Old Sun City Cemetery

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ADAMS
Harris
(Apr 13, 1862 - Apr 20, 1873)
Lee
(Jan 15, 1858 - Nov 15, 1880)

ADAMS
J.M.
(Jan 10, 1828 - May 18, 1912)
Lucinda
(Oct 7, 1843 - July 1, 1911)

ADAMS
Katie
(Apr 1883 - May 8, 1883)
(top)
 


ADAMS
Katie
(Apr 1883 - May 8, 1883)
(bottom)
 

ADAMS
Libby
(Oct 1, 1881 - May 26, 1885)
 
 


There are 13 known burials. They are:

Adams, Harris Apr 13, 1862 - Apr 20, 1873
Adams, J.M. Jan 10, 1828 - May 18, 1912
Adams, Katie Apr 1883 - May 8, 1883
Adams, Lee Jan 15, 1858 - Nov 15, 1880
Adams, Libby Oct 1, 1881 - May 26, 1885
Adams, Lucinda Oct 7, 1843 - July 1, 1911
Allen, B.B. Apr 16, 1842 - Apr 20, 1883
Lamport, Edwin June 17, 1817 - June 20, 1884?
Lamport, John A. Apr 22, 1857 - Mar 11, 1913
McCall, Samuel W. Oct 11, 1859 - Apr 15, 1875
Shumate, David Jan 3, 1864 - Apr 20, 1883
Shumate, Mrs. S.M. Feb 16, 1832? - Apr 20, 1883
VanDerpool, Newton June 28, 1861 - July 27, 1880

This old cemetery is north of Sun City, SWSW 36-30-15, Fred Hoagland, land owner as of 2004. Oldest marked grave still visible is Harris Adams (April 13, 1862 - April 20, 1873), son of Rev. and Mrs. Adams, Sun City's first preacher. Three graves are marked April 20, 1883, the deaths resulting from a cyclone. Identities are Mrs. S.M. Shumate (February 16, 1832); her son David (January 3, 1864); B.B. Allen (April 16, 1842).

(Information from pages 28-29 of Chosen Land - A History of Barber County, Kansas ©1980)
(Photos and known burials contributed by Kim Fowles.)



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