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Near Ajo in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Clarkston Cemetery

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 12, 2010
1. Old Clarkston Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Pursuant to judgement rendered in the Superior Court of the State of Arizona, in and for the County of Pima, Case no. 30813, The bodies of persons buried in the Old Clarkston Cemetery which lay approximately 1700 feet northwest of this point, have been removed to what is known as the Ajo Cemetery, Ajo, Arizona.

Following are the names of the persons, so far known, who were buried in this old cemetery, and whose bodies have been removed to the Ajo Cemetery:

Column A:
Juana Abballo • Lanina Jesus Alva • Arturo Bojorques • Ramon Bojorques • Danina Macia Bustamonte • Juana Abballo Bustamonte • Miguel Caraneo • Miguel Caraves • Franco Conde • Juaquina Espinosa • Gilberto Leon • P. Lesargo • Sra Josefa de Martinez • C. J. Miller • Sarita Monreal • Juan Negrete • Louie Ochoa • Callerro R. Pallecio • Fernando Romero

Column B:
Lewis Sanriquez • Rita Sanriquez • Osbaldo Soto • Elena Valdez • Jose Valenzuela • Clemente Vanegas • Jesus Vanegas • Juan Vanegas • Lupe Vanegas • Ramon Vanegas • Ruperto Vanegas • Viviano Vanegas • Carmen Vega • Porfiro Vega • Porfiro Vega, Jr. • Antonio Velasco • Antonio Velasco, Jr. • Margarita Yanez • Miguel Yanez
 
Location. 32° 21.966′ 
Old Clarkston Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 12, 2010
2. Old Clarkston Cemetery Marker
N, 112° 50.325′ W. Marker is near Ajo, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is on Arizona Route 85 at milepost 44, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on small hill on east side of highway. It can be reached by a dirt road just north of the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Ajo AZ 85321, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ajo Mining District (approx. 1.5 miles away); The City of Ajo (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Mine Manager's House (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Find - A - Grave. Many of the names mentioned on marker have been posted at the Ajo Cemetery Page on Find-A-Grave. (Submitted on May 16, 2010.) 
 
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Old Clarkston Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 12, 2010
3. Old Clarkston Cemetery Marker
View north on highway 85 at milepost 44. Marker is on hill at right in photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,541 times since then and 74 times this year. Last updated on May 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querιtaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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