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Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater, Comanche County, Kansas

Southeast entrance, Crown Hill Cemetery. also known as Coldwater Cemetery, Coldwater, Kansas.

Photo by Bobbi (Hackney) Huck.
Crown Hill Cemetery, Coldwater, Kansas
Photo courtesy of Bobbi Huck

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Bacon, Infant
B:
D: Jan 1937
Bd: Lot 7, Block 23E.

Basssler, Dova C.
B: 1898
D: Aug 1992
Bd: Lot 14, Block 14W.

Baessler, Gottlob J.
B: 7 Feb 1900
D: 30 Oct 1958
Bd: Lot 14, Block 14W.

Baessler, Louise W.
B: 6 June 1887
D: 28 Mar 1943
Bd: Lot 20, Block 17E.

Baessler, Moritz G.
B: 4 Aug 1876, second son of John G. and Sophie Baessler, in Tubingen, Germany.
D: 20 Aug 1943 following an operation for appendicitis in Denver, CO.
Bd: Lot 20, Block 17E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 27 Aug 1943.
Survivors: two brothers, Theodore C. of Coldwater and Carl A. of Denver, CO, one sister, Mrs. Walter Neumann of Kiowa Co., KS.

Baessler, Theodore Carl
B: 17 Mar 1874 to son of John G. and Sophie Baessler, in Tubingen, Germany.
D: 3 Jan 1951 at his farm north of Coldwater, KS.
M: 10 June 1897 to Louise Wilhelmina Karrer at Delavan, IL.
Bd: Lot 20, Block 17E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 12 Jan 1951.
Survived by his children: Moritz K. Baessler of Bend, OR; Gottlieb John Baessler of Laverne, OK; Theodore F. Baessler of Portland, OR and Wilhelmina Louise Marley of Coldwater, KS.

Bagsley, J.J. Rev.
B: 30 Apr 1837 - Canada West.
D: 22 Aug 1912
M: 10 Apr 1861 to Ruth A. Carlson in Powesheik Co., IA.
Bd: Lot 26, Block 18E.
Civil War veteran: Company E, Fourth Iowa Cavalry.
Reference: William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas.

Bagsley, Ruth (Carlson)
B: 20 Jan 1842
D: 16 Dec 1929
M: 10 Apr 1861 to J.J. Bagsley in Powesheik Co., IA.
Bd: Lot 26, Block 18E.

Bailar, Kent C. -- BAILAR??
B: 24 Aug 1930
D: 17 Dec 1982
Bd: Lot 1, Block 35W.

Bailar, Mabel
B: 29 Mar 1895
D: 5 July 1987
Bd: Lot 1, Block 35W.

Bailey, Blanche I.
B: 18 Apr 1884
D: 2 Feb 1974
Bd: Lot 13, Block 35W.

Bailey, Frank E.
B: 1876
D: 1960
Bd: Lot 13, Block 35W.

Bailey, Montie Alan
B: 13 Aug 1965
D: 24 Jan 1985
Bd: Lot 7, Block 6e.

Bailey, William
B: 17 Mar 1904
D: 6 Oct 1975
Bd: Lot 13, Block 35W.

Bailor, Adam L. "Jack" -- BAILAR??
B: 17 Oct 1892
D: 31 Mar 1970
Bd: Lot 1, Block 35W.

Bain, Bennie J.
B: 21 Jan 1910
D: 10 Aug 1990
Bd: Lot 20, Block 8E.

Bain, Fred
B: 16 June 1880
D: 28 Sept 1960
Bd: Lot 20, Block 8E.

Bain, George C. or J.
B: 26 Oct 1842 or 1843 in Hanover, Germany.
D: 35 April 1920 at his home in Shimer-tp., Comanche Co., KS.
M: 2 Dec 1873 to Mary Dargel in Ulzen, Hanover, Germany.
Bd: Lot 16, Block 7E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 30 April 1920.
Gravestone gives birth year of 1843, obituary gives the year as 1842. Obituary gives his name as George J. Bain. Survived by his wife and seven children - Theodore H. of Stansfordville, NY, Adolph, Frederick M., Geo. W., Otto C., Ernest J. and Mrs. Martha E. Shimer, wife of B. C. Shimer, of Comanche Co., KS. One daughter, Orvina E., aged 5 years, died on the ocean voyage in November of 1882 and was buried at sea.

Bain, George Henry
B: 13 Aug 1875 near Eulsen, Germany in the province of Hanover.
D: 8 Oct 1938 at St. Joseph hospital, Denver, CO.
M: 24 Dec 1900 to Hattie Shimer.
Bd: Lot 2, Block 7E.
Obituary: The Wilmore News, 14 Oct 1938.
Surviving children: Mrs. Vida Winkler, Denver, CO, Mrs. Phyliss Fitzgerald, McPherson, KS, Mrs. Marie Nicholas, Mrs. Nettie Russell, Charles Bain all of Coldwater, KS. Surviving brothers: Theodore of New York State, Ernest of LaJunta, CO, Fred and Otto of Coldwater, and Adolph, present address unknown; Sister, Mrs. Martha Shimer of Coldwater.

Bain, Hattie A. (Shimer)
B: 1874
D: 1962
M: 24 Dec 1900 to George Henry Bain.
Bd: Lot 2, Block 7E.

Bain, Lola E.
B: 24 July 1916
D: 6 Feb 2006
Bd: Lot 20, Block 8E.

