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Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday - Michael and Maggie SMITH

My paternal great-grandfather, Michael SMITH (b. 16 May 1829, France; d. 16 Apr 1902, Nebraska Soldier's Home, Grand Island, Nebraska), and his wife, my great-grandmother, Margaret Nellie (Maggie) SODERSTROM SMITH (b. abt 1846, Seden; d. 18 Sep 1901, Nebraska Soldier's Home, Grand Island, Nebraska) are each buried at the Nebraska Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Grand Island, Nebraska.

Michael served in the Civil War as Farrier with Company E, 2nd Regiment, Iowa Cavalry from 5 Sep 1961 to 3 Oct 1864.

This final photo provides the setting of the stones.

Families are Forever! ;-)


  1. Thanks for sharing these pictures. I appreciate that you have been able to travel to various sites where our family has lived and that you are willing to share.

  2. That is my mission in the weeks, months and years ahead. I'll ask for some help, from time to time, as well. ;-)

    Bill ;-)
    Author of "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"