CRAWFORD COUNTY, KANSAS

OBITUARIES

Below were all compiled and submitted by Debbie M. S. Burns

The people below are buried in the Yale Cemetery in Barton County, Missouri

Adams, Robert

"The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Adams departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 26, age one year and 26 days. The little one suffered with stomach trouble for the past two months until the death angel visited the bedside and took its little spirit to the God that gave it. Our loss and heaven's gain. The remains were interred in the Yale cemetery." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Feb. 2, 1904, p. 4.]

"Name: Robert Adams
Age: 1 year
Date of death: January 26, 1904
Cause of death: stomach trouble
Residence at death: Yale
Undertaker: Bowman Furniture Co., Pittsburg
Physician: C. A. Smith, Yale"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book B, p. 231, 1.]

Anderson, Malida

"Name: Malida Anderson
Age: 54 years
Date of death: September 10, 1900
Cause of death: not given
Date of report: September 26, 1900
Residence at death: Yale
Place of burial: Missouri Burying grounds
Occupation: Housewife"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book B, p. 83, 229.

"Mrs. Melenda Anderson; 51 years; died September 10, 1900, in Yale of Heart disease; Dr. Whittaker. Funeral Sept. 11 at 3 pm.
Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: Robt. Anderson and Loyd Robinson. $60.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, unnumbered Ledger, entry #44.]

Baker, Rebecca Henrietta

Died May 3, 1935, in rural Yale; buried in Yale Cemetery on May 5, 1935. Rebecca is widow of George Baker; had been born in Georgia;
father, Falton Blakley, had been born in Virginia; mother, Elizabeth Jackson, had been born in Georgia.
[Death certificate filed in state of Kansas on May 8, 1935.]

Barley, Mary Rosa
"Name: Mary Rosa Barley
Age: 7 years
Date of death: October 8, 1910
Cause of death: Malaria
Residence at death: Nelson, KS
Date of report: November 10, 1910
Place of burial: Yale, KS
Date of burial: October 9, 1910
Undertaker: A. L. Mahan, Frontenac
Physician: M. K. Scott, Frontenac
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book F, p. 85, 13.]

Beard, Andrew
"The funeral of Andrew Beard, the Yale Negro who died yesterday from a gunshot wound mysteriously inflicted in the back, was held this afternoon in the Yale A.M.E. church. Burial was in the Yale cemetery." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Thursday, September 10, 1914, 5.]
(For an account of the shooting see the same source, September 9, 1914, p 2.)

"Andrew Beard; age: 29 years, 3 months, 29 days; Sept. 8, 1914, at Mt. Carmel Hospital due to gun shot wound. Funeral Sept. 10 at 2:00 pm at AME church, Yale; clergyman: Broadnaux. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill: $222.50."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger I, page 267.]

Beard, James

"James Veard [sic], colored, a miner, died this morning at 9 o'clock at his home in Yale. The funeral will be held tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Methodist church at Yale. The body was brought to the Bowman undertaking parlors to be prepared for burial, which will be in the Yale cemetery."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Monday, July 28, 1913, p. 1.]

"James Beard; 50 years; widower; died July 28, 1913, in Yale; Dr. Geeder. Funeral July 29 at 3 pm at Methodist Church, Yale; clergyman: Rev. Partce. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill: $70.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 5, page 114.]

Beasly, Alice

"Alice Beasly; age--16 years, 2 months, 16 days; died Sept. 9, 1900 in Yale of consumption; Dr. Sanderson. Funeral Sept. 10. Burial: Yale Cemetery."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, unnumbered Ledger, entry #43.]

"Name: ALICE BEASLEY (this person noted as "mixed")
Age: 17 years, 5 months, 25 days
Date of death: September 15, 1900
Cause of death: tuberculosis
Date of report: December 28, 1900
Place of burial: Miden, MO
Place of birth: MO
Marriage status: Single
Occupation: school girl
Undertaker: C. D. Manley
Physician: J. T. Whittaker, Yale"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book B, p. 89, 311.]

