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Toledo, Chase Co., KS Friends Cemetery

Toledo, Chase Co., KS Friends Cemetery

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Transcription of the Old Friends Cemetery in Toledo, Chase County, Kansas
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./HillsideNearSaf[ordville:
CemeteryTellsCommunityStory
clewhoforafriend,helpeddigthefordville,and,ofcourse,Toledo. grave,thenshavedhimanddres-:Theselateyearsofthe19OO's sedthebody,hurriedbacktoseeifhaveerasedcommunitylinesand thediggingwasgoingwell,thentheoldschoolshaveallgone.one cleanedhimselfupashewastobebyone.Ho~ever,familyand casketbearer.friendshiptiesarestrongand Duringthoseearlyyears,themanyarebroughtbacktoHillside, CivilWarwasnotfarbehindthem,theirlastrestingplace. andthosewhohadservedandToo,oldfriendshipscontinue, werenowdepartedcomradesassistedjustabitbytheSocial wererecalledwithmusic,ConcernsCommitteeoftheSaf- speeches,andt.hedecorationsoffordvilleUnitedMet.hodlstchurch. thegraves....EachSundayafternoonar1dallof EachMemorialDaymorning~~~I}da.Yl0}lowlng,th~!D0gern_ therewasaprogramatthecburch_MemorialDay,orweekeifd, witht.heorators.JohnMadden.
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fee,iruitdrink,sandwiches andJudgeRuggleseachtakinghls(chickenIsthefavorlteland turn....:..:.:-~.~.,..cookiestothosewhovisit.They Afterthe"'s~rvite,the"Ilvlngareoftensurprisedattheold servicemen"wouldmarchtothefriendswhoarethere.Thisyear cemeterytoplaceflowersoneach.visitorscamefromalloverKan- graveofthosewhodiedinservicesasandfromCalifornia,Colorado, forhiscountry.Headingthepro-Georgia.MissouriandTexas..- cessionmightbetheGrandArmyB.G.B.
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wascommander.andthree blacksoldiers-Lewis.Tabor-and AmosEmerson-whohadserved withtheNorth.joinedtheMarch withotherveterans:'· Aftertheflowershadbeen placedonthegravesoftheir"de- partedcomrades"theydroveto theLyon-ChaseCountyline bridge,andcastflowersonthewa- tersoftheCottonwoodRiverin memoryofeachonewhohadgiven hislifeandbeenburiedatsea. CharlesWoolwine,thelastofa largefamilythatsetlledherewith hisparentsIn1878whenhewasa baby.HeleftChasecountytolive inDodgeCityin1909.buteach MemorialDayhereturnedtovisit thegravesofhisfamilyand friends.andtochecknewgraves aslongashelived. Atonetimehesortedinhismind theoldfriendsfromallthelittle. ruralcommunitiesthatweresuch apreciouspartofrurallife.There werefriendsfromBuckey.Ca- naan.Plymouth.Grandview.Saf- MemorialDayweekendhaspas- sedforthisyear,andHillside CemeterynortheastofSaffordvil- leisquietinasettingofthe beautiesofourFlintHills,agrass coverletneatlytended,andthe olue,blueskyabove. Asourcitizensarecherishing olderhomes,andpreserving __some,soaretheystudyingold ~cemeteriesasthenamesanddates
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40's.Realizingthathewould -neverrecover,heaskedthathenot ~beburledinth-elittleQuaker' ,:)cemeteryeastoftheToledotown- .....,siteasItwasalJgumboand"held waterlike3\dlshpan.'·The' mother,a'widowandherliving childrenmusthavefollowedhis wishes.asthisman'sburialwas theflrstinHilltop"':"asItwasfirst called-onapieceofBarberpas- turelanddonatedforacemetery. Themarble-facedmonument. smallerandtallerthantheheavy tombstonesthatwerepopularla- ter.wastheflrsterectedinthe
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onlyafewmonthsafterson George'sdeath. Agreat-greatgranddaughter. Mrs-.FredThomasofruralDun- lap.placesflowersbythismonu- menteachMemorialDay. Thefirstpurchaselotswentto Barbers.StonesD.r.Conawaywho practicedInSaffordville.Linds. HancocksandShellenbargers.La- tertherewasaHilltopCemetery, butformanyyearstheonename. Hillside.hasbeenused. Duringthoseearlyyearsgraves were-dug
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membersofthefami- lyiftherewereenoughhuskyboys. butifhelpwasneeded.therewere willingneighbors. Friendsorrelativesshavedthe menordressedthehairofthe women.Onepersonrecallsanun-
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