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Taylorsville in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Taylorsville Cemetery

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
1. Taylorsville Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This picturesque cemetery dates to the 1850s. Within itís hallowed grounds sleep many pioneers of Plumas County and particularly Indian Valley, some of whom are:
Jobe Terrill Taylor, founder of Taylorsville; Abbie Fort, African-American beekeeper and land owner; Dennis & Jerome Chapman, discoverers of copper at Coppertown; Robert & Angeline Flournoy, Genesee Valley Ranchers; Lewis Stark, founder of Elizabethtown; the Young Bros., Early Taylorsville merchants.

To the north is a Maidu Cemetery, site of an early village. These peaceful people inhabited this valley prior to Taylorís arrival.

Dedicated to the memory of the Maidu Indians and the Pioneers of Indian Valley.
 
Erected 1999 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8 & Robert Meacher, Supervisor District 2.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 40° 4.464′ N, 120° 50.204′ W. Marker is in Taylorsville, California, in Plumas County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cemetery Street and Portsmounth Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taylorsville CA 95983, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
2. Taylorsville Cemetery and Marker
are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Taylorville General Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peter Lassen (approx. 5.7 miles away); Oakland Camp (approx. 7.2 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Store (approx. 7.6 miles away); Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M. (approx. 7.6 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Warehouse (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylorsville.
 
Also see . . .  Abbie Fort - Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on July 3, 2012.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Taylorsville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 31, 2012
3. Taylorsville Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the grave sites of the people named on the marker. • Photo of the Maidu Cemetery. • Can you help?
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