Bonwell, Viola

"Viola, 18-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Bonwell of Yale, colored, died last night. The funeral was this afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Baptist church at Yale, Rev. S. A. Williams officiating, and burial was in the Yale cemetery." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Saturday, August 30, 1913, 2.]

"Viola Bonwell; age 1 year, 6 months; died Aug. 29, 1913, in Yale of Illio Colotis; Dr. Doods. Burial: Mt. Habon [sic], Yale Cemetery.
Bill charged to: W. Bonwell. $38.00." [Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 5, page 140.]

Brown, Jefferson

"Jefferson Brown, colored, died yesterday afternoon at his home in No 11 camp near Yale. Death resulted from a complication of diseases.
The deceased was 64 years of age and had been a resident of Yale and vicinity for a number of years.
He was among the first colored miners in Yale but poor health had kept him from the mine for sometime past.
As far as known he has no relatives in this part of the country.
The funeral services were conducted this afternoon from the M. E. church at Yale and interment was made in the Yale cemetery."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Tuesday, July 20, 1909, (4).]

"Name: Jeff Brown
Age: 58 years
Date of death: July 21, 1909
Cause of death: T. B.
Residence at death: Yale
Date of report: August 3, 1909
Marriage status: Single
Physician: Bacon, Yale"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book F, p. 29, 2.]

Brown, Lulu

"Mrs. Lulu Brown departed this life Saturday, the 9th, and was interred in the Yale cemetery by the order of the Household Ruths.
She leaves one brother and one sister to mourn her loss. Yale, the Golden Star, Weir and Pittsburg lodges turned out Sunday at Yale headed by the Yale bands." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, May 16, 1903, p. 10.]

"Brown, Lula, 26, married, housewife, died May 9, 1903 of malaria fever; Dr. Smith. Funeral May 10, 1903, 3 a.m.[sic] at Yale, Ks.
Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: 4843 G.U.O.F.O. Yale, Kan. $50.25."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 1, page 94.]

"Name: Lulu Brown
Age: 26 years
Date of death: May 10, 1903
Cause of death: malarial fever
Residence at death: Yale
Date of burial: May 11
Marriage status: Married
Occupation: Housewife
Undertaker: E. J. Downing, Pittsburg
Physician: C. A. Smith, Yale"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book B, p. 195, 7.]

Cadell, Anna (Annie)

"Mrs. Anna Cadell, colored, died last evening at her home in Yale, aged 53 years. Death was due to heart trouble.
The funeral was held this afternoon from the late home and interment made in the Yale cemetery." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Feb. 28, 1907, p. (4).]

"The funeral of Mrs. Caddell was held last Thursday at the Bethel A.M.E. church, Brother Euton of Fort Scott officiating."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Wed., March 6, 1907, p. (4).]

"Name: Anna Cadell
Age: 53 years
Date of death: February 27, 1907
Cause of death: heart trouble
Residence at death: Yale
Marriage status: widow
Undertaker: Gorrell
Physician: Dr. O'Dill, Curranville, KS"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book A, p. 159, 11.]

Callaway, Henry Z.

"Name: Henry Callaway
Age: 12 years
Date of death: March 28, 1904
Cause of death: dropsy
Residence at death: Yale
Undertaker: E. J. Downing, Pittsburg
Physician: Dr. Smith, Yale "
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book A, p. 5, 12.]

"The little son of Mr. Geo. Callaway departed this life the latter part of last week. Dropsy and rheumatism was the cause of his death. Age about 12 years.
He leaves three brothers, three sisters and a mother and father to mourn his loss. The last words he said in this world were that 'I am all right.'
It is our loss and heaven's gain." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Thurs., April 7, 1904, p. 4.]

Cener, Beete

"Beete Cener; 11 days old; died April 16, 1902, at Yale of jandus; Dr. Cowens of Midway, Kan. Casket: 2 ft. gloss white, $8.00. Burial: Yale Cemetery."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, unnumbered Ledger, entry #205.]

Cobb, William M. Jr.

