Sorry, currently we have no listings for this cemetery. This cemetery was adopted by Sherri Theurer and D. Whaley on February 14, 2000. Their results are forthcoming.
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The following is taken from Cemeteries in Sumner County, Kansas by Harvey and Ruth Swan (1983).
"Bethany Cemetery, Downs Twnshp, R2W, T33, Sec 14, SW 1/4 of SE 1/4. Location from Perth: east edge of town.
A Warranty Deed, dated Feb 20, 1882, and filed Feb 27, 1882, shows John W. Hoover, single, deeding to John C. Gaunt, Malcolm McEachern, Edmond Rockhold, B.F. Grove, and John Knisley and their successors, Trustees of and for Bethany Cemetery, for consideration of $1.00, the following described land: Commencing at SW corner of SW 1/4 measure north on 1/4 section line 4.47 chains, then east 4.47 chains, then south 4.47 chains, then west to the point of beginning. (A chain in 66')
The oldest legible marker is that of Louis E. Knisley, July 23, 1878, age 5 months, 9 days."
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