will be in the Pendleton Cemetery. Active pall-bearers will be E. J. Alford, T. J. Ogle, R. V. Nichols, Walter Smith, R. Curlee (Note: Blurred?) and C. R. Moore.
NOTES TO OBITS
Transcribed by Harold Watsons from images supplied 12/2000 by Gary Berry who copied them in the 1980's from microfilm of local newspapers in the Temple Public Library in Temple, Bell County, TX
These Elliotts are sometimes thought to be the single T Elliots.
At least my GG-grandfather Thom (Thomas J. Elliot) and is mentioned as a brother went by a single ending.
Notice also that there are only three Crocker brothers listed but four are mentioned.
FAMILY INFO based on mentiones (WITH APPENDED INFO):
James H, Elliott- born 1845 Beechgrove (?), Rutherford County, TN died- 1918 Old Howard, Bell County, TX, Lived in Bell County TX by 1885
Sallie (Sarah Crocker) Elliott born 3/12 1848 in TN died 06/27/1927 Old Howard, Bell County, TX
married 1870 - Their six Children:
1)Frank (G.) Elliott- (brn TN- d aft 1927(Note possible 2nd Wife=Lena Buckrey)
F. G. Son's - Frank O., James (S.?), Calvin , Charlie, Oland, Jimmy W., Homer (Freeman?), Carl Lee, and one other- all born Old Howard TX.
2)Elizabeth Elliot (brn TN 12/12/1876-d TX 8/8/1909 Mrd. 1899 William Thomas Gaither in Bell Co TX, Children- William Paul, Zora & John Harvey )
3)Adell Elliott- (b 1883 TN d-1891 TX died young)
4)Kittie Clyde Elliot- (brn TX 10/2/1885-d TX 02/04/1912 married James Arthur McColloch then E.P.Free - buried Pendleton Cem. as Kitty Elliott Free )
Daughter Madge McCulloch (brn 1908 and d-8/24/1999 in Rosebud, TX)
5)UNNAMED SON- His daughter married Alfred Evans -
their child "little" Doris Fern Evans (who mrd. Winfred Boyd Waters)
(Sideline note: The Evans and Bates Familes of GA & AL intermarried and both came to TX - Madge McColloch's paternal G-mother was a Bates)
PARENTS OF JAMES H. ELLIOTT
Probable L. C. or T. C. Elliot wife Martha of Rutherford (later Coffee)CO,TN
Married- TN abt 1832 - Children per Coffee Co Tn 1850 census
1) John- bef 1833 alive in Coffee Co,Tn in 1850
2) William- bef 1833 alive in Coffee Co, Tn in 1850
3) Jane- bef 1833 alive in Coffee Co, Tn in 1850
4) J (John?) Wesley- 1835 In TN -aft 1919 Beechgrove,TN
5) Thomas J.- 1841in TN-aft 1920 in Temple TX
(submitter's G-Granfather whose daughter Nancy (1856-1949) married William C. Crossland in 1882 and had Oscar Reuben. All of Coffee Co. TN but by 1896 were also in Bell/Falls County TX, when Oscar in 1914 married Ira Pearl Clements)
6) James H.- 1845- Rutherford Tn-d 1918- Old Howard, TX
7) Isaac- brn 1846 TN alive in 1850
8) Virginia?- abt 1848 TN alive in 1850
9) Mary- abt 1850 TN married a Lemons and in Temple Texas
10) UKN F- married E. G. Earp his probable father William F. Earp - his probable brother- Matt Earp married Liza Elliot daughter of Thomas J. Elliot, J. H.'s brother)
11) UKN F- married a Dent Duncan in 1919 living in The Grove,TX
Probable Parents of Sallie (Sarah) Crocker
Sherwood Green Crocker- Brn 1817 Rutherford Co, TN -d 1866 Coffee Co, TN
Elizabeth D. Vinson- Brn 1821 Rutherford Co, TN -d 1888 Coffee Co, TN
Married 1838 Children:
1) Hannah Ann- brn 1839 TN -d-1888 Bell Co,TX Hus- Robert McGuire
2) Thomas Nathaniel- brn-TN,CWS(TX) d aft 1880 Shelby Co,TX
(also noted on 1860 TN census: 3) Elizabeth 4) Ella 5) Henry 6) James )
7) Sarah (Sallie)- brn TN 1848- d- 1927 Bell Co, TX married J. H. Elliott
8) Leander- (L.) brn TN, in 1927 living in Crescent,TX
9) Pole (Napolean)- brn TN,in 1927 Living in Waco,TX
10) William B. (Bud?)- Brn TN, in 1927 living in Center,TX
11) Mary- brn abt 1850 TN
R. T. Cartwright, E. J. Ogle, H. R. Scott , J. A. Gilley (note: John Arthur? Married Dora D. Elliot granddaughter to Thomas J. Elliot ) and C. R. Moore
E. J. Alford, T. J. Ogle . R. V. Nichols, Walter Smith, R Curlee and C. H. Moore
12/2000 -Both listed buried in Pendleton Cemetery -Asa Rd. - Bell Co, TX
any questions or additional comments please contact submitter-
Harold D. Watson