Nebraska Historical Marker: Kobs Pioneer Cemetery

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Nebraska Historical Marker: Kobs Pioneer Cemetery

Kobs Cemetery marker

Location

Access via Glacier Creek Preserve, 14810 State Street Bennington, Douglas County, Nebraska

Directions to the cemetery: From the paved parking lot for The Barn at Glacier Creek, walk towards the old metal shed which is to the east of The Barn and enter the mowed fire break on the north side of the shed (doubles as a walking path). The walking distance from the Barn parking lot to the cemetery is 8/10 of a mile.

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Marker Text

Albert Kobs (1845-91) emigrated from Germany in 1867. His wife, Henrietta C. (Labs) Kobs (1848-82) emigrated from the same area in 1870 and the couple soon married. They purchased a farm in 1874, on which five of their eight children were born. Before 1900 as many as twenty-five Kobs relatives were buried here in the cemetery, established in 1879. The only marked graves are those of Henrietta C. Kobs and her sons, Charles and August, who both died in 1879.

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Marker program

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