Bain, Mary
B: 20 Oct 1841
D: 9 Feb 1930
M: 2 Dec 1873 to George (C. or J.) Bain in Ulzen, Hanover, Germany.
Bd: Lot 16, Block 7E.

Bain, Otto C.
B: 15 Mar 1888
D: 2 Oct 1958
Bd: Lot 16, Block 7E.

Bain, Richard E.
B: 11 Sept 1938
D: 27 Sept 2000
Bd: Lot 20, Block 8E.

Bain, Ruth E.
B: 1885
D: 1918
Bd: Lot 20, Block 8E.

Baker, Andrew H.
B: 12 June 1841 in Wayne Co., KY.
D: 7 Aug 1918 at his home in Coldwater, KS.
M: 19 Nov 1868 to Martha Ellen Eads in Wayne Co., KY.
Bd: Lot 1, Block 19E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 9 Aug 1918.
Survived by the wife and all eleven children: Mrs. Fannie McDaniel, of Waynoka, OK; Mrs. Ella King, of Plains, KS; C. E. Baker, of Coldwater, KS; Mrs. Alice White, of San Diego, CA; Mrs. Emma Craig, of Flower, KS; Mrs. Estella Keltner, A. F. Baker & W. F. Baker of Protection, KS; Mrs. Grace Coople & Mrs. Jessie Cook, of Coldwater, KS; Mrs. Hallie Broadie, of Ashland, KS.
Baker Family Holds Reunion August 3: The Western Star, 8 Aug 1947.
Comanche County's Greatest Flood: The Western Star, 23 May 1891.

Baker, Charles Edgar
B: 29 Dec 1873 to Martha and Andrew Harrison Baker in Lawrence County, MO.
D: 18 June 1943 at the home of his sister, Mrs. Alice White, in Coldwater, KS.
M#1: 31 Jan 1901 in Topeka, KS, to Miss Lula Boyd of Burden, KS. Children: Elsie, Irene and Charles Jr.
M#2: 25 July 1937 to Nancy Smith Thornton at Independence, MO.
Bd: Lot 6, Block 19E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 25 June 1943.
About Comanche-co.'s County Attorneys, The Western Star, 18 Mar 1927.
County Officers of Comanche County, Kansas, 1885 - 2007
In 1912 he was elected County Attorney of Comanche County and served in that capacity ten consecutive terms.

Baker, E. Emily
B:
D:
Bd: Lot 20, Block 14E.

Baker, Farrel Marie
B: 1919 to Howard & Verna (Thomasson) Baker.
D: 1920
Bd: Lot 10, Block 17E.

Baker, Henry
B: 1837
D: 1927
Bd: Lot 20, Block 14E.

Baker, Ida May
B: 14 July 1882
D: 27 Feb 1969
Bd: Lot 10, Block 20E.

Baker, Lula (Boyd)
B: 1876
D: Aug 1933
M: 31 Jan 1901 to Charles Edgar Baker in Topeka, KS.
Bd: Lot 6, Block 19E.

Baker, Martha Ellen (Eads)
B: 24 Mar 1851
D: 22 May 1937
M: 19 Nov 1868 to Andrew H. Baker in Wayne Co., KY.
Bd: Lot 1, Block 19E.

Baker, Mildred
B: 19 Dec 1915
D: 2 Dec 2002
Bd: Lot R, Block 19/20E.

Baker, Milton Edgar
B: 15 Apr 1913
D: 17 Apr 1913
Bd: Lot 10, Block 20E.

Baker, Verna (Thomasson)
B: 30 Aug 1886 at Waco, TX.
D: 15 Feb 1942 St. Anthony's hospital in Dodge City, KS.
M: 2 Sept 1905 to Howard Baker.
Bd: Lot 10, Block 17E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 20 Feb 1942.
Preceded in death by her husband, one daughter, Ferel Marie; her parents, one sister and one brother. Survived by three daughters; Mary Thompson, of Freedom, OK, Esther Cunningham of Hutchinson, KS, and Lucille Lappin of Dodge City, KS; by three sons; Lawrence C. Baker, in the U. S. Army in California; Clayton H. Baker of Hutchinson, KS, and Howard Baker Junior of Dodge City, KS.

Baker, Wallace
B: 17 Apr 1913
D: 9 Apr 1983
Bd: Lot R, Block 19/20E.

Baker, William Fred
B: 19 Dec 1885
D: 11 Mar 1954
Bd: Lot 10, Block 20E.

Baldwin, Hula L.
B: 1898
D: 1963
Bd: Lot 14, Block 28E.

Baldwin, Mary A.
B: 1860
D: Nov 1912 at the Overocker school house in Avilla township, Comanche Co., KS.
M: E.K. Baldwin, they had four daughters and two sons.
Bd: Lot 14, Block 28E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 29 Nov 1912.

Bandy, David
B: 30 Nov 1857
D: 5 Mar 1940
Bd: Lot 27, Block 28E.

Bandy, Henry “Hank”
B: 28 June 1919
D: 30 Dec 1989
Bd: Lot 27, Block 28E.

Bandy, Mandy
B: 23 Mar 1889
D: 17 Feb 1991
Bd: Lot 27, Block 28E.

