Aetna Cemetery, Barber County, Kansas. Photo by Phyllis Scherich
Isabella Boaz, Jan 9. 1825 - Oct. 11, 1912
Franklin P., Her Son., Jan. 27, 1852 - May 5, 1916
Ony, Son of James (?) & Alice Burns, July 23, 1887.
Dennis Eric Carthrae, Aug. 29, 1948, Son of Stewart & Marion.
J. B. Johnson
Louise McComb, Born 1836. Died 1910.
Gone But Not Forgotten
Lizzie A., 1858 -
John W. , 1848 - 1920
William S. Richardson, FATHER,
May 6, 1860 - Aug. 8, 1948
Sarah A. Richardson, MOTHER,
Feb. 27, 1859 - Feb. 3, 1909.
God is Our Refuge & Strength PS XLVIX 1.
There is a metal marker beside the graves of William & Sarah Richardson - no name is legible on the marker.
His grave is unmarked by any marker with his name upon it. Perhaps it is marked by one of the large gypsum rocks in the cemetery which appear to be grave markers.
Obituary: Paul Schwartz, The Western Star, 11 February 1893.
Lucy Wilder Tennison, MOTHER,
Mar. 1, 1827 - Apr. 2, 1897.
DIED - at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. J. W. Platt, in Rumsey township, on Saturday, April 2, at 4 o'clock p.m., of la grippe, Mrs. Lucy Tennison, aged 70 years. The deceased moved to Johnston county, from Illinois, in 1850, being one of the early settlers there, removing to this county about 10 years ago and has since made her home with her daughter. She calmly passed away seeming to be hopeful of the future that was before her. She leaves several children and a host of friends to mourn her loss. She was laid to rest in the Aetna cemetery Monday. -- The Western Star, April 9, 1898.
Howard E. Tennison, Sept. 25, 1870 - Apr. 22, 1915.
Gaylord C. Wells, 1886 - 1944
Susie M. Wells, 1892 - 1991
Chauncey P. Wells, 1825 - 1909
Obituary: C.P. Wells,
The Western Star, July 23, 1909.
Ivon L. Wells, 1891 - 1919.
W. Irving Wells, FATHER, 1852 - 1920
Livonia R. Wells, MOTHER, 1866 - 1935
The cemetery includes 2 Gyp Rocks set up like grave markers; they have no visible markings.
Pictured at right is the partially buried rock under the large tree to the south which may mark a grave.
Another view of the partially buried rock under the large tree to the south which may mark a grave.
Gravestones in Aetna Cemetery, Barber County, Kansas.
Two gravestones in Aetna Cemetery, Barber County, Kansas.
The stone at center is for J.B. Johnson; at right is the stone for Louise McComb.
Photo by Phyllis Scherich
Aetna Cemetery, Barber County, Kansas.
Aetna, Barber County, Kansas.
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