Young Woman with Flowers (Mosier) - Barnsdall, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 36° 33.632 W 096° 08.941
14S E 755152 N 4049905
Quick Description: This beautiful headstone is over 100 years old. Ida May Mosier died at the age of 16 in Bigheart (the town is now called Barnsdall).
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 10/22/2021 10:04:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM1560W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
This was quite an unexpected find in Ethel Reece Cemetery in rural Barnsdall, Oklahoma. The town of Bigheart was named after Osage Chief James Bigheart, but was renamed Barnsdall.

Such a beautiful monument for a girl who died at the age of 16. A lifesize statue of a young woman is on the right side of the large monument. She is looking to her right, chin down. She has long braided hair, and wears a long flowing gown. Her hands are clasped in front of her, and she holds a long bouquet of flowers which lean towards her left arm. A planter is on the left side of the headstone. Unfortunately, the photo of Ida is missing from the headstone.

Text on monument:

Ida May Mosier
Aged 16 years & 4 days
Born June 21, 1904
Died at Bigheart, Okla June 25, 1920
At Rest
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