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Charles E. BISHOP

Alma Cemetery
Park County,

Gravestone Inscription: Chas. E. Bishop 1907 – 1917

Note: The Alma cemetery and Buckskin cemetery are one in the same. The cemetery was originally called the Buckskin cemetery because it was next to the original town of Buckskin Joe, now a ghost town. President Theodore Roosevelt approved the land grant for the cemetery to be used by Alma residents on 3/21/1902, Patent No. 1638.

Source: the following was taken from the Fairplay Flume Newspaper (Fairplay, Park County) dated December 14, 1917.

Charles Bishop, eldest child of Mr. and Mrs. Bishop, died at his home here Wednesday morning Dec. 12th. He was stricken with pneumonia and died in a few days. All that medical aid and good nursing could do was done. He was 10 years of age and a favorite among his playmates. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him, both in the community and the school
He was laid to rest in Buckskin cemetry (sic) beside his grandparents. Our deepest sympathy goes to the sorrowing family.

Contributed on 11/4/08 by southparkperils
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Record #: 22156

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Submitted: 11/4/08 • Approved: 11/10/08 • Last Updated: 3/23/17 • R22156-G0-S3

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