Rodgers Cemetery

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Rodgers Cemetery

  • Greeley County, Kansas, USA
    Latitude: 38.49493, Longitude: -101.96604
  • 19 Memorials added (100% photographed)

Inscription on the stone
John K. Rodgers Died January 1886
Lincoln Rodgers Died January 1886
Lost their lives in the blizzard of January 1886 while returning to their homestead. They were the first to be buried in what was then known as the Rodgers Brothers Cemetery. Their faithful collie buried beside them had gone to the nearst town and led some men to their bodies. The land they are buried on is part of the land they were homesteading. This 3 acres was deeded by their father John W. Rodgers to the Army Post 475 GAR on January 6, 1891. Donated by Greeley Historical Society 1991.

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GPS Coordinates: 38.49493, -101.96604

  • Added: 18 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2310351