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Gettis Cemetery

Directions: One mile west of New Almelo on Highway 9, turn North on Road W13. Drive seven miles. The cemetery will be on the right (East) side of the road just before the intersection with Road W.


The "Other Information" column may contain information not on the marker and/or data garnered through the transcriber's research. The transcriber designated the rows beginning with the one closest to Road W13.


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Surname Given Names Birth Date Death Date Inscription Other Information Row
BERNARD Anna M. 1887 1970   Same stone as Roscoe Bernard. 8
BERNARD Chester R. 1910 1987   Same stone as Virginia Bernard. 8
BERNARD Clinton E. 8/9/1892 7/8/1982 SGT US Army World War I   4
BERNARD Florence         4
BERNARD Hiram C. 4/12/1854 4/11/1894 At rest Same stone as Mary Jane Bernard. 4
BERNARD Infant         4
BERNARD Mary Jane 11/28/1858 3/6/1953 At rest; Wife Same stone as Hiram Bernard. 4
BERNARD Mildred Fern   1908 Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. R. M.   8
BERNARD Roscoe M. 1884 1950   Same stone as Anna Bernard. 8
BERNARD Virginia A. 1908 1981   Same stone as Chester Bernard. 8
BOZARTH Cora M. 1/15/1887 2/3/1887 Child of T. M. & A. J. Same stone as Oliver Bozarth. 3
BOZARTH Eliza J. 9/17/1833 11/17/1901 At rest Same stone as John P. Bozarth. 1
BOZARTH John P. 8/4/1828 1/24/1916 At rest Same stone as Eliza Bozarth. 1
BOZARTH Oliver 11/11/1902 11/18/1902 Child of T. M. & A. J.   3
BURROUGHS Elis E. 7/1/1910 6/6/1942     4
BURROUGHS Minnie L. 1884 1974   Same stone as Vincent Burroughs. Obit 4
BURROUGHS Vincent E. 1883 1965   Same stone as Minnie Burroughs. 4
CARPER Gerri K. 6/26/1949 11/28/1996 Wife of Phillip; Mother of Justin Wayne & Chad Otis   14
CONWAY Cerilda May 1894 1984     10
COOK Dennis 1882 1935     13
COOP Eugene Russell 1/5/1893 11/25/1974     2
COOP George W. 1850 1939 Asleep in Jesus   2
COOP Jacob R.   5/19/1891 Son of G. W. & Lydia; 7m. 18d.   2
COOP Lydia Jane Pool 1851 1935 Asleep in Jesus Funeral record on file at the City of Lenora office has death date of 2/22/1936. 2
COOP Rudolph   1/9/1898 Son of G. W. & Lydia; 2y, 10m, 18d   2
CRANK Eldo 7/14/1874 8/5/1957   Same stone as Vivian & Laura Crank. 12
CRANK Laura 4/9/1878 10/2/1923   Same stone as Eldo & Vivian Crank. 12
CRANK Rella 1872 1955     12
CRANK Vivian A. 1/15/1883 7/8/1967   Same stone as Eldo & Laura Crank. 12
DIETERICH Frank 7/16/1905 9/3/1905     10
DIETERICH Herman H. 1863 1931   Same stone as Minnie Dieterich. 10
DIETERICH Theresa L. 4/10/1888 7/22/1962     10
DIETERICH Wilhelmina "Minnie" A. 1867 1948   Same stone as Herman Dieterich. 10
EICHENBERGER Bertha 10/14/1902 3/27/1925 Daughters of Emil & Catherine Same stone as Milli Eichenberger. 12
EICHENBERGER Catherine 1/11/1867 1/11/1940 Mother Family stone: They rest from their labors. 12
EICHENBERGER Emil 6/10/1870 1/3/1947 Father Family stone: They rest from their labors. 12
EICHENBERGER Lena 2/18/1906 2/9/1920 In my father's house are many mansions.   12
EICHENBERGER Milli 1/22/1904 3/16/1925 Daughters of Emil & Catherine Same stone as Bertha Eichenberger. 12
