Brunk Family Cemetery

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The Brunk cemetery is located 0.5 miles south and 1.5 miles west of Canada, KS.

Son Henry G., Sarah C., Fannie J., Henry G.
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Susanna Heatwole Brunk arrived here pregnant in 1873 in a covered wagon from Illinois, along with her husband and five children. She began this cemetery when her husband, their two daughters and their newly born son died within six months. (1 p24)


1. J. C. Wenger, Faithfully, Geo. R: The life and thought of George R. Brunk I, (1871-1938) (Harrisonburg, VA: The Sword and Trumpet, Inc., 1978). George R. Brunk.

2. Donald I Good, "Peabody Area History" (90 photos, 2008 Nov 25). Eastlawn Cemetery, Santa Fe Trail, Chisholm Trail, Unknown cemetery, Brunk Family Cemetery, Noah Good land, Benjamin W. Bare land, Marion City Cemetery. Frames 48-72.

3. Melvin Gingerich, "The Twenty-Three Mile Furrow" in Mennonite Life, Vol IV, No. 9 (Newton, KS: Bethel College, 1949 July).

4. "Brunk Cemetery," (Find A Grave; accessed 2013 Mar 27). Brunk Family Cemetery.

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