I am transcribing obituaries from The Scotia Register (Scotia, Nebraska).
The Scotia Register
Volume XXX, Thursday, November 6, 1924, pg. 1, column 2
Elmer Ellsworth Lincoln was born in Belmont, Portage county, Wisconsin May 24th, 1860 and departed this life Tuesday evening, October 28th, 1924, having lived 64 years, 5 months and 4 days.
After coming to Nebraska in 1878 Mr. Lincoln settled in the Fish Creek community, Greeley county. On the 24th of May 1879 at Scotia, Nebraska he was united in marriage to Mrs. Fannie Victoria Nugent and to this union were born 5 sons, Warren, Rollen, Rueben, Earl and Lemuel. During the year 1900 Mr. Lincoln and family moved to Wisconsin his native state where they remained until 1910 when they returned to Nebraska.
Mr. Lincoln was a member of the local chapter of “The Modern Woodmen of America No. 1422”.
The departed leaves to mourn the loss his wife, five sons, (as referred to above) three brothers- George, Waupaca Wisc., Robert, Bayard, Nebr., Justin, Chicago, Ill. and a sister, Mrs. Rebecca Tunks, of Green Bay, Wis.
Funeral services were conducted in the Scotia Methodist Episcopal church on Thursday afternoon at 1:30 o’clock by the pastor, Rev. Jesse A. Monkman, after which the funeral cortege wended its way to the beautiful Mount Hope cemetery where brief burial services were conducted by the members of the local chapter of the Modern Woodmen of America who attended in a body, closing with scripture reading and the benediction by Rev. Monkman.
The tender sympathy of the entire community is with the bereaved wife and family in this hour of their deep sorrow.