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Near San Andreas in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Pioneer Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, August 14, 2006
1. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
 
Inscription.
California Pioneers
Reinterred From
Poverty Bar Cemetery
[Left Column]

Mr. and Mrs. Calhoun
Elva Lucy Drennan
Mr. Hussky

[Right Column]

John Laplasse
Christian Kientz
Henry Christian Kientz

---Were known to have been buried at Poverty Bar Cemetery now covered by the waters of Comanche Reservoir. They and other persons who were found in unmarked graves, have been reinterred in this plot.
 
Erected 1962.
 
Location. 38° 12.54′ N, 120° 42.241′ W. Marker is near San Andreas, California, in Calaveras County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 12. Click for map. Marker is located .7 of a mile west of the junction with State Highway 49. Marker is in this post office area: San Andreas CA 95249, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Chili Gulch (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Restaurant in Town (approx. 1.5 miles away); San Andreas (approx. 1.5 miles away); Double Springs (approx. 2.1 miles away); Calaveras County Hospital Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); Paloma (Fosteria) (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Double Springs (approx. 4.7 miles away); Attempted Stage Robbery (approx. 5.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Andreas.
 
Pioneer Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, August 14, 2006
2. Pioneer Cemetery Marker
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Pioneer Cemetery. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Pioneer Cemetery – State Historical Landmark No.271 – Registered September 3, 1937. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Pioneer Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, August 14, 2006
3. Pioneer Cemetery
 
 
Pioneer Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, August 14, 2006
4. Pioneer Cemetery
 
 
Pioneer Cemetery - James Sheran Gravestone Photo, Click for full size
February 7, 2009
5. Pioneer Cemetery - James Sheran Gravestone
The gravestone reads: "In Memory of James Sheran who came to his DEATH by fall of a bank south fork. 9. day of dec 1854 aged 27 years NATIVE OF IRELAND Co. Mayo May his Soul Rest in Peace amen" The river bank alluded to on the gravestone was likely the South Fork of the Calaveras Creek, which is less than a mile, as the crow flies, from the cemetery.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,902 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5. submitted on February 9, 2009.
 
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