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191st and Metcalf Ave
Stilwell, Aubry Twp, Johnson Co, KS
Latitude, Longitude: Map
38° 46' 54" N, 94° 40' 03" W
From Kansas City, MO, take I35 South to SH69 South. Take 69 South to the 199th St Aubry/Stilwell exit. Turn west (left) onto 199th St under the highway. Turn north (left) onto Old Metcalf Ave at Stilwell Station. Turn west (left) on 191st St. Cemetery is on south (left) side of street.
About this Cemetery:
The first legible death date recorded from the stones is for James B Franklin, d. Feb. 27, 1862, 53 Yrs, 11 Mos, 19 Dys, with a total of 12 legible death dates from the 1860s. There is a total of 3 births recorded in the 1790s, with Thomas Short, 1784 - 1876, having the oldest recorded birth in the cemetery. The person with the oldest calculated age is Tracy Volle P, Feb. 1 1887 - July 26 1993, approximately 106 yrs old. There are two other calculated ages over 100 years old.
The peak decades of cemetery use, from evaluating the death dates of the legible stones, are the 1990s (65), the 1980s (58), the 1930s (57), and the 1900s (54).
The Aubry Cemetery District was formed to maintain this cemetery, and the care has been passed down through the original families. No sexton records exist for the old section of this cemetery.
Aubry Cemetery District Association
Private. Email request.
Transcription by Linda Lewis, 16 Jul 2006
This is a complete transcription by reading and photographing the gravestones. Photos available upon request.
Sexton's Cemetery Map, donated by Aubry Cemetery District.
2003 Cemetery District Map, from the Johnson County Records and Tax Administration.