Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden
CELIA PELTA BLOCK
Celia was born January 31, 1869, in Elmira, New York.

She married Lee Block, a clothing salesman in his brother's store on Montezuma Street, on August 31, 1887, in Buena Vista, Colorado. Celia and Lee had two children: Myrtal Sellner, born July 21, 1888; and Darwin Block, born March 24, 1892.

The Block family came to Prescott in 1895 and lived on South Mt. Vernon Street. Celia was active in the organization of the Christian Science Church of which she was a Practitioner.

She died on March 22, 1964, and was buried in the Los Angeles, California, area.

Donor: Nadine B. Robinson, Henrietta Pelta
November 1998


Additional documentation and photographs may be available in the Sharlot Hall Museum Archives and Library.