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Dietz Cemetery (aka Lone Star Cemetery and Hopefield Cemetery
Crawford County, Kansas

North of Frontenac KS, abt 1/1/2 mi, on east side of Hwy 57
and west of Crawford County #1 State Park

Lat: 3728'37"N, Lon: 9442'16"W

Contributed by Carol Brooks, Oct 08, 2001 [sbrooks@ckt.net]. Total records = 19.

Transcribed from Tombstone Transcriptions of Crawford Co. Ks, by Wm Cutlbertson 2/16/1971. The stones and cemetery no longer exist. The above information is where it once was.

This cemetery was also known as Lone Star Cemetery and Hopefield Cemetery at different times. The maps have it as Lone Star Cemetery.

- Carol Brooks

Allen, W.H., b. 5/21/1845, d. 3/28/1871 (chain design leaning against tree)
Blackburn, Walter, b. 2/25/1885, d. 10/19/1886, son of W.R. &, d. (asleep in Jesus)
Chardon?, ....at, b. 1/13/1813, d. 11/04/1882, (stone badly broken)(weeping willow)
Kane, A. F., d. 3/19/1879, age 54yr 9mo 25da
Kane, John C., b. 10/26/1859, d. 12/19/1871
Maxedon, Clara Mae, b. 5/17/1883, d. 7/08/1884, daug of T.& M.(dove design)
Newton, Orpha, d. 11/04/1884 age 5mo, daug of J.H. & Ida
Ross, Aaron, d. 5/09/1883, age 46yr 7mo 20da, (drapery stone)
Smith, George, d. 9/22/1881, son of, d. M. & E.A., age 1yr 8mo 19da
Taylor, Elizabeth Ricks (grave moved to Mt. Olive Cem. Pittsburg, Ks)
Taylor, Ishmael, d. 1870s, baby son of Job & Sarah, age 1 1/2yr, no stone
Taylor, Sarah S. Grimes, d. 7/28/1876, stone gone (wife of Job)
Taylor, Susan A., d. 1876, wife of Andrew
Thiesing, Gened, 3/29/1887, child of Ezekiel & Vashti Thiesing (the parents are buried St. Mary's Catholic Cem. Pittsburg
Thiesing, Orion W., d. 11/04/1868, child of Ezekiel & Vashti Thiesing
Warren Solomon, aged 77yr, 1mo 25da, (stone broken)
Williams, Ema E., d. 3/22/1879, hand carved
Williams, Mary A., d. 1/01/1875, hand carved
Wrench(er?), Mrs James, d. 2/26/1875, 6 age 43yr 5mo 3da, wife of James E.

Misc:
broken or lost stones
pieces of stone near Allen grave outline grave
??, died 9/30/1884 age 11mo 27da
W.F.C.
piece of stone .....el 7/18/
11 bases, no stone
O.N
C.M.H
J.S
??, Wm, 1/24/1884 age 53 yr 3 mol 2 da
I.T.
broken, /29/188
??, broken Rest father in quiet sleep/While friends in sorrow o'ver thee weep
J.E.W.
C.S.W.
A.C.
S.W.
4 pairs rocks infant graves
3 pair rocks head and footstones
J.H.
??, broke ......46yr ...16da
P.B.H.
across fence 1 or 2 graves next to fence N. side

 

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