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Roscoe Cemetery

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Directions: On U.S. Hwy 283 turn East onto Y Road (8 miles north of intersection of 283 and U.S. Hwy 24 in Hill City; or 8 miles south of Norton-Graham county line). Drive 4 miles East to 310 Avenue. Turn North for one mile. The cemetery is located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Z Road and 310 Avenue.

It is believed there are at least four Cook family members buried here in unmarked graves: Alonzo Hezekiah (1859-1907), Andrew Ezekial (1878-1879), Isaac Newton (1862-1942) and Jemima Belle (1865-1885).


The "Other Information" column may contain information not on the marker as well as data garnered through the transcriber's research.

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Surname Given Names Birth Date Death Date Inscription Other information Photo
---PSON Fred 5/1921 5/1921     Link to photo
BAILEY Gillian A. 2/15/1838 4/4/1880 Wife of Rev. M. J. Bailey; Gone But Not Forgotten Morgan J. Bailey, a clergyman, lived in Graham Twp. in 1880. Link to photo
BARNES Robert   2/6/1921 Son of Mr. & Mrs. C. B. Barnes   Link to photo
BEECHER Annis G.   11/15/1896 Aged 6y. 2m. 1d.; Children of J. S. & L. Beecher Same stone as May E. Beecher. Link to photo
BEECHER May E.   11/29/1896 Aged 1y. 3m. 6d.; Children of J. S. & L. Beecher Same stone as Annis G. Beecher. Link to photo
BILLIPS Alice Elizabeth (Hall) 1870 1916   Same stone as William L. Billips. Daughter of George W. & Mary Louisa (Grimes) Hall. Link to photo
BILLIPS Glenn 1/8/1894 3/21/1897 Aged 3y 2m 13ds; Son of W. L. & A. E. Billips Glenn accidentally drowned in a horse tank. Link to photo
BILLIPS Maggie 3/6/1889 8/21/1904 Children of W. L. & A. E. Billips Same stone as her sister Zola Billips. Link to photo
BILLIPS William L. 1857 1937   Same stone as Alice E. Billips. Link to photo
BILLIPS Zola 10/1/1896 4/22/1903 Children of W. L. & A. E. Billips Same stone as her sister Maggie Billips. Zola died of apparent kidney ailments. Link to photo
BLACKBURN H. B. 1830 1907     Link to photo Link to close-up photo
BLACKBURN Nannie 1837 1900 His wife Same stone as H. B. Blackburn. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
BONDY Christian 1844 1932   Same stone as his wife Winifred Bondy. In 1880, he was enumerated as Christopher. Locally, he was well known for playing the fiddle. Link to photo
BONDY Christian Earle 9/29/1892 2/13/1917 Aged 24y 4m 15d   Link to photo Link to close-up photo
BONDY Fred Clifton 1887 1952 Son   Link to photo
BONDY Winifred B. (Woodward) 1869 1929   Same stone as her husband Christian Bondy. Link to photo
CAMPBELL Genevieve 7/16/1855 3/21/1902 His wife Same stone as J. A. Campbell. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
CAMPBELL J. A. 9/2/1854 6/12/1909   Same stone as Genevieve Campbell. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
CHALFANT James Madison 1860 1931   Same stone as Mary Ellen Chalfant. Link to photo
CHALFANT Mary Ellen 1865 1937   Same stone as James Madison Chalfant. Link to photo
CLARY Abbie Paine 2/12/1850 3/26/1929 Wife   Link to photo
CLARY Curtis Elbet 11/2/1849 8/3/1917     Link to photo Link to close-up photo
CLARY Elbert C. 12/9/1875 6/24/1938 Son   Link to photo
COOK Mary B.   10/28/1897 Aged 27y 11m 11d; Wife of I. N. Cook Daughter of Otis & Elizabeth (Bailey) Personett; wife of Isaac Newton Cook. Link to photo
CRUIKSHANK A. C. 5/20/1835 10/6/1904 Co. K 6 Ia. Cav. Vol. His first name was Archibald. Although a Civil War veteran, Arch served in the Dakota Territory. Same stone as his wife, Salina Cruikshank. Obit Link to photo Link to close-up photo
CRUIKSHANK J. L. 1/28/1871 9/7/1944   Full name was Jasper Lewis Cruikshank, son of A. C. and Salina Cruikshank. Obit Link to photo
CRUIKSHANK S. A. 6/7/1843 5/5/1920 Wife of A. C. Her first name was Salina. Same stone as her husband, A. C. Cruikshank. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
DAVIS Florence May 1/23/1899 2/5/1899 Infant Daughter of Fremont & Elizabeth    
DUDLEY Alice J.   11/14/1879 Aged 37y 7m 9d; Wife of W. T. Dudley Same stone as her daughter Edna Smith. Alice's husband was a minister. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
FAULKNER J. M.   10/24/1884 Aged 19y 3m 20d   Link to photo
FLYNN Anna Bell (Cummings)   2/18/1890   Unmarked. She was the County Superintendent of schools at the time of her death. Obit  
FLYNN Charles H. 1866 1939   Same stone as India Flynn. Son of William and Margaret (Cook) Flynn. Link to photo
FLYNN Forrest 1918 1933     Link to photo
FLYNN Ida D. 3/16/1878 7/31/1932     Link to photo
FLYNN India (Michael) 1869 1932   Same stone as Charles H. Flynn. Daughter of Abraham & Elizabeth (Moyer) Michael. Link to photo
FLYNN Infant   9/12/1912 Sons of S. L. & Ida Flynn. Same stone as Selby, Julius & Julian Flynn. Link to photo
FLYNN Isaac Valentine   4/8/1889   Unmarked. Husband of Anna Bell Flynn. He was the County Superintendent of schools prior at the time of his death.  