Barber, Volney
B: 8 Aug 1832 in Sheldon, Wyoming Co., NY
D: 10 June 1914 at his home in Coldwater, KS.
M#1: 15 April 1867 to Cleora R. Rugg. Six sons, four of who survived him.
M#2: 16 Sept 1903 to Mrs. Lee Q. Hoff or Huff.
Bd: Lot 119, Block 20E.
Obituaries: The Western Star, 12 June 1914 and The Talisman, 17 June 1914
A partner of John E. Todd in the land and cattle business and chief owner of the Coldwater Telephone Co. at the time of his death. Surviving sons: Walter, of Coldwater, KS; Arthur and Lucins of Decatur, IL and Albert of Phoenix, AZ.

Bardot, Clarence
B: 13 Dec 1916 to Frank and Mary Bardot at Newton, KS.
D: 17 Jan 1988 at the Pioneer Lodge, Coldwater, KS.
M: 29 June 1935 to Nellie M. German at Ashland, KS.
Bd: Lot D, Block 17/18E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 28 Jan 1988.
"Clarence & Nellie Bardot", Comanche County History, pp. 230 - 231.
Children: Buddy Monroe Bardot and Ramona Jean Bardot.
U.S. Army veteran, 1945 - 1946.

Bardot, Mary Mable (Krestine)
B: 1890 in Austria.
D: 1962
M: to Frank Bardot in Otis, KS.
Bd: Lot 3, Block 11W.
"Frank and Mary Bardot", Comanche County History, p. 231.
Children: Irene, Clarence and Kenneth, twins, and Margaret Winn. Frank Bardot was born in Bronx Co., NY, in 1888 to Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Von Deezelski. In his early teens, he changed his name to Frank Bardot.

Bardot, Nellie M. (German)
B: 16 Oct 1912 to Roy and Jane German near Coldwater, KS.
D: 31 Jan 2003
M: 29 June 1935 to Clarence Bardot at Ashland, KS.
Bd: Lot D, Block 17/18E.
"Clarence & Nellie Bardot", Comanche County History, pp. 230 - 231.

Bardwell, Anna
B: 1866
D: 1958
Bd: Lot 22, Block 22E.

Barlow, Arthur E.
B: 1875 to William & Rachel (Powell) Barlow.
D: 1944
Bd: Lot 14, Block 22E.

Barlow, Edith
B: 1873
D: 1956
Bd: Lot 14, Block 22E.

Barlow, John Parker
B: 7 Oct 1906
D: 19 Aug 1988
Bd: Lot 17, Block 11W.

Barlow, Mildred “Peggy"
B: 7 May 1906
D: 19 June 1993
Bd: Lot 17, Block 11W.

Barlow, William
B: 27 July 1835 at Hooter's Hall, Staffordshire, England.
D: 9 May 1911 of Bright's Disease at the home of his son, Arthur Barlow, in Coldwater, KS.
M: 27 July 1875 to Miss Rachel Powell in England. (She died 18 Aug 1919 in England)
Bd: Lot 14, Block 22E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 12 May 1911.
Survivors: wife, sons, Arthur E. and Marshall; daughters Marion and Kate of Coldwater, KS; Amy of Emporia, KS; son, William H. of Kansas City.

Barlow, William Henry "Billy"
B: 31 Mar 1868 to William & Rachel (Powell) Barlow near Crowsborough, in Sussex, England.
D: 8 May 1921 at his ranch in the NW part of Comanche Co., KS.
Bd: Lot 14, Block 22E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 13 May 1921.
Mr. and Mrs. Hodgetts Write from England, The Western Star, 7 Aug 1925.
Survived by 2 brothers & 3 sisters: Marshall Barlow & Arthur E. Barlow of Coldwater, KS, Mrs. Marion Ericson of Hallandale, FL, Mrs. John Hodgetts of Quinton, England and Miss Amy Barlow, a nurse in Elizabeth hospital in Washington, D. C.

Barnes, Cora (Clark)
B: 20 Oct 1885 to James and Anna Downey Clark in Topeka, KS.
D: 11 Nov 1964 in the Comanche County Hospital, Coldwater, KS.
M: 28 July 1901 to Nat. G. Barnes at Maple Hill, KS.
Bd: Lot 17, Block 13W.
Obituary: The Western Star, 19 Nov 1964.
Survivors: daughter - Mrs. Anna Gard, Coldwater, KS. Sons: Mansel, Manhattan, KS; Oren, Protection, KS; Ted, Garden Grove, CA; and Jack of LaMesa, CA.

Barnes, Delbert E.
B: 1870
D: 1957
Bd: Lot 25, Block 16E.

Barnes, Elizabeth (Downs)
B: 23 Feb 1840 near Sandusky, OH.
D: 23 Mar 1915 at her home in Coldwater, KS.
M#1: 15 June 1854 to Alfred Steadman in OH. Four children - James M. Steadman, whose home was near Greensburg, KS; W. J. Steadman of Siloam Springs, AR; Franklin L. Steadman of Bucklin, KS; and Mrs. M. J. Elliott of Coldwater, KS.
M#2: 21 July 1867 to Mansel Barnes in Madison, WI. Six children: Eugene, Delbert, Nat and Orland Barnes and Mrs. John R. Morter of Comanche Co., KS, and Avia Barnes of Siloam Springs, AR.
Bd: Lot 28, Block 17E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 26 Mar 1915.

Barnes, Ernest Melvin
B: 1892 to Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Barnes.
D: 11 June 1904 of "kidney trouble", aged 11 years, 6 months and 18 days, at home near Coldwater, KS.
Bd: Lot 25, Block 16E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 17 June 1904.
His obituary gives his name as Melvin Ernest Barnes.

