Harvey County Obituaries
Obituaries published after 1923 will be abstracted to avoid copyright violations
Jesse Dean, age 72, died at the home of his son, John Dean, in Hutchinson this morning
at 2:30 a.m. The cause of death was pneumonia. Mr. Dean was a retired farmer and had lived for many
years on his farm two miles west of Burrton. His wife died just two months ago. Funeral
services will be held on Sunday afternoon at the Christian church at Burrton, with burial
in the Burrton cemetery. He is survived by his children, Mrs. M. Gadberry, Mrs. Ella
Shutts, John Dean and David Dean, all of Hutchinson, Jesse Dean of Oswego, J. W. Dean
of Burrton and Charles Dean of Wichita. (Hutchinson News, Friday, 3-2-1917)
Howard L. Green of Burrton died Wednesday evening of pneumonia, after an illness of one week.
(Hutchinson News, Saturday, 2-3-1923)
James H. Gresham, of Burrton, died Tuesday at the state hospital in Topeka from a paralytic
stroke. He had been under treatment there for several months. The funeral was held at
Burrton yesterday, under the auspices of the Masonic lodge. (Hutchinson News, Saturday, 2-3-1923)
George Haskinson, who lived on a farm three miles south of Burrton, died last
Tuesday of lung fever and was buried in Burrton on the 8th, aged 78 years.
He was honored and respected by all who knew him.
(Hutchinson Daily News, Sunday, 1-12-1890)
Mrs. Clara Hessler, Newton, died at her mother's home in Buhler last Saturday
evening. She had been the victim of consumption for several months, and had
come to her mother's three weeks ago. The remains were taken to Newton, where she
will be buried. Buhler was her girlhood home and she moved to Newton after
her marriage. She is survived by her husband, her mother, Mrs Kirsch, and
several brothers. (Hutchinson News, Wednesday, 5-4-1910)
R. E. Jones, formerly of Burrton, died on Wednesday at Los Angeles, California, where
he had been making an extended stay. The body was brought to the old home in Burrton and
the funeral services will be held there tomorrow afternoon at the Christian church. Mr.
Jones owned a farm on the edge of Burrton, when the town was first built, and was one
of the first settlers in this part of the state. He is the father of Owen Jones of Burrton.
(Hutchinson News, Saturday, 1-13-1917)
Leroy Lindsay, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Lindsay of Burrton, died at the Methodist
Hospital in Hutchinson last evening, from injuries sustained when he fell from
a telephone pole near Burrton yesterday afternoon. Lindsay was up on the pole
working, fixing the telephone wires that were down due to the recent storm, wheb tge pole broke
at the botton and fell, taking him with it. He was taken to the hospital and
died an hour later. The body will be taken to Burrton for burial.
(Hutchinson News, Thursday, 3-16-1922)
John Richardson, a prosperous retired farmer at Burrton, died last Monday at his home. He is survived
by a sister and a brother who lived in Indiana. (Hutchinson News, Wednesday, 12-25-1918)
Frank Riddle died at his home in Burrton on Monday. He is survived by a sister, Mrs.
N. E. Haughey of Hutchinson and a brother, William Riddle of Sterling. He was an
early settler of this area, coming to Mt. Hope about 1880, and moving to Burrton three
years later. He was about 45 years old. (Hutchinson News, Thursday, 7-23-1903)
Mrs. A. E. Miller was called to Newton yesterday morning by the sudden death
of her brother, Mr. J. W. Robinson. The funeral will be held tomorrow at
Newton at 1:30. He was an old resident of Burrton and had moved to Newton
recently. Burial will be at the old home in Burrton. His niece, Mrs. C. S. Evans
and Dr. Evans will go in the morning to attend the
funeral. (Hutchinson News, Friday, 12-26-1913)
Thomas M. Williams of Burrton, on of the old settlers in Harvey county, died
at 10:30 last night in a local hospital. He came to this country as a young man and
has lived in or near Burrton for nearly 40 years. He farmed up until four years ago
when he moved into town. He is survived by four daughters and three sons: Mrs. R. J.
Jones, Mrs. Grace Roberts, Mrs. John Devenpeck, Mrs. Alfred Baker, Cyrus Williams and Tom
Williams, all of Burrton, and Mrs. William Powell of Osage City and John Williams of
(Hutchinson News, Tuesday, 2-6-1923)
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