Pleasant Valley Cemetery, est. 1881

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Pleasant Valley Cemetery

9500 W 159th St
Overkand Park, KS

GPS Location
38° 50' 18" N, 94° 41' 43" W
38.838333, -94.695274

Legal Location
Section 13, Township 14S, Range 24E

About the Cemetery

The Pleasant Valley Cemetery Association was organized in the winter of 1880, and their Charter granted by the State of Kansas in March 1881. George McCaughey was elected President, and R P Edgington as Secretery to the first Cemetery Association board. The first charter members included J E Divelbiss, A N Edgington, John McCaughey Sr, and J S Justice. R M Dawson, J G Shreve, John Toynbee Sr, J C Murray, Giblert Bunnell, Jas L Shreve, Frank Hathaway, and Wm Moreland were also among the original organizing members.

The Pleasant Valley Cemetery District was approved by Johnson County on May 7, 1964, to provide tax support to the cemetery, with the Association to administer the District.

The first recorded burial was Caroline English, Olathe, interred in Jan 1881.


Photographed by Linda K Lewis and Bruce Smykowski, 2005.
Transcribed by Carol Rollins, Linda K Lewis, 13 Jun 2006. 
This is a complete transcription by reading and photographing the gravestones.


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