Barnes, Fred H.
B: 1916
D: 1919
Bd: Lot 1, Block 17E.

Barnes, Mansel
B: 1843
D: 9 May 1913
M: 21 July 1967 to Mrs. Elizabeth (Downs) Steadman in Madison, WI.
Bd: Lot 28, Block 17E.

Barnes, Mattie
B: 1877
D: 1973
Bd: Lot 7, Block 12W.
This is probably Mrs. Orla Barnes.

Barnes, Monte Dean
B: 22 Nov 1913
D: 20 June 1989
Bd: Lot 13, Block 21E.

Barnes, Nat. E.
B: 1897 to Mansel & Elizabeth Barnes.
D: 1926
Bd: Lot 25, Block 16E.

Barnes Nat G.
B: 5 Jan 1873
D: 19 Aug 1950
M: 28 July 1901 to Cora Clark at Maple Hill, KS.
Bd: Lot 17, Block 13W.

Barnes, Oren B.
B: 7 Oct 1910
D: 16 Mar 2006
Bd: Lot 25, Block 17E.

Barnes, Orlando
B: 14 Feb 1879
D: 21 Feb 1977
Bd: Lot 7, Block 12W.

Barnes, Orpha V.
B: 13 Apr 1913
D: 17 Nov 2003
Bd: Lot 25, Block 17E.

Barnhart, Ralph “Barnie”
B: 4 Nov 1906
D: 16 Aug 1999
Bd: Lot 7, Block 1W.

Barnhart, Ralph D., Jr.
B: 28 Nov 1935
D: 23 Dec 1994
Bd: Lot 7, Block 1W.

Barnhart, Thelma
B: 9 Dec 1906
D: 14 Feb 2003
Bd: Lot 7, Block 1W.

Barnes, Thomas Edward
B: 1891 to Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Barnes.
D: 13 Oct 1903, aged 13 years and 7 months, "due to a complication of diseases, congestion of the lungs being the principal one.
Bd: Lot 25, Block 16E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 16 Oct 1903.

Barnhart, Vernald P.
B: 26 Oct 1907
D: 20 Dec 1994
Bd: Lot 7, Block 1W.

Barnhill, Blanche M.
B: 23 Dec 1889
D: 10 Feb 1910
Bd: Lot 26, Block 9E.

Basey, Ivan
B: 22 Mar 1913
D: 17 July 1914
Bd: Lot 28, Block 8E.
He may have been the son of Ed Basey and Lenora or Leora (Flohr) Basey.

Basnett, Grace M.
B: 1894
D: 1969
Bd: Lot 19, Block 31E.

Basnett, Robert L.
B: 1885
D: 28 Sept 1957
Bd: Lot 19, Block 31E.

Basnett, Robert L.
B: 24 Sept 1930
D: 18 Dec 1995
Bd: Lot 4, Block 16W.

Baugh, Sherman William
B: 20 Dec 1860
D: 10 May 1935
Bd: Lot 10, Block 32E.

Bayne, Barbara Ann
B: 5 Oct 1937
D: 27 Apr 1989
Bd: Lot 27, Block 11W.

Bean, Alice M.
B: 8 Feb 1906
D: 5 Apr 1999
Bd: Lot 16, Block 25W.

Bean, Cecil
B: 23 Jan 1910
D: 27 Apr 1972
Bd: Lot 12, Block 31E.

Bean, Charles M.
B: 16 Sept 1853 in Monticello Co., IA.
D: 27 Apr 1900 at his home in Logan township, Comanche Co., KS.
M: 21 Oct 1875 to Nancy M. Cooper in IL. Children: 4 sons & 1 daughter.
Bd: Lot 25, Block 22E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 4 May 1900.
Survivors: A wife, four sons, and one daughter.

Bean, Deanna “Dee”
B: 11 Jan 1940
D: 20 June 2001
Bd: Lot R, Block 31/32E.

Bean, Delose
B: 22 Oct 1905 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Oscar Bean.
D: 2 Apr 1958
Bd: Lot 16, Block 25W

Bean, Drada Olive
B: 2 Nov 1887
D: 3 Apr 1976
Bd: Lot 13, Block 31E.

Bean, Inez R.
B: 16 June 1912
D: 20 Jan 2001
Bd: Lot 12, Block 31E.

Bean, Irene V.
B: 1878
D: 1944
Bd: Lot 25, Block 22E.

Bean, Kim Randa (twin of Kirt)
B:
D: 22 June 1959
Bd: Lot 12, Block 31E.

Bean, Kirt Randal (twin of Kim)
B:
D: 22 June 1959
Bd: Lot 12, Block 31E.

Bean, Lucille Thelma
B: 12 July 1919 to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Oscar Bean in Coldwater, KS.
D: 13 Apr 1926 at the Bean home in Coldwater, KS.
Bd: Lot 25, Block 22E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 6 April 1926.
Survived by her parents and two brothers - Delose and Roy Bean. Her paternal grandparents were Charles M. Bean and Nancy M. (Cooper) Bean.

Bean, Maude R. (McDaniel)
B: 1887
D: 1978
M: 1 Jan 1915 to William Cooper Bean.
Bd: Lot 13, Block 31E.

Bean, Melinda Kae (twin of Michelle)
B:
D: 25 July 1958
Bd: Lot 12, Block 31E.

Bean, Michelle Rene’e (twin of Melinda)
B:
D: 25 July 1958
Bd: Lot 12, Block 31E.

