|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1830|
|Death: ||Apr. 22, 1910, USA|
Obituary of North Parker Lefler,
The Elmwood Leader-Echo, Friday, April 29, 1910 page 4
North Parker Lefler born 30 Oct 1830, Rush county, Indiana died 22 Apr 1910, Elmwood, age79y 6m 23d. At age 14 moved to Jasper county, Indiana where he lived until 32 years ago. First visit to Nebraska in 1855. Only settlements at that time were a few scattered cabins and the Presbyterian mission station at Bellvue. From the place the party stopped near the Santee Caves could be seen the fires and smoke fom the Indian camp in the direction of Ashland.
1850 married Mary E. Glover; 1862 moved family to Nebraska, settling in Sarpy county, near the farm now known as "the old home place." 1891 [removed] to Sheridan county, Nebraska, first on farm, then to village of Gordon. Last August he and his wife moved to live with son Will, at Elmwood, at whose home death occurred.
To the family six boys were born, four still living. William resides in Elmwood; Oliver, Millard and Charles at Gordon. His death marks the last of a family of seven girls and three boys, Mr. Lefler being the youngest of ten children.
Past member of the Nebraska legislature which formed first constitution of the state. Served several terms as County Commisioner for Sarpy.
1852 he joined with the Christian Church. Remains taken to Springfield [Sarpy county], near which place interment made at burial ground on the Lefler farm.
Funeral attendees: Mrs. H. C. Lefler, Miss Nellie Lefler and C. M. Lefler and wife of South Omaha, Millard and O. P. Lefler of Gordon; Mrs. Low of Renseleer, Indiana; Mrs. Chesington of Lincoln; R. G. Glover of Weeping Water.
John Lefler (1788 - 1875)
Catherine Bright Lefler (1784 - 1867)
Mary Elizabeth Glover Lefler (1832 - 1926)*
John Lefler (1815 - 1893)*
Mariah Lefler Peregrine (1825 - 1907)*
North Parker Lefler (1830 - 1910)
Lefler Farm Cemetery
Created by: Jessie Lefler-Lehn
Record added: May 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14222653
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Added: Mar. 19, 2014