The Niles Daily Star is pleased to continue the historical series on those buried in Silverbrook Cemetery. We join the Friends of Silverbrook Cemetery in welcoming your suggestions and input for future columns.
Louise Reddick Smith would like these stories. She would be particularly proud of this one. Prior to her death in 1910, in a letter to her children about the early history of Niles, she wrote: It (the history) will probably be of more interest to myself, than anyone else, for old people have a way of looking backward and finding more pleasure, than in anything transpiring around them at the present time.
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Published March 17, 2010