Branson Cemetery – Derby 

This is another small Kansas cemetery.  The gated entrance welcomes visitors and guests to the quiet pasture.

There are no famous graves listed.

It is sad to note that the oldest grave belongs to “Infant Son Arnold” June 8, 1872 to June 8, 1872.  It appears the same family had another tragedy a few years later. As the grave right next to this one is also “Infant Son Arnold” January 21, 1878 to August 24, 1878. 

The headstone of the parents (Isacc and Caroline) led to a little more information on the family.  With the help of, it appears Caroline was married twice.  Once to Isacc Arnold (a Civil War Veteran from the Confederate Army) and once to Daniel Rollings (not sure who was the first husband). She had one son with Rollings named Hugh.  Hugh would have three children of his own.  I continued the trail, and it does not appear that any of the siblings had kids.

That actually turned out to be an interesting look.  No one is famous, but it proves that everyone has a story to tell.

Make sure you check out the other Sedgwick County Cemeteries we have visited so far.

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