Rachel E. Pattison

Rachel E. Pattison Grave
Lewellen, Garden County, Nebraska


stone marker with plaque and gravemarker next to Oregon Trail marker set in a cemetery
Grave of Rachel E. Pattison, Lewellen, Nebraska. Roger Blair OCTA photo

This site contains the grave of Rachel Warren Pattison, an 18-year old bride of
two months from Illinois. She died of cholera, taking ill in the morning and dying by nightfall on June 19, 1849. Her husband Nathan Pattison survived the overland trip to Oregon and never remarried.


Ash Hollow Cemetery, Lewellen, Nebraska

Ash Hollow Cemetery is on the west side of U.S. 26, ¼ mile south of the bridge over the North Platte River outside Lewellen.

The cemetery is open to the public.


Source: Randy Brown and Reg Duffin, Graves and Sites on the Oregon and California Trails, OCTA, 2nd edition, 1998, pp 14-15

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