Cimmaron

Cimarron Cemetery

Montrose County, Colorado

The Cimarron Cemetery at Cimarron, Colorado, is located on the hillside above the present Newberry’s Store.  Many markers and fencing have gone by the way with the weather and time taking their toll on them.  I have compiled the following information from extensive research in the Montrose papers, and information from different individuals.  It may not be entirely accurate but very possibly it is pretty complete.

After this research had been done the Cimarron Club decided to take a day to clean up the cemetery prior to Memorial Day.  They then decided to have a plaque engraved with the names on it of those who were known to be buried in the cemetery.

The clean-up day was held May 4, 1985.  Those helping were, Dick & Lois Veo, Aileen & Albert Soderquist, Gene & Gretchen Tate, Jake & Rose (Donaldson) Barbee, John & Joann (Barbee) Young of Fruita, Jerry & Dorothy Denison, Carol Ray, Larry Griffin and Dona Freeman representing the club.  The fence was fixed, sagebrush cleared, trash picked up with the results being very gratifying to all.

There are a total of sixty-eight graves in the cemetery, with twenty-six of them being unmarked.  There may be more but these were the ones according to the Daily Press information and family information. Since the first papers that were saved were in 1896, the following did not have notices that information could be secured from:

 

SCHILDT, Mary Sophia-1888-1892-daughter of  Mr.& Mrs. Stillman H. Schildt.

SPALDING, Pearl –1889-1893-unmarked-daughter of Mr.& Mrs. George R. Spalding

ARTERBERRY, Mary C,- June 21,1888-Dec.24,1893

NELSON, Fridalf- Dec. 3,1866-July 17,1894

VEO, Charles –1895-1895-son of George and Gertie Veo

MORRISON, Col.-man who got the railroad through these parts. Earlier his grave had been  marked with a railroad rail but it is gone now.

BEVER, Baby-child of Red & Grace (Veo) Bever—unmarked

AN ARMY PRIVATE-buried by Cap. Cline & the marker is no longer there.

CHINAMAN,  A- buried near front gate-name unknown.

MAURER, George-son of Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Maurer-died Oct. 28,1918 during the flu   epidemic.  He was originally buried at Cimarron but a number of years ago the family moved him to a Montrose cemetery.

CIMARRON  CEMETERY

Armitage,  Joseph Lee-1898-July 14,1920

Maybelle Ruth-1902-July 27.1917

Nellie E. –July 27, 1875-Dec 9, 1945

Robert J.- Aug 18, 1865-Jan 18, 1942

ARTERBERRY,  Mary C.- June 21,1888-Dec 24,1893

BERRY,   Audry – July 19,1912-Sept 6,1912

Henry- July 6, 1894-July 14, 1920

Lloyd—1899-Oct. 23, 1918

Lon – Oct 17, 1918-Sept 18,1921

Rufus-1900-Sept. 29,1911

BEVER,  Baby—(unmarked)

BIRD, Mary E. – March 17, 1852-Dec. 22, 1916

BRUCE, Eugenia NAIRNE-July 30, 1915 (unmarked)

Mr,–(unmarked)

CAIN, Harold—1913-1913

CHINAMAN, A.-(unmarked)

CLINE, Milton W. –May 16, 1825-Oct 7, 1911

ARMY PRIVATE, –(unmarked)

CONLEY, Edna McINTYRE—Jan 28,1895-May 15, 1916 (unmarked)

CRIBARI, Carl-Jan.  27,1929-June 12, 1932-(unmarked)

Joseph—June 23,1922-May 5,1939- (unmarked)

DICKEY, Cyril G. –1882-Aug. 23, 1913

DONALDSON, John—Aug. 21. 1914-(unmarked)

Frederick Francis—May 24, 1914- Mar. 15, 1916

ENTRIKEN, Paul—1885- Feb. 12,1899-(unmarked)

FISHER, Charles E.—1847-1922

FITZPATRICK, Elizabeth—April 15, 1853 – Jan 17, 1911

James H.—1880 – Nov. 2, 1928

Owen E. – May 22, 1873 – Dec. 25, 1908

Patrick J. –Nov. 30, 1874- Sept. 8, 1918

Peter T.—Oct. 11,1878 – July 26, 1899

Peter – Oct. 10, 1887 – May 1, 1913

William T. –1887- August 14, 1933 – (unmarked)

GREEN, Willie – 1901-Aug 19, 1903

HARRIS, Henry D.- -Dec. 20, 1828 – Sept. 28, 1910 – (unmarked)

HEARD,  Charles M. – May 4, 1864 – Aug. 10, 1937

Frank –1901- Dec. 8, 1918 – (unmarked)

HOLMES, George W. – Aug 11, 1815 – Feb. 12, 1912

IRVINE, Susie LICK – -1907 – May 8, 1930 – (unmarked)

LICK, Wilma- -1906 – July 10, 1925

MAHAN, Jim – Oct. 14, 1918 – (unmarked)

McINTYRE, John – June 17, 1898 – (unmarked)

McMINN, Charles – 1883 – Dec 3, 1929

Marion May NAIRNE__ 1851- Dec 8, 1935

Mary – 1894 – 1992

W.P. – April 30, 1852 – Oct. 12, 1935

MORRISON,  Col. – -(unmarked)

NAIRNE, John – 1887 – (unmarked)

NEATHERY, John – June 22, 1826 – June 14, 1901 – (unmarked)

NEWBERRY, Joe Tidwell – Jan 30, 1922-April 20, 1986

NELSON,  Fridalf – Dec. 3, 1866- July 17, 1894

PRICE, David Chester, May 27, 1954-Jan 18, 2004 Beloved Son, Husband Father&Friend

RIDDLE, Ben – 1845- Dec, 17, 1928

RUSK,  Baby- -Son-Dec. 8, 1896 – (unmarked)

SCHILDT, Mary Sophia – 1888 – 1898

Robert Henry – 1883 – 1901

Stillman H. – Jan. 10, 1855 – Dec. 12, 1943

SMITH, Orrin Fred – Nov 25, 1863 – March 18, 1897

SPALDING, Earl – -1885-Sept 13, 1899 (unmarked)

Pearl – 1889-1893 (unmarked)

TYNAN, Sabrina – 1857 – Feb. 1929

VANDEBURG, Millie BIRD – Aug. 23, 1886 – Aug. 30, 1953

VEO, Charles H. – 1895 – 1895

Florence JONES – May 19, 1886 – Feb 8, 1912

Hannah T. –1898-May 19,1900

Louis F.  –1866 – June 22, 1909

Louis T. – 1907 – Sept. 7, 1910

Virginia Pearl – 1907 – June 7, 1916

WALKER, Albert H. – April 3, 1908

Charlotte Fannie, – 1905 – Feb. 7, 1919

Henry Clay – 1873 – Feb. 17, 1912

 

Researched by Dona Freeman May 1985

Updated by Donna Lee 2004