Salmon, ID Horse Accident, Oct 1903


B. B. Ellis Meets Death in Lemhi County—Was a Pioneer.

SALMON, Ida., Oct. 18.—Boise B. Ellis received injuries from a fractious horse on Saturday last from which he died within a few hours.

Mr. Ellis was the first white child born in Boise Basin, his birth occurring in 1862 and was consequently the oldest white person born in what is now Idaho.

Idaho Statesman, Boise, ID 22 Oct 1903


Boise B. Ellis was killed Saturday near Challis. Boise in some manner got caught between a gate post and a wagon wheel when his team started to get away.

Idaho Falls Times, Idaho Falls, ID 23 Oct 1903