On Friday, I posted the two photos seen below. I have been looking for the bell tower and the identity of those women for 18+ years.
Hours before posting these photos on Friday, I searched Newspapers.com and GenealogyBank for old newspapers mentioning a bell tower in a cemetery. I did a Google image search and checked the Texas History Portal. Again, no success!
|I don't know how long my Aunt DeRay dated Chris, |
but they certainly looked happy in her photos.
It was sad to see that he died so young.
|Memorial Lawn Cemetery, Cowley County, Kansas - Photo taken by T. Hoddy - Used with Permission|
|Chris B. Wieland is buried in section C53, along with his brother, Guy, and his sister-in-law, Nell.|
Baker, B. "Christopher B Wiland - Facts." Ancestry.com. Web. 21 Aug. 2016. <http://person.ancestry.com/tree/19875147/person/29557305504/facts>.
C B Wieland in the 1930 United States Federal Census. Ancestry.com. Web. 21 Aug. 2016. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?pid=29557305504&h=62720094&indiv=1>.
Cemeteries. Cowley County. Cemeteries, Memorial Lawn Cemetery Records Search. Web. 21 Aug. 2016. <http://www.cowleycounty.org/cemeteries>.
Chris Boss Willand in the U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. Ancestry.com. Web. 21 Aug. 2016. <http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?h=1963608&db=ww1draft&indiv=1>.
Family photographs and documents from the collection of Diana Bryan Quinn.
Hoddy, T. Chris B. Wieland (1898 - 1935). Find A Grave Memorial. Web. 21 Aug. 2016. <http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45702720>.
Mayfield, J. Chris B. Wieland (1898 - 1935). Find A Grave Memorial. Web. 21 Aug. 2016. <http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=45702720>.
Memorial Lawn Cemetery - Google Maps. Web. 21 Aug. 2016. <https://www.google.com/maps/place/Memorial+Lawn+Cemetery,+Arkansas+City,+KSemail@example.com,-97.0429312,3a,60y,110.17h,96.35t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sCrCoLOtZ02qysSW82LSnDQ!2e0!7i3328!8i1664!4m5!3m4!1s0x87ba7efc0ffe9439:0x2ffdd111f48a6d5f!8m2!3d37.1352999!4d-97.0428446>.
Quinn, Diana. "Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog: Friday's Photo: Another look at a Cemetery Photo."Moments in Time, A Genealogy Blog. 19 Aug 2016. Web. 21 Aug. 2016. <https://momentsintimeagenealogyblog.blogspot.com/2016/08/fridays-photo-another-look-at-cemetery.html>.