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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Johnson County cemeteries were indexed by the [http://cemetery.jocohistory.org Digital Cemetery Project] on the Johnson County Library website. Includes cemetery histories, cemetery maps and diagrams, and searchable indexes with photos of markers and lost cemetery information.  
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The [http://cemetery.jocohistory.org Digital Cemetery] is a photo-index of grave markers in the cemeteries in Johnson County. Includes complete cemetery transcriptions with photos taken from 2005-2010. Also includes cemetery histories, cemetery maps and diagrams, and searchable indexes with photos of markers and lost cemetery information.  
  
*Adams Burial Ground
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===== Johnson County Cemeteries =====
*Antioch Pioneer Cemetery, est. 1872
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*Asa Smith Burial
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*Adams Burial Ground (Native American)
*Aubry Pioneer Cemetery
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*Antioch Pioneer Cemetery, est. 1872  
*Boles Cemetery
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*Asa Smith Burial  
*Campbell Cemetery (aka Indian, Duffner Rd, Fisher Rd, Horse Thief)
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*Aubry Pioneer Cemetery  
*Corinth Cemetery, est. 1872
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*Boles Cemetery  
*Cross Cemetery
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*Campbell Cemetery (aka Indian, Duffner Rd, Fisher Rd, Horse Thief)  
*De Soto (Silent City) Cemetery, est. 1871
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*Corinth Cemetery, est. 1872  
*Edgerton Cemetery, est. 1858
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*Cross Cemetery  
*(Williams) Family Cemetery
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*De Soto (Silent City) Cemetery, est. 1871  
*Four Corners (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery, est. 1879
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*Edgerton Cemetery, est. 1858  
*Fuller Cemetery
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*(Williams) Family Cemetery  
*Gardner Cemetery, est. 1857
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*Four Corners (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery, est. 1879  
*Highland (Nall) Cemetery
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*Fuller Cemetery  
*Johnson County Memorial Gardens, est. 1955
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*Gardner Cemetery, est. 1857  
*Lenexa Cemetery, est. 1872
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*Highland (Nall) Cemetery  
*Lexington Cemetery (Removed)
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*Johnson County Memorial Gardens, est. 1955  
*Linwood Pioneer Cemetery, est. 1873
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*Lenexa Cemetery, est. 1872  
*Maupin Family Cemetery
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*Lexington Cemetery (Removed)  
*Monticello Cemetery, est. 1899
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*Linwood Pioneer Cemetery, est. 1873  
*Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, est. 1885
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*Maupin Family Cemetery  
*Murphy Family Cemetery, est. 1871
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*Monticello Cemetery, est. 1899  
*Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, est. 1957
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*Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, est. 1885  
*Olathe Memorial Cemetery, est. 1865
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*Murphy Family Cemetery, est. 1871  
*Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, est. 1883
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*Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, est. 1957  
*Pleasant Valley Cemetery (McCamish Twp)
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*Olathe Memorial Cemetery, est. 1865  
*Pleasant Valley Cemetery, est. 1881 (Stanley)
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*Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, est. 1883 (aka Redpath)
*Pleasant View Cemetery, est. 1895
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*Pleasant Valley Cemetery (McCamish Twp)  
*Prairie Center Cemetery, est. 1885
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*Pleasant Valley Cemetery, est. 1881 (Stanley)  
*Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, est. 1955
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*Pleasant View Cemetery, est. 1895  
*Shawnee Cemetery, est. 1872
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*Prairie Center Cemetery, est. 1885  
*Shawnee Indian Cemetery
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*Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, est. 1955  
*Shawnee Methodist Mission Cemetery
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*Shawnee Cemetery, est. 1872  
*Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, est. 1973
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*Shawnee Indian Cemetery  
*Shawnee Town Mock Cemetery
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*Shawnee Methodist Mission Cemetery  
*Spring Hill Cemetery, est. 1860
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*Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, est. 1973  
*St Columbia Catholic Cemetery
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*Shawnee Town Mock Cemetery  
*St Columbine Catholic Cemetery
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*Spring Hill Cemetery, est. 1860  
*St John Catholic Cemetery
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*St Columbia Catholic Cemetery  
*St Joseph Catholic Cemetery
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*St Columbine Catholic Cemetery  
*Tomahawk Cemetery, est. 1870
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*St John Catholic Cemetery  
*Union Cemetery, est. 1884
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*St Joseph Catholic Cemetery  
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*Tomahawk Cemetery, est. 1870  
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*Union Cemetery, est. 1884  
 
*Woodland Cemetery, est. 1874
 
*Woodland Cemetery, est. 1874
  
===== Animal Cemetery =====
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===== Animal Cemetery =====
  
 
*Woolford Farms Horse Cemetery
 
*Woolford Farms Horse Cemetery
  
 
===== Lost Cemeteries  =====
 
===== Lost Cemeteries  =====
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The lost cemeteries below were marked on historical atlas maps, mentioned in historic diaries of the period, or mentioned in land records.
  
 
*Baptist Mission Church Cemetery  
 
*Baptist Mission Church Cemetery  
 
*Cedar Junction Cemetery  
 
*Cedar Junction Cemetery  
 
*Friends (Quaker) Mission Cemetery  
 
*Friends (Quaker) Mission Cemetery  
*Indian Creek Chapel Cemetery  
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*Indian Creek Chapel Cemetery (aka Scarrett's Chapel)
 
*Lanesfield Cemetery  
 
*Lanesfield Cemetery  
*Matthew King Burial  
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*Matthew King Burial Ground
 
*4 Unknown Cemeteries
 
*4 Unknown Cemeteries
  

Revision as of 05:02, 5 February 2011

Template:Kansas-stubUnited States  > Kansas > Johnson County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1855--Johnson County was created 30 August 1855 as an original county. County seat: Olathe [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

The Digital Cemetery is a photo-index of grave markers in the cemeteries in Johnson County. Includes complete cemetery transcriptions with photos taken from 2005-2010. Also includes cemetery histories, cemetery maps and diagrams, and searchable indexes with photos of markers and lost cemetery information.

