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Rock Bluff Cemetery, Rock Bluff, Cass County, Nebraska

Copied by Gilbert Harry Doane, A.B. The cemetery at Rock Bluff, Nebraska, lies on a hill over looking the village and the Missouri River. It is reported that there are many unmarked graves in this, one of the oldest cemeteries in Nebraska. In the following list of inscriptions and burials some of the data enclosed in square brackets was supplied the copist by Lemon Bates, of Nebraska City, John Thomas, of Rock Bluff, and Dr. Gilmore, of Murray. That supplied by the first is easily identified. Dr. Gilmore married a sister of Georgiana Walker. Allen, Howard, Co. A., 1st Nebr. Inf. [No dates.] Alley, Charlie G., son of S. S. & J. S. B. Alley, ae. 24 days. (No dates given.] Bachelor, Addie E., d. 18 Aug. 1884, ae 11 mos. [Dau. of Philip & Jane (Bates) (Parker) Bachelor. Jane, dau. of Isaac and Rhoda (Dunighan) Bates, mar. (1) ——- Parker, (2) Philip Bachelor.] Bachelor, Jessie C., d. 3 July 1881, ae 15 mos. [Dau. of Philip & Jane (Bates) (Parker) Bachelor.] Bachelor, Matthew A., d. 15 Mar. 1877, as. 4 mos. [Son of Philip & Jane (Bates) (Parker) Bachelorj* [Bates, Elizabeth, dau. of Isaac & Rhoda (Dunighan) Bates. Bur. in the Bates lot, no stone.] [Bates, Ethel Loraine, d. in infancy, dau. of Lemon & Minnie (Hall)** Bates. No stone.] [Bates, Ira, son of Julius and Elizabeth Ann (Copeland) Bates, d. ae. about 40. Bur. in the Bates lot, stone not inscribed. He was a brother of Lemon Bates, of Nebraska City.] Bates, Isaac, d. 16 Feb. 1886, ae 80 yrs. 10 mos. [Came to Rock Bluff by...

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