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Merrick County

Volume 4, No. 1 - p16-17

Estract of grave stones submitted by Miss Gladys Hartwell, Omaha, NE

Volume 7, No. 3 - p115

Submitted by: Mrs. Lola ("Lee") Peterson, Silver Creek, Neb

   The cemetery markers are all broken and lying on a cement slab behind the country church. The church was built in 1880 and is still in use, sharing the minister of the Methodist Church in Silver Creek, The cemetery records book apparently is lost and there are indications of more graves. Information from families of known burials would be appreciated.
BEEBE, infant son of S. B.  d. 17 April 1898 aged 1 mo.
CANNON, Chester W., inf. son of S.T. & M.J.   d. 10 Dec. 1892 age 2 mo
DICKHUTE, Mrs. Augusta, wife of William b. 17 Feb 1841 d. 2 Feb 1898 as 56 y 11 mo 15 da
GRAHAM, Infant son of L. & N. d. 4 Apr 1892 age 1 mo
MACE, Glennie D., infant son of D.H. & M.C. d. 17 Feb 1891 age 7 mos 3 da
MILLER, Nancy B. d. 15 Dec. 1892 age 75 y 3 mos 28 da
OSTRANDER, Charles D. b. 14 May 1847 d. 14 May 1901
    b. Lambarth, Canada. res. 6 mi. west Silver Creek. Age 54
    d. on birthday, Mother lives at Nebraska City; wife, Mrs. Charles D. OSTRANDER, survive. He migrated with pars. to Michigan and later to Nebr. (additional info is from Silver Creek Times, 1901. No marker.)

SCOTT, Owen P., son of J.N. & Lovina b. 27 Feb. 1879 d. 16 Dec 1892
YOUNGER, Dwain, infant son of C.B. & C.M. d. 3 June 1902 aged 1 yr 5 mo 13 da

Fairview Cemetery is behind the Fairview Methodist church in Merrick County south of Silver Creek.

Aug 2003 - Photos at Fairview Cemetery

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