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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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Wagner, Mary A. (Horner)
B: Jan 1828 in Pennsylvania.
D: 11 Oct 1906, 78 years old, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Loren Ferrin, NE of Wilmore, KS.
M: Daniel Wagner (he died circa 1881 in Holt Co., MO, and is buried there.)
Bd: Lot 18, Block 21E.
Obituary: The Western Star & The Talisman, 12 Oct 1906.
She was the maternal grandmother of Maude (Ferrin) Cobb Watkins, Ernest Leroy Ferrin, Nellie Mabel (Ferrin) Ely, Walter William Ferrin and Esther Irene (Ferrin) Bigbee.

White, Vernie Arden
B: 21 Mar 1916 to Neal and Elizabeth (Alley) White near Aetna, KS.
D: 19 Sept 2003 at the Comanche County Hospital in Coldwater, KS.
M: 1 July 1945 to Virginia Cary at the T.R. Cary home.
Bd: Lot , Block .
Obituary: The Protection Press, 25 Sept 2003.
World War II U.S. Army veteran, served from 1942 - 1945.
There have been many stories about Vernie White in the Country Gal newspaper column in The Western Star, which was first written by his wife Virginia (Cary) White and later by his daughter, Vanita (White) Blundell.

Wright, Rolland J.
B: 11 Sept 1887 to Mr. & Mrs. George Wright.
D: 17 Aug 1903 - murdered near Bliss, OK.
Bd: Lot , Block .
Gravestone Photograph
Dead Body of Roland Wright Supposed To Have Been Found, The Western Star, 18 Dec 1903.
Reward for Arrest & Conviction of Murderer or Murderers of Roland Wright, The Western Star, 23 Jan 1904.
The Memoirs of Grant Wright: Rolland Wright's younger brother describes the capture of Rolland's murderer, a man named Joe Baker, in Wichita, KS.


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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.

I welcome your comments, suggestions and contributions of historical information and photographs to this site. Please sign the Guest Book.

-- 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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