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Friends of Oak Shade Cemetery
RE: Matilda Ellithorpe
Oops! I misspelled "Eliza" in my previous message.
Added by Friends of Oak Shade Ceme... on Jul 01, 2015 10:31 PM
Friends of Oak Shade Cemetery
RE: Matilda Ellithorpe
Oak Shade records are based on the actual burial records and date back to the 1840s. Aliza Ellithorpe is buried in Section C, Lot 38 Space 1. One other person is buried in that Lot, its listed owner: Cathrine Burkdahl, about whom there is no further information, i.e. date of death, age, etc. at this time.

Charlotte Logan is buried in an older part of Oak Shade - the second oldest - known as Town Lot Section 4, in Lot 9 Space 2. There is a second grave in the Lot, in Space 4, and believe it or not, the occupant is listed as "unknown" BUT the burial date shown is 1861....

I am struck by the fact that a date is given and nothing else. We will have to consult some archived materials to see if we can learn the answer to the questions raised by this development. Who was the owner of the lot? Could the date have been in error? Could the unknown person be Matilda?

Added by Friends of Oak Shade Ceme... on Jul 01, 2015 10:27 PM
Friends of Oak Shade Cemetery
Matilda Ellithorpe
A person by the name of Dona Laurie has requested a photo of this grave. Unfortunately I had to tell her that the records of Oak Shade Cemetery in Marion, IA do not contain any evidence of her burial. If you have any documentation that we can follow up on, we will be happy to try. Otherwise you might want to contact Ms Laurie (48392809)to see if you can locate her burial place elsewhere.
Added by Friends of Oak Shade Ceme... on Jun 30, 2015 10:26 PM
Glenda Barry
Martha Woodard

Thanks for sending the obituary for Martha, I have added it to her memorial. Take care and have a nice day!

Added by Glenda Barry on Jun 09, 2015 3:03 PM
Glenda Barry
Martha Woodard
Added by Glenda Barry on Jun 09, 2015 3:02 PM
Van Order links
Thanks so much.
Added by MarillaW on May 12, 2015 1:38 PM
63586581 Jn Van Order
Thanks for you input. I did these as part of the sesquicentennial of the Dakota War. I tried to create memorials for the Sibley and Sully expeditions into the Dakotas. I had previously documented a number of the Dakota people from Minnesota who ended up there as well.
I don't know if you are a family member or a military historian tracing a particular unit. I notice that you have his parents' names. I would love to link him to them. Do you know of FG memorials for them? I couldn't find them easily.

I found this set of memorials haunting. These few men are buried alone out there on the plains. I would love to link them to family.
Added by MarillaW on May 11, 2015 8:26 AM
David Stearns
RE: Ulises C Windsor
John - no problem using my photo on Ancestry.
You could call Crown Hill and ask them for information since you are a relative. Sometimes they will give information and sometimes not. At least you could find out when he died. Also, since there is no death date on the headstone, I would try and confirm that he actually is buried there. With that, you could contact the Denver Public Library and have someone look up his death notice in the Denver Post or the Rocky Mountain News (try both). If he died alone, there probably isn't an obituary but at least there would likely be a burial notice from Crown Hill. David
Added by David Stearns on May 04, 2015 1:50 PM
David Stearns
Ulises C Windsor
Find A Grave Memorial# 83804877
I posted your information re: marriage and added a picture of his headstone. No death date was given and I could not find anything. He may have been living in the Carleton Hotel in Denver in 1940 as a widow, but that is not certain.
If you have any information on his death or the death and burial of his wife Maude, let me know.
If you are a relative, I am willing to transfer him to you. David
Added by David Stearns on May 04, 2015 8:19 AM
Jim Craig
Mary Dignam
Hi - I made the corrections - would you like here memorial transferred to you?
Added by Jim Craig on Apr 07, 2015 12:51 PM
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