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Nettie Thompson Grove
N T Grove
Nellie Mccoy Harris
Ivan L Waite
Illustrations and information on the following subjects: the Daughters of Old Westport, the McCoy Plat of the old town of Westport, Westport city government council proceedings from 1857 to 1883, early...
Manuscript about Kansas City's Union Cemetery (number 14).
The graves were moved to Union Cemetery in the late 1880s. Reference: Mrs. Greenberry Ragan, March 1973. This cemetery was on the old Jacob Ragan farm, now in the vicinity of 36th and Cherry Streets.
Two reels of film available in the library contain burial records for 1889-1978, original deed book, soldiers graves, etc.
Kansas City's Union Cemetery
Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on Union Cemetery in Kansas City, established about 1857 at about 28th and Main Streets. Origins and history of the cemetery as an expansion for the overcrowded...
Confederate Soldiers Monument
Full frontal and side view of monument to 15 Confederate soldiers. Cemetery located at 28th and Warwick Trafficway.
View of numerous tombstones. Cemetery located at 28th and Warwick Trafficway.
List of those buried in the cemetery founded in 1857.
Union Cemetery Historical Society: Tombstone Inscriptions
Photo of John McCoy's (1811-1889) tombstone in Union Cemetery and listing of his vital dates.
Jim Bridger Collection Finding Aid
This one box, 16 folder collection includes photographs, photocopied correspondence, newspaper clippings, and charts. The 24 photographs in this collection are primarily of Bridger relatives including...
Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
1830-1940, bulk 1889-1940
The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...
Dr. J. W. Parker Account Books Finding Aid
1851-1872 (bulk 1856-1872)
Dr. J. W. Parker was called John as well as James and settled in Westport, Missouri, in 1851 where he practiced medicine among the white settlers and the Shawnee, Wyandotte, and Delaware Indians. During...
Tenth Census of the United States: Social Statistics of Cities
Brief summary of the city's four listed cemeteries in 1880, with their ownerships, locations, sizes, and number of interments.
Atlas of Kansas City, Missouri: Extended Limits
Map showing the cemetery at 29th and Grand Avenues. Available on microfilm.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p066
Central part of early Kansas City in the Union Hill area from W. 26th Street south to W. 27th Street and from Wyandotte Street east to the edge of Union Cemetery, showing buildings, streets, and additions....
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page f008
Key to Sanborn Map of Kansas City, Vol. 1 (corrected to January 1907), showing Kansas City area bounded from the Kansas and Missouri State Line on the west, Cherry on the east, the Missouri River to the...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p091
Southern part of early Kansas City on the outskirts of Westport from about W. 40th Street south to about Archibald Street and from Briant Street east to Pennsylvania Avenue, showing buildings, streets,...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Photo and bio of Milton Payne, a railroad investor and realtor and former mayor of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1829 and coming to Kansas City in 1850 as a dry goods merchant before being elected mayor...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1896-1907, Page p293
Southeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 25th Street south to E. 27th Street and from Main Street east to McGee Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 3, 1896-1907, Page p297
Southeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 27th Street south to E. 28th Street and from Oak Street east to Holmes Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
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