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Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Foresthill Protestant Cemetery

 
 
Foresthill Protestant Cemetary Marker image. 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Foresthill CA 95631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foresthill School Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Bell (approx. ¼ mile 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
Wilson-Votaw Tombstone image. 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.
(approx. 2.8 miles away); First Mining Ditch (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Josephine Mine Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foresthill.
 
Howell Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
3. Howell Family Plot
Taylor Tombstone image. 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 image. 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 image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
6. Gravesites
Foresthill Protestant Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
7. Foresthill Protestant Cemetery Marker
Foresthill Protestant Cemetery Gravesites image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 29, 2006
8. Foresthill Protestant Cemetery Gravesites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,787 times since then and 20 times this year. 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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