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Ladonia Cemetery

 Miss Carrie McFarland

Apparently her marker is missing or it was never marked. Anyone with further information about her  ~ Please email me.

The original was too poor a condition 
to scan well

Transcription and Photographs from
Debbie Crofford, Ladonia Historian


On the night of Sept. 30, 1896,
Miss Carrie McFarland.
  In her memory the session of the Ladonia Presbyter-
ian church passed the following resolution, Oct. 4, 1896:
  Whereas, On the night of September 30th our be-
loved sister, Carrie McFarland, was coonsumed in the
  Whereas, All evidence proves that she sacrificed
her own life to save others (guests of the hotel) as well as
members of her own family, therefore,
  Resolved, We lament her (seemingly to me) untime-
ly and mysterious death. Yet with sad, though submis-
sive hearts we bow in humble submission, believing that
The Lord God Omnipresent (?) rangbeth(?).
  Resolved, We feel the church has lost a valuable
member, society a friend, and in her last moments she left
for all a worthy example of sacrificing self to save others.
  Resolved, That a memorial page of the Church session
book be set apaprt to commemorate the death of our
beloved sister,
  Carrie McFarland
  Resolved, We hereby tender to the distressed moth-
er, sisters and brothers our sympathy in this their sad bereavement.
  Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions befur-
nished to the mother, and a copy to The Ladonia News,
and a copy to the Christian Observer with request to pub-
lish the same.
   T.H.B. Hockaday                    Ret. G.E. Eagleton
               Session Clerk.                             Moderator.


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