BUTLER COUNTY, KANSAS
Rose Hill Cemetery
"As for burial places, the dead were buried at home before the Rose Hill graveyard was located where it is now. Then came the digging up and moving the bodies from their home burial to the cemetery. I was present when the bodies of my uncle Thomas Hodgin and his son, Morris Hodgin, were moved from what is now the Charley Baker farm to the Rose Hill cemetery. Thomas Hodgin was the father of “Ben” and “Rob” Hodgin.
The baby of Levi M. Williams and wife was the first person buried in the Rose Hill Cemetery.
I can remember the grasshoppers that came on August 7, 1874."
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