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Busby (Painterhood) Cemetery
Elk County, Kansas

Sec. 12 east of Howard, KS
Lat: 3727'35"N, Lon: 9602'34"W

Contributed by Charles E. Templer, Apr 11, 2001 [chartemp@aol.com].
Total records = 74.

Originally read by Mildred Martin on May 27, 1982. As annotated by staff of Elk County courthouse and this transcriber.

At the time I visited this cemetery in the summer of 2000, the gravestones had continued to deteriorate and some were down or missing. The cemetery is on a dirt road going west from Buxton, KS towards Howard, KS and both my wife and I have relatives buried here.

This transcription was prepared from the typed listing in the Elk County, KS, courthouse on which annotations had been made and to which I have added my comments.

- Charles E. Templer

Artman, Peter A., no dates, Co. A Ind Cav.
Benbow, Reuben, b. 13 Sep 1844, d. 8 Mar 1888, Co. D 9th KS Cav.
Cannon, Edwin Dee, b. 1951, d. 1951
Carver, Nina Alberta, b. 1893, d. 1963, small metal marker with, Lorme Fawgett Funeral Home
Cox, Albert I., d. 25 Feb 1887
Cox, Permelia E., d. 16 Apr 1880, age 22 yrs, 6 mo, 18 da, dau, of W. W. and N. A. Hensley
Foote, Albert B., b. 1876, d. 1966
Foote, Clara E., b. 1885, d. 1976
Foote, Freda Marie, d. 1931, baby
Froyck, Amanda H., b. 1871, d. 1960
Froyck, P. J., b. 8 Jun 1852, d. 10 May 1910
Gilbert, Constantine, b. 1895, d. 1904, brother
Gilbert, Cora F., b. 1869, d. 1936, mother, maiden name Clary
Gilbert, H. Ermine, b. 1900, d. 1970, first name Harley
Gilbert, J. M., b. 1852, d. 1919, father, John Mason Gilbert
Gilbert, K. Iris, b. 1909, d. no date, wife, maiden name Haggard
Haggard, Burton Flack, d. 13 Aug 1897, 1 yr, 6 mo, 10 da, son of W. F. and S. J. Haggard
Haggard, Sarah J., b. 23 May 1820, d. 14 Sep 1876, wife of W. E. Haggard, death year appears to be typo since,son above was born in 1896
Hawkins, Aaron, b. 14 Feb 1845, d. 13 Oct 1926, Pvt. Co. I, 20th Reg. Ill Inf.
Hawkins, Henry, b. 1874, d. 1941
Hawkins, Herman, b. 6 Nov 1917, d. 29 Sep 1918
Hawkins, Louisa, d. 12 Jan 1903, 56 yrs, 8 mo, 9 da, wife of Aaron Hawkins
Kniseley, Bell Jane, d. 20 Nov 1872, 10 yr, 1 mo, 28 da, dau of A. H. and S. A. Kniseley
Kniseley, Cora May, b. 26 Feb 1872, d. 20 Nov 1882, 10 yr, 9 mo, dau of A. H. and S. A. Kniseley
Kniseley, Jonnie C., b. 29 Apr 1877, d. 14 Nov 1882, 5 yr, 6 mo, son of A. H. and S. A. Kniseley
Kniseley, Laura S., b. 30 Nov 1864, d. 24 Oct 1882, 17 yrs, 11 mo
Lanning, Celesles, d. 5 Nov 1893, 43 yrs, 10 mo, 12 da, wife of Joel Lanning
Lanning, Joel, d. 17 Sep 1918, 78 yrs, 6 mo, 6 da
Lewis, Ben L., b. 12 Jun 1889, d. 28 Sep 1937, bro of Dick L. Lewis
Lewis, Charlie E., d. 19 Nov 1890, 9 yrs, 3 mo, 10 da, son of J. and W. M. Lewis
Lewis, Dick L., b. 12 Dec 1873, d. 7 Jan 1940, bro of Ben L. Lewis
