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Topeka in Shawnee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Crawford - Capper Burial Site

 
 
Crawford - Capper Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
1. Crawford - Capper Burial Site Marker
Inscription.
Samuel Crawford, publisher, attorney,
farmer, and financial agent, served
as Third Governor of Kansas, 1856-1868,
and as head of the 19th Kansas Volunteer
Cavalry, 1868-1869. His wife, Isabel,
the daughter of Enoch Chase, a founder
of Topeka, at age 18 became the youngest
First Lady of Kansas.

Arthur Capper, the 20th Governor of
Kansas, 1915-1919, and U.S. Senator,
1919-1949, married Florence, daughter of
Samuel and Isabel Crawford. He founded
Capper Foundation for Crippled Children
and Capper Publications.

 
Erected 1993 by John Haupt Chapter, NSDAR.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 2.552′ N, 95° 39.178′ W. Marker is in Topeka, Kansas, in Shawnee County. Touch for map. Monument is in Section 58 of Topeka Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 SE 10th Avenue, Topeka KS 66607, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Blue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Loomis Crane (about 700 feet away);
Crawford - Capper Burial Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
2. Crawford - Capper Burial Site Marker
Looking north
Henry Murphy Walsh and Every A.E.F. "Runner" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Curtis (approx. mile away); Topeka Tornado Victims (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mariachi Divina! (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of the First State Capitol (approx. 1.2 miles away); A Turning Point for Equality (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Topeka.
 
Also see . . .
1. Samuel J. Crawford. (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Arthur Capper. (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Arthur Capper Congressional Bio. (Submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Samuel Crawford Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
3. Samuel Crawford Grave Marker
Arthur Capper Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
4. Arthur Capper Grave Marker
Samuel Crawford Military Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
5. Samuel Crawford Military Grave Marker
Crawford - Capper Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 29, 2011
6. Crawford - Capper Family Plot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 19, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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