James C. Hord is buried in Milam KS. His wife and daughter, Nancy Elizabeth "Bettie" Bowles Hord and Elizabeth Frances Hord are both buried in the Praire Lawn Cemetery in Wellington KS. They have no descendents. This is a memorial to their lives.
The Argonia Argosy, 8 Jul 1937, page 1, column 4
James C. Hord, 84, a resident of near Milan for more than 40 years died at the Hatcher Hospital Monday afternoon about four o’clock. He had been in the hospital only a short time.
Mr. Hord was born March 24, 1853 at Metcalfe County, Ill (actually Barren Co. KY). He moved to near Milan in 1894. Survivors include a daughter, Miss Elizabeth Hord, Milan; a sister, Mrs. Kate Shirley, Summershade, Ky., and a brother, R.W. Hord, Farina, Ill. Mrs. Hord preceded her husband in death July 11, 1931.
Funeral services were held this (Thursday) morning at 10 o’clock at the Milan Baptist Church. Burial was made in the Milan Cemetery.
The Argonia Argosy, Thursday, July 16, 1931, page 1, column 4
Mrs. Nancy Elizabeth Hord, wife of J.C. Hord of Milan, died at their home Saturday afternoon, July 11, at 1:15.
Nancy Elizabeth Bowles was born at Summer Shade, Ky., on November 26, 1850. She was married to James C. Hord, October 10, 1878. To this union two daughters were born, Elizabeth Frances and Lulu Haden, the latter died at the age of three and one-half years.
The family moved to Kansas in 1894 and located on a farm four miles northeast of Milan where they lived until 1908 when they moved to Milan, where they have since made their home.
Mrs. Hord became a Christian early in life and remained faithful until the end.
She is survived by her husband, daughter Elizabeth, two sisters, Mrs. Lucinda Love of Wellington, Mrs. Cordelia Beard of Wichita, other relatives and a large host of friends.
Funeral services were held at the Church of Christ in Milan, Monday afternoon with Elder H. A. Utley of Topeka officiating.
Burial was in Prairie Lawn cemetery at Wellington.
Wellington Daily News for June 8, 1965 on page 1
Milan resident dies at Winfield
Miss Elizabeth Hord, 85, of Milan died at 6:26 a.m. Monday at the Newton Memorial Hospital at Winfield where she had been a patient for five days. She was admitted to the hospital from Rest Haven nursing home where she had been residing for the past 18 months.
She was born July 20, 1879, in Summer Shade, Ky., and had been a resident of Wellington most of her life. She was a member of the Church of Christ at Milan.
Survivors include a cousin, C. T. Bowles, Twin Falls, Idaho.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Milan Church of Christ. The Rev. Arnett Lowder will officiate. Burial will be in Praire Lawn cemetery. Hatfield Funeral Home, Belle Plaine, is in charge.