Iowa Hill Cemetery Index: U ~ Z

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A description of the headers for this table:

There are five cemeteries on Find a Grave for the Iowa Hill area:

 

A description of the headers for this table:

Name:
Name of deceased
Marker:
01=2001,
14=2014.
A number in the "14" column indicates the location on the map.
A "Cn" means the person is buried in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, otherwise the burial is in the Protestant Cemetery.
A letter, with no number, in this column designates a "cenotaph" erected in memory of a someone whose body was buried elsewhere, or whose ashes were scattered elsewhere. (These are in the Protestant Cemetery.)
New:
An "X" indicates names added since the 2001 transcription.
FAG:
is the number of the online memorial on Find a Grave. To view online memorials, go to www.findagrave.com, click Search, enter the number from the FAG column in the Memorial # field, then press Enter.
Occupation:
ccupation of deceased
Birth Place:
Place of birth
DOD:
Date of death
Cause:
Cause of death
Cem:
1 - Community Cemetery (Protestant, IOOF, Masonic)
2 - St. Dominic's (Originally St. Joseph's) Catholic Cemetery
3 - One or the other
4 - On the Iowa Hill Divide, possibly in a cemetery
5 - Unknown, probably in cemetery
6 - Chinese Cemetery
Age: Mil:
Indicates the person is a veteran of military service; details are in the Comments column.
Comments:
* w/o = wife of
* s/o = son of
* d/o = daughter of

This table last updated: October 1, 2014 .

U

Name Marker New FAG Occupation Birth Place DOD Cause Cem Age Mil Comments
01 14
Updergraff, John Snieder       114142044 Miner PA 01/12/1858 Mine cave in 4 30   Washington Tunnel, Roach Hill, Single
Urban, J. T. "Tom"** * 91   89247232   NM 04/19/1979   1 73   Inscription "Tom"
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V

Valleau, Timothy James   73 X 87207893   Sacramento CA 04/15/2007   1 61 X Army, Viet Nam; known as "Gabby", member of the Bad Company western acting group & ECV 3
Valliere, Jack "Oak"   75 X 109756055   Oakland CA 07/16/2010   1 65   Cenotaph; actual burial is in Newcastle
Van, Mitchell J.       114142046 Hotel/Saloon Prop. Germany 05/19/1855 Murdered 4 27   Stabbed by John Roberts, no relatives
VanDiver, John F. * 21   89247308 Miner GA 04/04/1882 Lung Congestion 1 60   "Cultured gentleman" Mason
Vanina, John E. * C33   73933868   Mexico 10/09/1980   2 89 X Army, WWI
VanVactor (Possibly T.C)       114142047     11/02/1867 Accident 3 66   Fell off bank of Jamison mine
VanVactor, Benjamin * 14   89248092 Child   08/26/1861   1 8mo   S/o Wm. & Elizabeth (age 17); stone in bad shape
Vickers, James       114142048 Farmer/miner TX 06/15/1870 Accident 3 66   Struck by timber at partner Kelly's Ranch in Damascus; highly esteemed
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W