Bean, Nancy M. (Cooper)
B: 21 Feb 1857 near Monticello, Pratt Co., IL.
D: 9 Jan 1927 in the Wichita Hospital, Wichita, KS.
M: 21 Oct 1875 to Charles M. Bean in IL.
Bd: Lot 25, Block 22E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 14 Jan 1927.
Survivors: Frank Monroe Bean, Lamar, CO; Henry Oscar Bean, Coldwater, KS; Purley Newton Bean, Protection, KS; William Cooper Bean, Protection, KS, and one daughter, Dora Alice Isenbart of Wilmore, KS.

Bean, Purley Newton "Purl"
B: 1882 to Charles M. Bean and Nancy M. (Cooper) Bean.
D: 1974
Bd: Lot 13, Block 31E.

Bean, Ronald
B:
D: 1935
Bd: Lot 12, Block 31E.

Bean, William Cooper
B: 15 June 1884 to Charles M. Bean and Nancy M. (Cooper) Bean at Plano, Jacks county, TX.
D: 20 June 1931 at the Wesley hospital in Wichita, KS, after an operation for kidney stones.
M: 1 Jan 1915 to Maude McDaniel of Medford, OK. They had one daughter, Velma.
Bd: Lot 13, Block 31E.
Obituary: The Wilmore News, 26 June 1931.
Survived by his wife and daughter, Velma; one sister, Mrs. G.J. Isenbart of Wilmore, KS; brothers: F.M. Bean of Lamar, CO; Henry Oscar Bean of Jacksboro, TX, and Purl N. Bean of Protection, KS.

Beebe, George Andrew
B: 12 Apr 1901 to Willis Allen & Sylvia Ann (Mason) Beebe at Chandler, MN.
D: 1980
Bd: Lot 17, Block 32E.
Beebe, W.A. and Sylvia, Comanche County History, Vol. I, p. 244.

Beebe, Hiram Allen
B: 10 Mar 1897 to Willis Allen & Sylvia Ann (Mason) Beebe at Harris, Osceola Co., IA.
D: 16 Apr 1988
Bd: Lot 17, Block 32E.
Beebe, W.A. and Sylvia, Comanche County History, Vol. I, p. 244.

Beebe, Sylvia Ann (Mason)
B: 21 Oct 1869 to Sarah Ann Morrel and Wilson Robert Mason of Alden, IA.
D: 27 June 1954
M: 11 July 1895 to Willis Allen Beebe.
Bd: Lot 17, Block 32E.
Beebe, W.A. and Sylvia, Comanche County History, Vol. I, p. 244.

Beebe, Willis Allen
B: 24 July 1868 to Hiram Robert Beebe and Mary Alice Wunderlin at Iowa Falls, IA.
D: 22 Oct 1937 at Dodge City, KS.
M: 11 July 1895 to Sylvia Ann Mason of Alden, IA.
Bd: Lot 17, Block 32E.
Beebe, W.A. and Sylvia, Comanche County History, Vol. I, p. 244.

Beebe, Wilson Alton
B: 18 May 1898 to Willis Allen & Sylvia Ann (Mason) Beebe at Harris, IA.
D: 19 Sept 1961
Bd: Lot 17, Block 32E.
Beebe, W.A. and Sylvia, Comanche County History, Vol. I, p. 244.

Beeley, Allen L.
B: 1888
D: 1951 of "a severe heart ailment".
Bd: Lot 24, Block 13W.
Death notice: The Western Star, 5 Oct 1951.

Beeley, Bessie Ellen
B: 22 Jan 1895
D: 11 Nov 1991
Bd: Lot 13, Block 14W.

Beeley, Bonnie Eloise
B: 28 Mar 1921
D: 28 Apr 1999
Bd: Lot 13, Block 14W.

Beeley, Dorothy Dean (Parker)
B: 24 July 1921 to Fred and Mabel (Kurz) Parker at Coldwater, KS.
D: 9 Oct 1999 at Pratt Regional Medical Center, Pratt, KS.
M: 3 Aug 1940 to Woodrow "Woody" Beeley at Greensburg, KS.
Bd: Lot 6, Block 36W.
Obituary for Dorothy Dean Beeley.
Survived by her husband, her son "Woody" of Protection, KS, and 2 grandchildren.

Beeley, G. Harbaugh
B: 24 June 1913
D: 1 Nov 1987
Bd: Lot 27, Block 14W.

Beeley, John Lynn "Lynn"
B: 10 Nov 1897 to William Ellsworth Beeley (deceased) and Mary Ellen Webster Beeley near Arenzville, IL.
D: 3 Oct 1946 of a heart attack at his home 10 miles SE of Coldwater, KS.
M: 10 June 1943 to Frances Reola McKinney.
Bd: Lot 11, Block 31E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 11 Oct 1946.
Children: Ellen Maxine Emerson, of Alva,OK; Ross Portland Beeley, of Coldwater, and a son who died in infancy.

Beeley, Margo Louise
B: 20 Oct 1946
D: 8 Nov 1993
Bd: Lot 16, Block 15W.

Beeley, Mary Ellen (Webster)
B: 9 Dec 1874 to Joseph Benjamin and Clementine (Brim) Webster near Arenzville, Cass Co., IL.
D: 23 June 1970 at the Pratt County Hospital in Pratt, KS.
M: M: 11 Mar 1896 to William E. Beeley in Concord, IL.
Bd: Lot 11, Block 31E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 2 July 1970.

