Monday, September 26, 2022
Sunday, September 25, 2022
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Just one week from today is the 150th Anniversary of Elmwood Cemetery. Find out more about the celebration here: https://www.facebook.com/elmwoodcemkc
Thursday, September 22, 2022
Hundreds of children are buried in Elmwood Cemetery in fact the very first burial was infant Sallie Ayers on July 5, 1872. Jennie Fay was 11 years old when she passed. This is her story.... as much as I have been able to find. To lose a life so young is sad, to not be remembered is sadder.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Exterior of McClintocks...sign barely visible far right.
Monday, September 19, 2022
Saturday, September 17, 2022
This mausoleum was for the Berger family in 1911 after Albert and his Wife Estella lost their only daughter Cecelia Marie in 1910. She was the first to be interred there. She was just 15 years old.
Mr Berger's mother, Cecelia Anne Adams was a graduate of Monticello College her roommate being Julia Dent who married General Ulysses S. Grant. She was a descendent of John Quincy Adams. Albert came to Kansas City, Kansas in 1886 to practice law. He was treasurer and a member of the Shawnee Mission Rural High School Board. He lived in Mission Hills. His wife Estella Hecker Berger died in 1950. In addition to Cecelia Marie they had one son Homer H.