Lenora East Cemetery

Driving directions:  On Lenora's Main Street, go south to 7th Avenue.
Turn East for approximately one mile.

Legal description: SE corner of NW 1/4 23-5-24

"The first death in the community occured October 15, 1877, a child of Mr. & Mrs. J. McGearie and a little two year old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. G.N. Cheeseman, both deaths occuring on the same day. The southwest corner of the Hendricks quarter was chosen for a burying ground and on October 16, 1877 the first funeral, a double one, was held and these two little bodies were laid to rest in what is now the East Lenora Cemetery."
--A Story of Lenora , Kansas, 1873-1974 by Virgil C. Dieterich, self published. pp 45.

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Surname Given Names Birth Date Death Date Inscription Other Information Photo
Lansing Gertrude E.   8/27/1878 Sleeping; Daughter of G. H. & H. L. Lansing; Aged 3m Same stone as J. Wesley and Hannah Lansing.  
Lansing Hannah   5/28/1878 At Rest; Wife of G. H. Lansing; Aged 36y 1m 16d Same stone as J. Wesley and Gertrude Lansing.  
Lansing J. Wesley   9/10/1885 We miss thee; Son of G. H. & H. L. Lansing; Aged 14y 8m 12d Same stone as Gertrude and Hannah Lansing. Days might be "17". Photo
LaShell Fannie D. 10/4/1877 10/28/1898 Children of B. & M. R. LaShell Same stone as Gilbert B. LaShell. Obit Photo
LaShell Frank W. 10/21/1884 11/4/1939 Wife: Etta (Calvert) LaShell; Children: Walter, Ralph, Ruby, Harold, Howard, Norma After 69 years of being an unmarked grave, Mr. LaShell's descendants had this stone placed September 5, 2008. Photo
LaShell Gilbert B. 1/6/1881 1/12/1889 Children of B. & M. R. LaShell Same stone as Fannie D. LaShell. Photo
Lemon Robert Edwin 1/7/1929 6/15/2016   Son of Arminda Grace Bennett and Robert L. Lemon. Obit.  
Lemonds Agness Sarah 3/29/1927 4/5/1927   Same stone as Vera May Lemonds Photo
Lemonds Rosia E. 5/27/1884 no date Mother Same stone as Wiliam S. Lemonds Photo
Lemonds Thomas Jasper 10/19/1855 3/28/1918   Unmarked. Obit  
Lemonds Vera May 5/12/1926 5/12/1926   Same stone as Agness Sarah Lemonds Photo
Lemonds William S. 6/10/1852 7/14/1934 Father Same stone as Rosia E. Lemonds Photo
Long Eva E. 9/22/1864 11/18/1947 Mother Same stone as Joseph H. Long. Photo Photo
Long Joseph H. 1864 1950 Father Same stone as Eva E. Long. Photo Photo
Main Catharine (Hendricks) 2/28/1827 8/17/1909 Born in Ohio; Died in Lenora, KS; Hope Catherine was the daughter of James and Mary Magdalene (Richerson) Hendricks. Photo
Main Joseph 7/31/1832 2/21/1902   Husband of Cathrine (Hendricks) Main. Family records indicate burial; no stone.  
Masden Bernard "Figgins" 3/6/1913 4/24/1995     Photo
Masden Billy Hugh 10/25/1949 5/31/2003   Son of Joe and Lorraine (Stricklind) Masden. Photo
Masden Emily J. 11/21/1843 8/30/1931   Same stone as Joseph Masden. Photo
Masden Joan 1/31/1922 2/15/1983     Photo
Masden Joseph 2/14/1840 10/26/1919 First Iowa Cav. Co. E.; Served 1861 to 1866. Same stone as Emily J. Masden. Also, Civil War (new style) marker at foot of grave: Co. E 1 Regt Iowa Cav. Obit. Photo
Masden Joseph E. 1911 2000   Same stone as Lorraine E. Masden. Obit Photo
Masden Lorraine (Strickland) 1916 1974   Same stone as Joseph E. Masden. Obit Photo
Masden Patricia Ann (Swank) 3/21/1940 2/18/2014   Patricia was the daughter of Ralph and Kathrine (Brown) Swank. Obit  
McDaniel Arminda 4/13/1834 4/26/1918 His wife Same stone as Richard McDaniels.
McDaniel Edwin S. L. 9/5/1866 7/6/1926 Brother  
McDaniel Richard 8/10/1829 2/11/1908   Same stone as Arminda McDaniels.
