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Dora Belle Matthews Gammon
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1855
Ohio, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 1930
Palmer
Merrick County
Nebraska, USA

Dora Belle Matthews was born in Ohio, October 14, 1855, and died at her home in Palmer, Nebr. February 8, 1930.

When about ten years of age she came with her parents to Farragut, Iowa. She was married to L. J. Gammon September 25, 1877. To this union were born seven children, one of whom died in infancy.

They came to Nebraska in the spring of 1885 and have lived in or near Palmer since 1903.

Mrs. Gammon lived a consistent Christian life for many years, having united with the church when fifteen years of age. Besides her husband, L. J. Gammon, she leaves to mourn her passing, her six children, Charles O. Gammon, of Omaha, Ora Gammon, Louise Whitley, Mae King, Elsie Tibbetts, and Ruth Helser, all of Palmer, twelve grandchildren, one great-grandchild, two sisters and one brother.

Mrs. Gammon was a woman of high character, amiable disposition, modest and unassuming, whose children and grandchildren were always a great part of her life. She had a large circle of friends.

Funeral services were conducted Tuesday afternoon, February 11, at the Methodist Episcopal Church of Palmer, by the pastor, E. H. Tipton.

Interment was at Rose Hill Cemetery.

The Palmer Journal, February 13, 1930, page 1, transcribed by Linda Berney 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Levi J Gammon (1856 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Charles Oscar Gammon (1878 - 1961)*
  Irwin Ora Gammon (1883 - 1950)*
  Louise Evelyn Gammon Whitley (1885 - 1963)*
  Mae Bertha Gammon King (1887 - 1975)*
  Elsie Gammon Tibbetts (1890 - 1977)*
  Ruth Marie Gammon Helser (1896 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Palmer
Merrick County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: 152
 
Created by: Linda Berney
Record added: Aug 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57961823
Dora Belle <i>Matthews</i> Gammon
Added by: Linda Berney
 
Dora Belle <i>Matthews</i> Gammon
Added by: Linda Berney
 
 
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Rest in peace.
- Carol Clark
 Added: Aug. 18, 2013
 
 
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