Beeley, Mary F.
B: 3 or 8-15-1912 ????????
D: 28 Sept 1996
Bd: Lot 27, Block 14W.

Beeley, Myrtle
B: 25 Sept 1890
D: 17 April 1975
Bd: Lot 24, Block 13W.

Beeley, Newell R.
B: 8 Mar 1917 to Ralph Hudson and Bessie Ellen (Reed) Beeley.
D: 7 Mar 2000
Bd: Lot 13, Block 14W.

Beeley, Ralph Hudson
B: 4 Sept 1893 to George E. and Anna Lois Beeley near Coldwater, KS.
D: 10 Mar 1977 at the Comanche County Hospital, Coldwater, KS.
M: 26 Sept 1915 to Bessie Ellen Reed at Enid, OK.
Bd: Lot 13, Block 14W.
Obituary: The Western Star, 17 Mar 1977.
Survivors: his wife, Bessie, and two children, Newell of Wilmore and Virginia Carthrae of Coldwater; four grandchildren: Ralph Carthrae of Houston, TX, Rick Beeley, Coldwater, Betty Doherty and Peggy Beeley of Murfresboro, TN, and eight great grandchildren.

Beeley, Ross Portland
B: 27 Aug 1926 to J. Lynn Beeley and Frances Reola (McKinney) Beeley at the Beeley farm SE of Coldwater, KS.
D: 30 April 1964 at the Comanche County Hospital, Coldwater, KS.
M: 3 Dec 1944 to Betty Jean Betzer. Two children: Ronald Lynn Beeley and Ellen Frances Beeley.
Bd: Lot 11, Block 31E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 7 May 1964.
World War II U.S. Navy veteran.

Beeley, William Ellsworth
B: 19 June 1869, the youngest of 7 children of Joseph and Matilda Beeley, near Arenzville, IL.
D: 1938 of a heart attack.
M: 11 Mar 1896 to Mary Ellen Webster in Concord, IL. One son: J. Lynn Beeley
Bd: Lot 11, Block 31E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 30 Dec 1938.

Beeley, Woodrow “Woody”
B: 26 June 1914
D: 10 Feb 2001
Bd: Lot 6, Block 36W.

Beeney, Claude A.
B: 1900
D: 1975
Bd: Lot 27, Block 2W

Beeney, Josephine
B: 11 Sept 1902
D: 3 Sept 1991
Bd: Lot 27, Block 2W

Behler, Maggie
B: 1873
D: 1899
Bd: Lot 20, Block 15E.

Behler, Maybell Anna (Daggett) Hager
B: 3 May 1877 at Milton, WI.
D: 5 Jan 1931 at her home in Coldwater, KS.
M#1: 7 July 1896 to Arthur Hager; they had 4 children, 3 survived her: Geo. E. of Tulsa, OK., Arthur L. and Ruth Olive of Coldwater, KS; Ray died in infancy.
M#2: 18 July 1914 to John Behler.
Bd: Lot ?, Block ?. Her grave is apparently unmarked as it is not on a list of gravestone readings in Crown Hill Cemetery.
Obituary: The Western Star, 9 Jan 1931.

Beitler, Donita G.
B: 3 or 8-10-1943 ?????
D: 12 Mar 1943
Bd: Lot 1, Block 32E.

Beitler, Fred
B: 1895
D: 1962
Bd: Lot 28, Block 11W.

Beitler, Mary Ida (Wasson)
B: 1867
D: 2 Apr 1928 at her home in Coldwater, KS.
M: 1885 to Christian John Beitler of St. John, KS. Four children survived her: Roy of Strasburg, CO; Paul of Coldwater, KS; Fred of Pozo, CA; and Tacy of Coldwater, KS.
Bd: Lot 1, Block 32E.

Beitler, Ruth (Jackson)
B: 1896
D: 1961
Bd: Lot 28, Block 11W.

Bennett, Edward “Ray”
B: 1884
D: 1967
Bd: Lot 23, Block 23W.

Bennett, Elizabeth
B: 1879
D: 1967
Bd: Lot 23, Block 23W.

Bennett, Everett J.
B: 3 or 8-25-1907 ?????
D: 24 Mar 1983
Bd: Lot O, Block 29/30E.

Bennett, Katie
B: 1894
D: 1967
Bd: Lot 2, Block 30E.

Bennett, Rolley Dick
B: 1886
D: 1964
Bd: Lot 2, Block 30E.

Bentley, Donita Rae
B: 16 July 1949
D: 10 July 1999
Bd: Lot 13, Block 12W.

Betzel, J. Elmer
B: 1895
D: 11 Oct 1931
Bd: Lot 11, Block 18E.
This is probably Elmer Betzel, whose death notice was published in The Wilmore News on 16 Oct 1931 .

Betzer, Donald F.
B: 12 June 1921 to Wilford and Lucille Betzer at Wilmore, KS.
D: 3 June 1943 in St. Francis Hospital, Wichita, KS, after a plane crash at at the Municipal Airport in Wichita, KS.
M: 6 Sept 1942 to June Elizabeth Blount, daughter of Clyde and Mary Blount, at Coldwater, KS.
Bd: Lot 7, Block 7E.
Obituary: The Western Star, 11 June 1943.
He was a civilian flight instructor, waiting for active duty in the Army Air Corps Reserves.

