May 8, 1868 Baldwin City Douglas County Kansas, USA
Jan. 17, 1872, USA
Bladen and Elizabeth FOSTER Ashby lost their seventh child Arthur James Bladen, in 1872, when he was only three years old. Arthur was the second family member to be buried in the Prairie City Cemetery. Elizabeth's mother, Jane NELSON Foster had been buried there two years earlier. The family had been in the Prairie City area for fifteen years.