Mears Grace 1894 1918   Daughter of Elmer McDaniel
Meeker Charlie   5/6/1900 Infant son of C. A. and C. A. Meeker; Aged 4m 4d   Photo
Michael Elnora E. 11/8/1855 1/9/1939   Same stone as Wilson E. Michael. Photo
Michael John 12/28/1829 6/2/1903      
Michael Polly Geher 11/8/1832 1/21/1897 Wife of J. Michael.   Photo
Michael Wilson E. 3/3/1856 3/14/1893   Same stone as Elnora E. Michael. Photo
Miller C.   11/5/1895 Aged 76y 10m 19d   Photo
Miller Elizabeth 10/23/1872 10/9/1951 Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Same stone as John Miller.  
Miller John 3/3/1865 1/15/1928 Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal. Same stone as Elizabeth Miller.  
Moberly Essa Mae 7/10/1891 5/2/1892   Daughter of Martha Ellen (Hayes) and James Moberly. Cemetery records indicate burial; stone eroded away  
Moon Almira L.   3/8/1882 Aged 36y 2d Stone was broken across date, repaired with concrete. Only year of death is legible. Wife of Richard R. Moon.  
Moser Ruth Ann       Unmarked. Family records indicate burial as well as: First wife of Jeremiah Moser, married Nov. 1866. Born in Muhlenburg Co., KY, daughter of George Washington Terry and Nancy A. Shelton.  
Muzzy Edith   7/23/1888 Infants; Small stone: Edith and Edna Same stone as Wm., Milly Bryan, and Raymond Muzzy. Photo Close-up of inscription
Muzzy Edna   7/23/1888 Infants; Small stone: Edith and Edna Same stone as Wm., Milly Bryan, and Raymond Muzzy. Photo Close-up of inscription
Muzzy Raymond 8/8/1891 7/26/1892 Small stone: Raymond Same stone as Wm., Milly Bryan, and Edith & Edna Muzzy. Photo Close-up of inscription
Nettleton Daniel 1844 1933   Same stone as Eva E. Nettleton. Photo
Nettleton Eva E. 1864 1929   Same stone as Daniel Nettleton. Photo
Nettleton Mary Daisy   9/4/1888 Daughter of Daniel & Eva; Aged 1y 10m 29d   Photo
Nettleton Sarah A.   11/8/1880 Our mother; Aged 70y   Photo
Norlin Valborg (Fahnehielm) 5/27/1832 3/31/1887   Unmarked.  Married Gustaf Wilhelm Norlin 18 Oct. 1850.  Her father owned a beautiful villa in Visby, Gotland.  Obit on file at city office.  
Norton Mary A. 2/3/1813 6/26/1895     Photo
Osborne I. N. 3/1/1850 11/5/1914     Photo
Paden Mabel A. 7/9/1892 5/22/1908   Obit Photo
Patterson John A. 2/1/1842 2/29/1888 G.A.R.; Co. D. 206 Penn. Vol Not a military marker. Obit Photo
Peak Catherine E. 1835 1898 Wife of J. S. Peak Same stone as John W. Kenly & Erving (snu).  
Peak J. S. 1838 2/22/1902   Cemetery records indicate burial; name not on stone.  
Peterson Rosa Nelt       Same stone as Charley R. and Roy R. Regester.  
Pool Laney Mary 1859 1938   See entry for Laney Mary Burroughs. Photo
Regester Charley R.       Same stone as Rosa Nell Peterson and Ron R. Regester. Photo Close-up of inscription
Regester Clark M. 5/28/1853 1/14/1925 Foot stone: Father Same stone as Martha Regester. Photo
Regester Eliza (Foreman) 1818 1911   Unmarked. Wife of William Regester. Family sources, available in the city office, indicate burial.  
Regester John S. 9/11/1855 12/3/1941 Father   Photo
Regester Laura 10/15/1860 4/27/1947 Mother   Photo
Regester Martha (Bond) 11/6/1857 10/5/1914 His wife; Foot stone: Mother Same stone as Clark M. Regester. Daughter of Edward and Margaret (Sater) Bond. Photo
Regester Roy R.       Same stone as Rosa Nell Peterson and Charley R. Regester.  
Regester William 1813 1901   Unmarked. Husband of Eliza (Foreman) Regester). Family sources, available in the city office, indicate burial.  
Rima Alva C.   2/5/1921   Unmarked although infant and mother Ethel (Kent) Rima were buried together.  
Rima Ethel E. 8/29/1886 2/6/1921 Gone But Not Forgotten   Photo
Rose Paul Leroy 11/12/1912 1/2/1913   Unmarked. Infant son of Mr. & Mrs. V. B. Rose, grandson of Riley Hoyt. Obituary and funeral record on file in the city office.  
Rowley Ethel M. 1902 1980     Photo
Ruff Francis L.   3/9/1885 Daughter of J.A. & K. J. Ruff   Photo
Ruff John   1889   Stone too eroded to read. This stone was originally inscribed "Murdered by John Estep". After John Estep was released from prison and returned to Lenora, the inscription was scratched off the stone. More information in the Lenora City Office.  