Ward, Lewis C. * 76   89248216   Arkansas 05/31/1965   1 78   Inscription "Pappy"
Warren, Benjamin       110472378 Miner/Merchant VA     1     Age 66 in 1870. Colored man.
Waters, James       114142050 Miner Wales 03/04/1880 Pneumonia 5 48   Widowed, resident Iowa Hill 1 yr.
Watts, Alvin J.   60   89248286   CA 070/8/1975   1 69 X Army, WWII; mined Strawberry Flat, logger; marker is approx. as exact grave location is unknown
Webster, Plummer * 10   89248366 Miner OH 02/07/1859 Mine explosion 1 30   S/o Eli & Mercy. Loved apples. I.O.O.F.
Weisler, Edward E.   2 2 89248440 Child   12/02/1875   1 9   S/o Wm. & Lizzie. B/o William H., Albert A.; marker is approximate as all that remaind was the "EEW" footstone and it had been moved
Weisler, William     X 136159817 Miner Germany 06/25/1890 Illness 1 64   F/o Edward "Eddie" & 2 others (a girl was born after his death); h/o Lizzie; IOOF
Wellman, John Jacob       114142052 Miner ME 06/12/1882   5 50   Died at Iowa Hill
Wettin, Fred * 54   89248496 Cowboy Germany 05/04/1973   1 77   Came to CA by railcar, belonged to I.W.W.
Wetzell, Joseph     X 117813744 Miner   05/01/1856   5     Died Iowa Hill; had various mining claims
Wheeler, Infant       110472522 Infant Iowa Hill CA 10/08/1859   1     S/o Morrison & Eliza Wheeler, Married 12/1856
Wheeler, Infant * 11   79386188 Infant daughter Iowa Hill CA 12/01/1858   1 1dy   D/o Morrison & Eliza
Wheeler, Leander L.       89248649 Butcher ME 11/30/1869 Accident/Shot 1 30   Shot by Eisler aiming at a bull. H/o Eliza (later married Gibson)
Wheeler, William F. * 9   79386125 Infant Iowa Hill CA 02/08/1861   1 4mo   S/o Morrison & Eliza
White, Jack   C X 129097264 Airfield Superintendent KS 09/19/1998 Cancer 1 76 X Cenotaph, ashes scattered from the Mineral Bar Bridge; served in the Korean War; Chairman of the Iowa Hill Telephone Committee
White, Joseph     X 120103115 Miner   07/24/1855   4 25   Died Roach Hill, immigrated to CA in 1847
Williams, Infant       114142053 Infant   01/27/1895   3     S/o of Mr. & Mrs. James Williams
Williams, Reuben W. * 25 X 79386247   ME 02/04/1882 Paralysis 1 32   Lived in area approx. 6 years, IOOF & Mason
Williamson, Donald Nels * 67   89248740   Oakland CA 12/18/1994 Car Accident 1 53    
Wilson, John     X 117814179     12/16/1877 Fall 5 35   Resident of Monona Flat, died in Michigan Bluff
Wilson, Theodore     X 120103246     12/06/1879   5     Member Rosy Crown Lodge, I.O.G.T
Wimbish, Milton       89248902 Teamster AL 09/10/1897 Wagon accident 1 25   Colored man, buried I.O.O.F.
Wing, Lock       111014972 Miner China 02/08/1899 Mine accident 6 45   Big Dipper reservoir burst
Wood, Ingrid Anne   85 X 25600758   Vallejo CA 11/30/2004 Pancreatic cancer 1 54   W/o Lee Wood, d/o Anna Plumb
Worley, Alfred     X 73925748   England 07/06/1895   1 72    
Worley, Antone F.       89249124 Miner France 09/18/1890 Quincy 1 50   Worley and Company Miners, died Prospect Hill.
Wright, Hanibel       114142054 Miner   02/14/1853 Bowel complaints 5     Sick 8 weeks
Wuagneux, Robert W. Jr.   80 X 132652167 General Construction CA 06/25/2014 Heart Disease 1 66    
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Y

Yonash, Esther Mary * 99   53884616   IA 10/03/1966   1 71    
Yonash, Frank * 103   53884832   Bohemia 12/04/1959   1 72   Inscription "Our Loved One"
Young, Catherine (Kati) * 40   79386320 Hotel Proprietress France 03/10/1901   1 78   W/o John Owned Starr Hotel
Young, John * 38   79386859 Hotel Proprietor France 09/20/1888   1 67   H/o Kati. Owner Starr Hotel I.O.O.F.
Young, Sarah E.       110473782     03/04/1865 Consumption 1     W/o O. H. Young; died on Wisconsin Hill
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Z

ZurMuehlen, Cordt Henry * 27   79388041 Ditch proprietor Germany 05/18/1894   1 76   H/o Meta Anna. 2 daughters
ZurMuehlen, Meta Anna * 27   79387349   Germany 05/08/1899 Natural Causes 1 82   Pioneer women arrived 1854

 

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