Mary Roe Ketchum Vial, circa 1900s
Mary Roe Ketchum was born in Newberg, New York in 1834. Her family moved to Illinois in 1838 and in 1857 her father relocated to Iowa. Mary married Robert Vial in May 1856 and had six children who survived to adulthood (one stillbirth). Mary died September 27, 1909 and is buried along with other Vial family members in Lyonsville Cemetery.