55th St and Queal Dr
Latitude, Longitude: Map
39° 01' 46" N, 94° 42' 31.30" W
From Kansas City, MO, take I35 South to Johnson Dr. Turn right (west) on Johnson drive, then turn right (north) on Knox Ave. Turn left (west) onto 55th Street. Continue approximately 4 blocks.The cemetery is on the NW corner of 55th St and Queal Rd.
About this Cemetery:
County research indicates this cemetery to be the second oldest in Johnson County. It was established as a Pioneer and Indian cemetery and went by several family names throughout time. Just up the stone stepson the west end is the only stone, erected in 1940. The stone lists the two Campbells, and contains the following inscription: ?Alexander and Nancy Gee Pioneers and early day settlers Merriam and Shawnee KS Parents D G Campbell founder of Campbelltown now Merriam.? To the west of this stone is the border surrounding this burial.
Kansas State Historical Society
6425 SW Sixth Avenue
Topeka, KS 66615
Transcription by Linda Lewis, 27 Aug 2005
This is a complete transcription by reading and photographing the gravestones. Photos available upon request.