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Submitted: 1/5/09 • Approved: 1/14/09 • Last Updated: 3/23/17 • R22201-G0-S3
Gravestone Inscription: Daughter of S.C. and Annie Carmichael
Died June 27, 1893 Aged 15 yrs 11 mos 15 d's
“The lovely flower has faded, Thy hands are clasped upon thy breast. We have kissed thy lovely brow. And in our aching hearts, We know we have no darling now.”
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 February 2, 1893 page 4.
Gertrude, the second daughter of Samuel Carmichael, of Dudley, died of brain fever last Friday. The young lady was just approaching her sixteenth birthday and was much esteemed in the community.
Contributed on 1/5/09 by southparkperils
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