Endangered Colorado Cemetery Reports

Endangered Colorado Cemetery Reports (8)

Friday, 20 April 2018 06:52

Crescent Cemetery, El Paso County, Colorado

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Cemetery: Crescent Cemetery

Other: Cresent Cemetery

Sign: Yes

Street: Corner of Whittemore Rd and Trogilo Rd

City: Tructon or Truckton

Township:

County: El Paso

State: Colorado

Nation: USA

Zip: 80833

lat_ns: N

lat_h: 38°

lat_mmss: 46´00.8\"N

long_ew: W

long_h: 104

long_mmss: 06´37.3\"W

Status: Abandoned

Size: Small

Directions: I placed a marble sign 2 years ago off Trogilo Rd, it is in a white frame made by highschool kids

Type: Road-public

Location: Rural

Terrain: Level

Watersource: No

Features: Prairie grass/cactus

Property: Private

Access: Open

Enclosure: None

Gate: None

Established: 1908

Gravestones: 38

Oldest: 1910 M. J. Eichman

Newest: 1934

Removed: Unknown

Relocated: No

Repairs: Yes

Methods: Other

Restoration: Unsure

Association: No

Records: Yes

Inventory:

Availability: Published in Colorado Genealogist, volume 34, page 32, by athlyn Luzier in (1971)

Landscaping: No

Paths: No

Trees: No

Crypts: No

Fencing: No

Brickwork: No

Ironwork: No

Sculpture: No

Fountains: No

Roads: No

Buildings: No

Cement: Yes

Granite: Yes

Marble: Yes

Native:

Slate:

Others:

Wood: No

Materials: Yes

Architectural: Unsure

Angels: Unsure

Draperies: Unsure

Fraternal: No

Hands: Unsure

Lambs: Yes

Monograms: Unsure

Plants: Unsure

Photos: No

Religious: Yes

Scrollwork: Unsure

Urns: No

Carvings: Unsure

Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction

Unmarked: Yes

Broken: Yes

Toppled: Yes

Disintegrating: Yes

Buried: Yes

Weather: Unknown

Pollution: No

Vandalized: No

Report:

VA1:

VA2:

VA3:

VA4:

VA5:

Overgrowth:

Overgrowth1: Problem-Access

Overgrowth2:

Overgrowth3:

Overgrowth4:

GroundCover: Yes

Moss:

Vines:

Drainage: Good

Problem1:

Problem2:

Owner: Cemetery

Use:

Bordering: Residential

Change: Same

Reason:

Visited: Rarely

Archeology: No

Habitat: No

Surnames: Alderman

Baer

Barger

Cooper

CHNSN

CHRISN

Christensen

Christenson

Courtney

Dail

Eichman

Fairman

Flaxbeard

Franklin

Frische

Garnett

Jackson

Johnson

Low

Marple

Mcconell

Melbuer (Mebrew)

Meyers

Molloy (McLoy)

Michael

Musick

Smith

Spicess

Steinborn

Trogolo

Webb

White

Williams

Zorn

Other_Information: Per the assessors office in 2014, the last known owner was william Zorn. Schedule # 500000007. Owner listed as church & cemetery, c/o town clerk. Location 04-15-60.

Mailing address Rush Colorado.  Legal description: tract in SE corner of SE4 sec 4-15-60. There is a broken down church across the street from the cemetery on Trogilo Rd. It was the Crescent school and church. The land for the cemetery was donated by John Hitchcock in 1908 or 1909. The largetcemetery sign and fence have both recently fallen down  and been removed.

Contacted: Local residents and antioch community church in Truckton.

