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 Marietta E. <I>Gaskill</I> Weller

Marietta E. Gaskill Weller

Corning, Adams County, Iowa, USA
Death 29 Jun 1949 (aged 93)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Wray, Yuma County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 5853125 · View Source
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Married William Joseph Weller. Mother of Mary Leah b. 12 Sep 1880, William Harlan b. 28 Jul 1882, Walter Wesley b. 13 Oct 1885, Henry Harrison b. 1 Dec 1891 and George Ellsworth b. 11 Apr 1893.

Funeral services for Mrs. W. J. Weller, a pioneer resident of the Wray community, who died Wednesday of last week in Lincoln, Nebraska were held at the Lockwood Mortuary in Wray Sunday afternoon, conducted by elders Harold A. Tabor and S. F. Bullard of the L.D.S. Church and burial was in Grandview Cemetery. Mrs. Weller celebrated her 93rd birthday on last March 30.
Marietta Gaskill was born in Marshal, Henry County, Iowa on March 30, 1856. She taught school before her marriage at Brooks, Iowa to William Joseph Weller in 1877.
From Brooks, the couple moved in a covered wagon to Colorado in April that year and homesteaded 9-1/2 miles southeast of Wray. They continued their residence here until after Mr. Weller died, when Mrs. Weller went to Lincoln to make her home.
Five children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Weller. They were Mamie L. Bullard, who preceded her mother in death, William H. and Walter W., and Henry H. all of Denver and George E. of Lincoln, Nebraska.
Mrs. Weller united with the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on June 30, 1897 and was active in church work throughout her long life.

(Copied from the Wray Gazette, Thursday, July 7, 1949).

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  • Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
  • Added: 18 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5853125
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marietta E. Gaskill Weller (30 Mar 1856–29 Jun 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5853125, citing Grandview Cemetery, Wray, Yuma County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Robert "Rob" Weller (contributor 46505507) .