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Elliott, John Wesley

Personal Information
Last Name Elliott
First Name John
Middle Name Wesley
Maiden Name
Death Date 1/8/1898
Birth Date 12/29/1848
Obituary Source Mooresville Guide, Jan. 14, 1898
Source Information Cemetery index
Cemetery Mooresville Cemetery
Family Information
Spouse Sarah Jane Greeson, Aug. 21, 1870
Survived By Wife; 4 sons; 5 daughters.
Other Age 49. Accidentally shot himself in the head while hunting, on Dec. 6, 1897; died from blood poisoning. Came to Indiana in 1866. Born in Alamance Co., NC. Father of 9 children, 4 boys and 5 girls. [From the Diary of Elam Harvey for Jan. 8, 1898: "John Elliott who had a large hole shot in his head nearly five weeks ago died this evening. He had quite a large amount of brain removed and has never fully regained consciousness. His body is full of blood poison and it has hardly been safe to handle him for some time."]
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