Johnson County Cemeteries
  • Adams Burial Ground (Native American)
  • Antioch Pioneer Cemetery, est. 1872
  • Asa Smith Burial
  • Aubry Pioneer Cemetery
  • Boles Cemetery
  • Campbell Cemetery (aka Indian, Duffner Rd, Fisher Rd, Horse Thief)
  • Corinth Cemetery, est. 1872
  • Cross Cemetery
  • De Soto (Silent City) Cemetery, est. 1871
  • Edgerton Cemetery, est. 1858
  • (Williams) Family Cemetery
  • Four Corners (Mount Pleasant) Cemetery, est. 1879
  • Fuller Cemetery
  • Gardner Cemetery, est. 1857
  • Highland (Nall) Cemetery
  • Johnson County Memorial Gardens, est. 1955
  • Lenexa Cemetery, est. 1872
  • Lexington Cemetery (Removed)
  • Linwood Pioneer Cemetery, est. 1873
  • Maupin Family Cemetery
  • Monticello Cemetery, est. 1899
  • Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery, est. 1885
  • Murphy Family Cemetery, est. 1871
  • Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, est. 1957
  • Olathe Memorial Cemetery, est. 1865
  • Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, est. 1883 (aka Redpath)
  • Pleasant Valley Cemetery (McCamish Twp)
  • Pleasant Valley Cemetery, est. 1881 (Stanley)
  • Pleasant View Cemetery, est. 1895
  • Prairie Center Cemetery, est. 1885
  • Resurrection Catholic Cemetery, est. 1955
  • Shawnee Cemetery, est. 1872
  • Shawnee Indian Cemetery
  • Shawnee Methodist Mission Cemetery
  • Shawnee Mission Memory Gardens, est. 1973
  • Shawnee Town Mock Cemetery
  • Spring Hill Cemetery, est. 1860
  • St Columbia Catholic Cemetery
  • St Columbine Catholic Cemetery
  • St John Catholic Cemetery
  • St Joseph Catholic Cemetery
  • Tomahawk Cemetery, est. 1870
  • Union Cemetery, est. 1884
  • Woodland Cemetery, est. 1874
Animal Cemetery
  • Woolford Farms Horse Cemetery
Lost Cemeteries

The lost cemeteries below were marked on historical atlas maps, mentioned in historic diaries of the period, or mentioned in land records.

  • Baptist Mission Church Cemetery
  • Cedar Junction Cemetery
  • Friends (Quaker) Mission Cemetery
  • Indian Creek Chapel Cemetery (aka Scarrett's Chapel)
  • Lanesfield Cemetery
  • Matthew King Burial Ground
  • 4 Unknown Cemeteries

Church

Court

1856-1969 Civil Court Cases indexed on Johnson Co KSGenWeb. Includes accession, location, folder and case numbers. Records are held at the Johnson County Archives

1861-1969 Criminal Court Cases A-F are indexed on Johnson Co KSGenWeb. Includes accession, location, folder and case numbers. Records are held at the Johnson County Archives

Johnson County Kansas District Court Criminal/Juvenile/Traffic, Civil, and Probate court records; Marriage Licenses.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Johnson Co KSGenWeb Obituaries, Death Notices, News Articles & Probate Notices Taken from Johnson County, KS Newspapers 1860-1907 (not complete)

Probate

Johnson County Kansas District Court Criminal/Juvenile/Traffic, Civil, and Probate court records; Marriage Licenses.

Johnson Co KSGenWeb Obituaries, Death Notices, News Articles & Probate Notices Taken from Johnson County, KS Newspapers 1860-1907 (not complete)

Taxation

1859 Delinquent Taxes indexed on Johnson Co KSGenWeb by township.

Vital Records

Birth Records

The State of Kansas began recording births in 1911. No birth records were kept in Johnson County prior to 1911.

Death Records

The State of Kansas began recording deaths in 1911. No death records were kept in Johnson County prior to 1911.

Divorce Records

1853-1882 divorces are indexed on Johnson Co KSGenWeb and includes the record accession number. Records are held at the Johnson County Archives in Olathe, KS.

Johnson County Kansas District Court Criminal/Juvenile/Traffic, Civil, and Probate court records; Marriage Licenses.

Marriage Records

1843-1857 Shawnee marriages at the Shawnee Methodist Mission. Indexed on the Johnson County KSGenWeb site.

1857-1907 marriage registries are indexed on Johnson County KSGenWeb and includes marriage book and page number. Other information may include date, age, residence, presiding official, and location. Browse by bride or groom. Index donated by the Johnson County Archives in Olathe, KS.

Johnson County Kansas District Court Criminal/Juvenile/Traffic, Civil, and Probate court records; Marriage Licenses.

Wills

Will records are indexed on Johnson Co KSGenWeb and includes accession, location, volume and page. The records are held in the Johnson County Archives in Olathe, KS.

Johnson County Kansas District Court - search for Criminal/Juvenile/Traffic, Civil, Court, Marriage License and Probate Court

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).