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Pleasant Valley Cemetery
Eudora, Johnson County, Kansas

15500 Evening Star Rd, Eudora, KS

Lat: 38°50' 52"N, Lon: 95° 02' 09"W
McCamish Twp, Sec 12

Contributed by Linda Lewis, Oct 30, 2005, Last edited Apr 05, 2007 [webmaster@cottonhills.com]. Total records = 11.

From Kansas City, MO, take I35 South to exit 210 Gardner. Continue on W 175th St. Turn right on Edgerton Rd. Turn left at W 159th St. Turn right at Evening Star Rd. Cemetery is to the right in a line of trees off the road between two fields and cannot be seen.

This cemetery is located in rural McCamish Twp close to the Douglas County line. It is situated on a section line between two farmed sections, well in from the road, and is marked with a little outcropping of trees to the north of the trees that mark the section line that is far enough in it cannot be seen from the road to the west of the cemetery.

This old abandoned cemetery is on privately owned farmland in western Johnson County near Eudora, in Douglas County.

In the early 1970s, this cemetery was transcribed as part of a project by the Johnson Co. Genealogical Society, and donated to the county. Since many of the stones are now missing, I have added the now missing stones from this transcription, so they also may be remembered.

Little remains today of this cemetery. Within the copse of trees are two stones, buried within vines and bramble. On the west side of these trees is a clearing with the Broom stone. No other stones can be found today.

This is a complete transcription by reading and photographing the gravestones, completed on Oct 29, 2005. Photos available upon request.

- Linda Lewis

# = Transcription from the early 1970s

??, ??, Footstone ECB
Bathurst, James, d. 31 Jul 1869, Age: 13 yr
Bathurst, Wm M, d. 12 Oct 1879, Husband of Margret Bathurst
Broom, John H, d. 21 Oct 1885, Age: 10 y 9 m 2 d, Son of G P and M M Broom
Moore, Ellen, d. 13 Nov 1876, Age: 63 y 9 m, Wife of James Moore
Moore, James, d. 12 Feb 1861, Age: 48 y 3 m
Rochell, Elizabeth G, d. 13 Nov 1861, Age: 42 y 8 m 5 d, #
Rochell, James M, d. 13 Mar 1881, Age: 64 y 8 m 27 d,
Vance, Alberta, d. 01 Jan 1874, Dau of J W and M E Vance
Vance, Flora, d. 17 Aug 1879, Dau of J W and M E Vance
Vance, James, d. 18 Feb 1872, Son of J W and M E Vance, #

 

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