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Bertha Celia Olson Pounds
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Birth: Apr., 1872, Sweden
Death: Mar. 23, 1906
Lincoln County
Oklahoma, USA

Daughter of Bertha Olson (1851-1923), who is buried in Olivet Cemetery on the Lincoln and Payne County line. Celia was married to George B. Pounds. They had eight children, and she died in childbirth with the ninth. Buried in the NE corner of the cemetery, Celie originally had a marker, but it was made of sandstone, and time and the elements have long since consumed it. In her day the cem. was called Dewey. Nowadays it is usually known as Pollick.

The local newspaper, "The People's Press" out of Perkins, carried an obituary in the Grand Center column written by "Topsy," a column which included news from Merrick as well as Grand Center. On March 29, 1906, Topsy's column included this paragraph:

"Died at her present home on the old Clint Randall place, Friday March 23, Mrs. Celia Pounds. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Garner and interment took place Saturday at the Dewey Cemetery. Her infant child was buried the preceding Tuesday. The deceased was the oldest daughter of Mrs. Olson of this district. She leaves a husband, mother, sister, brother, and eight children besides neighbors and friends to mourn her untimely death. The bereaved have the sympathy of the entire community."
Family links: 
  Oliver Olson (1852 - 1924)
  Bertha Margreta Hannson Olson (1851 - 1923)
  George Benjamin Pounds (1862 - 1941)
  Thomas Franklin Pounds (1891 - 1966)*
  Hans Allen Pounds (1893 - 1964)*
  James William Pounds (1894 - 1970)*
  Amanda E. Pounds Smith (1896 - 1964)*
  Arlie Gertrude Jones Anderson (1898 - 1931)*
  Ardath S. Pounds Bray (1898 - 1984)*
  John Emmett Newland (1903 - 1950)*
  Keith Leland Foreman (1904 - 1963)*
  Infant Pounds (1906 - 1906)*
  Bertha Celia Olson Pounds (1872 - 1906)
  Margaret Olson Jenkins (1876 - 1916)*
  Hans F. Olson (1877 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Pollick Cemetery
Lincoln County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: wayne
Record added: May 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91037934
Bertha Celia <i>Olson</i> Pounds
Added by: wayne
Bertha Celia <i>Olson</i> Pounds
Added by: G. Robideaux
Bertha Celia <i>Olson</i> Pounds
Added by: wayne
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Rest in peace Great Grandmother.
- G. Robideaux
 Added: Aug. 1, 2012

- Jeannie
 Added: Jun. 8, 2012

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