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The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from Kansas cemeteries. This collection is described in the "[[Kansas Genealogy|Genealogy]]" section of this outline. Inscriptions from headstones in hundreds of small graveyards in every county of the state are recorded in Don L. Ford, ''Abandoned and Semi-Active Cemeteries of Kansas'', 3 vols. (Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen Publishing, 1983-85; Family History Library book 978.1 V3f.)
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*Another collection of tombstone inscriptions is ''Cemetery Records of Kansas'', 18 vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1956-64; Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=590138&disp=Cemetery+records+of+Kansas%2C+combined+t%20%20&columns=*,0,0 978.1 V22]; films 873686-90; fiche 6051176.) The index is in Family History Library book 978.1 V22 index; film 1320674 item 42).  
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The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from Kansas cemeteries. This collection is described in [[Kansas Genealogy]]. Inscriptions from headstones in hundreds of small graveyards in every county of the state are recorded in Don L. Ford, ''Abandoned and Semi-Active Cemeteries of Kansas'' <ref>''Abandoned and Semi-Active Cemeteries of Kansas''3 vols. (Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen Publishing, 1983-85; Family History Library book 978.1 V3f.) </ref>
*The [http://rootsweb.com/~ksrcgs Reno County, Kansas, Genealogical Society] Web page&nbsp;site has&nbsp;interment lists for all fifty four county cemeteries.&nbsp;
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*&nbsp;The [http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/vital/topekastatehospitalcemetery.htm Topeka State Hospital], a publicly funded institution for the care and treatment of the mentally ill in Topeka, Kansas, was in operation from 1872 to 1997. For some, the grounds of the hospital became their final resting place. There is a searchable index to the 1157 individuals buried in the hospital cemetery. With only a few exceptions, individuals were buried without a headstone.<br>Because most individuals were buried in unmarked graves, hospital officials used a grid pattern and designated gravesites by their distance from stone markers placed at the end of each row. The 'Location' is the distance in feet and inches from the eastern marker west to the gravesite. <br><br>
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*Another collection of tombstone inscriptions is ''Cemetery Records of Kansas'' <ref>''Cemetery Records of Kansas'' 18 vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1956-64; Family History Library book {{FHL|590138|title-id|disp=978.1 V22}}; films 873686-90; fiche 6051176.) The index is in Family History Library book 978.1 V22 index; film 1320674 item 42).</ref>
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*The [http://www.kshs.org/genealogists/vital/topekastatehospitalcemetery.htm Topeka State Hospital], a publicly funded institution for the care and treatment of the mentally ill in Topeka, Kansas, was in operation from 1872 to 1997. For some, the grounds of the hospital became their final resting place. There is a searchable index to the 1157 individuals buried in the hospital cemetery. With only a few exceptions, individuals were buried without a headstone.<br><br>Because most individuals were buried in unmarked graves, hospital officials used a grid pattern and designated gravesites by their distance from stone markers placed at the end of each row. The 'Location' is the distance in feet and inches from the eastern marker west to the gravesite.
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*'''http://www.dar.org/'''  
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/ks/index.htm '''Kansas Cemeteries'''] at Interment.net&nbsp;
*'''http://www.interment.net/us/ks/index.htm'''  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com '''Find A Grave''']
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kansas.htm '''Kansas Online Cemeteries'''] at Rootsweb
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*[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog'''] at FamilySearch.org. Many of the cemetery records listed have been published by the Kansas Genealogical Society and are available at the Family History Library Catalog. Many cemetery records are published in periodicals. See the [[Kansas Periodicals|Kansas Periodicals]] for indexes to major periodicals. Use the Keyword Search feature on catalog drop down menu of the Family History Library Catalog to find more records under:
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**KANSAS - CEMETERIES
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**KANSAS, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES
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**KANSAS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES
  
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The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from Kansas cemeteries. This collection is described in Kansas Genealogy. Inscriptions from headstones in hundreds of small graveyards in every county of the state are recorded in Don L. Ford, Abandoned and Semi-Active Cemeteries of Kansas [1]

  • Another collection of tombstone inscriptions is Cemetery Records of Kansas [2]
  • The Topeka State Hospital, a publicly funded institution for the care and treatment of the mentally ill in Topeka, Kansas, was in operation from 1872 to 1997. For some, the grounds of the hospital became their final resting place. There is a searchable index to the 1157 individuals buried in the hospital cemetery. With only a few exceptions, individuals were buried without a headstone.

    Because most individuals were buried in unmarked graves, hospital officials used a grid pattern and designated gravesites by their distance from stone markers placed at the end of each row. The 'Location' is the distance in feet and inches from the eastern marker west to the gravesite.

Web Sites

  • Kansas Cemeteries at Interment.net 
  • Find A Grave
  • Kansas Online Cemeteries at Rootsweb
  • Family History Library Catalog at FamilySearch.org. Many of the cemetery records listed have been published by the Kansas Genealogical Society and are available at the Family History Library Catalog. Many cemetery records are published in periodicals. See the Kansas Periodicals for indexes to major periodicals. Use the Keyword Search feature on catalog drop down menu of the Family History Library Catalog to find more records under:
    • KANSAS - CEMETERIES
    • KANSAS, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES
    • KANSAS, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES


  • References
  1. Abandoned and Semi-Active Cemeteries of Kansas3 vols. (Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen Publishing, 1983-85; Family History Library book 978.1 V3f.)
  2. Cemetery Records of Kansas 18 vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1956-64; Family History Library book 978.1 V22; films 873686-90; fiche 6051176.) The index is in Family History Library book 978.1 V22 index; film 1320674 item 42).

 

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