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Bayard in Morrill County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Mary Murray Murdoch

 
 
Mary Murray Murdoch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
1. Mary Murray Murdoch Marker
Inscription.
Member
Mormon Martin Handcart Company
Mary Murray Murdoch
“Wee Granny”
Born Scotland Oct. 13, 1782
Died near Chimney Rock, Neb. Oct. 2, 1856
“Tell John I died with my face toward Zion.”

Dedicated by the Murdoch Family
June 24, 1001

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Husband – James Murdoch
Children: Janet, Mary, James, Veronica,
Mary, John, Margaret, and William

 
Location. 41° 41.948′ N, 103° 20.463′ W. Marker is in Bayard, Nebraska, in Morrill County. Marker is on County Route 98, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in Chimney Rock Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Bayard NE 69334, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chimney Rock Cemetery (here, next to this marker); The Innocent Assassins (approx. half a mile away); Chimney Rock Station (approx. 1˝ miles away); Chimney Rock (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Oregon Trail (approx. 1˝ miles away); Camp Clarke Bridge and Sidney-Black Hills Trail (approx. 9.1 miles away); Ficklin Springs Pony Express Station (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Back of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
2. Back of Marker
Marker at Chimney Rock Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
3. Marker at Chimney Rock Cemetery
Marker can be seen in the front of the cemetery.
Chimney Rock seen from near the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 3, 2015
4. Chimney Rock seen from near the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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