Corbin, Sumner County, Kansas
State Ave. at 41st Street
Kansas City KS 66102
Lat: 37° 05' 34"N, Lon: 97° 31' 45"W
Falls Twp, T34N R2W Section 16
Contributed by Della M Shafer, Aug 21, 2008, last edited Sep 04,
2008 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total
records = 658.
The Corzine Cemetery is 1 mile east and 2.5 miles south of the
community of Corbin.
The 1883 Atlas shows that this land was owned by William Corzine
and the 1918 Atlas shows it belonged to J.A. Corzine. The first
recording of a deed for this cemetery is as follows: James A.
Corzine deeded a tract of land 295' N-S X 325' E-W in SE corner
of NE 1/4 to the Spring Creek Cemetery Co. The deed was dated
May 13, 1893, and recorded Apr 29, 1895.
A Quit Claim Deed was given by W.M. Corzine to the Corzine Cemetery
District, dated Apr 22, 1958, and filed May 22, 1958, for the
following described tract: Beginning at the Southeast corner of
the Northeast Quarter, then South along East line of said section,
186'; then West 316'; then North 628' 6"; then East 6' to the
corner of said Cemetery; then South 442' 6"; then East 6' to the
corner of said Cemetery; then East along South line of said Cemetery
to the place of beginning, and containing approximately 1.408
acres. A Warranty Deed dated Apr 5, 1962, and filed Apr 6, 1962,
was executed to perfect the title to the following tract of land:
Beginning at the Southeast corner of the Northeast 1/4 of Section
16, then North on the section line 442 1/2'; then West parallel
to the South line of said section 325'; then South parallel to
the East line of said section 442 1/2'; then East along the South
line of said section 325' to the point of beginning. The first
burial is believed to be that of Morgan E. Sturm, who died Oct
25, 1878. - From Cemeteries in Sumner County, Kansas by Harvey
and Ruth Swan (1983).
The Corzine cemetery was read and compiled in March of 2000 by
Elaine Clark, with the assistance of records and information furnished
by the sextons, Paul and Carol Hess of Caldwell. Used by permission
for publication online. To see a map click here.
- Della M Shafer
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