George Elliott and Carrie B. McNeff Farmer

George Elliott Farmer, the tenth child of George and Lydia Farmer, was born in 1870 in Indiana.  He married Carrie B. McNeff, born August 23, 1874, on November 29, 1896 in Morgan County, Indiana.

The couple had two children:

William Esta "Esta", born 1897 in Indiana, died June 1925, buried at the Mooresville Cemetery (Section 8N), Morgan County, Indiana.

Paul McNeff, b. 1900

 George Elliott and/or Carrie B. are found in the following federal census records:

1900 in Guilford township, Hendricks County, Indiana (George E., Carrie B., William E., Paul)

1910 in Brown township, Morgan County, Indiana (George E., Carrie B., William E., Paul M.)

1920 in Brown township, Morgan County, Indiana (George E., Carrie B., William E., Paul M.)

1930 in Brown township, Morgan County, Indiana (George E., Carrie B.)

George Elliott died about 1931.  Lillie died 1961 in Mooresville, Morgan County, Indiana.  Both were buried at the Mooresville Cemetery (Section 8N), Morgan County, Indiana.

Carrie Obituary

From a file at the Morgan County Public Library, no newspaper name given, dated May 27, 1961 

"Mrs. Farmer of Mooresville dies 

Mrs. Carrie B. Farmer of 220 South Madison Street died at her home in Mooresville Friday. 

She was born Aug. 23, 1874, in the White Lick Neighborhood, the daughter of Pierce and Mary Martin McNeff.  She was married to George Farmer, who died in 1931.  Mrs. Farmer had lived in Mooresville for 34 years and was a member of the Mooresville Methodist Church. 

Survivors are a son Paul of Mooresville; two grandchildren, Bob Farmer of Mooresville, and Mrs. Helen Hoyt of Greenfield, and six great-grandchildren. 

Funeral services will be Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock in the Carlisle and Son Chapel with burial in the Mooresville Cemetery.  The Rev. Donald Endsley will be in charge of the service. 

Friends may call at the funeral home at any time."

Esta Obituary

From a file at the Morgan County Public Library, no newspaper name given, dated June 1925. 

"Funeral of Esta Farmer 

A very large company of relatives and sympathizing friends assembled at the M. E. church last Thursday morning for the funeral services of Esta Farmer, which were held at 10 o’clock.  The invocation was made by Rev. D. W. Jesse, a quartet composed of Mrs. A. H. Keller, Rev. B. B. Shake, Mrs. Cheslie Thompson and C. B. Comer, with Mrs. E. F. Harvey at the piano, sang the hymns.  His physician, Dr. W. L. Thompson, prepared the tribute which was read by Robert Nelson.  Rev. E. J. Jewett of Franklin, a former pastor, preached the funeral sermon.  The floral offerings freighted with their consoling messages for the bereaved ones and expressing the high esteem in which the deceased was held, were carried by Mesdames Ed Nelson, E. N. Milhon, H. R. Kitchen, Wm Dorman, Alfred McCarty, J. N. Morgan, Lena Wilson, Clyde Harvey, Misses Virginia and Truth Wakeman and Charlotte House.  He was borne to his last resting place in the Mooresville cemetery by Glover Nelson, Harry Smith, C. A. Holaday, Gary Jones, Howard Lindley and Milford Carlisle, where the Masonic order, of which he was a member, serving officially in it for a number of years, gave their beautiful and impressive service.  Mrs. E. T. Albertson and James Davis, of Indianapolis and John Farmer of Roachdale attended the funeral. 

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Farmer, and one brother, Paul Farmer, all residing here."

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