Finding Aid for the Kansas City Cemetery Collection

The collection contains copies of sexton records including interment records, burial records, and lot records from various cemeteries in Kansas City, Kansas and one cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri. The information collected was used by Joan Kusek to publish books containing indexes of burials in those cemeteries. Other records include handwritten cemetery transcriptions done during the 1980s or 1990s. The collection includes digital images of Index cards transcribed from funeral home records. The records were transcribed around 1980s or 1990s. Some of the funeral homes no longer exist. The project to publish the funeral home index was not completed.

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Reference

Jolene Clark, Archivist, Midwest Genealogy Center, Finding Aid for the Kansas City Cemetery Collection, Midwest Genealogy Center, Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, Missouri, 2018

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Jolene Clark, Archivist, Midwest Genealogy Center, “Finding Aid for the Kansas City Cemetery Collection,” Genealogy Gallery, accessed August 19, 2019, http://content.mymcpl.org/items/show/9128.

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Title

Finding Aid for the Kansas City Cemetery Collection

Subject

Genealogy
Family history

Description

The collection contains copies of sexton records including interment records, burial records, and lot records from various cemeteries in Kansas City, Kansas and one cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri. The information collected was used by Joan Kusek to publish books containing indexes of burials in those cemeteries. Other records include handwritten cemetery transcriptions done during the 1980s or 1990s. The collection includes digital images of Index cards transcribed from funeral home records. The records were transcribed around 1980s or 1990s. Some of the funeral homes no longer exist. The project to publish the funeral home index was not completed.

Creator

Jolene Clark, Archivist, Midwest Genealogy Center

Publisher

Midwest Genealogy Center, Mid-Continent Public Library, Independence, Missouri

Date

2018

Format

Portable Document File Format; 503 KB; 5 pages.

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

kansas city cemetery collection.pdf