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Givoth Olam Cemetery: (Pioneer Cemetery). Church Street, Amador County, CA 95642. Cemetery on a knoll owned by Judah Magnus Museum has constructed a black iron fence around it. Genealogical data from Catherine Cissna, P.O. Box 247, Jackson, Amador Co, CA 95642. Approximately 40 miles NW of Sonora, the nearest large city is Sacramento, southeast on Hwy 49. The cemetery is located to the rear and inside Jackson Catholic Cemetery. Cemetery identified on AAA map. The entrance is a paved road off Placer or North Main Street near the Serbian Orthodox Church. The county historical society nearby maintains the site: Amador County Museum, 225 Church St., CA 95642 (209-223-6386). This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Steve Kitnick may have random photos from this cemetery. 30 inscriptions (some family graves), 1857-1924, arranged by rows, including birth date and place in A Preliminary Report on Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries and Communities of the California Mother Lode; Levinson, Robert E.; Oakland, Calif., Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries and Landmarks, Magnes Memorial Museum, c 1964. F870.J5 L4 with inscriptions. 1964. 7, 26 pages, maps. S86B2873.

From intersection of Hwys 49/88, turn left on Hwy. 88; 1 block then left on Broadway; 1 block to Water St.; turn right and continue to Placer; left on Placer past hospital, then to City Cemetery Lane; iron fence on right.

map and directions to the cemetery. photo. [July 2005] From intersection of Hwys 49/88 ~ turn left on Hwy. 88; 1 block then left on Broadway; 1 block to Water St.; turn right and continue to Placer; left on Placer past Conv. Hospital; then to City Cemetery Lane; iron fence on right.

 

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