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HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID



RG6170.AM:  Fred J. Elliott, 1866-1953



Reminiscences, etc.

Saline County, Nebraska

Size:  One letter



BACKGROUND NOTE



Born in Illinois in 1866, Fred Elliott came with his family to settle in Saline County, Nebraska, in 1870.  He married Ethel Kilgore at Wilber, Nebraska, on April 15, 1903.  The couple lived in Wilber and farmed the rest of their lives.  Ethel Elliott died in 1933.  Fred James Elliott died on June 19, 1953.



SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE



This collection consists of one folder containing various writings and reminiscences by Fred J. Elliott regarding Saline County, Nebraska.  The bulk of the writings document the history of school districts in Saline County.  Also included are reminiscences about Elliott’s family traveling from Illinois and settling in Saline County in 1870.  The writings are undated.



INVENTORY



Writings and reminiscences of Fred J. Elliott



 



Subject headings:



Elliott, Fred James, 1866-1953

Frontier and pioneer life — Nebraska — Saline County

Reminiscences

Saline County (Neb.) — History

Schools — Nebraska — Saline County



 



TMM     03-15-2021