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Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Foresthill Protestant Cemetery
 
Foresthill Protestant Cemetary Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
1. Foresthill Protestant Cemetary Marker
 
Inscription. This cemetery started in the early 1850's during the gold rush. The earliest monument is dated 1858.

This plaque erected January 1994
Donated by the Foresthill Cemetery Committee and Ruhkala Monument Co., Rocklin

 
Erected 1994 by Foresthill Cemetery Committee.
 
Location. 39° 1.113′ N, 120° 48.716′ W. Marker is in Foresthill, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Church Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foresthill CA 95631, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foresthill School Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Foresthill General Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Forest Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Compressed Air Engine (approx. 0.3 miles away); Yankee Jim's (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Josephine Mine Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Michigan Bluff (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Foresthill.
 
Wilson-Votaw Tombstone Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
2. Wilson-Votaw Tombstone
Frances Wilson, June 5, 1829–Aug. 8, 1882. Native of Eng. / Isabelle W. Votaw, Jan 22, 1864–Nov. 28. 1907. Native of Cal.
 
 
Howell Family Plot Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
3. Howell Family Plot
 
 
Taylor Tombstone Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
4. Taylor Tombstone
A. O. U. W. — Sacred to the memory of Thomas Taylor. Native of California, born Sept. 22, 1854, died Oct. 21, 1900. — There is no death, what seems so is transition. This life of mortal breath is but a suburb to the life eternal whose portals is called death.
 
 
Powell Tombstone Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
5. Powell Tombstone
Mrs. E. R. Powell, died Aug. 28, 1869, aged 25 yrs. 5 mos. 15 days. — Wm. B. Powell, died Jan 3, 1869, aged 7 yrs. 6 mos. 1 day. The Cowden tombstone can be seen behind and to the left.
 
 
Gravesites Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
6. Gravesites
 
 
Foresthill Protestant Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
7. Foresthill Protestant Cemetery Marker
 
 
Foresthill Protestant Cemetery Gravesites Photo, Click for full size
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
8. Foresthill Protestant Cemetery Gravesites
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,490 times since then. Last updated on November 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 10, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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