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 Mary Delia Livermore
Cenotaph

Photo added by Jay Stienstra

Mary Delia Livermore

  • Birth 3 Aug 1848 Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 31 May 1849 Kearney, Buffalo County, Nebraska, USA
  • Cenotaph Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 58370782

Mary died on the trail approximately 30 miles west of Fort Kearny, Nebraska on the Platte River. According to the diary of Dr. Charles Ross Parke, "DREAMS TO DUST: A DIARY OF THE CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH, 1849-1850", he was called to treat Mary's father who was sick with dysentery on June 1, 1849. Dr. Parke noted Mr. Livermore had "buried his daughter this morning."

Thanks to Richard Rieck for this information.


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  • Created by: Jim Livermore
  • Added: 8 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 58370782
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Delia Livermore (3 Aug 1848–31 May 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 58370782, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jim Livermore (contributor 47133126) .