Betzer, Frank
B: 1878
D: 1956
M: 4 Feb 1900 to Lizzie Johnson in Stafford Co., KS.
Bd: Lot 27, Block 19E.

Betzer, Josephine H.
B: 1883
D: 1926
Bd: Lot 27, Block 19E.

Betzer, Lizzie (Johnson)
B: 24 Oct 1882 in Little Beaver, Douglas Co., MO.
D: 1921, age 38 years, 6 months, 8 days in the Wesley Hospital, Wichita, KS.
M: 4 Feb 1900 to Frank Betzer in Stafford Co., KS.
Bd: Lot 27, Block 19E
Obituary: The Western Star, 6 May 1921.
Survived by husband and 5 children: Wilford Chedister, age 20; Mildred Alberta, aged 18; Edyth Melba, aged 12; Lois Marjorie, aged 3, and Phyllis Caroline, aged 17 months.

Betzer, Lorena
B: 1883
D: 1974
Bd: Lot 27, Block 19E.

Betzer, Lucille (Jackson)
B: 3 or 8-13-1902 ?????
D: 4 Mar 1975
Bd: Lot 22, Block 6E.

Betzer, Wilford Chedister
B: 21 Feb 1901 to Frank & Lizzie (Johnson) Betzer.
D: 11 Dec 1976
Bd: Lot 22, Block 6E.

Bibb, Claude James (Memorial Park)
B: 19 Feb 1903
D: 25 July 1970
Bd: Lot 22, Block D.

Bibb, Clyde C. (Memorial Park)
B: 17 Apr 1916
D: 2 Sept 1988
Bd: Lot 22, Block D.

Bibb, Evelyn (Memorial Park)
B: 3 Oct 1917
D: 14 Sept 1969
Bd: Lot 27, Block D.

Bibb, Gertie J.
B: 1 Sept 1879
D: Mar 1941
Bd: Lot 1, Block 16E.

Bibb, Thomas E.
B: 17 Mar 1874
D: 24 Dec 1948
Bd: Lot 1, Block 16E.

Bickford, Charles Daniel
B: 31 May 1842, 2nd son of Jonathan Knapp Bickford and Pheobe Abigail Purdy, in Algansee Township of Branch Co., MI.
D: 5 Apr 1887 at his home 4 miles SW of Coldwater, KS.
M#1: Mary Sweetland of Tompkins Co., NY. Four children: Elmer, Carrie, Freddy and Bernice.
M#2: Jenny (Kerry) Dixon in Medicine Lodge, KS.
Bd: Lot 23, Block 27E. Reinterred from original Coldwater cemetery, July 1901.
Bickford Family History by David & Mary Bickford.
Obituary: The Western Star, 9 Apr 1887.
Mr. Bickford was one of the original founders and god-father of Coldwater, KS., the town having been named by him after his birth place, Coldwater, MI. He served two enlistments in the Union Army in the Civil War. He was the 1st Sheriff of Harper Co., KS.

Billings, Frances M.
B: 21 Sept 1911
D: 6 Aug 1997
Bd: Lot 15, Block 2W.

Billings, Norma L.
B: 21 Jan 1915
D: 4 Feb 1915
Bd: Lot 11, Block 28E.

Billings, Roy H.
B: 23 Feb 1915
D: 7 July 1978
Bd: Lot 15, Block 2W.

Bilyeu, Bobby (Memorial Park)
B: 31 Jan 1941
D: 3 Mar 2002
Bd: Lot 8, Block B.

Bird, Ben (Memorial Park)
B: 28 Sept 1888
D: 8 Mar 1978
Bd: Lot 3, Block A.

Bird, Bennie
B: 15 Feb 1925
D: 11 Dec 1995
Bd: Lot 28, Block 15W.

Bird, Cora Alice
B: 26 Feb 1866
D: 15 Oct 1939
Bd: Lot 7, Block 18E.

Bird, Ernest (Memorial Park)
B: 1914
D: 1984
Bd: Lot 3, Block B.

Bird, F.M. (Infant)
B:
D: 1923
Bd: Lot 2, Block 15E.

Bird, Harold Richard (Memorial Park)
B: 13 Dec 1913
D: 26 June 1997
Bd: Lot 1, Block B.

Bird, Helen (Memorial Park)
B: 23 June 1913
D: 30 Nov 1998
Bd: Lot 4, Block B.

Bird, James M.
B: 20 Apr 1861
D: 19 Feb 1937
Bd: Lot 7, Block 18E.

Bird, Mable Olive (Memorial Park)
B: 3 April 1890
D: 16 Dec 1987
Bd: Lot 4, Block A.

Bird, Robert
B: 10 Feb 1905
D: 12 June 1940
Bd: Lot 7, Block 18E.

Black, Edyth E. (N 1/2)
B: 31 July 1918
D: 3 May 2000
Bd: Lot 5, Block 23W.

Black, John (N 1/2)
B: 5 Feb 1919
D: 17 Jan 1993
Bd: Lot 5, Block 23W.

Blackard, Clyde Edmond
B: 7 Sept 1910
D: 22 Nov 1992
Bd: Lot 4, Block 15W.

Blackard, Clyde Edmond Jr. (Infant)
B:
D: 10 Apr 1944
Bd: Lot 15, Block 9E.

Blackard, Doris Irene (Memorial Park)
B: 4 Mar 1921
D: 20 Apr 1971
Bd: Lot 29, Block Y.

