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The monument in the St. Raphael Church Cemetery, at Dubois, Indiana, has atop it a young female figure. Her head is bent forward, she is looking down in reflection and sorrow, while she is holding a rose bloom in one hand … Continue reading

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Nancy Hanks Lincoln

NANCY HANKS LINCOLN Mother of President LINCOLN DIED Oct. 5, A.D. 1818 Aged 35 years Erected by a friend of her martyred Son 1879 Nancy Hanks Lincoln was born on February 5, 1784 in Campbell County Virginia, and died October … Continue reading

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A Tender Thought

BETSY. Wife of Tho. J. LEWARK DIED Sept. 2, 1850 Aged 40 Y’rs 11 mos. & 10 Days.   THOMAS J. NEWARK Died Dec. 19, 1862 Aged 55 Years & 29 Days   My friends forbeare to mourn and weep … Continue reading

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Elisha King 1814 – 1902 Sarah B. King 1826 – 1884 Alice Waddell King 1841 — 1921 Henry C. King 1842 – 1869 Indiana King McFatridge 1852 – 1874 Fanny Dean Havens Wife of L. H. Havens 1859 — 1886 … Continue reading

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Spirits of the Dead

Spirits of the Dead By Edgar Allan Poe, 1827 Thy soul shall find itself alone ’Mid dark thoughts of the grey tomb-stone; Not one, of all the crowd, to pry Into thine hour of secrecy.   Be silent in that … Continue reading

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WILLIAM T. DEAN MAY 23, 1847, NOV. 3, 1898. AMELIA C. DEAN SEPT. 15, 1820 NOV. 16, 1904. In the Spring Grove Cemetery at Cincinnati, Ohio, a tall rose-colored column of granite is topped with a bronze statue that marks … Continue reading

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The Master Is Come

The stained glass window from a mausoleum in the St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery in Chicago depicts Jesus Christ standing at a door, just at the moment He is about the open it. Underneath the window is written, “THE MASTER IS … Continue reading

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