Mrs. John Otto was buried in the Willoughby Cemetery Saturday. She was formerly a resident of this place. It seems hard to see a mother called from so large a family of little ones, leaving them to the mercy of a cold world, for there is no love like the mother love.
--Belleville Telescope, Belleville, Kansas April 12, 1895, page 8
Rebecca Nixon and John Mason Otto were married in 1872 in Illinois. Their children included Mary Isabelle, Rebecca, William Mason, Alexander, Ornal, Levetta Gale, Lloyd, and a baby boy born in 1895. At the time of the 1885 census, they were living in Richland Township, Republic County, Kansas.
Mary Isabelle Otto Melton (1872 - 1958)*
Levetta G Lee (1888 - 1983)*
Created by: Genevieve
Record added: Aug 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95470475
Added: Aug. 18, 2014
Rest in peace, Rebecca Nixon, prairie settler and young mother.|
Added: Sep. 22, 2012