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Nellie V. Horton (1871-1940)
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Born: Apr 1871 Missouri. 1 2
Married: Edgar A. Gillett (1869-1919) the son of Urban Joel Gillett (1845-1925) and Margaret E. Sedinger (1848-1918) in 1891 .
Died: 14 Apr 1940 Kansas City Missouri. 3 4
Buried: Bluff Cemetery, Springdale Arkansas. 5
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Elbert Samuel Horton
1841-10 Mar 1926

Nellie V. Horton
Apr 1871-14 Apr 1940
Married: 1864

Caroline Wells (Carrie) Anders
1842-25 Oct 1929

Spouse and Children

      Edgar A. Gillett

Brothers and Sisters

Funeral services for Mrs. Nellie V. Gillett, mother ofE.R. Gillett, proprietor of the Bristol Theater of Memphis, were held at 1pm today (4/16/1940) in Springdale, Ark, her former home. Mrs. Gillett died Sunday in Kansas City, MO, where she had gone to visit her daughter, Mrs. A.O. Shelton, two weeks ago. She had lived in Springdale Arkansas and Fort Smith, Ark, all her life. She had often visited in Memphis, had spent a few months here the past year and had recently been visiting her children in California. She was 68. Mrs. Gillett leaves six other children, O.H. Gillett, Fort Smith, V.E. and Edwin Gillett, Bakersfield, CA, Mrs. Jewell Faubus, Montivello, Cal, Mrs. Howard Schuster and Miss Doris Gillett, Fort Smith.3


  1. Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census Springdale, Washington, Arkansas; Roll: T623_79; Page: 28B; EnumerationDistrict: 116
  2. Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas; Roll: T625_84; Page: 9B;Enumeration District: 147; Image: 621.
  3. RootsWeb GEDCOM File : 54705.ged
  4. Death Certificate, Nellie V. Gillette
  5. Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com