"William M. Cobb, Jr.; age: 34 years, 9 months, 16 days; married; coal miner; died Feb. 23, 1912, at 109 E. 12 St. Pittsburg of tuberculosis of bowels.
Funeral Feb. 25. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: Bertha B. Cobb. $159.50."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger I, page 22.]

Croseier, Sidney

"Sidney Croseir, colored, aged 42, died this morning at 5 o'clock at Yale, a victim of miners' consumption.
The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock and interment in the Yale cemetery."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Monday, Feb. 6, 1911, p. 8.]

"Sidney Croseier; 42 years; single; miner; died Feb. 5 am, 1911, in Yale of miner's consumption. Funeral Feb. 5 at 1 pm at home. Burial: Yale Cemetery.
Bill charged to: Henry Weaver Local #589. $42.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas,Ledger 3, page 197.]

"Name: SIDNEY CROSEICI Age: 43 years

Date of death: February 4, 1911 Cause of death: consumption Date of report: March 10, 1911 Occupation: Miner Physician: Bacon, Yale"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book F, p. 97, 5.]

Dorsey, James

"James Dorsey, formerly of Yale, died at Huntington, Ark., at 6 o'clock Sunday evening of malaria fever.
The body has been shipped here and will remain at the Bowman Undertaking Chapel until the funeral arrangements are made.
The services probably will be held tomorrow afternoon under the direction of the colored K. P. lodge of Yale and interment will be made in the Yale cemetery."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Monday, Oct. 16, 1911, p. (3).]

"James Dorsey; 60 years; married; miner; died Oct. 14, 1911, 6 pm, in Huntington, Ark. of Malaria Fever. Funeral Oct. 17 at 1 pm in Yale. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: Henry Dorsey of Yale and Sidney Dorsey Porter of K.C. $24.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 4, page 55.]

Dorsey, Willie

"Willie Dorsey, Aged Eleven Years, Is Dead.
Willie Dorsey colored, aged eleven years, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dorsey of Yale, died at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon of stomach trouble.
The funeral was held at 3 o'clock this afternoon from the home and interment was made in the Yale cemetery."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Friday, May 28, 1909, p. (5).]

"Name: Willie Dorsey
Age: 11 years
Date of death: May 27, 1909
Cause of death: stomach trouble
Residence at death: Yale
Date of report: June 3, 1909
Place of burial: Yale, KS
Undertaker: R. P. Gorrell
Physician: Dr. Bacon, Yale and Dr. McKelvey, Minden, MO"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book F, p. 21, 5.]

"Willie Dorsey; 11 years; died May 27, 1909 of stomach trouble. Funeral May 28, at 3 pm at Yale. Burial: Yale Cemetery.
Bill charged to: H. Dorsey. $75.00 [included 2 carriages and 1 hearse]."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 2, entry #111.]


Drake, Paul

"Paul, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Drake, died at the family home, at Yale last night, aged 16 months. The cause of the death was summer complaint.
The funeral was held this afternoon from the home in Yale. Interment was made in the Yale cemetery."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Friday, July 29, 1910, p. (3).]

"Name: Paul Drake
Age: 1 year, 6 months
Date of death: July 28, 1910
Cause of death: summer consumption
Residence at death: Yale
Date of report: August 10, 1910
Place of burial: Yale, KS
Physician: Bacon, Yale"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book F, p. 76, 13.]

"Paul Drake; 16 months old; died July 29, 1910, in Yale of summer complaint; Dr. Bacon. Funeral July 29 at 3 pm.
Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: S. T. Drake. $12.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, unnumbered Ledger, page 100.]

Evans, Anna

"Anna Evans; 55 years; died December 18, 1900, at Yale of pneumonia; Dr. J. T. Whittaker. Funeral Dec. 19 at 2 pm. Burial: Yale Cemetery."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, unnumbered Ledger, entry #73.]

"Name: ANNA EVANS
Age: 55 years
Occupation: Servant
Date of death: December 19, 1900
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Place of death: Yale, KS
Undertaker: Manley, Pittsburg"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book B, p. 95.]

