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Submitted: 11/5/08 • Approved: 11/13/08 • Last Updated: 3/23/17 • R22174-G0-S3
Gravestone Inscription: FRANCES Margaurette Singleton
June 7, 1903
March 29, 1904
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 April 1, 1904 page 2.
The infant child of Mr. and Mrs. John Singleton, cashier of the Alma bank, died in Boulder after a short illness. The remains were brought to Alma by the bereaved family and interred in Buckskin cemetary, (sic) Wednesday. A large cortege of sympathising (sic) friends followed to the cemetery.
Contributed on 11/5/08 by southparkperils
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