White lead markers can be found in many graveyards, and I wish more of them had been used. They don't degrade like stone can, and are still almost perfect over a century later. Of course, lead is toxic for the environment and people, but no one knew this way back when.

Ruby Jackson

 

Western White Bronze Co., Des Moines, Iowa

 

Mary Latham

 

Paxton

Lee Paxton

 

Barbara Sutter

 

Jacob Sutter