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Soda Springs in Caribou County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Pioneer Cedar Cemetery

 
 
Pioneer Cedar Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2019
1. Pioneer Cedar Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This spot of ground known as the Pioneer Cedar Cemetery was used from the time of the founding of Soda Springs "Upper Town" in 1871 to 1906. It contains over 42 marked graves and as many whose identification are unknown. Each plot was selected by squatters' rights. Fenced and cared for by the family. After 1906 no new burials were made and many graves were moved to the Fairview City Cemetery. The majority of those left were victims of a diphtheria epidemic during the winter of 1890-91.
 
Erected 1963 by Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Camp Meads, Caribou County, Idaho. (Marker Number 278.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 39.531′ N, 111° 34.809′ W. Marker is in Soda Springs, Idaho, in Caribou County. Marker can be reached from Pioneer Drive near railroad tracks, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 811 Pioneer Drive, Soda Springs ID 83276, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brigham Young Summer Home (approx. one mile away);
Pioneer Cedar Cemetery Marker, reverse side image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2019
2. Pioneer Cedar Cemetery Marker, reverse side
Those Buried at Cedar Cemetery

J.J. Whittier Eunice Elde Clemens Caroline W T Louis Laren Beus Clarence Paul Beus Mary Venoa Bues Orlen Odell Beus Farrell Chester Terry Son of Charles Terry William Munro Emily M. Munro Wm. Taylor Packer Elmer Susanah Popple Chester Charles Chester Bertha Chester Baby Chester Hannah Chapman Chester Raymond Clarence H. Lau Earnest A. Lau Bertha May Watts Ludvig Suhrke Myrtle Panting William Henderson Thomas Henderson Arthur Henderson Thomas Hopkins Joseph Hopkins Christiana Sumerhill Hopkins Henry Hopkins (twin) Henreitta Hopkins (twin) Thomas Henry Nelson Edmond Nelson Peterson Nelson
A Grand Vision (approx. one mile away); Hooper Spring (approx. 1.1 miles away); Coach History (approx. 1.2 miles away); Conda Mine - A phosphate fortune unearthed (approx. 1.2 miles away); Memories of Conda - a company community (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Dinkey Engine (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dr. Ellis Kackley (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Soda Springs.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Pioneer Cedar Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2019
3. Pioneer Cedar Cemetery Marker
Pioneer Cedar Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2019
4. Pioneer Cedar Cemetery
Pioneer Cedar Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2019
5. Pioneer Cedar Cemetery
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 28, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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