Evans, Bammar

"Mrs. Bammar Evans, aged 56 years, wife of Charles Evans, died at the home at Curranville yesterday afternoon at 6:45 of dropsy.
The funeral was held from the home this afternoon at 3 o'clock and interment was made in the Yale cemetery.
Deceased leaves a husband and five children, one a son, Pat Evans, living in Curranville and the other four in Alabama."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Tuesday, November 2, 1909, p. (2).]

"Mrs. Bammar Evans; 56 years; married; housewife; died November 1, 1909 at 6:45 pm in Curranville of dropsy; Dr. Orr.
Funeral Nov. 2 at 3 pm. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: Chas. Evans. $65.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 2, entry #206.]

Fritzjuril, Gilbert

"Gilbert Fritzjuril, of No. 9, Nelson, Kansas, departed this life Jan. 26. His remains were interred in the Yale cemetery by the order of the K. of P.
Rev. A. J. Rogers conducted the funeral services. He leaves a wife and one child . . ." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Jan. 31, 1903, p. 4]

"Fitz Jewell; 27 years; miner; married; died January 26, 1903 of fracture of spine; Dr. Bacon. Funeral Jan. 27, 3:30 pm at Yale; Clergyman: Hon. Rev. Brown. Casket: 6-3. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: Central Coal & Coke Co. Nelson. $50.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 1, page 61.]

"Died -- In Nelson, January 26, Gilbert Fitzjuril."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Feb. 7, 1903, p. 6.]

Gamble, Sam

"The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gamble was laid to rest in the Yale cemetery, Wednesday, February 17."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Feb. 23, 1904, p. 3]

"Died. GAMBLE--In Yale, Feb. 16, of pneumonia, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Gamble, (col) aged eight months."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Feb. 18, 1904, p. 4]

"Name: Baby Gamble (male)
Age: 8 months
Date of death: February 16, 1904
Cause of death: pneumonia
Residence at death: Yale
Undertaker: Bowman Furniture Co., Pittsburg
Physician: C. A. Smith, Yale"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book B, p. 234, 10.]

"Gamble, Sam, 8 mo. d. Feb. 16, 1904 at Yale. Dr. Smith of Yale. Cause--pneumonia. Bur. Yale cemetery."
[Gladys Mundt, Comp., "Funeral Records From Brenner's {actually Bowman Furniture Company at the time} Mortuary,"
typescript in looseleaf notebook of two ledgers (Pittsburg, KS, n.d.), Ledger 1, page 24.]

Birth -- "GAMBLES--In Yale, July 30, to Mr. and Mrs. Gambles, a son."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, August 13, 1903, p. 6.]

Golden, Gladys (Carrick)

"Gladys (Carrick) Golden; age: 16 years, 4 months, 29 days; married; died Jan. 30, 1912, in Dunkirk, Ks., of Urarmic coma.
Funeral Feb. 1 in Yale. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: Louisa Carrick. $93.50."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger I, page 18.]

Gray, James

"James Gray; 7 days old; died Dec. 27, 1912, in Crowberg of pneumonia; Dr. McKay; Funeral Dec. 28 at 1 pm in Crowberg; clergyman: Howard. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: James Gray, Crowberg. $26.50."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 4, page 436.]

Grayson, James

"Jas. Grayson, Aged 31 Years, Died at Curranville.
James Edwards, 31 years old, died of pneumonia at his home in Curranville at 1:30 yesterday afternoon.
The funeral was held from the Baptist church in Yale at 2 o'clock this afternoon and internment was made in Yale cemetery."
Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Saturday, Jan. 9, 1909, p. (5).]

"Name: James Grayson
Age: 31 years
Date of death: January 8, 1909
Cause of death: consumption
Date of report: February 3, 1909
Residence at death: Yale
Marriage status: Single
Undertaker: R. P. Gorrell
Physician: Bacon, Yale"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book F, p. 5, 18.]

