Charles - Denver, CO, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 39° 47.558 W 104° 57.740
13S E 503224 N 4404742
Quick Description: This obelisk is unique in that it lists an adopted child as well as another child with a different surname; both who died in infancy. It is quite weathered and hard to read.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 9/19/2021 12:33:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM14ZRP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
It appears the obelisk was first installed for the passing of the two infant children (one Mary Pennebaker?), then Mrs. Strode (possibly Fannies mother?), then Fannie and John were engraved as they passed away.

The front reads:

Mrs. Mary B. Strode
Born in Lexington, KY
AUG 1 1801
Died in Denver Colo.
Nov. 27, 1878

CHARLES (on base)

The side reads:

Wife of
John O. Charles
Born Feb. 19, 1831
Died Apr. 23, 1890
John O. Charles
Born Oct. 5, 1822
Died Dec. 9, 1898

The rear reads:

Helen Jean
Adopted child of
J.O. & F. Charles
Born Nov.-1870
Died Oct. 3, 1871
Infant daughter of
C.B.S & C.M Pennebaker
Born Mar. 25, 1880
Died July 7, 1880
Date Created/Placed: 1878?

5201 N Brighton Blvd (though the actual entrance has been moved to the SE corner on York Street) Denver, CO USA

Height: approx. 25 feet (7.62 m)

Illuminated: no

Website: Not listed

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