Sheridan Cemetery

Sheridan Cemetery (HMS70)

Location: Sheridan, CA 95681 Placer County
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N 38° 58.442', W 121° 21.513'

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1875 - Sheridan's founder, Eugene Rogers, buried friend Quincy Stanclift (1849-1875) here. Rogers soon married Quincy Stanclift's sister Adelaide. The site became the family's private cemetery.

1888 - Eugene Rogers sold two acres next to this site to Sheridan Lodge #312, IOOF. Trustees on deed: David Speidel, George Greitman, Josiah Hoffman. IOOF Cemetery established here.

1921 - Sheridan's "Russian Colony" of 17 families established a cemetery on colony land adjacent to the IOOF site.

1925 - "Public Cemetery District #1" formed by county supervisors in response to a citizen's petition. "Public" soon became "Placer County." The district included all of present western Placer County.

1928 - Sheridan Lodge #312 deeded its three acre plot (including the original one acre private cemetery) to the District. IOOF Trustees on deed: Chris Haenny, Joe Ruffinelli, H.W. Covington.

1970 - Russian Colony Cemetery, also known as Sheridan Molokan Church Cemetery Association, transferred to Placer County Cemetery District #1 by Trustees Jack Susoeff, Wm. Bogdonoff, Wm. Popoff.
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HM NumberHMS70
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West, Silver Star Parlor #63
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 11:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 642192 N 4315176
Decimal Degrees38.97403333, -121.35855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.442', W 121° 21.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 26.52" N, 121° 21' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5000-5200 Ranch House Rd, Sheridan CA 95681, US
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