Kansas, Lawrence City Cemetery Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Lawrence, Douglas, Kansas, 
United States
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery Records
Collection years 1850-1988
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Lawrence City Clerk, Kansas


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains interment records for the city of Lawrence, Kansas. The collection also includes records for Oakhill and Maple Grove cemeteries. The records range from 1850-1988. Records will be added if more become available.

  • Collection Content
  • City of Lawrence, interment records V. 1-2 1860-1923 No v. number 1865-1920 Oakhill Cemetery deed record No v. number 1865-1988. Film 1548566. DGS 8198456
  • Maple Grove Cemetery No v. number 1870-1982 Certificates, no v. number 1907-1974 Interment cards for sections 1-7, potters field, R, R1, R2, and R4, ca. 1870-1970 Oakhill Cemetery Interment cards for sections 1-4, ca. 1850-1950. Film 1548823. DGS  8616852
  • Oakhill Cemetery Interment cards for sections 5-13, potters field, mausoleums and miscellaneous cards ca. 1850-1950. Film 1548824. DGS  8616853
  • Oakhill Cemetery Interment cards for mausoleums, veteran's plot, section 1-12 ca. 1850-1988. Film 1548825. DGS  8616854
  • Oakhill Cemetery Interment cards for sections 13-18, ca. 1850-1988 Maple Grove Cemetery Interment cards ca. 1850-1988. Film 1548826 iems 1-7. DGS  8183154

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Interment Record
  • Interment Number
  • Name
  • Late Residence
  • Place of Death
  • Date of Death
  • Charge to
  • Age:Years,Months, Days
  • Cause of Death
  • Undertaker
  • Grave, Lot, Section

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