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Eggleston Cemetery Records, Douglas County, Colorado

(on Highway 83) BARKER Martha D, 1838 – 1879. Wife of G. W. Barker. Infant Martha buried in same grave with her mother. Martha, d. 1879. Child of Martha D. and G. W. Barker. H. Fonder grave was in same fenced enclosure with Martha Barker. Possibly indicating relationship. BRYANT Z. T. This name was taken from a knife carved board. It was imbedded in the ground and stood upright. FONDER H., d. 14 July 1874, ae. 36 yrs., 1 mo., 5 days. Next to Martha Barker. KOCH Elizabeth, b. 1810, d. 15 July 1874. Born in Austria (Kmithen?). MCCARY Mary V., b. 3 June 1841, d. 11 June 1884. MCMURDO George, d. 30 May 1896, ae. 67 yrs. Husband of Waughope McMurdo. John, d. 19 Apr. 1909, ae. 49 yrs. Thomas E., d. 24 Apr. 1893, ae. 2 yrs., 2 mos. Son of William and M. E. McMurdo. Thomas S., d. 3 Jan. 1877. Child. Son of George and Waughope McMurdo. Waughope, d. 21 Dec. -84, ae. 56 yrs. Near Franktown, Colorado. David, d. abt. 1945 in California. Son of George and Waughope McMurdo. ROBERTS George Willie, d. 16 Aug. 1899, ae. 25 yrs., 4 mos., 11...

Ferree, Anna – Obituary

Anna M. Ferree a longtime Baker City resident died Friday, July 26th at the Cedar Manor Nursing Home in Baker City. She was 91 years old. Funeral Services for Mrs. Ferree were conducted on Tuesday, July 30th at 10:00 a.m. in the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Baker City where service followed. Officiating at the service was the Rev. Randy McElveen. Mrs. Ferree was born December 17, 1899 in Larkspur, Colorado the daughter of Rudolph and Bertha (Aunckler) Scherr. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Colorado and Washington. On June 17, 1923 she was united in marriage to George Ferree in Tielon, Washington. In 1937 the couple moved to Baker City, Mr. Ferree passed away in 1974. Mrs. Ferree was Lutheran in Faith. She was a homemaker and was known for her ability to work hard. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge No.8 in Baker City, V.F.W., Missouri Flat Grange and Degree of Honor. She enjoyed her lodge meetings and loved to garden, fish and camp. She is survived by her children, Albert Ferree of Seattle, WA., Elmer Ferree of Eugene, Robert Ferree of Baker City, Annabelle Barnes of Seattle, WA. One brother George Schere of Bremerton, WA., sisters Bertha Allen of Tielon, WA., Lena Gasbo of Mt. Shasta, CA., Julia Prospal of Greenwood, SC., as well as eight grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, granddaughter and two brothers and one sister. It has been suggested that those wishing to make memorial gifts in her memory to direct them to the St....

Douglas County, Colorado Cemetery Records

Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Following Cemeteries Hosted at AccessGenealogy Eggleston Cemetery The following cemeteries have gravesite photographs hosted at the Colorado Tombstone Photo Project Case Cemetery Larson Grave Rock Ridge Cemetery Castle Rock Bear Cañon Cemetery Cedar Hills Cemetery Franktown Franktown Cemetery Larkspur Spring Valley Cemetery Parker J. S. Parker Cemetery View Photographs The following cemeteries have transcriptions hosted at the Colorado USGW Archives Individual Graves Alderman-Stark Family Cemetery Brunstone – Stone Canyon – Larkspur Cemetery Fonder- McMurdo Cemetery Glen Grove – Dawson Butte – Quick – Sinclaire Cemetery West Creek Cemetery Rock Ridge (Case) Cemetery Castle Rock Bear Cañon Cemetery Cedar Hills Cemetery Moschel (Conrad) Grave Franktown Franktown Cemetery Greenland Spring Valley Cemetery Parker J. S. Parker Cemetery Newlin Family Cemetery Sedalia Indian Park Cemetery Jarre Canyon Cemetery View the Transcriptions...

Shipman, Emma Alexander Mrs. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon Emma Shipman, 87, wife, mother, grandmother, homemaker, partner and friend, died July 25, 2003, after an extended stay at St. Elizabeth Care Center, attended lovingly by wonderful caregivers. Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Baker City Christian Church, 2998 Eighth St. Mr. Jack Pittman and Pastor Roger Scovil will officiate. Mrs. Shipman was born at Sunset, Washington County, Ark., the eighth child of David Franklin Alexander and Rosa Elizabeth Simpson Alexander on Feb. 6, 1916 (according to her birth certificate). Her mother died when she was 4 years old and she was adopted by Fritz and Ethyl Woods Klein. They celebrated her birth date as February 13, 1916. She lived at Henryetta, Okla., and on a reservation in New Mexico before settling at Oak Creek, Colo., where her foster father worked in a mine. They took in a boarder, Frank Lester King, also a miner. He and Emma were married and had one daughter, Alice Adeline, born in 1937. These were depression years and her husband had to leave Colorado to find work. He eventually joined the Army and was killed in Anzio and is buried at Nettuno, Italy. She later met La Verne Gilbert Shipman. They were married at Sedalia, Colo., on June 2, 1940. Emma’s husband and another man had a job in the mines in the Philippines. They were to get their shots to ship over when Emma found out she was pregnant with her son, Leland Gilbert. The Shipmans’ friends went ahead to the Phillipines and ultimately spent 3 years in a Japanese prison camp, broken in...

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