ELLIS Lysander 12/15/1826 2/7/1888 Husband of M. Ellis Same stone as Maria Ellis. 5
ELLIS Maria 4/10/1823 6/23/1888 Wife of L. Ellis Same stone as Lysander Ellis. 5
ENGLAND Candice Lynn 9/14/1965 10/20/2014      
EVERTTS Andrew A. 3/14/1863 9/14/1941   Same stone as Vinnie Everetts. 9
EVERTTS Infant     Son of A. A. & V. E.   9
EVERTTS Vinnie E. 11/6/1866 12/17/1914   Same stone as Andrew Everetts. 9
FOUST B. F. 8/13/1843 9/23/1914   Same stone as Sarah Foust. 10
FOUST Sarah 3/4/1858 1/25/1931   Same stone as B. F. Foust. 10
GARTON Dale Marvin 1902 1905   Same stone as Thomas & Laura Garton. 8
GARTON Frances A. 4/21/1844 11/4/1902 Wife of J. B. Garton; She hath done what she could; Mother   1
GARTON Gerald G. 10/21/1916 7/16/1933 Son   8
GARTON J. W. 8/9/1864 8/23/1903 Tho lost to sight, to memory dear   1
GARTON J. C. 1852 1896 Father Same stone as infant son William Garton. 1
GARTON John B. 1/12/1814 9/9/1902 Gone home Same stone as Bertha & Dora Pool. Obit 1
GARTON Laura B. 1876 1962   Same stone as Thomas & Dale Garton. 8
GARTON Oscar Clyde 1/9/1913 1/16/1947 Kansas Sgt 304 AAT Airdrome SO; World War II   8
GARTON Thomas Marvin 1876 1920   Same stone as Laura & Dale Garton. 8
GARTON William   1882 Infant son of J. C. Same stone as J. C. Garton. 1
GILLESPIE Lucy Viola 1/18/1880 11/6/1969     12
GILLESPIE Ora Elton 8/2/1876 5/23/1928     12
GILLESPIE Ora Elton 10/3/1930 7/2/2004   Same stone as Phyllis Gillespie. 12
GILLESPIE Phyllis Jean (Donnelly) 4/3/1931 3/20/2014   Same stone as Ora Elton (b. 1930) Gillespie. 12
GOLDSBY Clarence L. 5/30/1882 7/21/1960 Father; The Lord is My Shepherd Same stone as Mary O. Goldsby. 9
GOLDSBY Elbert L. 1/6/1913 6/22/2000   Same stone as Mary E. Goldsby. Obit 7
GOLDSBY Florence 12/15/1908 7/23/1910     9
GOLDSBY Glenn 12/23/1929 11/5/1932     9
GOLDSBY Mary E. 8/25/1918 4/14/2008   Same stone as Elbert Goldsby. 7
GOLDSBY Mary O. 10/17/1889 2/19/1964 Mother; The Lord is My Shepherd Same stone as Clarence Goldsby. 9
GOLDSBY Maxine 10/4/1927 10/6/1931     9
GOLDSBY Richard 4/1/1849 2/19/1923     8
GOODRICH Gertrude (Linden) 10/21/1870 10/18/1946     7
GOODRICH James S. 9/26/1868 8/31/1927     7
GOODRICH Roy E. 9/29/1904 11/26/1968   Obit 7
HAGER Harry H. 10/25/1869 9/9/1943 At rest; Father Same stone as Mary C. Hager. 13
HAGER John G. 5/6/1904 11/6/1971 Married 4/22/1931 Same stone as Melvinia Hager. 14
HAGER Lester 1/27/1894 6/14/1972 Married 2/3/1915; In God's loving care Same stone as Mary I. Hager. Obit 13
HAGER Mary C. 10/26/1867 2/29/1940 At rest; Mother Same stone as Harry Hager. 13
HAGER Mary I. 8/26/1890 5/28/1982 Married 2/3/1915; In God's loving care Same stone as Lester Hager. 13
HAGER Max Duane 1928 1929      
HAGER Melvinia B. 9/16/1911 7/6/1965   Same stone as John Hager. 14
HARNER J. W.   12/5/1891 At rest; Aged 39y. 1m. 17d.   7
HARPER Helen Darlene 6/22/1922 1/16/2008     5
HART Hazel B. 1903 1907   Same stone as Anna Pool. 3
HEANY J. Arba 2/7/1879 4/1/1951 Father Same stone as Orbie Heany. 13
HEANY Lilly M. 1/26/1910 7/19/1991 Married 4/23/1935; Parents of Glenda, Greta, Gerri Same stone as Wayne Heany. 13
HEANY M. Glenn 5/23/1877 10/12/1975     13
