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Diggin' Up Bones: Obituaries of Deerfield, Fairview, and Miscellaneous Kearny County Cemeteries, Kearny County, Kansas

By: Betty Barnes

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1997

Seller ID: B0790

ISBN: 0788407902

Condition: 336 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1997, 5.5x8.5, paper, alphabetical, 336 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The vast majority of the book (about 300 pages) deals with the large Deerfield Cemetery, of which a map is provided. The second part deals with the smaller Fairview Cemetery and the final section is a miscellaneous listing of obituaries dating back to 1877, before Kearny County was organized. In addition to providing the lot, block and section numbers used to locate the gravesite, each entry typically contains information from the original obituary for the deceased that appeared in a local newspaper or another source. All the records include date of birth; date of death; names of spouse(s), ch... View more info

Diggin' Up Bones, Part I and II: Obituaries of Lakin and Hartland Cemeteries, Kearny County, Kansas

By: Betty Barnes

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1995)

Seller ID: B0370

ISBN: 0788403702

Condition: 848 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1995), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 848 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


848 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1995), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 848 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Diggin' Up Bones, Book IV: Obituaries of Kendall Lydia German Lutheran, Lydia Lutheran, Lydia Methodist, and Shockey Cemeteries -Located in Grant, Hamilton and Wichita County, Kansas

By: Betty Barnes

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2001

Seller ID: B1878

ISBN: 0788418785

Condition: 196 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2001, 5.5x8.5, paper, map, 196 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Betty Barnes is like a social archeologist whose painstaking endeavor to uncover faces from the past has resulted in yet another revealing volume of Diggin’ Up Bones. The subjects of Book IV, many of them early pioneers, are buried in five Kansas cemeteries: Kendall, Lydia German Lutheran, Lydia Lutheran, Lydia Methodist and Shockey, and include burial dates from the late 1800s to the present time. By matching obituaries from local newspapers to the occupants of the marked gravesites the author resurrects the lives of those beneath the tombstones and creates an illuminating resource for... View more info