LINDEKEN, WILLIAM GEORGE - Dawes County, Nebraska | WILLIAM GEORGE LINDEKEN - Nebraska Gravestone Photos

William George LINDEKEN

Calvary Cemetery
Dawes County,
Nebraska

Inscription on the back of the stone:

BILL WAS BORN ON A FARM NORTH OF O'NEILL NE.
HE ARRIVED AT CHADRON WITH HIS PARENTS HARRY J. AND SUSSANA (NAVE_ LIDEKEN AND SIBLINGS FEB 20 1920 ON A RAILROAD EMIGRANT CAR THEY SETTLED ON A RANCH EIGHT MILES NORTHEAST OF CHADRON AFTER BILL ATTENDED AG COLLEGE IN LINCOLN NE HE RETURNED TO THE RANCH WHERE HE RAISED BLACK ANGUS CATTLE AND WHEAT

FRANCES WAS BORN IN CHADRON TO GEORGE A. AND MINNIE E. (MARTENS)
PINKERTON HER FATHER EMIGRATED FROM PENNSYLVANIA TO NEBRASKA THEN TO DAWES COUNTY HER MOTHER CAME FROM GERMANY TO INDIANA THEN TO DAWES COUNTY BEFORE MARRIAGE FRANCES GRADUATED FROM CHADRON STATE COLLEGE TAUGHT SCHOOL AND WAS A BOOKEEPER

IN ADDITION TO RANCHING BILL AND FRANCES ENJOYED A VERY INTERESTING LIFE WHICH INCLUDED WORLDWIDE TRAVELS THEY GAVE GENEROUSLY TO THE COMMUNITY CHADRON STATE PARK AND FORT ROBINSON THEY DONATED THE BELL AND CLOCK TOWER TO CHADRON STATE COLLEGE

Contributed on 10/31/05 by JimNebraska99
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Record #: 1914

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Submitted: 10/31/05 • Approved: 11/2/05 • Last Updated: 2/16/13 • R1914-G1914-S3

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