Grayson, Step

"Step Grayson; age 73 years, 1 month; Single, Farmer; died June 30, 1914, in Yale; Dr. Keller. Funeral July 1 at 3 pm at church; clergyman: Eatrman. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: Robt. Grayson. $113.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 5, page 356.]

Hall, Thomas

"Thos. Hall Died at His Home in Yale of Pneumonia.
Thomas Hall, aged forty-nine, died Saturday after noon at Yale of pneumonia, after a short illness.
The funeral occurred Sunday afternoon from the Baptist church in Yale, and interment was made in the Yale cemetery.
Deceased was unmarried, having no relatives in this part of the country."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Monday, March 15, 1909, p. (4).]

"Name: Thomas Hall
Age: 49 years
Date of death: March 13, 1909
Cause of death: pneumonia
Date of report: April 7, 1909
Residence at death: Yale
Marriage status: Widower
Occupation: Miner
Undertaker: M. G. Brady
Physician: Odell, Currenville [sic]"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book F, p. 14,6.]

Hamilton, Cloyd

"Claude Hamilton, colored, a shotfirer in Mayer mine No. 2, south of radley, was killed at 6:10 o'clock last night by an explosion.
John Pellegrino, state mine inspector, headed the rescue party which recovered the body. He returned to the mine today to complete
an investigation to determine whether the man's death was caused by a windy shot or a gas explosion.
Larry Williams, brother-in -law of Hamilton, the other shotfirer, escaped unhurt. Hamilton's body was taken to the Bowman undertaking rooms in an ambulance.
Funeral arrangements have not been made. Hamilton was 38 years old. His widow, three children and his parents survive him.
The body was taken this afternoon to the Pittsburg Undertaking Company's rooms, where it will be kept until the funeral Monday."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, November 5, 1915.]

"Dr. U. A. D. Collelmo, county coroner, is holding an inquest this afternoon at the Pittsburg Undertaking Company's rooms over the body of Claud Hamilton,
the negro shotfirer killed in the explosion at Mayer No. 2 near South Radley Thursday night. Hamilton's funeral will be held at 1 o'clock tomorrow in the
Mt. Hebron Baptist church on Tenth Street. The colored Knights of Pythias of Girard, Weir, and Pittsburg will be in attendance. Burial will be at Yale."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, November 6, 1915.]

Hamilton, Hazel

"Hazel Hamilton; age: 1 month, 9 days; death date not given [but was entered in ledger on March 25, 1912, which was usually the date the person died];
Dr. Bogle. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill: $10.00." [Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger I, page 28.]

Hamilton, Ioma

"Death at Curranville . Ioma, the two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hamilton, died last evening at 7 o'clock at the home of the parents in Curranville.
Death resulted from a short illness with bronchitis. The funeral services were held this afternoon from the parent's home and interment made in the Yale cemetery."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, March 14, 1907, p. (5).]

"Name: Ioma Hamilton
Age: 2 years
Cause of death: bronchitis
Date of report: April 1907
Residence at death: Curranvill [sic]
Undertaker: M. G. Brady
Physician: Dr. Orr"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book A, p. 161, 1.]

Hamilton, Manuel

"The funeral services of Manuel Hamilton, who was killed at No. 28 shaft of the Central Coal and Coke company Wednesday, were conducted this afternoon from the colored Baptist church in Yale and interment made in the Yale cemetery.
The services were attended by a large number of the colored people of Curranville and Yale where he had resided for a number of years."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Friday, June 25, 1909, p. (7).]

"Name: MANUEL HAMILTON
Age: 42 years
Date of death: June 23, 1909
Cause of death: accident in mine
Date of report: July 3, 1909
Place of residence: Curranville
Occupation: Miner
Physician: C. A. Dudley"
[From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book F, p. 26, 2.]

Harvey, Agnes

"The funeral of Agnes Harvey, year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Harvey of Yale, was held from the home this afternoon at 3 o'clock and burial was in the Yale cemetery. The child died yesterday at 4 o'clock." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1913, p. 5.]

