Catharine Louisa Nelson


Catharine Louisa Nelson

Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Death 23 May 1877 (aged 11 months)
Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Add'n O-Div H-Blk 8-Lot S-grave 7
Memorial ID 29403650 View Source

The Alexandria Post, Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota Friday, May 26, 1877, page 4, col. 4.


NELSON.—Of scarlet fever and diphtheria, on Monday the 21st, Marie Theresa, aged two years and six months.

And on Tuesday the 23rd, Catherine Louisa, daughters of Hon. Knute Nelson.

The bereaved heart is constrained to cry:

"Let me go! Why should I stay?
What has earth to bind me here?
What have cares, and toils, and sorrows?
What but death and pain and fear?

Let me go! For hopes most cherished,
Blasted round me often lie—
Oh! I've gathered brightest flowers
But to see them fade and die."

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Sharing this stone: Bertha H. and Maria T. Nelson

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