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 wife of 20 years and mother of four children, two of which are homeschool graduates. She currently homeschools her 8-year-old son and her youngest son is a toddler. 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 eight years. Her mission at Tulsa Homeschool Happenings is to provide a “one-stop” local community hub online that will help homeschooling families in our area fulfill their individual missions while connecting with the greater homeschooling community.
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