HEANY Orbie D. 3/15/1884 7/11/1942 Mother Same stone as J. Arba Heany. 13
HEANY Wayne G. 10/8/1911 10/11/1986   Same stone as Lilly Heany. 13
HENRY Calysta  A. 1864 1889 Wife of I. B. Henry Same stone as Isaac & Thomas Henry. 6
HENRY Isaac Benjamin 1856 1934   Same stone as Calysta & Thomas Henry. 6
HENRY Minerva  E. 2/18/1888 9/29/1939     6
HENRY Nancy E. 6/18/1846 2/18/1932 Meet me in heaven   6
HENRY Thomas G. 1886 1914 Husband of Maud B. Henry Same stone as Isaac & Calysta Henry. 6
HOYLE David 1829 1911 Father Same stone as Rachel Hoyle. David was born in Ohio. 4
HOYLE Rachel (Stewart) 1833 1889 Mother Same stone as David Hoyle. 4
HOYT Myrtle Louise 11/28/1929 12/18/1932     14
HUDSON David W. 3/18/1852 11/5/1936     3
HUDSON Infant Son 2/4/1904 2/4/1904     3
HUDSON Lydia M.   9/16/1888 Aged 63y. 1m. 25d. Same stone as N. N. Hudson. 4
HUDSON N. N.   2/16/1896 Aged 71y. 5m. 23d. Same stone as Lydia Hudson. 4
HUDSON Nathan N. 4/24/1882 8/12/1906     3
HUDSON Rilla J. 7/3/1865 1/25/1950     3
HUDSON Robert L. 11/13/1886 7/19/1887     3
HUDSON S.   10/11/1904 Peace Perfect Peace; At rest; Aged 73y. 8m. 20ds.   1
LYON Amy M. 1879 1956   Same stone as Halsey Lyon. 11
LYON Anah E. 1862 1931     1
LYON Annie May 1918 1918 Infant dau of Mr. & Mrs. H. L. Lyon   11
LYON Halsey L. 1885 1951   Same stone as Amy Lyon. 11
LYON Infant   1/28/1903 Dau of S. W. & A. E. Lyon    
LYON Mary F. 4/5/1882 10/8/1886 The angels called her   3
LYON Samuel   1/28/1903   Mortuary marker; no dates.  
MARSH Anna M. 1861 1920 Wife of L. O. Marsh   12
MARSH Chancey G. 1880 1929 At rest Same stone as Josephine Marsh. 5
MARSH Charley 7/27/1876 3/5/1946     10
MARSH Josephine 1884 1957 At rest Same stone as Chancey Marsh. 5
MARSH Ransome M. 1848 1933   Same stone as Sarah Marsh. 10
MARSH Sarah J. 1848 1917   Same stone as Ransome Marsh. 10
McCLELLEND Dollie 5/5/1883 4/20/1944   Same stone as Thomas McClellend. 10
McCLELLEND Thomas H. 3/14/1879 3/13/1947   Same stone as Dollie McClelleand. 10
OLDS Roy George 5/10/1905 1/11/1967 Kansas Pvt HQ Det 1928 Svc Unit, World War II   5
OLDS Vera Faye Marsh 8/8/1907 1/6/1992     5
OVERGARD Mary Owens 6/12/1856 4/8/1913 Born in Virginia; Died at Norton Co, KS Same stone as Benjamin Owens. 6
OWENS Benjamin   7/28/1901 Aged 59y. 8m. Same stone as Mary Overgard. 6
PARKER Almeda   10/8/1882 Mother; Aged 72y. 10m. 16d.   1
PATTERSON Baby 11/23/1892 12/26/1892     8
POOL Anna C. 9/1894 12/1894   Same stone as Hazel Hart. 3
POOL Bertha H. 1/31/1874 7/31/1892 Dau of J.B. & F.A. Garton; At rest Same stone as Dora Pool. 1
POOL Della M. Dunlap 5/28/1857 11/28/1928 Mother Same stone as Samuel Pool. 3
POOL Dora May 7/29/1892 10/31/1892 Dau of Bertha H. Pool; Let the little ones come unto me Same stone as Bertha Pool. 1
POOL Jena M. 8/28/1933 8/29/1933 Dau of Mary & Earnest   3
POOL Samuel C. 10/14/1853 4/27/1946 Father Same stone as Della Pool. 3
PROUT Elsie 7/15/1908 2/4/1998 Married 11/27/1934; Parents of June Same stone as Lester Prout. Obit 7
PROUT Helen June 6/2/1938 4/26/2014   She was the only child of Les and Elsie Prout. Obit 7
PROUT Lester 11/27/1911 2/6/2000 Married 11/27/1934; Parents of June Same stone as Elsie Prout. Les was originally from Morland. Obit 7