Ruff Mary J. 12/1/1825 4/27/1885 Wife of F. B. Ruff; Gone But Not Forgotten   Photo
Ruff Baby 1885 1885   Child of John Ruff. Cemetery records indicate burial; stone too eroded to read Photo
Russ Bruce J. 1905 1984     Photo
Russ Donald L. 1936 1937     Photo
Russ Dorothy M. 1912 1984     Photo
Russ Emma E. 7/24/1887 3/9/1904   Mortuary marker. Father, Horace born at Lucerne. Obit on file at Norton Co. Genealogical Society. Two other infants buried without stones. Photo
Russ Franlin S. 11/4/1891 7/12/1892   Mortuary marker. Spelling of first name as on marker. Obit for Francis Samuel Russ, same dates, on file at Norton Co. Genealogical Society. Two other infants buried without markers. Photo
Russ Freeman Robert   5/30/1933 Kansas Pvt. 164 Depot Brig. Military marker. Children were Iris & Millard Russ. Obit.  
Russ Horace 3/10/1856 11/6/1934   Same stone as Mary Russ. Photo
Russ James Bruce 7/26/1943 1/24/2002 Military: ATN3 U.S. Navy   Photo
Russ Lucy 4/16/1885 7/23/1886 Daughter of H & M Russ; Aged 1y 3m 16d Died at Lucerne. Obit on file at Norton Co. Genealogical Society. Two other infants buried without stones. Photo Close-up of inscription
Russ Mary 10/13/1864 7/19/1923   Same stone as Horace Russ. Photo
Ryan Catherine A.   11/8/1885 Wife of A. Ryan; Aged 63y 10m 28d    
Sarisky Robert L. "Bob" 1/21/1942 3/7/1999 Married May 16, 1987 Same stone as (living) Sarisky.  
Seeley Albert T.   7/10/1886 Aged 21y 10m 1d   Photo
Shirk George   3/1907   Unmarked. Child of John & Sara (Regester) Shirk. Died in the Winfield Hospital for the feeble minded. Death notice on file in the city office.  
Shirk Ida 1876 1876   Unmarked. Child of John & Sara (Regester) Shirk. Family sources indicate burial.  
Shirk Infant   5/20/1893   Unmarked. Child of Abraham Lincoln & Anna Nell Eunice (Daykins) Shirk. Family sources indicate burial.  
Shirk John 1844 1899 Co. F 75 Reg US Infantry, Civil War Military marker (not Civil War style). Obit Photo
Shirk John William 1869 9/3/1888   Native stone, very eroded. Only lettering is "SHIR" - grave is beside that of John Shirk. Son of John & Sarah Shirk, died of typhoid fever at age 16. Cemetery records indicate burial; stone eroded. Photo
Shirk Joseph 6/19/1878 6/7/1879   Unmarked. Child of John & Sara (Regester) Shirk. Family sources available in the city office.  
Shirk Sara (Regester) 7/15/1838 6/28/1899   Unmarked. Wife of John Shirk, daughter of William and Eliza (Foreman) Regester. Family sources indicate burial.  
Simpson James T. 8/19/1872 11/25/1909 The Lord Is My Shepherd Married Ivah McCullun Dec 24, 1908. Obit Photo
Skaggs Minnie (Eleanor) 6/29/1887 2/28/1976   Same stone as William T. Skaggs
Skaggs William T. 8/27/1886 11/24/1952   Same stone as Minnie (Eleanor) Skaggs. Obit
Smith Fanny M. 12/23/1829 3/14/1889 Wife of S. L. Smith Same stone as S. L. Smith. Husband is buried in Bourbon Co., KS. Daughter Saccharissa "Rissa" Smith, Son Cadmus Smith. Obit on file in City Office. Photo
Smith Infant 1896 1897 Infant son of A.C. and E. S. Smith   Photo
Smith S. L. 9/20/1817 1905   Same stone as Fanny M. Smith (cenotaph). Buried in Bourbon County, Kansas. Served in the 116 Ohio Infantry in the Civil War. Daughter Sacchrissa "Rissa" Smith and son Cadmus Smith. Photo
Spieker John C.   4/18/1880   Concrete, last digits of birth year illegible. Also, the given name appears to have been JAHN originally and the O was written over the A before the concrete set. Photo
Spieker John C. L.   10/10/1888 Beloved husband of Elizabeth; Aged 66y 8m 24d    
Stanley Daniel W. 1881 1968   Same stone as Margaret E. Stanley. Son Lyle Stanley of Wichita; daughter Hallie Duncan of Monte Vista, Colorado. Photo
Stanley Daniel W. 1/21/1847 7/12/1916     Photo
Stanley Margaret E. 4/1883 1/13/1973   Same stone as Daniel W. (b. 1881). Son Lyle Stanley of Wichita; daughter Hallie Duncan of Monte Vista, Colorado Photo