FLYNN Julian   5/28/1910 Twins; Sons of S. L. & Ida Flynn. Same stone as Selby, Julius & Infant Flynn. Link to photo
FLYNN Julius   5/28/1910 Twins; Sons of S. L. & Ida Flynn. Same stone as Selby, Julian & Infant Flynn. Link to photo
FLYNN Margaret (Cook) 1834 1899 His wife Same stone as W. W. Flynn. Link to photo
FLYNN Oliver M. 1862 1898   Son of William & Margaret (Cook) Flynn. Link to photo
FLYNN Selby P.   5/13/1904 Sons of S. L. & Ida Flynn. Same stone as Julius, Julian & Infant Flynn. Link to photo
FLYNN Sylvester L. 7/28/1869 12/20/1920   Son of William & Margaret (Cook) Flynn. Link to photo
FLYNN W. W. 1834 1915   Same stone as Margaret Flynn. Given names were William Wallace. Link to photo
GILL Alfred 1828 1889 Hull Eng   Link to photo
GILL Burt B. 9/16/1870 6/21/1943 Father Same stone as Nellie E. Gill. Son of Frederick and Eliza (Holmes) Gill. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of whole marker
GILL Charles A. 8/10/1875 9/22/1952   Same stone as Minnie A. Gill. Son of Frederick & Eliza (Holmes) Gill.  
GILL Eliza A. Holmes 1834 1898 Born in Ohio Same stone as Frederick Gill. Link to photo
GILL Frederick 1833 1916 Hull Eng Same stone as Eliza A. Holmes Gill. Link to photo
GILL Grace G.   8/16/1886 Aged 19y 1m 16d; Dau of F & E. A. Gill.   Link to photo Link to close-up photo
GILL Minnie A. (Ginther) 6/24/1881 12/12/1945   Same stone as Charles A. Gill.  
GILL Nellie E. (Stickler) 10/15/1873 1/31/1936 Mother Same stone as Burt B. Gill. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of whole marker
GILL Paul A. 10/3/1902 3/15/1943 Served in 382nd Base Hdqtrs. and Air Base Squadron.   Link to photo
GINTHER Emma Caroline Rader 7/15/1862 12/28/1947   Daughter of Joseph & Louisa (Stocker) Rader; wife of Ola Elmer Ginther. Link to photo
GINTHER Mary I. (Washburn) 1862 1934   Same stone as Scott Ginther. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of family marker
GINTHER O. E.   3/15/1911 Aged 56 yrs Given names were Ola Elmer. Son of John & Ernestine (Phillips) Ginther; husband of Emma Caroline Rader. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
GINTHER Peter 1797 1889   Given names were John Peter. First wife was Hannah Wieland; second wife was Susan Roderic. Link to photo
GINTHER Winfield Scott 1852 1938   Same stone as Mary Ginther. Given names were Winfield Scott. Son of John Peter & Susan (Roderic) Ginther; husband of Mary Washburn. Obit. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of family marker
GREEN Ulysses G.   8/28/1889     Link to photo
HALL Albert 6/7/1840 1/14/1909     Link to photo
HANKINS Nancy M. Cook   10/19/1895 Aged 56y 7m 4d; Wife of O. P. Cast zink marker (aka "White Bronze"). Daughter of Isaac Cook & Nancy Sacra; wife of Oliver Perry Hankins. Link to photo
HEYER Victor 6/17/1902 7/15/1919 Gone But Not Forgotten   Link to photo
HIGINBOTHAM George E.   9/26/1881 Aged 30 2 stones; one leaning against tree; the other broken on ground. George was the founder of Roscoe, Kansas and owned a store there. Link to photo of first marker Link to photo of second marker
HOLMES Dinah Hunt 1807 1893     Link to photo
HOLMES James Reed 1799 1892     Link to photo
HOLMES Mondo Vincent 10/2/1913 8/25/1915 Son of Mr. & Mrs. Guy Holmes   Link to photo
HOSTUTLER Alvina J. 1/27/1873 4/11/1901   Same stone as son, Raymond. Obit Link to photo
HOSTUTLER Raymond 6/23/1899 4/11/1901   Same stone as mother, Alvina. Obit Link to photo
HURLOW David E.   6/24/1908 Aged 5m 7d; Son of D. M. & N. Hurlow   Link to photo
JENKINS Alta 1904 1910   She was the daughter of Scott and Armenia (Hall) Jenkins. Link to photo
