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Congregational Cemetery
Linwood, Leavenworth County, Kansas

Third and Ash Streets, Linwood, Kansas

Lat: 39° 00' 04"N, Lon: 95° 02' 14"W
Sherman Township, Section 13

Contributed by Linda Lewis, Aug 23, 2007 [webmaster@cottonhills.com]. Total records = 21.

To reach this cemetery in Linwood, drive east on Linwood Road, turn right or south onto Bowen Street. Continue for two blocks and turn left or east onto E Third Street. The cemetery will be at on the south side of the street at the intersection with Ash Street.

This is a small Congregational Cemetery, which was established in 1870. It is still owned and maintained by the Congregational Church and is in very good condition except many stones are worn from age and impossible to read.

This is a complete transcription by reading and photographing the gravestones Jul 05, 2007. Photos available upon request.

- Linda Lewis

Brunk, J. C., no dates, Footstone J C B, with Nancy Caroline Brunk, Row-3
Brunk, Nancy Carolina, b. 4 Oct 1877, d. 21 Feb 1878, daughter of E R and N C Brunk, Row-2
Brunk, Nancy Caroline, b. 10 Aug 1844, d. 9 Feb 1891, age: 46yr 5mo 29da, wife of Elijah R Brunk, Row-3
Carter, Stephen M, d. 6 Oct 1894, age: 5mo 21da, illegible, Row-3
Davenport, Hattie J, b. 7 May 1878, d. 2 Jul 1879, s/w Rachel A Davenport, Row-5
Davenport, Rachel A, b. 9 Mar 1855, d. 2 Jan 1895, s/w Hattie J Davenport, Row-5
Harris, Infant, d. 2 Apr 1877, age: 1mo, son of M E and Josephine Harris, Row-2
Howard, G W, no dates, illegible, Row-2
Knighten, Jessey, d. 13 Apr 1877, age: 2yr 8mo 6da, footstone J K, s/w Preston Knighten, Row-1
Knighten, Marian Isabelle, d. 2 Apr 1877, age: 23yr 1mo, wife of Henry Knighten, Row-1
Knighten, Nancy, b. 7 Mar 1855, d. 4 Aug 1882, wife of J W Knighten, Illegible, Row-1
Knighten, Preston, d. 12 Apr 1877, age: 22da, footstone P K, s/w Jessey Knighten, Row-1
Leary, Marshall, d. 9 Nov 1892, age: 24yr 10mo 11da, Row-5
Lorain, Isabella, no dates, age: 9mo, Lorain marker, Row-1
Lorain, Priscilla, no dates, age: 25da, Lorain marker, Row-1
Lorain, Priscilla, d. 22 Feb 1879, age: 28yr, wife of James Lorain, Lorain marker, Row-1
Thompson, Andre, b. 23 Jan 1804, d. 5 Oct 1896, age: 9yr 9mo 23da, Row-4
Thompson, Byrum L, b. 2? May 18??, d. 30 Mar 1896, son of M and N Thompson, Row-4
Thompson, Ellen, d. 20 Sep 1882, age: 37yr 11mo 16da, wife of E S Thompson, Footstone E T, Row-4
Winkelman, Margie T, no dates, illegible Minkelman monument, Row-2
Winkelman, Viola M, b. 25 Jan 18??, d. 11 Feb 1882, illegible Minkelman monument, Row-2

Misc:
??, ??, b. 27 Aug 1874, d. 27 Aug 1874, broken and illegible, Row-1
??, ??, d. 22 Jun 1877, age: 3mo 18da, broken and illegible, Row-2
??, ??, no dates, Footstone I H, Row-3
??, ??, no dates, Footstone J W G, Row-4
??, ??, no dates, Illegible, Row-2
??, ??, no dates, Illegible, Row-4
??, ??, no dates, Unmarked footstone, Row-4
?abonhalt, Cyril, no dates, Son of J C and L P, Row-3
Steph?, ??, d. 5 Jan 187?, age: 39yr 6mo 1da, broken and illegible, Row-3
Winkelman, ??, no dates, illegible Minkelman monument, Row-2

 

 

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