Support: I know of noone but myself,

Joy Marshall

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Thursday, 19 April 2018 17:56

Old No. 2 Cemetery, Baca County, Colorado

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Cemetery: Old No. 2 Cemetery

Other:

Sign: No

Street: Junction of Rt. 7 and 17 south of Pritchett

City: Pritchett

Township: Pritchett

County: Baca

State: Colorado

Nation: United States

Zip: 81064

lat_ns: N

lat_h:

lat_mmss: 37.30842

long_ew: W

long_h:

long_mmss: 102.76562

Status: Abandoned

Size: Small

Directions: South from Pritchett on Route 13, then east on Route 7 to junction with Route 17, cemetery is 1/4 to 1/2 mile east in pasture

Type: Road-public

Location: Rural

Terrain: Level

Watersource: No

Features: sagebrush and tall grass

Property: Private

Access: Inaccessible

Enclosure: Fence-Broken

Gate: None

Established: est. 1915

Gravestones: 10 visible, we know there are more

Oldest: 1915

Newest: 1983

Removed: Unknown

Relocated: Unsure

Repairs: No

Methods:

Restoration: Yes

Association: Unsure

Records: Unsure

Inventory: Unsure

Availability:

Landscaping: No

Paths: No

Trees: No

Crypts: No

Fencing: No

Brickwork: No

Ironwork: No

Sculpture: No

Fountains: No

Roads: No

Buildings: No

Cement: Yes

Granite: Yes

Marble: Yes

Native:

Slate:

Others:

Wood:

Materials:

Architectural:

Angels:

Draperies:

Fraternal:

Hands:

Lambs:

Monograms:

Plants: Yes

Photos:

Religious:

Scrollwork:

Urns:

Carvings:

Condition: Cemetery neglected

Unmarked: Unsure

Broken: Yes

Toppled: Yes

Disintegrating: Yes

Buried: Unsure

Weather: Unknown

Pollution: No

Vandalized: Yes

Report: No

VA1: Gravestones-Overturned

VA2:

VA3:

VA4:

VA5:

Overgrowth:

Overgrowth1: Problem-Access

Overgrowth2:

Overgrowth3:

Overgrowth4:

GroundCover: Yes

Moss:

Vines:

Drainage: Good

Problem1:

Problem2: Apathy

Owner: Cemetery

Use: Agricultural

Bordering: Agricultural

Change: Same

Reason:

Visited: Unknown

Archeology: Unknown

Habitat: Unknown

Surnames: Aubrey, Cummings, Huff, Miller, Pearce (reported by Leon Barton from visible stones - we know that there are Swanners there too but no photo evidence)

Other_Information: A recently-found grandmother is here and Leon Barton has photographed the site - it is desolate and with only 10 visible graves, buried in a cow pasture (he thinks cows knocked over the stones), no road leading to it. 

Contacted: We are talking to Maltbie Funeral Home about helping set stones back up and asked the Baca County offices for information on the location of the cremetery - they sent locale Section 36, Township 31, Range 48

Support:

Name: Barbara Pearce

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Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:49

Willis Cemetery, LaVeta, Huerfano County, Colorado

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Willis Cemetery
LaVeta, Huerfano County, Colorado


Date: March 16, 2001

Cemetery: Willis Cemetery
Established: 1860
Street: 343 County Road 362
City: La Veta
Township:
County: Huerfano
State: Colorado
Nation: USA
Zip: 81055
Nearby: Birch/Huajatolla Valley Road
Reached by: Crossing property-private
Location: Rural-agricultural
Land: Hillside
Water: No
Features:
Sign: No
Land Type: Private
Access: Closed
Surrounded by: Fence
Gate: None
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Unmarked graves: Unsure
Markers: None
Gravestones:
Broken gravestones: No
Toppled gravestones: No
Buried gravestones: Unsure
Removed Gravestones: Yes
Weather problems: Unknown
Pollution problems: Unknown
Oldest grave: 1871
Newest grave: 1899
Association: Unsure
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Unsure
Records location:
Condition: Cemetery destroyed
Vandalized: Yes
Police report: No
VA: Stolen gravestones
Vegetation: None
Vegetation problem: Overgrown-ground cover
Drainage: Seasonal problem
Problem: Apathy
Work Status: No work started as of yet
Owner: Private
Use: Storage
Bordering: Agricultural
Change: Unknown
Reason: Agriculture
Visited: Unknown
Archeology: Unknown
Previous contacts: All local authorities in December 2000
Other information

I visited this location in July 2000 and was informed by the local historian that the headstones had been stolen and were being used in the garden of a prominent citizen as stepping stones.
Support Contacts

Please contact me personally for this lengthy address list.