Lewis, Jonathan, b. 21 Jul 1842, d. 26 Nov 1924
Lewis, Wilda M., b. 3 Oct 1847, d. 20 Jul 1937
Mathews, Mary, d. 28 Jul 1886, 67 yrs, 10 da
McColluck, Bernice, b. 21 Dec 1891, d. 21 Dec 1895, dau of G. B. and D. McColluck
Meskimen, Elwood E., b. 14 Nov 1896, d. 16 Dec 1970, KS Pfc - Co. C, 353 Inf WWI
Meskimen, Myrtle G., b. 7 Aug 1906, d. 8 Nov 1969
Myers, Mary E., b. 1876, d. 1904
Myers, William, b. 1869, d. 1948
Nickols, Netty, d. 4 Aug 1886, 3 mo, 27 da
Olson, Andres, d. 21 Jan 1904, 83 yrs, 2 mo, 7 da
Olson, Catherine, d. 28 Aug 1888, 68 yrs, 1 mo, 5 da
Olson, infant son, d. 9 Oct 1898, son of Alfred and Amellin (sp) Olson
Parsons, George M., d. 29 Jun 1872, 11 yrs, 1 mo, 17 da, son of J. D. and A. Parsons
Penner, Elizabeth Ann, b. 1926, d. 1938
Pilcher, Floyd Albert, b. 23 Oct 1913, d. 30 Jul 1916, son of John and Alberta Pilcher
Pilcher, Helen, d. 7 Aug 1915, inf dau of John and Alberta Pilcher
Pilcher, John W., b. 13 Aug 1893, d. 4 Oct 1918, may be Pitcher instead of Pilcher
Reynolds, Ada, d. 3 Mar 1874, 1 yr, 3 da, dau of G. W. and Rachel Reynolds
Reynolds, Eva May, d. 27 Aug 1895, 12 yrs, 11 mo, 12 da, dau of G. W. and Rachel Reynolds
Reynolds, George W., d. 5 Jul 1885, veteran, 68 yrs, 4 mo, 13 da
Reynolds, Rachel, b. 1843, d. 1915, mother
Roberts, Thomas, b. 1842, d. 1910, father
Sharp, Mary, b. 14 Dec 1859, d. 7 Jul 1894, wife of F. P. Sharp
Sharp, Otis, b. 4 Jul 1887, d. 15 Aug 1889
Sharp, Ruth, b. 1 Jul 1895, d. 28 Aug 1895
Shouse, Charlotta, d. 1 Mar 1889, 50 yrs, 10 mo, 9 da, wife of S. Shouse
Speaks, Charley W., b. 1897, d. 1935
Speaks, Minnie, b. 1816, d. 1904
Speaks, Viney, b. 1904, d. 1904
Speaks, W. T., b. 1873, d. 1923
Thomas, George W., b. 8 Feb 1822, d. 22 Jun 1901, based on obituary, no gravestone, father of R. W. Thomas
Thomas, Mary C., d. 29 Oct 1885, 29 yrs, 1 mo, 18 da, maiden name Myers, first wife of R. W. Thomas
Thomas, Sophronia, b. 1827, d. 25 Mar 1892, per death record, no gravestone, nee Graham, first marr. Chadwick
Tice, Ellen, b. 1852, d. 1927, mother, death on 29 Apr
Tice, Eva Frances Julia, b. 31 Dec 1896, d. 14 Jun 1957, tombstone reads Eva F. Tice, 1896-1957, s/w William
Tice, George W., b. 1881, d. 1914, probate records show 1944
Tice, Mary Ann, b. 18 Dec 1877, d. 16 May 1921, wife of G. W. Tice
Tice, P. B., b. 12 Dec 1843, d. 22 Aug 1920, Co. G, 36th Ohio Inf
Tice, Wm, d. 17 Nov 1897, 49 yr, 2 mo, 4 da
Trout, L. B., d. 6 Feb 1878, 20 yrs, 8 mo, wife of W. M. Trout
Troutman, Henry, b. 22 Feb 1836, d. 16 Nov 1929, Co B, 3rd MO Vol. Cav
Troutman, Paulina, d. 3 May 1907, 68 yr, 2 mo, 19 da, wife of Henry Troutman
Wedelin, Andrew B., d. 3 Dec 1883, 10 yrs, 8 mo, 10 da, son of John and Ann Wedelin

 

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