Victoria in Ellis County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
In Memory of the SETH Siblings
Lost For A Time, But Never Forgotten
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers.
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Pacific Railroad Cemetery, Victoria KS 67671, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Victoria 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 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Merci Train Boxcar (approx. 8.3 miles away); Avenue of Flags (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 9, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 9, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.