Lake County, California
My thanks to Kathleen Alvey, who compiled this list. Our hope is to get many of the tombstone readings online. There are links to Bartlett Spring Cemetery and to the beginning of the Upper Lake Cemetery (at the bottom of the page)
LAKE COUNTY CEMETERIES AND BURIAL SITES
This list is not complete. It has been complied as a start for researchers. As new information is found it will then be added to the this site. If anyone has additional information or pictures of the cemeteries or burial sites, the information would be most appreciated. Contact the webmaster.
- Individual gravesites
- Barkerville Cemetery
- Bartlett Springs Cemetery (also known as Ruppert Cemetery) and Burial sites
- Catholic Cemeteries -
- Lakeport Catholic - Was located west of the present Catholic Church. The graves were moved to St. Marys cemetery. No listing of those buried at this site has been found.
- Lower Lake Catholic (see Lower Lake Cemetery)
- St. Josephs Middletown (see Middletown Cemetery)
- St. Mary's Catholic Lakeport, Hwy 175 (1 mile from Hwy 29 & Hwy 175 intersection-Lakeport)-
- (Marcie Rosenzweig has started transcribing this)
- St. Peters Catholic Private property (Kelseyville)
- Cobb Mt. Cemetery see Glenbrook Cemetery
- Copsey or Copsey Creek Cemetery see Herndon Cemetery
- Evergreen (section of Middletown cemetery)
- Excelsior Valley There was a graveyard in Excelsior Valley in an open field on the south edge of the present Vanoni pear orchard on the west bank of Copsey Creek. At the time, it was on the Noble Green
ranch and Morse Copsey, who accidently shot himself at Twin Bridges is buried there. It was in use in the 1860s. It was kept up until the 1930s and then was leveled and obliterated by the owner. (Mauldin History, p. 2622, line 51)
- Glenbrook Cemetery also known as Hoberg or Cobb Mt. Cemetery.
- Graveyard Ridge - It is thought that this was the original cemetery for Cobb Valley. In cleaning up under the brush on this ridge, the remains of a small, old cemetery were found. There were a few sunken depressions, as if the bodies had been removed, and a small picket enclosure. There are a few names that might have been buried in this burial ground.
- Gully Cemetery - was patented in 1872 by William Gully and passed through several hands before becoming part of Hartley Cemetery.
- Hartley Cemetery
- 2552 Hill Rd E.
- Lakeport, CA 95453
- (707) 263-0910
Was named for Henry Hare Hartley, an attorney, who would have been installed as grand master of Masonic Lodges in the state, but he died of a heart attack just before the Masonic lodge was founded here in the late 1860s.- Tombstones are being transcribed by Kathi Alvey.
- Herndon Cemetery, also know as Lower Lake Pioneer Cemetery, Copsey Cemetery, Copsey Creek Cemetery
- Hoberg Cemetery see Glenbrook Cemetery
- Hullville - Gravelly Valley Cemetery
- Indian Knoll - Was located east of Kelseyville. Thought to be the first cemetery in county. 1st burial was a transient peddler, followed by several locals. When the cemetery on Renfro Drive, now known as Kelseyville Pioneer Cemetery, was established, burial at Indian Knoll stopped and a fence was put around the graves. In later years, the owner of the property tore down the fence and farmed over the graves.
- Kelseyville Cemetery - Also referred to as IOOF or Lupyoma
- Kelseyville Pioneer Cemetery
- Lakeport Cemetery - Was located on the north side of the west end of 4th Street in Lakeport. Remains were supposedly moved to Hartley Cemetery.
- Lower Lake Cemetery- (A small list printed in the Lower Lake Bulletin in 1882)
- Eric Pearson, Manager
- 9040 Lake Street
- P. O. Box 1193
- Lower Lake, CA 95457
- (707) 994-7820
- Lower Lake Pioneer See Herndon Cemetery
- Lupyoma Cemetery (see Kelseyville Cemetery)
- Magnolia (section of Middletown Cemetery)
- Middletown Cemetery - Intersection of Hwy 53 and Butts Canyon Road
- Mary Hardesty
- Middletown Cemetery District
- Drawer "C"
- Middletown, CA 95461
- (707) 987-0511
- Mission Cemetery (Kelseyville) - Native American Cemetery on Private Property
A list of those buried there is yet to be complied.
- Native American Burial Sites - Refer to the Lake County Museum or Lake County Historical Society for information
- Native American Cemeteries
- Cache Creek Rancheria
- Lower Lake Pomo Indian Cemetery - On Dam Road; inside a chain link fence,
- A sign, but no markers. Is this the one also known as Augustine's Place?
- Long Valley? - On old road to Long Valley, there was once an Indian Rancheria
- graveyard with about 50 graves. (Mauldin History, P. 7822, Line 29)
- Mission Rancheria, Big Valley
- Robinson Rancheria
- Sugar Bowl?
- Sulphur Bank
- Upper Lake Rancheria
- Rabbit Hill old cemetery site in Middletown. The remains were moved to Middletown Cemetery.
- St. Turibus Cemetery see Mission Cemetery
- Upper Lake Cemetery
780 Clover Valley Road
Upper Lake, California
- All of the Cemetery on the east side of the road is now online (This is the oldest part of the cemetery). Images will be added gradually.
- Other Burial Sites - (on private property)
- Arnold Knoll
- Augustine's Place
- Fees Ranch
- Gunter Ranch
- McIntire Ranch
- Scotts Valley
- Tocher Cemetery
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