Tombstone Tuesday – John Edward Tracy

John Edward Tracy Tombstone

John Edward Tracy Tombstone

Tombstone for John Edward Tracy in Council Cemetery, York County, Nebraska.  Tombstone is located in the middle of a bush near the middle of the cemetery which holds many of John Edward Tracy’s descendants and neighbors. John Edward Tracy was my great great grandfather, Nebraska pioneer and patriarch of the Tracy family.

John Edward Tracy

John Edward Tracy

The tombstone says:

John Edward
husband of
Maria Artlysia Tracy
Apr. 28, 1896
64 Y 8M 12D
“A precious one from us is gone, a voice we loved is stilled.  A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled.  God in His wisdom has recalled the boon His love has given.  And though the body slumber here, the soul is safe in heaven.”

About Rosanna Ward

Rosanna is a devoted mother of four children, two of which are homeschool graduates. She currently homeschools her 11 and 6 year old sons. Rosanna is a homeschool graduate and a graduate of Oral Roberts University: She grew up in Tulsa and has been homeschooling here for the past eleven years. Rosanna has loved family history for as long as she can remember and love genealogy for the stories of her ancestors.
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