Frank S. Elliott (1889-1945) was the son of Sydney and Elda KLINE Elliott. Frank was born on the family farm near Berrytown, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania and died in Breesport, Chemung Co., New York.
1908 – Frank is working with his father on the family farm in Springfield Twp., Bradford Co., Pennsylvania.
1910 – Frank is working as a subway or trolley car conductor in Trenton, New Jersey.
1913 – Frank married Agnes Beatrice LITTLE in Elmira, Chemung Co., New York. Beatrice was the daughter of William and Edith B. (surname unknown) Little.
1920 – Frank and Beatrice are residing in Chemung Co., New York with sons William,James, and Richard.
1930 - Frank and Beatrice are residing in Chemung Co., New York with sons William, James, Richard, and Norman. Frank’s occupation is merchant of a general store and Beatrice’s occupation is postmistress of a US Post Office.
Frank S. Elliott died at Breesport, in 1945.
[unknown newspaper, 1945]
"Business Man Dies in Store At Breesport
Breesport - Frank S. Elliott, who had operated the general store here for20 years, died unexpectedly this morning at 7:30 soon after opening for business. He swept the store porch and then sat down to converse with a customer when he fell backwards and was found to be dead. He was one of the best known residents of this area and had been active in all community affairs. Mr. Elliott, 57, was a member of Southern Light Masonic Lodge at Breesport, Royal Arch Masons of Horseheads, Elmira Council Royal and Select Masters, St. Omer's Commandery of Knights Templars, Corning Consistory. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. A. Beatrice Elliott; sons William S. of Roscoe, N.Y., school faculty, James C. of Flint Mich., Richard, gunner's mate first class at Norfolk, Va., Sgt. Norman C. with the Air Corps in Tokyo; sisters, Mrs. Ida Drake of Elmira, Mrs. Bessie Mason of Wellsburg, Mrs. Rena Berry of Gillett, Mrs. Norma Newell of Horseheads, Mrs. Gertrude Brace of Troy; his [step] mother, Mrs. Delphine Elliott of Troy; brother, Judson Elliott of Troy. The body was removed to the Barber Funeral Home at Horseheads."
[unknown newspaper, 1945]
"Frank S. Elliott Dies Suddenly
Frank S. Elliott, 57, died suddenly Wednesday morning at his store in Breesport.
Mr. Elliott had been in poor health for some time but was presumed to have regained his health almost completely.
Mr. Elliott was well known throughout the county and was prominent in fraternal circles. He had been the proprietor of the general store at Breesport for 18 years.
He was a Past Master of Southern Light lodge No. 725, F & AM, a member of Royal Arch chapter, Horseheads, Elmira Council, St. Omer's Commandery and Corning Consistory.
He is survived by his wife, Beatrice; four sons, William S. of Roscoe, N. Y., James C. of Flint, Mich., G.M. 3/c Frank Richard of Norfolk, Va., Sgt. Norman C., now in Tokyo; mother, Mrs. Delphine Elliott of Troy, Pa.; sisters, Mrs. Ida Drake, Elmira, Mrs. Bessie Mason, Wellsburg, Mrs. Rena Berry, Gillett, Pa., Mrs. Norma Newell, Horseheads and Mrs. Gertrude Brace, Troy, Pa.; brother, Judson, Troy, Pa.; five grand children; several nieces and nephews.
The body is at the Barber Funeral Home. Funeral announcement will be made later.
Frank is buried near his wife in Glenwood Cem., Troy, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania.
Paul E. Newell
Ellicott City, MD