Grigston Cemetery: Scott County, Kansas
Directions: 1/2 mile east, 1 1/2 miles south,
then 1/4 mile east of Grigston. Grigston is
located 10 miles east of Scott City on
The town was started as Grigsby in 1886. Sometime in the
early 1920's the name was changed to Grigston.
The original records for the cemetery were destroyed
in a house fire many years ago.
Please check other sources to confirm your name.
Although this list is as accurate as possible, there
could be mistakes. Thank you.
***September 29, 1896: William H. Ozbun and his wife, Jennie R. Ozbun of
Reno County, Kansas (formerly of Grigsby), donated 2 acres of land in
Keystone Township, Scott County, Kansas for a cemetery. It was originally
known as "Ozbun Cemetery". It came to be known as Grigsby Cemetery.**
Following is a partial list. If others would
share the names of family buried here, I will include them.
Thanks to various individuals, and especially the
Lane County Historical Society, for help finding many of the names.
Please use your find or search options on your browser
to find a certain name. The names are not listed in alphabetical order.
Please contact me (Kathy Hoeme) for additions or corrections:
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10 Jan 1884
8 Mar 1889
daughter of JW & Pamelia
13 Sep 1914
29 Aug 1916
Dau.of PG & RA Brisendine
1y 11m 26d
Buel*name on stone is spelled
Bull, not Buel.
2 Feb 1881
23 Dec 1892
son of JT & Sarah
4 May 1850
4 May 189_
wife of JW Harkness
49y 8m 22d
2nd wife, Jane Barr Barger
buried Scott County Cemetery, 1927
Dau. of Mollie/Molly Harkness Peterson &
Mr. Peterson. Molly Harkness Peterson, Dau. of JW and Cynthia Harkness (submitted by Mildred Harkness).
26 Dec 1892
5 y 8m 11d
22 Jan 1889
Son of W.B. Ludlow
7 Aug 1899
47y 4m 7d
Wife of W.B. Ludlow
7 Jul 1875
Louisa Co., Iowa
26 Jul 1894
Dau. of W.B. Ludlow
16 Mar 1898
7y 6 m
Dau. of W. B. Ludlow
died when nearly 2 years
Son of Herman & Annie Strickert
Son of Herman & Annie Strickert
26 Mar 1885
14 Oct 1887
22 Aug 1914
04 Jul 1916
(Submitted by niece, Maxine (Steele) Callendar)
25 Sep 1887
40y 6m (also listed as 43 years)
4 Mar 1894
1 Apr 1894
Dau. of Reuben & Awildia (Ozbun) Medearis.
Her parents were married at Grigsby, KS
18 Apr 1893. (Submitted by Alberta Roark,
burial not totally confirmed).
parents: Mr.&Mrs. John M. Moore
22 Aug 1865
8 Jul 1887
22y 11m 6d
Wife of Chas. J. Overstreet
(Killed by lightening)
18 Aug 1886
68y 11m 6d
Wife of Chas. Ozbun
7 Sep 1888
1y 11m 7d
Dau. of W.H. & R. J. Ozbun
5 Sep 1891
68 yrs, 7 months, 24 days.
Father of : Mrs. Belle Thomas, R.J. Powell.
Buried in SW corner
Sarah E.J. (Mehaffa) Bachelor
18 Jan 1824
14 Jun 1909
Married Reuben Bachelor 2 Sep 1841.
He died 24 Jul 1846. Married Stebbens Powell
4 Jul 1849. All 5 children are dead. Adopted son: W. H. Nulf.
Buried by Ables Funeral Home.
Wife of Will
Buried by Mayrvisius Rock.
__ Sep 1892
From Lake Township, Scott County, Kansas
Son of Geo. Graham
Kreig *Craig is
uncle of Ellender (Huffman) Strickert
8 May 1891
15y 3m 29d
20 Feb 1897
age nearly 1 year
Son of Mr. & Mrs. John Hollister
age: two months. parent: Dr. Willaims
21 Jul 1890
age: 14, Parents: Pomery and Fannie Goble
parents: Pomery and Fannie Grable
** The name for this family was spelled different ways in various sources. The Scott County News, 31 July 1890 had the death
notice for the son, Guy. It was the second death in ten days for this family.
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