Friday, February 14, 2014

Lizzie Porterfield Elliott

by Debie Oeser Cox
Early History of Nashville 
by Lizzie Porterfield Elliott 

 This book, along with many others,can be read online at google books. 

Miss Lizzie P. Elliott was born on November 20, 1860, daughter of Collins D. and Elizabeth Porterfield Elliott.  Her father was a minister and teacher and a long time president of the Nashville Female Academy.  Miss Elliott graduated from Peabody College for teachers.   She taught for more than thirty years at the Howard School in Nashville.  Miss Elliott died in Nashville on May 13, 1932 and was buried at the Nashville City Cemetery.

left Christmas Card 1930 - right Miss Elliott and a student

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