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- Topeka State Hospital Cemetery, Topeka Township, Shawnee County, Kansas, USA

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Topeka State Hospital Cemetery is over 75 years old.  Less than a dozen grave stones are visible, yet the cemetery contains 1,157 burials.

West boundary of cemetery

East boundary of cemetery

View from West looking East

View from East looking West


Grave 1 - Ruth A. Schultz, May 5, 1907 - Aug. 3, 1937, mother

Grave 2 - Silas S. Mathews, Jan. 10, 1868 - Sept. 26, 1927

Grave 3 - Mother, Sarah Jane White, 1872 - 1938, children Mae, Bernice, Frances, Irene, Floyd, Raymond, & Richard.

Grave 4 - Martha E., dau of ?ustus Brehm, wife of William Katz, Born Mar. 8, 1854, Died Aug ?, 1903, Aged 49 Ys 5 Ms & 2 ds, Katz  [ second view]

Grave 5 - Augustus Urban, PVT CO C, 8 KANS INF, Sep 8, 1888

Grave 6 - Charles E. Scott, CO G, 4 OHIO CAV, Sep 7, 1888

Grave 7 - Mother, Maren K. Jensen, Mar. 20, 1861 - July 23, 1901


Additional information about cemetery can be found at:
www.skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/shawnee/library/vitals/topekacemetery.txt
and:  (May 5, 1998 Topeka Capital-Journal article:)
www.cjonline.com/stories/052898/com_tshside.shtml

Notes:  Details beyond simple text not as appears on original; comments appear in brackets: [ ]; "?" substituted for unknown letter(s)/word(s)/line(s); all visible graves transcribed and photographed; grave numbers for the convenience of the transcriber and photographer only; photographs taken in 2001; transcription compiled from photographs.

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