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name: Louise Adams
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Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:49

Timnath Cemetery, Timnath, Larimer County, Colorado

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Timnath Cemetery
Timnath, Larimer County, Colorado

Cemetery: Timnath Cemetery
Other:
Sign: Yes
Street: CR5 & CR42E Larimer County OR N40 33.533 - W104 58.531
City: Timnath
Township:
County: Larimer
State: CO
Nation: USA
Zip: 80525
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: 2.11mi north of Timnath on CR5, 0.34mi east on CR42E
Type: Road-public
Location: Rural
Terrain: Level
Watersource: No
Features: none
Property: Public
Access: Open
Enclosure: Fence-Broken
Gate: Non-locking
Established: 1886
Gravestones: 75
Oldest: 1884
Newest: 1968
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: Unsure
Repairs: Yes
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: Unsure
Association: Unsure
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Yes
Availability:
Landscaping: No
Paths: No
Trees: No
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: No
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Yes
Slate: Yes
Others: Yes
Wood: Yes
Materials: Yes
Architectural: No
Angels: No
Draperies: No
Fraternal: No
Hands: No
Lambs: No
Monograms: Unsure
Plants: Yes
Photos: No
Religious: Yes
Scrollwork: No
Urns: No
Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery in danger of destruction
Unmarked: Unsure
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Yes
Weather: Yes
Pollution: No
Vandalized: No
Report: Yes
VA1:
VA2:
VA3:
VA4:
VA5:
Overgrowth: None
Overgrowth1:
Overgrowth2:
Overgrowth3:
Overgrowth4:
GroundCover: Yes
Moss:
Vines:
Drainage: Good
Problem1:
Problem2:
Owner: Cemetery
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Agricultural
Change: Unknown
Reason: Agriculture
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: Yes
Habitat: Yes
Contacted: No one

Surnames:

Clark, Evans, McGinley, Morgan, Pratt, Smith, Sylvester, West

Other_Information:

There are numerous fox holes in the cemetery, with bones having been dragged out. Foxes seen in
cemetery, and in holes. There are more unknown graves then there are graves with marked names.

Support:

Unknown

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Date: 4/12/2003

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:48

Moser Cemetery, Hudson, Weld County, Colorado

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Moser Cemetery
Hudson, Weld County, Colorado


Date: 9-12-00

Cemetery: Moser Cemetery
Street: NE 1/4 of sec.28,Twnshp3N,Range 65 W
City: Hudson
County: Weld
State: Colorado
Nation: USA
Zip: 80642
Nearby: Intersection of Weld County Roads 43 and 30
Land Type: Private
Status: Abandoned
Accessible: No
Unmarked graves: Unsure
Graves within: 16
Oldest grave: late 1800's
Newest grave: early 1900's
Records: Unsure
Inventory: No
Records location:
Owner: John Roy Moser and Ellen F. Moser
Current Condition: Unknown
Problems:
Overgrown-ground cover
Buried Headstones
Other problems: Weld County Roads
Previous contacts: State Archeological Society
Current Status: No work started as of yet

Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:

name: Ellen Ferne Moser
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Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:47

IOOF Cemetery, Cannon City, Fremont County, Colorado

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IOOF Cemetery
Cannon City, Fremont County, Colorado


Date: September 4, 2000

Cemetery: IOOF Cemetery
Street: 1st Street
City: Canon City
County: Fremont
State: Colorado
Nation: USA
Zip: 81212
Nearby: South end of First Street across the Street from Greenwood Pioneer cemetery
Land Type: Private
Status: Active
Accessible: Yes
Unmarked graves: Yes
Graves within: 500
Oldest grave:
Newest grave:
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Records location:
Owner: IOOF
Current Condition:
Cemetery in danger of destruction
Overgrown-ground cover
Broken Headstones
Buried Headstones
Disintegrating Headstones
Fallen Headstones
Removed Headstones
Other problems: Historical and genealogical damage because a lot of the damaged stones were pioneers
Previous contacts: City Officials, Local History Center
Current Status: No work started as of yet

Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:

name: Mary Ann Thomas
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Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery
Cannon City, Fremont County, Colorado


Date: September 4, 2000

Cemetery: Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery
Street: 1st Street
City: Canon City
County: Fremont
State: Colorado
Nation: USA
Zip: 81212
Nearby: South end of First Street across the Street from IOOF cemetery
Land Type: Public
Status: Active
Accessible: Yes
Unmarked graves: Yes
Graves within:
Oldest grave:
Newest grave:
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Records location: 4000
Owner: city owned and up kept
Current Condition:
Cemetery in danger of destruction
Overgrown-ground cover
Broken Headstones
Buried Headstones
Disintegrating Headstones
Fallen Headstones
Removed Headstones
Other problems: Historical and genealogical damage because a lot of the damaged stones were pioneers
Previous contacts: City Officials, Local History Center
Current Status: No work started as of yet

Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:

name: Mary Ann Thomas
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Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:46

Crawford Cemetery, Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado

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Crawford Cemetery
Lamar, Prowers

Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery
Other:
Sign: No
Street: County Road LL
City: Lamar
Township:
County: Prowers
State: Co
Nation: USA
Zip: 81052
lat_ns: N
lat_h:
lat_mmss: 38' 7.415'
long_ew: W
long_h:
long_mmss: 102' 39.560'
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: Take US hiway 50 & 287 North from Lamar to County Road 7, go North 1 mile, turn left and go West 1 1/2 miles, turn left on farm road and go 1/2mile south. On top of hill.
Type: Road-private
Location: Rural
Terrain: Hillside
Watersource: No
Features: natural prarie grasses and yucca
Property: Private
Access: Permission-required
Enclosure: Fence-Broken
Gate: Non-locking
Established: 1888
Gravestones: 65
Oldest: 1888
Newest: 1931
Removed: Unknown
Relocated: No
Repairs: No
Methods: Adhesives
Restoration: Yes
Association: No
Records: No
Inventory: Yes
Availability: Marianne West , Prowers County Genealogical Society
Landscaping: Yes
Paths: Yes
Trees: No
Crypts: No
Fencing: No
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: Yes
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: Yes
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: Yes
Slate: No
Others: Yes
Wood: Yes
Materials: Unsure
Architectural: Yes
Angels: Yes
Draperies: Yes
Fraternal: Yes
Hands: Yes
Lambs: Yes
Monograms: Yes
Plants: Yes
Photos: Yes
Religious: Yes
Scrollwork: Yes
Urns: Yes
Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery poorly maintained
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Weather: No
Pollution: No
Vandalized: No
Report: Yes
VA1:
VA2:
VA3:
VA4:
VA5:
Overgrowth:
Overgrowth1:
Overgrowth2:
Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth4:
GroundCover: Yes
Moss:
Vines:
Drainage: Good
Problem1:
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Cemetery
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Agricultural
Change: Same
Reason: Roads
Visited: Rarely
Archeology: No
Habitat: Yes
Contacted: Boy Scout Troop # , Clay Peacock, Sam Peacock, Ray Gilbert

Surnames:

Beavers, Border, Bowles, Caswell, Coleman, Crawford, Delea, Durant, Evans, Ferguson, Gettings, Harmon, Hates, Hess, Jacaway, Job, Johnson, Millard, Morich, Morris, Morse, Park, Pearl, Pope, Shinn, Stevens, Stevenson, Stickler, Swaddley, Tuttle, VanIdler, Wagner, Williams, Wilson, Woods, Yowell

Other_Information:


Support:

Martha S. Wade, President Prowers County Genealogical Society

Update Feb 2, 2006 - Add forms and carvings found on stones: YES= Architechural forms,Fraternal Symbols,Lambs, Monograms, Plant or flower symbols, Religious symbols, Scrollwork, Other carvings. NO= Angels, Draperies, Hands,Photographic images, Urns.


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Date: Feb. 20, 2006