Cedar Junction Cemetery

Section 26, Township 12S, Range 22E
Cedar, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
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Cedar Junction Cemetery aka Cedar Corliss old RR name.
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According to local history, the Cedar Junction Cemetery was used during a virulent small pox epidemic. The cemetery was located at Cedar Junction near the Kaw River. During a flood and slight course change, the cemetery was washed out and destroyed. Gravemarkers that were left behind that could be found were moved to a new location on higher ground. The new location of the salvaged markers proved to be in the way of the construction of K-10 Hwy and the location of those markers are now unknown. No cemetery records have been found.

Known Burials: Myditt, Mrs. d. 6 Aug 1888.
1886 Atlas, Johnson County, KS, Lexington Township.


Cedar Junction (R. R. name Corliss), a village in the northwestern part of Johnson county, is located on the south bank of the Kansas river and the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R. R. about 19 miles southwest of Kansas City. It has a money order postoffice, several general stores, express and telegraph facilities, is the supply and shipping point for a rich district and in 1910 had a population of 161.
Kansas: A cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

GPS Coordinates: 38.97768, -94.93395

  • Added: 15 Feb 2016
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2603952