Hope Cemetery
Hope Cemetery is north of Sun City. As of 1980, the land was owned by the late George Cornish and Frank Harrington. It is located on the old freight route from Hutchinson. M.J. Daugherty (female) donated the land; John V. Fishburn witnessed the deed, March 17, 1886. Although never incorporated, it was called Hope Cemetery Association. Jane Daugherty is buried in Lake City Cemetery (March 2, 1845 - November 23, 1912). The oldest remaining stone in this cemetery has the date April 22, 1879. The stone is broken and no name is available, only the age - 70 years, 5 months, 16 days. Several bodies have been removed, to the Lake City Cemetery.
(Information from pages 28-29 of Chosen Land - A History of Barber County, Kansas ©1980)

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