Stanley Mary Eleanor 11/29/1852 8/11/1912 Wife of D. W. Stanley   Photo
Stanley Slossin M. 7/15/1888 2/16/1920   Obit Photo
Still Wilson B. 1831 1/29/1906 At rest Obit Photo
Swartz Albert Ray 6/3/1883 8/30/1920     Photo
Swartz Charlotte A. 1855 1940 Mother; We traveled life's road happily together. Same stone as Jason Swartz. Photo
Swartz Grace   12/14/1899 Infant daughter of J.C. & C. A. Swartz.   Photo
Swartz Jason 1846 1938 Father Same stone as Charlotte Swartz. At foot of grave is military marker: Co. F PA Prov. Cav. Father of Clarence Swartz and Mrs. Walter Kent. Obit Photo of military marker Photo
Swartz Ruth Fay   4/18/1896 Infant daughter of J.C. & C. A. Swartz.   Photo
Swendener Henry 1859 1927   Same stone as Malinda C. Swendener. Photo
Swendener Malinda C. 1867 1959 His wife Same stone as Henry Swendener. Maiden name was Rima. Photo
Taylor Arthur Jay 6/26/1874 6/27/1951   This is an unmarked grave. Son of George Taylor. Funeral record on file at city office. Obit  
Taylor Cloe E. 4/19/1840 3/4/1919   This is an unmarked grave. Funeral record on file at city office.  
Taylor Estella M.   5/3/1887 Aged 20y 4m; I have hope in Heaven. Same stone as P. Fales, Rhoda Jane and Katty Ann Taylor. Child of Geo and C. E. Taylor. Photo Close-up of inscription
Taylor Geo.     Co. G. 32 Wis Inf Military marker. Obit Photo
Taylor Katty Ann   10/3/1890 Aged 13y 11m; I will be with the angels. Same stone as P. Fales, Rhoda Jane and Estella M. Taylor. Child of Geo and C. E. Taylor. Photo Close-up of inscription
Taylor Rhoda Jane   6/25/1892 Children of Geo. & C. E. Taylor; Aged 21y 6m; Whiter than snow Same stone as P. Fales, Katty Ann and Estella M. Taylor. Photo Close-up of inscription
Thomas J. M. S. 1833 1898     Photo
Thomas Kifer     Co. B. 44th Ind. Inf. Military marker. Photo
Thomas Mattie J. 1839 1922 His wife   Photo
Unknown         Native stone, no discernible markings.  
Unknown         Concrete - had held mortuary marker but now empty.  
Unknown Erving 1878 1879   Same stone as John W. Kenly & Catharine E. Peak.  
Von Stein Francis 10/9/1829 7/7/1926   Cemetery records indicate burial; no stone. Obit on file in city office. There is some confusion about the dates.  
Von Stein Isabel McDonald 8/22/1830 4/4/1923   Cemetery records indicate burial; no stone. Obit on file in city office and Norton Co. Genealogical Society.  
Walker Peter Alan 11/11/1946 3/15/1947 Son of Lawrence & Della Walker   Photo
Wallick Ada M. 8/10/1902 8/25/1915   Daughter of William and Elizabeth Wallick. Funeral record. Photo Family marker
Wallick Albert W. 1898 1919   Son of William and Elizabeth Wallick. Funeral record. Photo Family marker
Wallick Elizabeth 11/23/1874 12/13/1954   Wife of William Wallick. Photo Family marker
Wallick William M. 5/21/1870 7/16/1928   Husband of Elizabeth Wallick. Obit and Funeral record. Photo Family marker
Wiggins James W.   5/5/1886 Aged 43y 5m 23d; Co. A 135 Pa. Vol; Though lost to sight to memory dear. Not a military marker. Obit Photo
Williams Joe 5/10/1858 6/1903   Cemetery records indicate burial; stone is broken and unreadable.  
Williams Vernon Elwood 2/29/1888 10/4/1907 Aged 19y 7m 5d Died of typhoid fever. Cemetery records indicate burial; no stone. Obit on file in city office and Norton Co. Genealogical Society.  
Wilmot C. L. 1847 1924     Photo
Wilmot Elizabeth 4/15/1824 2/27/1904 At rest Same stone as Jesse Wilmot. She had 15 children. Maiden name was Luther. Photo
Wilmot Jake J.       Vernacular concrete marker. Photo
Wilmot Jesse 9/12/1810 9/12/1894 At rest. Same stone as Elizabeth Wilmot. South face: "We loved them." and "Father and Mother".  
Wilmot Raleigh M.       Cemetery records indicate burial; no stone. Obit  
Wood Clyde 4/15/1895 9/18/1916   Funeral record and death record indicate burial; unmarked. According to the death record, he died of an accidental broken neck.  

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