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Olathe in Johnson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Elvira Beckwith

1818 - 1865

 

—First Burial —

 
Elivra Beckwith Markers & Headstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2013
1. Elivra Beckwith Markers & Headstone
Inscription.

First burial in this cemetery

Born in W. Bloomfield Ny.
August 8, 1818.
Died in
Olathe Kansas
April 30, 1865.

On April 30, 1865, Elvira Beckwith
the sister of Mr. [Watts] Beckwith
was the first person buried
in this cemetery

 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in Olathe Memorial Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 738 North Chestnut Street, Olathe KS 66061, United States of America.
 
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... (approx. 0.9 miles away); 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 . . .
Elivra Beckwith Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2013
2. Elivra Beckwith Marker
 Olathe Memorial Cemetery KS. (Submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Elivra Beckwith Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2013
3. Elivra Beckwith Marker
Elivra Beckwith Bench image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 9, 2013
4. Elivra Beckwith Bench
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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