Lake County, California


  • Bartlett Springs Cemetery - Also known as Ruppert Cemetery This cemetery was located in the SW part of Section 1 on a very small ridge, just south of Bartlett Creek and 1/2 mile south by east of Bartlett Springs, and is on private property. It was destroyed by the Forest Service in 1960 while fighting a wildfire. A list those buried there is being complied using obituary notices and other death records.

  • Curtis, William J.-born abt. 1848 New York; died between March 10-13, 1906. (Burial permit)
  • Ferries, William - Died June 14, 1874. Last residence- Austin, Nevada.
  • Healy, John - died July 15, 1880. (Lower Lake Bulletin, July 24, 1880)
  • Hill, Adeline Thorne - 1872
  • Hoppin, Hannah - died after 1905. (Hannah's will, Probate #870)
  • Hoppin, John Edmund - died before 1905.(Hannah's will, Probate #870)
  • Ruppert, Augustus - born August 1840, Bavaria; died November 13, 1920. (Jones Mortuary, Book 6, Page 192)
  • Ruppert, Charles - born January 1, 1867,Bavaria; died September 9, 1947. (Lake County Bee, October 19, 1947)
  • Ruppert, Frances - born abt. 1857, Bavaria; died August 1934 (Lake County Bee, August 22, 1934)
  • Ruppert, Sadie/Sallee - (wife of Augustus).
  • Thorne, (male) - (from Augusta, Maine?)(from memory of seeing the headstone)
  • Timm, Nanie H. - died August 6, 1900 of Scarlett Fever. Father - H. Timm. Residence - Germantown, California. (Lake Co. Register of Deaths, Book 1 & Burial permit)

  • Bartlett Springs/Twin Valley Area - Individuals buried in areas other than the cemetery.

  • Hale, John Curtis - About 75 years old; died September 1912. Lived between Bartlett Springs and Snow Mountain in a cabin at the upper end of a glade. Found dead when somebody went to check on him. Buried about 100 feet southeast of where the old cabin stood. (Interview by Forest Service archeologist)
  • Spotswood, James - August 1897 - Suicide. From Potter Valley. Buried where he was found; near the roadside close to Bartlett Springs. (Clear Lake Press, August 12, 1897)

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