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Highland Cemetery (Ford Cemetery)
Springview, Keya Paha County, Nebraska

Lat: 42° 46' 52"N, Lon: 99° 39' 54"W
Custer Twp, R20W Sec 34

Contributed by Sandi McCoy, Apr 08, 2007 [mlmsam50@threeriver.net]. Total records = 13.

To reach this cemetery from Springview, drive south on Hwy 187 for 2 miles. Turn east or left onto Nebraska Hiway 7 and continue for 4 miles, turn right or south for one mile and then left or east for 1/4 mile. The cemetery will be on your left or north side of the road.

Highland Cemetery is situated on land deeded to the Highland Cemetery. It is also known as the "Ford Cemetery" named, presumably after the first person buried in this cemetery and likely on land owned by the Ford family. Upkeep is provided by descendents of the Ford family.

I transcribed this from my visit to the cemetery. This includes all existing and legible stones and markers up to my visit on Apr 08, 2007.

- Sandi McCoy

Admire, Goldie, d. Dec 27, 1903, Daughter of Susannah & James O. Admire, age: 8 Days, "Our loved one"
Ford, Gertie A., b. Jul 5, 1888, d. Oct 13, 1912, Wife of E. D. Ford
Ford, Hannah, b. Feb 13 1847, d. May 8, 1885, ("Mother" situated between Gertie & Hannah Ford)
Goslin, Charles, b. Aug 31, 1847, d. May 24, 1921
Goslin, Charles, d. 1921, Infant, marker only
Goslin, Lucile, O., b. 1916, d. 1918
Goslin, Martha E., b. Nov 27, 1862, d. Dec 16, 1920
Goslin, Martha M., b. 1915, d. 1915
Goslin, Nellie, b. Jul 3, 1900, d. Dec 24, 1903, Daughter of Martha E. & Chas. Goslin, "A fairer bud of promise never bloomed"
Wardle, Ellen, d. Oct 10, 1913, Wife of Jonathan Wardle, age: 80 yrs 11 mo 9 da
Wardle, Emma C., b. Oct 10, 1872, d. Apr 30, 1926, Daughter of Jonathan & Ellen Wardle, "That they may rest from their labors, and their works do follow them. Rev. 14:13"
Wardle, Jonathan, d. Feb 16, 1903, age: 70 yr 7 mo 16 da
Warner, Mildred A., d. 1927

 

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