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James Cyrus
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Birth: 1812
Grainger County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov., 1857
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

James Cyrus was born 1812 in Grainger County, TN.
He married his wife Margaret in Illinois on 16 Sep 1832. in 1853, he crossed the Oregon Trail, arriving in the Oregon Territory on 01 Sep 1853, and settled a claim in Linn County on 25 Sep 1853.

James Cyrus, age 45, was originally buried on 13 November 1857 in Lone Mountain (later Laurel Hill) Cemetery in San Francisco, California.

His remains were among those exhumed from the now-defunct Laurel Hill Cemetery and re-interred in the Laurel Hill Community Vault at Cypress Lawn circa 1939-1942.


SOURCE 1:
Genealogical Material in Oregon Donation Land Claims, Abstracted from Applications. Volume III—Roseburg, The Dalles, and La Grande Land Offices (p. 92)
Privately printed by the Genealogical Forum of Portland, Oregon (1962)
RE: Entry No. 1304, James Cyrus of Linn Co., OR

SOURCE 2:
FamilySearch: California--San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1835-1931
Published on-line by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. & the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
RE: "N. Gray & Co. Funeral Register, 1854-1861"; p. 181 (image # 98—Entry for James Cyrus)

SOURCE 3:
Cypress Lawn Funeral Home (Colma, CA)
Laurel Hill Records Collection
E-mail communication to Kevin Bingaman, 26 Oct 2011
 
 
Burial:
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Laurel Hill Community Vault
 
Created by: Kevin Bingaman
Record added: Mar 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106348300
James Cyrus
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James Cyrus
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James Cyrus
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