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Cemeteries of Brown County, Kansas

Walnut Township

CARSON CEMETERY  (CRS)

This Cemetery is located on the banks of Mulberry Creek in the Carson Community.  It is very small and some of the tombstones have disappeared.  There is only one tombstone left and it has a fence around it. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 6 miles, turn North on Falcon and go 2 miles to 255th Street, turn East and go about ¼ mile. The Cemetery is located South of the road abut ¼ mile on the banks of Mulberry Creek. 

The one tombstone reads as such:
ROSS, George C., born 6 JUL 1819, died 8 JUL 1858. 

FAIRVIEW CITY CEMETERY (FVC)

From the FAIRVIEW ENTERPRISE, FAIRVIEW, KANSAS, OCTOBER 13, 1888.
“The Cemetery grounds to be located on north side of Quality Hill, will probably not be located until early spring.  This is a good location and should be secured before the lots are all taken for other purposes.” 

This Cemetery is located on Chickadee Road about ¼ mile North of the City of Fairview.  It is sometimes known as the Lambertson Cemetery as it is located on their property. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 9 miles to Chickadee Road, turn North and go about ¼ mile.  The Cemetery is in the pasture and two portions with tombstones are fenced off. 

Those buried there are:
BANKS, Gladys Leah, born 14 OCT 1902, died 4 AUG 1905.
BRUCE, Rev. J.A., died 23 MAR 1892, aged 61 years 7 months 1 day.
ELLIS, Ola M., born 13 JUL1852, died 30 MAR 1894, wife of W.M. Ellis.
ELLIS, Joseph D., died 15 APR 1895, son of Wm. Ellis.
GILLIAN, Geo.    First burial in Cemetery.
GREEN, Erma, born 1901, died 1903.
HOBBS, Caleb, born 3 OCT 1875, died 19 JAN 1905.
LICHLETER, John M., born 16 JAN 1843, died 18 DEC 1891.
LITZINGER, Conrad, died 11 DEC 1895.
LOVINS, Infant Son, born 1891, died 1893.
MEYER, Bertie R., died 14 OCT 1892, age 20 years 10 months 7 days.
MEYER, Elizabeth, died 8 APR 1874, wife of W.c., age 30 years 11 months 6 days
MIZE, A. H., died 2 DEC 1891, age 47 years, Co. A, 1st Kansas Inf.
MIZE, Lily, died 15 JAN 1904, wife of J.H., 31 years 5 months.
TIPTON, Roy, died 15 NOV 1896. 

IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY (IML)

This Cemetery is located on 240th Street between Dewberry Road and Falcon Road.  The Immanuel Lutheran Church sits in front of Cemetery. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 6 miles to Falcon, turn North and go 3/4th mile to 240th Street, turn West and go ½ mile to Church and Cemetery. 

ISELY CEMETERY (ILY)

This Cemetery is located at the corner of 260th Street and Buffalo Road. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 9 miles to Chickadee Road, turn North and go 2 ½ miles, turn West on 255th Street and go ½  mile to Buffalo Road, turn North and go ½ mile to Cemetery. 

OLD FAIRVIEW CEMETERY (OFV)

This Cemetery is located at the corner of 240th Street and Dewberry Road. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 7 miles to Falcon Road, go North ¾ mile to 240th Street, turn West and go 1 mile. 

The Reformed Church used to sit in this Cemetery. 

PIONEER BURIAL GROUND (PNR)

This is a grave site for about 5 pioneers who were camped on The Oregon Trail at a buffalo wallow, got sick and died. 

This spot is on the Geiger farm and has never been disturbed by the plow.  The Brown County Genealogical Society wanted this spot marked and got a boy scout by the name of Nicholas Milroy to make a cross to mark the spot. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 9 miles to Chickadee Road, go north for 2 ½ miles to 255th Street, turn north on Buffalo Road for ½ mile to 260th Street, turn West and go ½ mile to Bittersweet Road, turn North and go ½ mile and the gravesite is on the West side of road. 

PLEASANT HILL CEMETERY 3 (PLH3)

In February 1875 Ambrose Kesler and wife sold an acre of land for five dollars in the SouthWest Quarter of Section Thirty, Township Two, Range Sixteen, commencing.  Also at same time A. Carothers and wife sold adjacent land, 3/5th acre to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery Company. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 7 miles to Falcon Road, turn South and go ½ mile to 230th Street, turn East and go about ¼ mile.  The Cemetery is set back on the bluff of Spring Creek. 

This Cemetery had several graves marked at one time, a few with tombstones, but others with the grave outlined with wood or a field stone marking the grave.  Through the years neglect has taken its toll.  It is not kept up and sheep are grazed on it at times.  There were only five tombstones left when the cemetery was inventoried and there are only 3 left.  Those known to be buried there are:
FRYMIRE, Willie, died 13 JUL 1876, son of H.& B., age 1 year 2 months 24 days.
KING, Joseph, died 6 AUG 1875, son of J.& M., age 10 years 10 months 2 days.
MAJOR, Edward G., died 15 MAR 1871, son of E.M.& L.J., 8 years 4 months 15 days.
WEIS, Kattie, died 28 JUL 1881, dau. Of Michael & Elizabeth Weis, age 2 months 13 days.
WEIS, Elizabeth, died 18 JUN 1873, dau. Of J.& M., 18 years 4 months 2 days. 

SHELTON CEMETERY (SLT)

This Cemetery is located on the corner of 260th Street and Goldfinch Road. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 4 miles, turn North on Goldfinch Road and go 2 ½ miles to Cemetery. 

This Cemetery was originally the Hamlin Cemetery as the old town of Hamlin set just to the East along Walnut Creek.  It has also been referred to as the Mulberry Cemetery. 

ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN CEMETERY (SPL)

This Cemetery is located on 240th Street and Falcon Road. 

From Hiawatha go West on Highway 36 for 7 miles to Falcon Road, turn north and go ¾ miles to 240th Street.  The Cemetery is about ¼ miles West.  The St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and parsonage used to set by the Cemetery until it was moved to Fairview.

TYLER CEMETERY (TYL)

This Cemetery is located at 210th Street and Bittersweet Road. 

From Hiawatha go 8 ½ miles West on Highway 36 to Fairview, turn South on Coralberry Road for 1 mile, turn West on 220th Street for about 1 ¼ miles to Bittersweet Road, turn South and go one mile to 210th Street.  The Cemetery is set back off on East side of road.

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