Blackard, Grace
B: 24 June 1886 in Comanche Co., KS.
D: 9 Sept 1963 at Dodge City, KS.
M: 14 Feb 1907 to Verner Knight Blackard.
Bd: Lot 15, Block 9E.
Reference: Ahnentafel Chart of Donna J. (Blackard) Woods

Blackard, Mabel Rose (Workman)
B: 26 May 1912 at Greensburg, Kiowa Co., KS.
D: 20 June 2002 at Protection, KS.
M: 4 July 1934 to Verner Caldwell Blackard at Ashland, Clark Co., KS.
Bd: Lot 4, Block 23W.
Reference: Ahnentafel Chart of Donna J. (Blackard) Woods

Blackard, Thelma L.
B: 26 Dec 1913
D: 28 Jan 2003
Bd: Lot 4, Block 15W.

Blackard, Verner Caldwell
B: 3 July 1909 at Coldwater, KS.
D: 4 Jan 1961 at Coldwater, KS.
M: 4 July 1934 to Mabel Rose Workman at Ashland, Clark Co., KS.
Bd: Lot 4, Block 23W.
Reference: Ahnentafel Chart of Donna J. (Blackard) Woods

Blackard, Verner Knight
B: 16 Mar 1876 in Gallatin County, IL.
D: 4 Jan 1951 at Coldwater, KS.
M: 14 Feb 1907 to Grace Christine Edmonds.
Bd: Lot 15, Block 9E.
Reference: Ahnentafel Chart of Donna J. (Blackard) Woods

Blair, John C.
B: 1861
D: 28 June 1916
Bd: Lot 17, Block 17E.

Blair, Mary J.
B: 24 Aug 1864
D: 23 Mar 1935
Bd: Lot 17, Block 17E.

Blair, Robert E.
B: 16 Nov 1927
D: 6 Sept 1983
Bd: Lot 10, Block 19E.

Blair, Vera Louise
B: 24 May 1924
D: 24 June 1989
Bd: Lot 10, Block 19E.

Blake, Charles E
B: 1889
D: 4 Nov 1889
Bd: Lot 28, Block 16E.

Blake, Gladys E.
B: 9 Aug 1903
D: 2 Oct 1994
Bd: Lot 3, Block 1W.

Blake, Gracia
B: 1886
D: 9-118-1890 ???????
Bd: Lot 28, Block 16E.

Blake, Henry Charles
B: 19 Dec 1904
D: 1 Dec 1970
Bd: Lot 3, Block 1W.

Blake, Ivan R. (N 1/2)
B: 22 Mar 1934
D: 2 Feb 1998
Bd: Lot 6, Block 6E.

Blake, Myrtle
B: 1879
D: 7 Feb 1970
Bd: Lot 9, Block 36W.

Blake, Roy
B: 1878
D: 1952
Bd: Lot 9, Block 36W.

Bliss, Amelia K.
B: 8 Aug 1888
D: 26 Sept 1965
Bd: Lot 2, Block 23W.

Bliss, Charles M.
B: 1884
D: 1961
Bd: Lot 7, Block 33E.

This listing is incomplete.


B:
D:
Bd: Lot , Block .

Bowers, Emil "Joe"
B: 20 Nov 1853 in San Antonio, TX.
D: 9 May 1899, victim of a tornado which hit Coldwater, KS.
Bd: Lot , Block .
Obituary: The Western Star, 12 May 1899.
A Terrible Tornado Visits Coldwater, The Western Star, May 12, 1899.
First Sheriff of Comanche County, KS; a Comanche Pool cowboy.
Gravestone inscription: Death comes equally to all.


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Crown Hill Cemetery, also known as Coldwater Cemetery, is located east of Coldwater, in Comanche County, Kansas. This burial listing for the cemetery is a work in progress and is not represented or guaranteed to be complete or accurate in every detail, as, indeed, the official records are not.

Research suggestions: Check the Biography page for biographies, histories and obituaries of Comanche County residents. See Birth Notices, Death Notices, Marriage Notices, and News Notices. Use the dedicated Site Search Engine to search for more information on individuals or families of interest to you. To find an obituary for a person if it is not on this site, use this list of Comanche County, Kansas, Newspapers to locate information on how to obtain an obituary on microfilm through interlibrary loan from the Kansas State Historical Society. Subscribe to The Western Star, published in Coldwater, Kansas, for the latest local news and obituaries. Check Comanche County History Book, Vol. 1, Comanche County History Book, Vol. 2 and Comanche County In Pictures for histories and photos of Comanche County people and places.

Thanks to Vanita Blundell for typing a copy of the official Crown Hill Cemetery listing and sending it to me for this page, to Shirley Brier, who has contributed information for nearly 1,500 pages on this web site, including most of the obituaries for people buried in Crown Hill Cemetery which are linked from this page, to Bobbi Huck for the photos and information she has provided for this site, and to everyone else who has contributed information which appears on this set of Crown Hill Cemetery burial listing pages.

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-- Jerry Ferrin


Also see:

List of Pioneer Settlers Buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, The Western Star, 16 June 1933.

Pioneer Death List, The Western Star, August 3, 1923.

The Original Coldwater Cemetery "It now appears that our present cemetery, consisting of 40 acres, has been proven up by some unscrupulous party and sold, so it cannot be used longer as a cemetery.", The Western Star, 9 July 1887.

107 VOTES FOR, 4 AGAINST CEMETERY PROPOSITION, The Western Star, June 13, 1923.


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