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Graniteville Cemetery

Graniteville, Nevada County

 

 

Graniteville is roughly 18 miles east and slightly north of Malakoff Diggins State Park.  It is reached via the North Bloomfield - Graniteville Rd.  The route is a gravel road.  It appears the "locals" ignore the fact it is a dusty gravel route, and a "newby" may be a little intimidated and find the venture long and slow.  The little community of Graniteville is just beyond the cemetery about a quarter of a mile and ever so charming.

 

 

 

Crosses mark the graves of unknown persons buried in this mountain cemetery.

 

 

Berry,  Brown,  Burdick

Cline,  Comeau

Ernest,  Foley,  Foley 2,  Foss

Haeling,  Holsworth,  Horrigan

Johnson,  Kavanaugh,  Layson

Mehrkens,  Mehrkens 2,  Minahan,

Poage,  Rayburn,

SchuelkeSherwood,  Strasser,  TaylorTaylor 2,  Tietjen,  Travis,

Unknown,  Unknowns,  Veatch,  Wehe,  Yost,  End

 

Stones or Markers not found for the following.    * Denotes more information available.

Name Died Age Notes
William P. Brown* November 3, 1855   Mining accident at his mine on Poorman's Creek
James Cassin* April 15, 1856   Died in fight at Eureka south.
Michael Clark December 28, 1856 35 Died in landslide at Poorman's Creek

 

 

 

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