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Other cemeteries in Nevada, which may contain Jewish burials


Mineral County, town no longer on map


Mineral County, near Hawthorne, one wooden marker: James Turner, "Confed - -"


Nye County, Desert Hill Cemetery


Nye County, town not on map


Eureka County, Gravelly Ford Cemetery, near Beowawe


Nye County, Berlin Cemetery


Nelson Landing Cemetery: All fourteen of these graves were moved to the present location by the government when Davis Dam was constructed. Possibly, the Park Service at Boulder City has further records.


Nye County, not a dedicated cemetery


Lincoln County


Clark County, Bunkerville Cemetery


White Pine County, Schellbourne Cemetery: Eliza; Marsh'l; William. No dates given. These names are chiseled into sections of wagon tire riveted together in the form of crosses


Ormsby County. Lone Mountain Cemetery and St. Theresa's Catholic Cemetery


Esmeralda County


Washoe County, near Verdi


Lyon County, Cemetery inscriptions


Esmeralda County, In this valley, near an old stage station, is a rock walled cemetery of some size.


Washoe County, This last resting-place of tramps, unidentified persons, and prospectors found dead in the hills never has had markers.


Good Springs Cemetery: Good Springs was a mining camp and watering place on the California-Utah Trail.


Nye County. Grantsville Cemetery: This town was founded during the Civil War. The cemetery was large but only one marker is readable.


Mineral County. Camp of Ashby: Near the present camp of Ashby, beyond the old camp of Pamlico, on the Old Road between Hawthorne and Mina


Nye County, Ione Cemetery


Pershing County. Lassen Meadows Grave: Lassen Meadows is on the Humbolt River near the Rye Patch Dam on the Lassen Cut-off Trail. According to the Nevada State Journal, 14 Mar 1954, buried there is: Sarah Kuntz, wife of Jacob Kuntz, age 26 years, died in Childbirth, 1859; Delamar Cemetery


Hillside Cemetery


Lander County, one barely legible stone


Logandale Cemetery


Pershing County, Majuba Mountain Cemetery: North of Lovelock, this cemetery has five graves and one stone reading: "Susan Coon, wife of Isaac Coon/Died Aug. 11, 1860/ age 40 years." On side of stone: "Coles Co., Ills"


Clark County, Overton Cemetery site to which the old St. Thomas Cemetery was moved


Nye County, Mt. Moriah Cemetery: also called: Manhattan Cemetery


Pershing County, Mazuma Cemetery: Mazuma is 27 miles north of Lovelock, NV, in the Vernon - Seven Troughs area. The town is gone but the graveyard is south of the Mazuma Townsite


Mesquite Cemetery: Burgess found here


Washoe County, Marietta Cemetery: RENO: Galena Cemetery near Reno; Site is now a cow pasture. A single marker is extant with a name ending in "...nes".


Moapa Cemetery


Nelson Rural School Burial Plot: At the mouth of Copper Canyon is the grave of the man who founded the town of Nelson. His marker reads: NELSON, Charles; died May 12, 1897; Killed by the Indian Avotte. Clark County; Mining Claim Graves: Located between Searchlight and Nelson, Nevada.


Pershing County; Orena Cemetery


White Pine County; Osceola Cemetery


Mineral County; Rawhide Cemetery


Nye County, Reese River Cemetery: This is a large Indian cemetery with very poorly marked graves.


Round Mountain Cemetery


Washoe County, Old Hillside Cemetery, Knights of Pythias Cemetery, and St. Thomas Cemetery


Nye County, Rhyolite Cemetery, Douglas County: Mottsville Cemetery


Mining Claim Graves: Located between Searchlight and Nelson, Nevada, the iron-fenced plot is located NE of present (1957) Post Office. Old Burying Plot: near Corral; Searchlight Cemetery: One-quarter mile from Searchlight.