JENKINS Armenia J. (Hall) 1870 7/18/1910   Wife of Scott Jenkins. Armenia and her daughter Bernice were killed in an oil stove explosion. Link to photo
JENKINS Bernice 1909 7/18/1910   She was the daughter of Scott and Armenia (Hall) Jenkins. She and her mother died in an oil stove explosion. Link to photo
JENKINS Harold 1902 1902   He was a son of Scott and Armenia (Hall) Jenkins. Link to photo
JENKINS Leo 1888 1908   A son of Scott and Armenia (Hall) Jenkins, Leo was killed in Colorado while digging a well. Link to photo
JENKINS Scott 1859 1946   Husband of Armenia Hall. Link to photo
JONES Child     This grave is unmarked. The father was Ben Jones.  
KEISWETTER Leonard 4/21/1929 12/27/2000 Married 6/5/1948 Son of Richard & Iva (Gill) Keiswetter.  
KEISWETTER Richard G. 11/24/1903 2/18/1936 Father Husband of Iva Gill. Link to photo
KEISWETTER Steven 5/27/1959 9/13/1961 Baby; son of Billie & Jo Ann Keiswetter.   Link to photo
KERR John 1871 1939 Father   Link to photo
KERR Sarah E. (Mackey) 11/17/1881 2/1/1970   Wife of John Armstrong Kerr. Link to photo
LEE Hezeakiah M. 1853 1933 Brother Near Wolverton graves Link to photo
LOCKARD Melvina Cook 1875 1901   Nearly buried. Link to photo
LOHNESS Harold Verne 7/31/1910 8/4/1910 Inf. Son of Mr. & Mrs. H. L. Lohness   Link to photo
MACKEY   1852 1917 Father Large center family stone with small individual stones "Mother" and "Father". Probably John E. Mackey, father of Sarah (Mackey) Kerr. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of family marker
MACKEY   1856 1935 Mother Large center family stone with small individual stones "Mother" and "Father". Probably Lucinda Madora Bailey, wife of John, mother of Sarah Mackey Kerr. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of family marker
MAHURIN Ann (Deweese) 7/16/1821 7/25/1897 Mother Same stone as W. H. Mahurin. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
MAHURIN Fred A. 1856 1930 Brother Same stone as Joseph Mahurin; sons of William H. & Ann (Deweese) Mahurin. Link to photo
MAHURIN Joseph W. 1852 1920 Brother Same stone as Fred Mahurin; sons of William H. & Ann (Deweese) Mahurin. Link to photo
MAHURIN W. H. 1/28/1816 10/30/1892 Father Same stone as Ann Mahurin. Given names were William Harmon. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
McCARTY Hazel M. 1892 1904 Dau of G. B. & Nellie   Link to photo Link to close-up photo
McDANIEL Ira 6/24/1903 6/16/1935   Son of Allen & Keziah (Campbell) McDaniel. Link to photo
McDANIEL James W. 10/13/1890 1/24/1914   Son of Allen & Keziah (Campbell) McDaniel; husband of Viola "Maude" Clampett. Died of diabetes and was originally buried in Webster Cemetery (Rooks County) but moved to Roscoe when Webster Dam was built in 1954. Link to photo
McDANIEL Loyd Wallace 1901 1914   Son of Allen & Keziah (Campbell) McDaniel. Link to photo
McDANIEL Ray Lewis 1898 1928   Portrait in military uniform on ceramic disc. Son of Allen & Keziah (Campbell) McDaniel. Link to photo Link to photo of portrait
McDANIEL Thomas Andrew 1905 1925   Son of Allen & Keziah (Campbell) McDaniel. Link to photo
McKISSON Marvin V. 1838 1904   Same civilian stone as Mary E. McKissson. Also military marker. Link to photo of civilian marker Link to photo of military marker
McKISSON Mary E. 1841 1908 His wife Same stone as Marvin V. McKisson. Link to photo
MICHAEL Abraham 9/7/1828 11/4/1913   Same stone as Elizabeth Michael. Link to photo
MICHAEL Edith E. (Mendell) 1/23/1877 6/23/1931 At rest Same stone as Milton D. Michael. Daughter of Peter and Dolly (Lathrop) Mendel. Obit Link to photo
MICHAEL Elizabeth (Moyer) 12/20/1840 8/7/1893 His wife Same stone as Abraham Michael. Link to photo
