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Gardner, Johnson County, Kansas
19500 Cedar Niles Rd, Gardner, KS
Lat: 38° 46' 30"N, Lon: 94° 53' 23"W
Gardner Twp, Sec 5
Contributed by Linda Lewis, Sep 02, 2005 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 17.
From Kansas City MO, take I35 S to US-56 W exit to Gardner. Turn left at US 56. Continue on W175th St (US 56), and turn right on Clare Rd. Turn right on W 199th St. Turn right on Cedar Niles Rd. Continue about 1/2 mile north. Cemetery is on the east (right) side of the road surrounded by fields.
Fuller is a family cemetery located in what is still today a rural area south of Gardner, KS. It appears that all of the people in this cemetery are part of the Fuller family by ancestry or marriage.
I transcribed this cemetery by reading and photographing the headstones and this is a complete transcription. Most of the stones appear to be local rock, and the names and inscriptions chiseled on. Some of the stones are almost entirely unreadable at this time.
I compared my transcription to a transcription from the early 1970s, found in the Johnson Co. Cemetery Index, Johnson Co. Genealogical Society and Library, 1975, and was able to fill in some of the information that is now obliterated.
I completed this transcription on Aug 28, 2005.- Linda Lewis
* = Supplemented by 1970 transcription
Edridge, May, b. 1900, d. 1998
Fuller, Amelia, d. 20 Apr 1861, Age: 54y 3m 19d, Wife of Amos Fuller
Fuller, Amie Amelia, b. 16 Mar 1882, d. 11 May 1882, Daughter of F E and L C Fuller *
Fuller, Amos, d. 11 Feb 1878, Age: 70y 9m 5d, 2 stones
Fuller, C Oliver, d. 1880, Infant
Fuller, F E, b. Nov 1847, d. 29 Feb 1896, Co 1 5 Kansas Cav. GAR
Fuller, H A Jr, b. 1908, d. 1909, Son of H A andm A Fuller
Fuller, Hermon, d. 27 Sep 1863, Age: 27 yr, Died as a Union Soldier at Natchez Mississippi
Fuller, Jay, stone totally illegible, *
Fuller, Lena, b. 1861, d. 1932, Wife of Frank E Fuller
Fuller, Minnie Ester, b. 09 Apr 1887, d. 02 Jul 1887, Daughter of F E and L C Fuller *
Hose, Arthur C, Metal Funeral Home marker
Kelly, Grace Magon, b. 1902, d. 1928, Stone and plaque, stone death 1928
Motzkus, Henrietta, b. 10 Jun 1821, d. 13 Jul 1901, Mother of Mrs F E Fuller, s/w Martin Motzkus *
Motzkus, Martin, b. 1850, d. 1897, s/w Henrietta Motzkus
Tuttle, Frank E, d. 02 May 1867, Age: 91y 2m 11d, Only son of T G andm S Tuttle
Tuttle, Mary Louise, d. 16 Mar 1896, Age: 61 yr, Dau of Amos and Amelia Fuller, Rock or chunk of stone *
A A D Footstone
??, Amelia, b. 16 Mar 1864, d. 20 Sep 1889, Our sister
Fuller, ??, no dates
Deaths & Obituaries: Newspapers 1690-Present