Daughter of James R. (teamster) and Emily Jackson (laundress). 1900 census finds her living with parents, brother Guy, sister Emma, and grandparents Joseph and Maria DeCossey.
1910: she’s living in her widowed mother’s home with husband Sam Petway and a baby as-yet unnamed.
Her small stone lies face-up in the weeds.
Death Certificate not found
Take a look at this recent BBC clip on a group of volunteers in Richmond, VA working to preserve East End Cemetery. Interesting similarities to the situation with Highland here in KC, no?
Born July 30, 1872, Missouri
Died December 24, 1926, Kansas City, MO of cerebral hemorrhage.
Husband of Lizzie Caldwell. William was a Pullman porter. Son of Henry Caldwell and Amanda Glass.
B. May 7, 1894, Galveston, TX
D. Jan. 13, 1936, Kansas City, MO of lobar pneumonia.
Son of Nancy Lang and unknown father. Leon was a laborer at the Burlington Round House.