MICHAEL Milton D. 10/2/1860 1/14/1930 At rest Same stone as Edith E. Michael. Son of Abraham & Elizabeth (Moyer) Michael; husband of Edith Mendell. Link to photo
MILLER Clarence A. 1894 1931     Link to photo
MILLER Mary Alice 12/13/1871 6/18/1925 Wife of Robert H.   Link to photo
MILLER Robert H. 9/6/1852 10/16/1933     Link to photo
MITCHEM Vestal 7/11/1898 11/7/1918   Parents were David & Rebecca Mitchem. Link to photo
MOORE Alfred H. 3/27/1869 5/5/1948   Same stone as Etta J. Moore. Link to photo
MOORE Donna May 1934 1934   Mortuary marker. Link to photo
MOORE Etta J. 10/3/1869 3/19/1953   Same stone as Alfred H. Moore. Link to photo
MOORE Pearl Otha 9/28/1896 7/27/1918     Link to photo
NEWKIRK Orpha S.   11/22/1881 Sacred to the memory of; Aged 36y 11m 23d; Wife of A. Newkirk Obit Link to photo
NORRISH James 1839 1905   Husband of Sophia Leach, James was a doctor born in Devon, England. His funeral procession had approximately 170 carriages. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of family marker
NORRISH Sophia (Leach) 1839 1902   Sophia, the wife of Dr. James Norrish, was born in Devon, England. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of family marker
NORRISH Susie 1881 1885   Daughter of James & Sophia (Leach) Norrish. Link to photo of individual marker Link to photo of family marker
PERSONETT E. M. 11/17/1846 2/17/1907 Wife of O. F. Personett Maiden name was Bailey. Same stone as Otis "O. F." Personett. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
PERSONETT O. F. 1/12/1845 6/6/1902   Same stone as Elizabeth "E. M." (Bailey) Personett. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
RICHARDS Gertrude E.   7/21/1897 Aged 18y. 1m. 8d. Same stone as Luthera M. Richards. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
RICHARDS Luthera M.   7/31/1888 Aged 13y. 6m. 28d. Same stone as Gertrude Richards. Link to close-up photo
SCARLETT Edith Elizabeth 2/19/1928 2/20/1928 Inf. Dau. Of George & Bertha Scarlett. Edith was the granddaughter of Scott and Mary Ginther. Link to photo
SMITH Edna   12/2/1887 Aged 18yrs 8mos 21dys; Dau. Of Mrs. W. T. Dudley Same stone as Alice J. Dudley. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
SNAVELY Roy Allen Jr.   1/14/1922 Our son   Link to photo
STEWART Lizzie Maud (Eastman)   7/25/1897 Aged 23y 9m 4d; Wife of H. A. Stewart Daughter of Vesper & Elmira (Harding) Eastman. Link to photo
THOMAN B 1824 1899   This was Barbara Thoman, wife of Graham County's first treasurer. Link to photo
TROUTMAN Ellen A.   4/14/1886 Aged 27y 6m 7d; Wife of L. Troutman & Dau of D & J Lotridge   Link to photo Link to close-up photo
WASHBURN Wm. H. 11/26/1864 8/20/1906 Aged 41y 8m 24d Son of Andrew & Mandana (Bryant) Washburn. Link to photo
WELLHAUSEN Annie E 12/31/1894 11/10/1911 Dau of Fred & Ella   Link to photo
WOLVERTON Ophelia 1863 1937 Wife Same stone as Wm. H. Wolverton. Link to photo
WOLVERTON Wm. H. 1864 1936 Husband Same stone as Ophelia Wolverton. Link to photo
WORCESTER John L. 7/1901 4/1904   Son of Lester & Octava (Bird) Worcester. Link to photo
WORCESTER Lola Mearl Lowry 5/23/1932 1/8/2004 Married 8/10/1956    
WYCOFF Ella M. 5/7/1879 1/26/1907 Wife of C. N. Wycoff Same stone as Infant Wycoff. Link to photo
WYCOFF Infant   1/24/1907 Son of C. N. & E. M. Wycoff Same stone as Ella M. Wycoff. Link to photo Link to close-up photo
WYSCAVER James R. 1859 1924   Same stone as Sarah E. Wyscaver. Link to photo
WYSCAVER Sarah E. 1858 1949   Same stone as James R. Wyscaver. Link to photo
WYSCAVER William 10/10/1883 10/9/1903     Link to photo Link to close-up photo

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