HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG6172.AM: George A. Elwell, 1891-1976
Record book: 1929-1936
Adams, Gage County, Nebraska: Mortician
Size: One volume
Born in Newport, Nebraska, on December 3, 1891, George Elwell attended public school in Newport. By 1917, he was working as a baker in Bassett, Nebraska. By 1930, Elwell was married to Susan Jillson, had three sons, and was working as an undertaker at Adams, Nebraska. By 1940, the Elwells had moved to Arapahoe, Nebraska. George Elwell died in Beatrice, Nebraska, on November 8, 1976.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of one item, a funeral director’s memo book used by George Elwell while living and working in Adams, Nebraska. Entries in the book date between 1929 and 1936. Information in the book includes name of the deceased, when and where they died, cause of death, family information, burial location and other information about the funeral.
George Elwell’s funeral record book, 1929-1936
Elwell, George A., 1891-1976
Gage County (Neb.) — Genealogy
Registers of birth, etc. — Nebraska
Undertakers and undertaking — Nebraska — Gage County