Unknown - Riverside Cemetery - Denver, CO, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 39° 47.596 W 104° 57.630
13S E 503382 N 4404813
Quick Description: The quotes on this monument appear to be common for the time, but to no attributable author.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 9/12/2021 11:58:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM14YJB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 1

Long Description:
This zinc monument is to the Pearson's wife (of Nels) and brother Andrew (brother of Nels). Nels is buried with his son in a different plot.

One side reads:

Erected to the memory of
Andrew Pearson
Born at Kjells Nöbbelöf
Sweden July 11,1861,Died
at Denver Colo. April 27,1888.
"O brother, first to leave our land,
Life's song yet unsung
While gray hairs gather our brows,
Thou art forever young."


One side reads:

Caroline Matilda
Wife of
Nels Pearson
Born in Sweden 1851
Died in Denver Colo.1880
"Take her, O Father, in thine arms
And may she henceforth be
A Messenger of peace between
Our human hearts and Thee."
5201 N Brighton Blvd (though the actual entrance has been moved to the SE corner on York Street) Denver, CO USA

Website: Not listed

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