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This grave is on private property along the Colorado River . There were other graves that have probably washed away. This is the only marker that remains. This information courtesy of Zia C. Miller and pictures courtesy of Paige S. Fontaine.


Thomas W. Elliott

Born Jan 29, 1829 - Died July 9, 1853

"Farewell my friends and children dear

I am not dead but sleeping here.

I've had my share of worldly care,

When I was living as you are.

But now my body is in the dust

Until the rising of the just."


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