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Sioux City in Woodbury County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First Bride's Grave

 
 
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Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 3, 2017
1. First Bride's Grave Marker
Inscription.  


Dedicated in Memory of
Roselie Menard
Sioux City's First Bride
Born 1838 A.D.
Died 1865 A.D.

Presented By
Milton E. Follis
1939

Officers of
Woodbury
County
Pioneer Club
Frank E. Gill, Pres.
W.M. Stevens, Past Pres.
Ida M. Carlin, V. Pres.
Helen Bartlett, Sec'y & Treasurer
Lillian M. White, Music Director

 
Erected 1939.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 42° 27.477′ N, 96° 22.539′ W. Marker is in Sioux City, Iowa, in Woodbury County. Marker can be reached from Lincoln Way, ¼ mile east of Lewis Blvd.. Marker is reached by hiking .25 miles up a steep trail in South Ravine Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sioux City IA 51106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Herbert Quick Ravine (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sergeant Floyd Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Death of Sergeant Floyd
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Lewis & Clark Expedition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sergeant Charles Floyd (approx. 0.3 miles away); Floyd Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); MA1 (EXW) John Douangdara (approx. 1.3 miles away in Nebraska); Pacific Short Line Bridge (Nebraska Side) (approx. 2.7 miles away in Nebraska). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sioux City.
 
Also see . . .  Sioux City History - First Bride's Grave. (Submitted on April 10, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
 
First Bride's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 3, 2017
2. First Bride's Grave Marker
First Bride's Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 3, 2017
3. First Bride's Grave
First Bride's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 3, 2017
4. First Bride's Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 9, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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