Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: Margaret & Abiathar Newton, Mt. Union Cemetery, Benton Co, OR

This is the final resting place for Margaret Delilah Keyes Newton and her husband Abiathar Barrett Newton. Margaret was the youngest daughter of David Lowery Keyes and his wife Susan Jane Ward Keyes. Married in 1875, Margaret Delilah and Abiathar spent over 50 years together on their farm in Benton Co., Oregon. They are buried in Mt. Union Cemetery under the spreading oak tree, not far from her Keyes family.

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