RIDDLE Clarence Eugene 1/22/1910 1/31/1910     10
RIDDLE Elizabeth Morgan 9/27/1880     Same stone as John Riddle. Marker does not have a death date inscribed. 11
RIDDLE Father 1852 1928     10
RIDDLE Hattie Frances 7/27/1912 12/26/1928     10
RIDDLE John Henry 6/25/1878 3/30/1925   Same stone as Elizabeth Riddle. 11
RIDDLE Lawrence 3/21/1911 10/10/1912     11
RIDDLE Lucy 5/8/1873 5/2/1907     10
RIDDLE Mother 1849 1892     10
ROMANS Ephriam 8/3/1810 7/25/1886     2
SMITH Alice 9/14/1902 2/15/1920     11
SMITH Amy Marie 1906 1935   Same stone as Walter Smith. 13
SMITH Billie H. 11/19/1929 7/30/1996     12
SMITH Clara Etta 1873 1950 Mother Same stone as George W. Smith. 7
SMITH Emma 12/9/1907 1/5/2000   Same stone as T. C. Smith. 13
SMITH Eugene W. 1/5/1867 3/1/1917     11
SMITH George W. 10/13/1866 3/17/1949 Father Same stone as Clara Smith. 7
SMITH Lizzie 7/18/1907 2/23/1910 Dau of G. W. & C. E.   7
SMITH Thomas 3/30/1819 1/17/1903     7
SMITH Thomas Clifford "T. C." 3/18/1901 6/8/1886   Same stone as Emma Smith. Obit 13
SMITH Walter D. 1932 1962 Son Same stone as Amy Smith. 13
STARRETT Charles Henry 12/3/1856 11/12/1939 He kept the faith   2
STARRETT Daniel Temple   1/21/1908 Asleep in Jesus, blessed sleep from wich none ever wake to weep; Aged 75y. 7m. 10d.   2
STARRETT Edna Viola (Hoyt) 1/7/1878 12/14/1962 Mother Obit 7
STARRETT Ella Catherine "Katie" 8/22/1864 1/17/1939 One short sleep past, we wake eternally and death shall be no more.   2
STARRETT Frank C. 5/12/1867 5/16/1945 Father Obit 7
STARRETT Jane M. 10/18/1833 9/11/1921 A life of service   2
STARRETT Susan (Fairchild)   8/16/1891 Aged 94y. 6m. 1d.   2
STEPHENS Blanche C. 8/13/1910 1/22/1962 In my father's house are many mansions. Same stone as Levi Stephens. 5
STEPHENS Ida May 1/14/1877 3/31/1929 In my father's house are many mansions. Same stone as Jesse Stephens. 5
STEPHENS Infant Dau   1900     5
STEPHENS Infant Dau   1904     5
STEPHENS Infant Son   1906     5
STEPHENS Jesse 3/7/1870 1/5/1958 In my father's house are many mansions. Same stone as Ida Stephens. 5
STEPHENS Levi L. 12/9/1907 11/18/1984 In my father's house are many mansions. Same stone as Blanche Stephens. 5
STEPHENS Lucy 9/25/1870 5/11/1962     5
STEPHENS Rhonda Kay 1/2/1955 1/2/1955 Infant dau of Harold & Myra   5
STEPHENS Robert Dewayne 1/9/1931 1/14/1951 Fought and died for his country   5
SWANLUND Evelyn (Goldsby) 11/23/1940 8/19/2005     7
TADE Kate D. 1850 1918     11
VANSANT Ardelia 7/21/1872 6/5/1891     8
VANSANT John B. 11/20/1825 9/15/1911 At Rest, Father and Mother Same stone as Mariette Vansant. Obit 8
VANSANT Mariette H. 7/19/1835 5/22/1915 At Rest, Father and Mother Same stone as John Vansant. Obit 8
WILCOX Pearl L. 2/17/1925 7/3/1951   Obit 9
ZIERLEIN Alvin 4/19/1922 8/25/1927 Son of George & Anna Ceramic portrait on marker. 9
ZIERLEIN Anna M. 6/14/1887 2/21/1961 In my father's house are many mansions. Same stone as George H. Zierlein. 9
ZIERLEIN Clara 1884 1910 Dau of George Zierlein   9
ZIERLEIN George 1849 1937     9
ZIERLEIN George H. 8/13/1887 10/18/1958 In my father's house are many mansions. Same stone as Anna Zierlein. 9

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