Museum the New Llano Colony

Florence Eldred

Birth: Born in Erie, Pennsylvania in March of 1861.  

Family Information: Wife of Charles Eldred. They married late in life and had no children, but enjoyed nineteen years together.  


Pre-Colony History: She and her husband came from Chesterfield, Ill. to join the colony in 1923.  

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Death: She died December 7, 1923 in New Llano, LA. Cause of death: Mitral regurgitation combined with functional heart troube; Pulmonary tuberculosis. Contributor: long-standing Dropsy, T.B.  

Sources: Florence Eldred Death Certificate completed by Dr. J.P. Kimmel at Stables, LA; "Llano Colonist": April 2, 1932; "Leesville Leader" - January 25, 1945  


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