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Cemetery
Recorder/Submitter
De Bond at Rootsweb County Coordinator for Otero County invites you to visit the Otero Cemetery pages where she has been busy walking many of the cemeteries.  The notes saying "Off Site Link" takes you to that site, many with photos!
Bents Old Fort Cemetery
This is located seven miles northwest of La Junta at the Old Fort Bent historic site. This historic cemetery has 12 unmarked graves and one marked grave dated 1865.
 
Bloom Cemetery, southwest of Timpas
This historic cemetery is twelve miles southwest of Timpas, just south of U.S. Hwy 350 at an area called Bloom
 
Calvary Cemetery, La Junta  (aka Spanish Fairview)
   Center -Cheraw (see Holbrook)
Cheraw - See East Holbrook Mennonite Church and Holbrook Cemeteries.
County Cemetery, see Ormega Cemetery  
East Holbrook Mennonite Cemetery, Cheraw
(completed 11/2001)
Betty L. Pennington
www.betpen@centurytel.net
Fairview Cemetery, La Junta
Fowler Cemetery 
One half mile east of Fowler, on the north side of Highway 50.
Higbee Cemetery
 
Hillcrest Cemetery, Rocky Ford
(Completed - 2/4/02)
A - C  |  D - G | H - L | M - P | Q - S| T - Z

 

Betty L. Pennington
www.betpen@centurytel.net
Holbrook (aka Center) Cemetery, north of La Junta
(completed 11/2001)
Betty L. Pennington
www.betpen@centurytel.net
Martinez Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery 
   (aka Mount View), Manzanola

Names: A-J | K-Z
(Completed 6/4/01)

Betty L. Pennington
www.betpen@centurytel.net
Ormega Cemetery (aka Otero County Cemetery)
 
Rural Cemetery #1, southwest of Higbee in the Ninemile Valley.  
Rural Cemetery #2, South of La Junta   
Rural Cemetery #3, northwest of Higbee on Highway 109  
Rural Cemetery #4, east of Timpas  
Rural Cemetery #5, west of Timpas  
Rural Cemetery #6, southwest of Timpas on Highway 350, on the west side of the road, near Timpas Creek.  
Rural Cemetery #7, southwest of Ayer  
Rural Cemetery #8, west of the Bloom Cemetery  
Rural Cemetery #9, southwest of the Bloom Cemetery  
Rural Cemetery #10, northeast of La Junta  
San Jose Cemetery, southwest of Higbee
 
Saint Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, La Junta

 
Timpas Cemetery
 
Valley View Cemetery, Rocky Ford 
(Completed - 2/4/02)
A-C | D-F | G - H  |  I-L  | M-Q  | R - S  | T - Z

 

Betty L. Pennington
www.betpen@centurytel.net

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Sources for this cemetery list:

  1. Your cemetery registrations and transcriptions.
  2. US Geological Survey, Geographic Name Information Server Database.
  3. Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies, Active Colorado Cemeteries, ©1999.
  4. Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies, Colorado Cemeteries, (hardcover/out of print) available in Colorado libraries.
  5. Linda Wommack's, From the Grave - A guide to Colorado Pioneer Cemeteries, Caxton Press, ©1998
  6. COGenWeb County Coordinator's list of County Cemeteries.
  • With the multiple sources, duplication is probable. We also know you probably have the names of Colorado cemeteries we missed. Please provide your corrections to the cemetery listings, comments and suggestions on page layout directly to the State Project Managers listed at the top of this page.

    Copyright Pamela Brown Reid, 1997/1998/1999
    Colorado Tombstone Project pages
    Lee Zion 2000-2001
    Betty M. Baker, 2001-2003.
    Gail Meyer Kilgore 2003-2005
    Lee & Sandi Smith 2005-Present


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