One of the things I like about the Lower '48 is the history. Nothing built in AK is really old; it's all built in this century. However, in MO, on my parents-in-law's farm there is an old cemetery that contains loved ones from way back in the 1800's. When I'm down there and walking around I can imagine these people; the children playing in the woods, the family riding in their wagon pulled by horses to church, the mother's sorrow as she buries her 3 month old child, just everyday life back in the 1800's. All before every home had a car, electricity, indoor plumbing, big screen TV's and cell phones!Herbert, aged 3 months and 10 days. Died February 2, 1888.
Julia O., wife, born 12/26/24 died 12/9/76 51 years, 11 months and 13 days. I find it odd that they spelled it out to the exact amount of days someone lived. Then I remember that I am now 50 years old and she only lived about 2 years past my age right now. That's young!