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Near Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Julius Albert Apperson

Born June 1855 - Died May 6, 1858

 
 
Julius Albert Apperson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 1, 2007
1. Julius Albert Apperson Marker
Inscription. A pioneer who crossed the plains to California who died and was buried here. The Emigrant Trail followed along this ridge and through Nevada City. The marking of this lone grave perpetuates the memory of the lone graves throughout the State of California.

Nevada County Historical Landmark 001 Placed by the Grand Parlor
Native Sons of the Golden West
David S. Mason III, Grand President
October 10, 1971
In memory of Sen. James D. Phelan
 
Erected 1971 by Grand Parlor Native Sons of the Golden West. (Marker Number 001.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 18.364′ N, 120° 54.8′ W. Marker is near Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on State Highway 20 0.3 miles from Conservation Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Humbug Creek (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Lake City (approx. 4 miles away); North Bloomfield Drain Tunnel
Julius Albert Apperson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 1, 2007
2. Julius Albert Apperson Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); St. Columncille's Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); North Bloomfield School (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Pioneer Trail. (Submitted on April 23, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Additional comments.
1.
Hi, I sponsor Julius on find-a-grave and I was just wondering—it says on the right tree of him that he was 2 years 2 mo. & 25 days old, wouldn’t his birthday be Feb. 15, 1855 and not June of 1855?
    — Submitted November 15, 2007, by Colleen Miller of East Hartford, Connecticut.

2.
Good observation; I'm not sure which is correct.
    — Submitted November 16, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.

 
Additional keywords. "Lone Grave"
 
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Julius Albert Apperson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 1, 2007
3. Julius Albert Apperson Marker
Julius Albert Apperson Grave image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 1, 2007
4. Julius Albert Apperson Grave
Posted on tree to the right of the grave image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 1, 2007
5. Posted on tree to the right of the grave
Posted on tree to the left of the grave image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 1, 2007
6. Posted on tree to the left of the grave
Ashes Spread Here image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 1, 2007
7. Ashes Spread Here
Posted on a tree about 100 feet behind the historical marker. The names of persons from a family who's ashes have been scattered here.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,689 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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