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Victoria in Ellis County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

In Memory of the SETH Siblings

Lost For A Time, But Never Forgotten

 
 
In Memory of the SETH Siblings Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 13, 2016
1. In Memory of the SETH Siblings Marker
Inscription.

Left their home in Fife, Scotland
to join the Victoria Colony.
Contracted Typhoid Fever while
traveling up the Mississippi River.
---Laid to rest here Summer 1873---

Margaret, 27 William, 25 Robert, 24
Thomas, 18 Jane, 16

They lost their mother, Jeanne Seth, in St. Louis,
and were survived by their father, John Seth,
and three brothers, James, John Jr., and Smith.


 
Erected 2008 by the Ernest Seth Family.
 
Location. 38° 50.812′ N, 99° 9.024′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Kansas, in Ellis County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street (Old U.S. 40) and Cathedral Avenue, on the left when traveling west on 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Pacific Railroad Cemetery, Victoria KS 67671, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Pacific Employees Killed In Cheyenne Indian Raid (here, next to this marker); Capuchin - Franciscan Friars (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cathedral of the Plains (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pioneer Family (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial
In Memory of the SETH Siblings Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 13, 2016
2. In Memory of the SETH Siblings Marker
In the Union Pacific Railroad Cemetery
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Merci Train Boxcar (approx. 8.3 miles away); Avenue of Flags (approx. 9.4 miles away); War Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
 
Also see . . .  "Ellis County," in Cutler's History of the State of Kansas (1883). (Submitted on July 9, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on July 9, 2016.
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