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

First Bride's Grave

 
 
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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.
 
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 mile east of Lewis Blvd.. Touch for map. Marker is reached by hiking .25 miles up a steep trail in South Ravine Park. Marker is in this post office area: Sioux City IA 51106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Herbert Quick Ravine (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sergeant Floyd Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Death of Sergeant Floyd (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sergeant Charles Floyd (approx. 0.3 miles away);
First Bride's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 3, 2017
2. First Bride's Grave Marker
Floyd Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Spirit of Siouxland (approx. 2.8 miles away); M.V. Sergeant Floyd (approx. 3.2 miles away). 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.)
 
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First Bride's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 3, 2017
3. First Bride's Grave
First Bride's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 3, 2017
4. First Bride's Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 39 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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