"Agnes Harvey; age 1 year, 2 days; died Aug. 5, 1913, at home of enterition [sic]; Dr. P. F. Theis. Funeral Aug. 6 at 3 pm at home; clergyman: A. J. Beaton. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: Mr. E. J. Harvey. $25.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 5, page 118.]

Harvey, David

"David Harvey; 1 hr. old; died May 21, 1914, in Yale; Dr. Keller. Funeral May 21 at 4 pm at home. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill: $6.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 5, page 331.]

Harvey, Frank

"The funeral of [Frank] Harvey, the man who was killed, occurred today at 11 o'clock, the remains being taken to the cemetery at Minden for burial."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Nov. 14, 1905, p. 5.]

News article relating death of Frank Harvey. Was shot and killed by another. Happened at Iowa camp and his former home was Brookdale, Alabama.
Both men were members of Odd Fellows.
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Nov. 13, 1905, p. 2.]

Harvey, Lassie

"Mrs. Lassie Harvey, 38 years old, colored, died last night at 8 o'clock at the home in Curranville. Death was due to stomach trouble.
The funeral was held this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Burial was in the Yale cemetery." [Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Tuesday, June 30, 1914, 2.]

"Lassie Harvey; age 38 years, 3 months, 25 days; married; housewife; died June 29, 1914, in Yale; Dr. Keller. Funeral June 30 at 3:30 pm;
clergyman: Eartman. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill: $87.00."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 5, page 353.]

Harvey, Naomia

"Naomia Harvey; 2 months old; died July 8, 1914, in Yale from Gastritis Intentis; Dr. Keller. Funeral July 9 at home. Burial: Yale Cemetery.
Just a box no charge; Tended Funeral himself."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 5, page 366.]

Harvey, Vuleadene

"Harvey, Vuleadene, colored, 9 months, d. Sept. 23, 1904 of stomach trouble; Dr. Smith. Funeral, Sept. 24 at Yale. Cemetery not given."
[Gladys Mundt, Comp., "Funeral Records From Brenner's {actually Bowman Furniture Company at the time} Mortuary," typescript in looseleaf notebook of two ledgers (Pittsburg, KS, n.d.), Ledger 2, entry #234.]

"Name: VALEADENE HARVEY Age: 9 months
Date of death: September 23, 1904 Cause of death: stomach trouble Physician: Dr. Smith, Yale Undertaker: E. J. Downing, Pittsburg" Bib.
Source: Book A, p. 32 [From the "Death Record Books" at Crawford County Courthouse, Girard, Kansas, Book A, p. 32.]

Heubert, Grace

"Heubert, Grace, 19 mo., dau. of Alfred Heubert, 2 and one-half miles north of Pittsburg. Cause indigestion. Yale."
[Gladys Mundt, Comp., "Funeral Records From Brenner's {actually Bowman Furniture Company at the time} Mortuary," typescript in looseleaf notebook of two ledgers (Pittsburg, KS, n.d.), Ledger 1, page 18.]

Howard, Agatha

"In Litchfield, March 10, of bowel trouble, Agatha, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Howard, (colored), aged one year."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, March 14, 1903, p. 6.]

Howard, Sonny

" 'Sonny' Howard, colored, a miner, 31 years of age, died at his home in Litchfield, yesterday afternoon at 4:45 o'clock.
Funeral services will be at the Yale church tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock, with Reverend Bird officiating. Burial will be in Yale cemetery."
[Pittsburg Daily Headlight, Tuesday, February 23, 1915, 2.]

"Sonny Howard; 30 years; Miner; died Feb. 22, 1915, at 4:45 pm in Litchfield of tuberculosis; Dr. Bass. Funeral Feb. 24 at 2 pm at Yale church;
clergyman: Rev. Bard. Burial: Yale Cemetery. Bill charged to: R. Howard, Litchfield. $92.50."
[Funeral Records from Bowman Furniture Company, Brenner Mortuary, Pittsburg, Kansas, Ledger 6, page 20.]


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