Esmeralda County, Silver Peak Cemetery


Washoe County, Steamboat Springs Cemetery: There is a memorial marker near Steamboat Springs about 100 yards west of Highway 395N


Nye County, Tonopah Cemetery


White Pine County, Treasure Hill Cemetery, Treasure City NV USA (702)


Nye County, Tybo Cemetery


Pershing County, Unionville Cemetery


Washoe County, Verdi Cemetery


Washoe County, Wadsworth Cemetery


Washoe County, Washoe City Cemetery


Churchill County, Wonder City Cemetery

phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:55:32 +0000
AUSTIN: Lander County http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/austin-lander-county.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/austin-lander-county.html general Lander County information.

Austin information.

historical society website. [August 2005]

Jewish history [July 2011]

Jewish Cemetery: Mentioned in Austin, N. T. "Letter to the Editor." Western States Jewish Historical Quarterly. Vol IX, No. 1, October 1976. Stern, Norton B., O.D., editor. p. 87. A later article in the same issue states that there are at least two Hebrew burials in Austin. Source: Steven Byars byarss@earthlink.net


phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:35:14 +0000
BOULDER CITY: Clark County http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/boulder-city-clark-county.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/boulder-city-clark-county.html  

http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvclark/ has general Clark County information. [August 2005]


Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery: Located at 1900 Buchanan Boulevard, Boulder City, Nevada 89005-3668 in Clark County. Telephone (702)486-5920. Fax (702)486-5923. Telephone 702-486-5920. Fax 702-486-5923.

The Cemetery opened in April 1990 under the care and supervision of the State of Nevada. In December 1999, the Cemetery Superintendent was Jack A. Porrino. The eighty-acre site has twenty-three acres in use. Future plans include the completion of a chapel. The number of burials as of November 1999 was 9,2000. The cemetery is opened twenty-four hours every day. All burials are in ground with flat bronze or granite markers. This survey includes burials with markers displaying the Star of David. Cemetery burials are indexed. The burial cards do not contain biographical information, information on next of kin, information on funeral directors, or health department numbers. Burial cards exist for dates after April 1990 although some death dates in the cremation sections are prior to 1990.

There is no caretaker although there is an administration office. Only live flowers may be placed on gravesites. United States veterans, their spouses, and dependent children are eligible for burial at this site. The isolated suburban hillside near the Boulder City Airport is reached by turning directly off Buchanan Boulevard and has a sign in English. A partial fence surrounds the grounds. All markers are from the twentieth century. All inscriptions are in English. The cemetery site contains memorial monuments to Jewish soldiers. The cemetery is visited frequently; and burial services are held almost daily. The cemetery has never been vandalized up to December 1999. Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada West Cemetery Project completed survey. Chairpersons were Jo-Ann and Howard Geller. Jo-Ann Geller, Maxine Avery Muse, and Mary Barkan conducted the actual cemetery survey in December 1999. Source: Mary Barkan marybarkan@mindspring.com

http://interment.net/data/us/nv/clark/snvmc/index.htm burial listings. [August 2005]


phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:37:09 +0000
CARSON CITY:Carson City County (formerly Ormsby County) http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/carson-citycarson-city-county-formerly-ormsby-county.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/carson-citycarson-city-county-formerly-ormsby-county.html  

http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvcarson/carson.htm has general Carson City County information.

http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/content.asp?id=213 has /Jewish history of the city. [August 2005]

http://amuseum.org/jahf/virtour/page10.html has reference. [August 2005]

"Jewish Families in Carson City": Vertical File Inventory. Newspaper clipping files on special topics and Nevada Biographies. Call for more information (775) 684-3360 or 1-800-922-2880 (Toll-free within Nevada) http://dmla.clan.lib.nv.us/docs/nsla/services/vertfile.htm. Audio at http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/content.asp?id=213. [August 2005]

http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/nevada/text.htm reference to the Olcovich--Meyers House. [August 2005]


Eastside Memorial Park: PO Box 910, Minden, NV 89423. (775) 782-2215 , fax (775) 782-2216. eastsidecem@aol.com.

