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Old Shawnee Town Cemetery
Shawnee, Johnson County, Kansas

Johnson Drive and Colby Street, Shawnee KS

Lat: 39° 01' 29"N, Lon: 94° 43' 10"W

Contact:
11501 W 57th St
Shawnee, KS 66203
913-248-2360

Contributed by Linda Lewis, Aug 07, 2005, last edited Sep 02, 2005. [webmaster@cottonhills.com]. Total records = 9.

From Kansas City, Mo, take I35 south to the Johnson Drive exit and go West (right) onto Johnson Drive (about 1 mile). Continue west to Flint Street and turn right. Take Flint to 57th Street and turn left. This brings you to the Trading Post which is the entrance to Shawnee Town.

This cemetery is located in Old Shawnee Town, a recreation of life in the Prairie. This park is located in the heart of what was once Gum Springs, later renamed Shawnee Kansas. Old Shawnee Town is comprised of buildings both authentic and recreations, including a church with an authentic cemetery.

According to the Old Shawnee Town park information, no bodies are buried here. The stones here were recovered from vandals by the Johnson Co. Sheriff's department, and since the cemetery of origin was unknown, the stones were placed in Old Shawnee Town. Stones are badly eroded and broken but are being maintained and preserved as part of the park.

This cemetery was transcribed and photographed from the gravestones and monuments in Jul 23, 2005.

- Linda Lewis

??, Julia, no dates
Allison, Martha J, b. 29 Jun 1871, d. 12 Dec 1876
Allison, Virginia C, b. 07 Oct 1881, d. 1844, age: 22y
Brown, John N, no dates, Co D 143 Ill Inf
Churchbaugh, Sarah Etta, b. 20 Mar 1891, d. 03 Apr 1891, Dau of Wm & DM Churchbaugh
McElroy, Alice, d. 1872, 12y 6m 22d, dau of T and C McElroy, s/w Infant and Katie
McElroy, Infant, child of T and C McElroy, s/w Alice and Katie
McElroy, Katie, dau of T and C McElroy, s/w Alice and Infant
Robertson, Katherine, b. 28 Apr 1798

 

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