Many of Atchison's founding fathers, who were also prominent Kansans of the time, are buried in this historic hilltop cemetery.
Designated a National Cemetery by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862 along with eleven others, military graves date back to 1846. Today, more than 20,000 veterans representing every war since 1812
Of special interest in the Prairie Lawn Cemetery whose association began in 1880, is its close connection with the Civil War.Around 125
There are seven cemeteries located around Marquette, including one of the oldest in McPherson County with dates from 1868 to the 1870's and 1880's of early settlers and pioneers.
Beyond the Ogden Monument is the Post Cemetery. In the area nearest the Ogden Monument are mass graves of persons who died in two cholera epidemics which struck the post in 1855 and 1867
Although known as the Salem Orphan's Home Cemetery, this field of graves once belonged to the Industrial School and Hygiene Home for the Friendless. Incorporated in 1890
Among the patriotic dead at the cemetery are those who fought in the Civil War which ended 132
Prairie Grove Cemetery and Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery are located 1/2 mile north of the city limits on Lake Drive and then 1/2 mile east.
The Downs Cemetery is located along Highway 24
The original Boot Hill was located in Hays not Dodge City, as many people believe. In fact, when Dodge City was founded in 1872
This cemetery was established in 1889
All that remains of the original Fort Wallace now is the old post cemetery, enclosed by stone walls within the Wallace Township cemetery. In December of 1885
Both civilians and soldiers were buried in the military cemetery. The saying then was "the rich are buried at the Fort and the cowhands and poor are buried on Boot Hill or gone to "hell."
See the tombstones of Cadwell's notorious ancestors in Caldwell Cemetery. George Wood, husband of Mag Wood, were the owners of the famous Red Light Saloon.
Hope Cemetery was started late in 1874. More than 50 old soldiers and many of the first and best citizens are also at rest there.
While cemeteries are the final resting place of friends, relatives, and community residents, they are also historical landscapes that reveal much about a community'
Walk among heroes at Fort Scott National Cemetery, one of the 12 original national cemeteries designated by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862
Columbus' cemeteries have records dating back to the 1800
The Coffey County Museum features a large genealogy library with cemetery listings, obituaries, all county newspapers from 1859 on micro-film, Coffey County census, county atlas 1878, 1901, 1919
History buffs will find much of interest here. In addition to the graves of Prudence Crandall and her brother Hezekiah, several Union Soldiers, one Confederate soldier and one of America'
Frank Hobbs was the first teacher in Elk County in 1869. In 1933, each student in the county contributed a nickel to build the fence to mark the grave site.
The oldest grave marker in the cemetery is of Mary Frances Crawford. The friends of Historic Girard has placed a new monument at this sight.
The Neodesha Cemetery has markers of some of the first founders and residents of early Neodesha. J.B. Keys
Cherryvale's three cemeteries and two rural cemeteries abound with local history and genealogy information. 1869 Fairview Cemetery, Northeast of town on Olive Street.
The Latham Cemetery has stone markers dating to the early period of the town's history in the late 1880
Huron Indian Cemetery, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was established in 1843
The Osborne City Cemetery opened in 1879 at the corner of Eleventh Street and U.S. Highway 24
Antioch Pioneer Cemetery is the resting place of some of the Quakers who were associated with the Mission. The Cemetery dates back to before 1850 and a replica of the original church (
My ancestors homesteaded in NW Kansas/SW Nebraska in the late 1800
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