Hebrew Cemetery: Site founded in the 1860's according to Julian H. Preisler, jhp1963@yahoo.com.

Walton's Carson Gardens: 1281 North Roop Carson City NV. Carson City, Nevada is located on US Highway 395, 30 miles South of Reno. (702)882-4965


phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:38:51 +0000
ELKO http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/elko.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/elko.html Jewish history [July 2011]

phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 29 Jul 2011 12:30:15 +0000
EUREKA: Eureka County http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/eureka-eureka-county.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/eureka-eureka-county.html general Eureka County information. Eureka town history. [August 2005]

Jews secured burial grounds in Eureka municipal cemetery after the one hundred Jews formed the first official Reform congregation in Nevada in 1876.

Jewish Cemetery: photo. This cemetery is 0.5 mile SE of the town of Eureka off of Highway 50. Graves date from 1872-1898. four people interred and photos of the graves and map. [July 2011]

Photos:  two gravestones, one footstone -- discovered in a non-Jewish cemetery in Eureka, NV, by Kim Knight.




phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:39:50 +0000
FERNLEY: Lyon County http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/fernley-lyon-county.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/fernley-lyon-county.html  

see Reno area

phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:40:49 +0000
HAMILTON http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/hamilton.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/hamilton.html Jewish history [July 2011]

phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 29 Jul 2011 12:27:05 +0000
INCLINE VILLAGE: Washoe County http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/incline-village-washoe-county.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/incline-village-washoe-county.html  

see Reno Area

phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:42:41 +0000
LAS VEGAS: Clark County http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/las-vegas-clark-county.html http://www.iajgsjewishcemeteryproject.org/nevada/las-vegas-clark-county.html general Clark County information. [August 2005]

Jewish history [July 2011]

Funeral homes in Las Vegas: King David, Davis, Bunkers, and Palm

JGS Cemetery Project: contact Sam Showel at Lvsamchar@yahoo.com

Synagogues of Las Vegas [August 2005]

  • Bunker's Eden Vale Memorial: Jewish sections include Garden of Abraham-Beth Shalom and scattered burials. a Jewish section and a Veterans section 1216 No Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. This cemetery was built on the four acre family burial plot of the Stewart family. Archibald and Helen J. Stewart settled at Las Vegas Rancho in 1874. burial listings. photos.
  • Bunker's Memorial Gardens: 7251 West Lone Mountain Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89129. Jewish sections and scattered burials.  [August 2005]
  • Davis Paradise Valley Cemetery with a Jewish section and scattered burials in other sections. 6200 S Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas [August 2005] 89119. http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvclark/cemfiles.html has links to burial lists and photos. [August 2005]
  • King David Memorial Chapel and Cemetery: 2697 Eldorado Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89120, (702) 464-8570 The "...10,000 square-foot Jewish mortuary with an 8-acre Jewish cemetery..." is the first Jewish burial grounds [Reform to Orthodox] in Southern Nevada and the first mortuary in the state of Nevada. Palm Mortuaries is adjacent. The first burial was April 30, 2001. The site has a taharah and a shomer. Jewish Federation's "Jewish Las Vegas": http://www.jewishlasvegas.com/content_display.html?ArticleID=4940 [April 2004]
  • Palm Cemeteries: three of them with Jewish sections and burials outside the Jewish section, see http://www.rootsweb.com/~cemetery/Nevada/clark/palmvv/pages/palmab.html for 7600 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas location. [August 2005]
  • Palm Memorial Park Northwest: 6701 North Jones, Las Vegas, Garden of David Section: ftp://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nv/clark/cemetery/david.txt [August 2005]
  • Woodlawn Cemetery: a Jewish section and a Veterans section. 1500 Las Vegas Blvd. North, North Las Vegas 89030, 702 229-6246. http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvclark/cemfiles.html has links to burial lists and photos. [August 2005]


phrases1@aol.com (Ellen Renck) Nevada NV Fri, 09 Jan 2009 03:44:14 +0000