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Chance Cemetery
Linwood, Leavenworth County, Kansas

189th St and Golden Rd. Linwood, Kansas

Lat: 39° 00' 07"N, Lon: 95° 00' 55"W
Sherman Twp, Sec 18

Contributed by Linda Lewis, Aug 24, 2007 [webmaster@cottonhills.com]. Total records = 21.

Directions: From Linwood, KS take KS-32 (Linwood Rd) east and turn right on 189th St, then turn left on Golden Rd. Cemetery is on the NW corner of 189th and Golden Rd.

This is a small old family cemetery, which dates back to the 1870s, judging from the existing headstones.

Additional information was provided by the Leavenworth County Cemetery Index located in the library in Linwood, KS. Photos available upon request.

I completed this transcription by reading and photographing all existing and legible gravestones on Jul 05, 2007. Photos available upon request.

- Linda Lewis

Key: * = supplemented from the Leavenworth Co Cemetery Index

Bateman, Malissa J,
b. 30 Dec 1882, d. 11 Aug 1883, daughter of Emanuel and Ida Bateman
Chance, David I, b. 7 Feb 1883, d. 22 Nov 1884, age: 1yr 10mo 16da, son of Isom and Feeb, son of I an P Chance, old and new stones
Chance, Feeb Wilbur, b. 10 Jul 1843, d. 20 Jan 1883, aka Phoebe Wilber, wife of Isom Chance, Footstone F C, old and new stones
Chance, Geo A, d. 25 Jun 1899, age: 23yr 5mo 4da, footstone G A C
Chance, Green, d. 14 Aug 1880, age: 67yr, footstone G C
Chance, Isom, b. 1 Jul 1844, d. 18 Feb 1883, Pvt Co D 14 Kans Cav Civil War, husband of Phoebe Willber Chance, Two stones
Chance, James, b. 25 Feb 1849, d. 8 Jan 1933, s/w Margaret Chance
Chance, Margaret, b. 11 Sep 1863, d. 14 Oct 1893, s/w James Chance
Chance, R, no dates, s/w F T Wilber and W A Chance
Chance, W A, no dates, s/w F T Wilber and R Chance
Collins, J W, b. 1833, d. 1908, possible missing monument with Ressa Collins *
Collins, Ressa, b. 1845, d. 1931
Ford, William, d. 26 Jul 1873, age: 12yr, Illegible *
Holmes, Orlando, no dates, Co D 24 KY Inf
Mellon, John, d. 1 Feb 1893, age: 71yr 11mo 21da
Stevenson, Edna B, b. 31 Oct 1874, d. 21 Feb 1875, children of Joel and C Stevenson, Stevenson monument, illegible
Stevenson, Infant, d. 1 Sep 1879, footstone Baby, Stevenson monument, Illegible
Stevenson, Jasper, b. 12 Jan 1877, d. 28 ?? 1877, footstone J S, Stevenson monument, illegible
Stevenson, Livonia, b. 1 Sep 1873, d. 11 Oct 1874, children of Joel and C Stevenson, Stevenson monument, illegible, (Lydnia) *
Wilber, F T, no dates, s/w W A and R Chance
Wilbur, Eliza, b. 27 Mar 1807, d. 16 Jul 1878, mother of Feeb Chance, Old and new stones

Misc:
11 broken stones
2 illegible markers

 

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