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McNames Cemetery
Lyons, Rice County, Kansas

Lat: 38° 23' 28"N, Lon: 98° 17' 58"W
Lincoln Township, R9W Section 22

Contributed by Ermadean Boardman, Feb 16, 2011, last edited Feb 25, 2011 [boardman@hbcomm.net]. Total records = 12.

To reach this cemetery, from the Lyons Cemetery corner it is 2 miles north and 5 miles west on Ave J. on the south side of the road.

This is a small family cemetery which dates back to the late 1880s, judging from the death dates. I found only one stone visible from the road. This cemetery is very overgrown and neglected.

The one head stone, was that of Bell Dorsey. I found the other names at the Historical Society in Lyons. There could be other stones there buried under the plum thicket and high grass and weeds.

I walked this cemetery in Oct of 2010.

- Ermadean Boardman
Legend:
c/o = child of
d/o daughter of
h/o = husband of
s/o = son of
w/o = wife of

Deeds, Homer, d. 7 Sep 1880, s/o JL & MJ
Dorsey, Bell L., b. 23 Aug 1849, d. 3 Apr 1883
Dunn, George W., d. 24 Nov 1887, w/o W.
Godfrey, Nellie, no dates, d/o James & Amilda
Hollingshead, Orrick, d. 10 Feb 1881, s/o WH & E
Hollingshead, Rufus, d. 10 May 1880, s/o WH & E
Hollingshead, W. H., no dates, 114th IL Co F
McNames, Elizabeth, no dates, w/o J.B., killed in a runaway
McNames, George, no dates
McNames, Jeremiah B., d. 16 Nov 1884, age: 57yr 8mo, 74th Reg IL Vol
Randall, E. S., d. 3 Feb 1881
Tucker, Adison B.F., b. 20 Aug 1870, d. 21 Feb 1880, s/o WA & CE

 

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