From the Princeton, IN newspaper dated April
Eliza C. ELLIOTT died very suddenly Thursday
night, April 11, 1929, at at her home in Patoka. Death was due to apoplexy.
She was in good health Thursday morning, did the family laundry and prepared
the evening meal as usual. She went out and sat down on the porch collapsed and
died at Services were held on Sunday April 14,
1929 at the PatokaMethodistChurch with burial in the Patoka cemetery. Surviving are
four daughters: Luna Yunker of Cicero, IN, Nancy
Austin, Molly Burton, Sarah Louise Shipman of Rock Island, IL; sons: William of
Beloit, WI, Omer of Detroit, MI, John and Elmer of Patoka, IN. Also surviving
are: one brother Thomas LYNCH of Patoka and one sister Mrs. Jesse (Elizabeth
Ann) Byrd of Evansville, IN, forty-eight grandchildren and thirty-six
Contributed by Janet (Elliott) Harbison Douglas, 28 Jun 2011.