The grave site of Eleanor Gellatly, who died in 1899 at age 22 after years of suffering from the effects of typhoid fever. (Photo by Brad Fuqua/Philomath News)

Published as it appeared on Sept. 1, 1899, in the (Corvallis) Union Gazette, Page 3, Column 2.

The death of Miss Elleanor Jeanette Gellatly, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Gellatly, occurred at her home four miles west of Corvallis, Sunday morning, Aug. 28, at 10:30 o’clock.

Twelve years ago she suffered an attack of typhoid fever, and since that time her health has gradually failed, resulting in her death.

Elleanor Jeanette Gellatly was born September 6, 1876. She has borne with Christian fortitude her long years of suffering and goes to the life beyond beloved by all who knew her.

The funeral occurred Tuesday morning at the family residence. Rev. C.C. Connor officiating. A large number of friends followed the remains to the Newton cemetery, where interment was made.

The family has the sympathy of the entire community in their bereavement.

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