Olathe in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
1818 - 1865
— First Burial —
Born in W. Bloomfield Ny.
August 8, 1818.
April 30, 1865.
On April 30, 1865, Elvira Beckwith
the sister of Mr. [Watts] Beckwith
was the first person buried
in this cemetery
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1907.
Location. 38° 53.788′ N, 94° 49.06′ W. Marker is in Olathe, Kansas, in Johnson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Catalpa and Founders, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Olathe Memorial Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 738 North Chestnut Street, Olathe KS 66061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Olathe Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Olathe World War Memorial (about 700 feet away); R.R. Osborne Plaza (approx. 0.9 miles away); Home For Christmas (approx. 0.9 miles away); Not So Little A Farm On the Prairie... Workin' For a Living (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Survivor (approx. 0.9 miles away); President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Makes a Whistle-stop in Olathe (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Olathe.
Also see . . . Olathe Memorial Cemetery KS. (Submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.