Utica City Cemetery, Ness County, KS - Photos
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for my own use. I am posting them on the Internet in the interest of sharing
this information with interested parties. If you appear to be directly related,
based on the information in the the sketches, or have comments to share
with me about these sketches, I would be happy to hear from you. I do not
do research for others, nor am I particularly interested in speculative
relationships or unrelated surname discussions. There are many other worthy
sites for these activities. I hope you enjoy reading some of these interesting
The Utica City Cemetery, Utica, Kansas, lies to the northeast of the town.
Below, looking from the middle of the cemetery, you can see the town, in
The three stones in the foreground are our focus of attention here.
The large black stone is that of the parents of Harry, the boy who was the
first person buried in this cemetery.
The small white stone, nearest, is Harry's original stone, from 1894.
Just above it, on the left, is the commemorative stone place in 1985, in
See the details of each in the pictures below.
Here Bill Smith, picture taken by his wife, Nancy (her car in the prior
is standing behind the three stones of interest.
On the left is little Harry's original stone, in the middle, the parent's
and, on the right, is the commenorative stone.
Closer details are shown, below.
Below is the stone of William Eugene Lyon and his wife, Fanny Susan Kinnick
(See the story of their family, including more
detailed comments on these stones)
This is the back side of the commemorative stone.
(See Text written out)
To Commemorate and Honor the first burial in the Utica Cemetery
A upclose look at Harry
A closer look at Harry's original 1894 stone.
Howard and Ila Thornburg provided the picture of Harry, above.
Their stone has their wedding picture on it, below.
A number of other stones in this cemetery have the pictures on them.
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This page created 21 Dec 1998. Last updated 12 Jan 2002, by William
L. (Bill) Smith.