East Slope Cemetery
Coats, Pratt County, Kansas
Lat: 37° 30' 49"N, 98° 54' 24"W
Springvale Twp R15W Sec 24
Contributed by Russell Miracle, Jan 10, 2003 [firstname.lastname@example.org] Total records = 6.
To reach the cemetery drive west from Coats KS for 4 ½ miles. The cemetery is situated on the south side of the road on farm owned by Albert McFall.
Land for this cemetery was given by Wm. H. Thompson and wife, Nellie, Pratt Ks., July 18, 1908. Filed Aug 07, 1908 at 8:00 o'clock am. Acknowledged July 30, 1908, before N.R. Lyon, a Notary Public, in and for Pratt County, Ks. About one acre in the NW corner of the E. half of NE quarter of section 24, Township 29 south, Range 15 west of the Sixth P.M. Particularly described as follows:
Commencing at the NW corner of said East Half of the North East Quarter of Section 24, in Township 29 South of Range 15 West, running thence due east 12 rods, then due south 13 rods, thence due west 12 rods to half section line of said east half of the NW quarter, thence due north 8 rods to the place of beginning.
In 1976 I went to the cemetery and collected records from the sexton and some from headstones. This transcription includes all known headstones.
- Russell Miracle
Ellis, Paris, d. Nov 28, 1884, age: 27 yrs 9 mos 18 dys
Hite, Elizabeth, d. Apr 10, 1889, age: 59 yrs 8 mos 4 dys, wife of James M.
Hite, Francis Marion, b. Jul 01, 1868, d. May 23, 1888, son of J. & E. Hite
Lynch, Robert, d. Jan 20, 1885
McMannis, Infant, d. 1885 or 1886, infant of Jim and Ellen McMannis, born dead
Stout, H. L., b. Jan 22, 1864, d. Jun 19, 1885
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