Czechoslovakian Cemetery

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Czechoslovakian Cemetery
Also known as:  Cesko Slovanky Hrbitov Cemetery

  • Caldwell, Sumner County, Kansas, USA
    Latitude: 37.05382, Longitude: -97.67628
  • 559 Memorials added (94% photographed)

Caldwell Twp. Location from Caldwell: ½ N, 4 W of Highway 49.

March 22, 1881, a cemetery association was formed in this Bohemian community. A Warranty Deed was filed April 12, 1881, in the Register of Deeds Office, Sumner County, Kansas, by Louis Dusek and his wife, Anne, deeding this ground to the Bohemia Cemetery Association.

Commencing at a stone at the Southeast Corner of the Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 34 South, Range 3 West of the 6 th Principal Meridian in Sumner County, Kansas, and running North 18 rods to a stone, then West 18 rods to a stone, then South 18 rods to a stone, then East 18 rods to the beginning.

Before this cemetery was established, some burials had been about a ½ mile to the north of the present site. It is believed there were 5 graves in a plot north of the railroad. After the present cemetery was established, these graves were then moved to this cemetery.

The oldest marker is that of Frankie Kugel, born Jan 20, 1878, and died July 26, 1880.

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GPS Coordinates: 37.05382, -97.67628

  • Added: 9 Oct 2004
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #1995144