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Karen (#47163797)
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Bio Photo I've been researching my family history and its many branches for more years than I care to remember, and have always had a love of cemeteries! Now into my sixth decade, I live in the great state of Nevada, and am looking forward to posting my research info on this site. My focus, at the moment, is working on an accurate list of those pioneers who are interred in the Dayton, Lyon County, Cemetery. I would also like to add that I am relinquishing in advance any copyright claim to the photos and information that I have taken or posted on this site, and that my photos and information may be added to any other database or website (please just properly credit the Find A Grave database)
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Melinda Cash
RE: Re: E.E. Miner
It was not a big deal to ask for the delete. I appreciate all the help we get from you. I would rather have a duplicate and nothing at all. Thanks again.
Added by Melinda Cash on May 25, 2017 5:44 PM
Melinda Cash
RE: Re: E.E. Minor
You are so amazing. The work you are doing for Dayton will be appreciated someday. Just remember, when you get board there are 10,000 people at Lone Mountain waiting for your help. Interesting on the E. E. Minor, I do have another Minor, but with different dates, so I was pretty sure it wasn't the same person and there was no death certificate with your dates on file with the Recorder's Office, which doesn't mean much. OK, I will do a bit more research on him. I just ran across your Minor when I was yet again adding more people. Believe it or not, I only have three rows left of people to add and then I am done with the cemetery records. I still have hundreds of pictures to take and for some reason my camera is giving out on me, so I guess I will have to switch to my husbands. I think we need to do lunch, but for me it will have to be on the weekend since I'm back to watching my granddaughter yet again. So good to see you are still busy at it. Thank goodness for people like us. Maybe you should work on the Empire Cemetery next. I'm sure the LDS Family Resource Center in Carson would love to have copies of all the information you put together, and it's probably very badly needed. Take care, Melinda
Added by Melinda Cash on May 23, 2017 8:01 AM
Melinda Cash
E. E. Minor
Hi Karen, I see you transferred E. E. Minor to me. I don't see any record of this person's death anywhere or that they are buried at Lone Mountain. I was just wondering what your reference was for this person. Thanks, Melinda
Added by Melinda Cash on May 22, 2017 4:57 PM
Blue Rose Of Cairo
dayton burials
hello! so sorry I am working through a backlog of find a grave related mails and found yours! I did the updates and appreciate your work! thanks! you wrote to me in 2015 and I guess I missed the mail.
Added by Blue Rose Of Cairo on May 03, 2017 1:16 AM
RE: Re: the Scott Family
A bit more info on the Scott family in Murphys:
9/29/1856 Land Claim-W.G Scott of Murphys, for agricultural purposes. Beginning in Murphys at road leading from Central Hill to the guide post at the commencement of the road to the Big Trees, at a certain post bordering land of F.C Bonner then in a NE direction along the ?? of said road 347’ to a corner post on which is a ?? notice , to land occupied by M. Mooney , thence along said Mooney’s land and nearly at right angles to said road 222’ to a lot of land claimed by Frank Averil, thence in SE direction to a post nearly upon the land and lot of John DeLate, thence upon the line of Bonner’s lot 163’ to the road aforsesaid and the ?? begin at , being the same upon which he now occupies and
he swears upon his oath that he?? and does not embrace more than one hundred and sixty acres of land, that he has taken up no other claim etc. Land Claim Book B, page 361-361. (This land claim is within what later became the townsite of Murphys)

1858 Tax-Wm G Scott-house and lot in Murphys Flat joining John Delos lot on SE, Matteson old barn on SW and fronting on the old road leading to Angels. Value $150.

1862 Tax Assessment: Wm. G Scott, personal property in Murphys. (consists of what appear to be mining tools: shovels, picks, wheelbarrow, hydraulic hose etc)

1877-78 Tax-John Scott; bounded on N by P. Corey, E by Curtis, W by cross street, S by McLeod place. House, Fence. (Block 1, lot 10)

4/29/1869 Deed: John C. and Elizabeth Green of Stockton, CA to James, William G. and John Scott of Calaveras Co.-for $200 gold coin, a parcel of land lying in the 9th Twp and described as the original claim executed on 3/22/1855 in Claim Bk. B, pages 242-243. Situated in the Valley of the Coyote Creek about 3 miles E of Murphy Camp, commencing at an oak tree standing about 25 rods E of the house occupied by the Greens, and thence NW 168 rods to an oak tree blazed, thence SE 168 rods to the bound began at and on both sides of Coyote Creek and near the head waters thereof, containing 160 acres more or less, being the same land conveyed by Angelo Leverone to John C. Green in Deed Bk F, pages 475-478.
It being understood that the strip of land being a portion of the above described 160 acres hereto conveyed to J.B Ferris and now in his possession is not included in this conveyance.
Also that tract of land claimed for grazing and agricultural purposes on 12/12/1852 and claimed by JC Green and described as being part of the public lands being situated in Twp 9, commencing at a certain nut pine tree standing nine rods from the Calaveras Ditch in a SE direction, thence running in a NW direction 150 rods to the S line of the ranch first described, thence running in a NE direction to a white oak tree 176 rods, thence running in a SW direction 176 rods to the place of beginning, said lot of land containing 160 acres. Together with all tenements, appurtenances thereto belonging . Recorded in Deed Bk. R, page 369

8/12/1873 Deed: William G. Scott to Joseph B Hemmings & Henry A Wise-for $600. All that certain parcel of land situated in Murphys Township, situated in the Valley of the Coyote Creek, about 3 miles E of Murphys village commencing at an oak tree blazed, standing about 25 rods E of the house lately occupied by the Scott brothers and from thence extending NE 168 rods to an oak tree blazed, thence W 160 rods to an oak tree blazed, thence SE 160 rods to an oak tree blazed, thence E 168 rods to the boundary begun at containing 160 acres of land more or less.
Also all that other parcel of land commencing at a nut pine standing 9 rods from the Calaveras ditch in a W direction, to the S line of the ranch first described, thence NE 176 rods to a white oak tree blazed, thence SE 140 rods to a blazed oak tree, thence SW 176 rods to the place of beginning, containing 160 acres more or less. Deed Bk W, page 19.
In 1874 this land was bought by Annie Cobb and her husband Lafayette Cobb using money she inherited from her 1st husband. The Cobbs divorced in 1886 and Annie kept the land. It was later owned by the Frazier family.

11/16/1912 Prospect: “ Miss Mary Ann Scott of Dayton, NV called here Wednesday of Institute week. This was the former home of her father James Scott. The Scott’s owed the place where Tom Burrows now lives. They also owned the Cobb Ranch where the Fraziers now live. James Scott moved to NV and his brother John to Sacramento. Miss Scott, in company with Chas. Curtis visited the old places, also the cemetery where her grandmother is buried. She was well pleased to see that old friends had cared for her grandmother’s grave. The Curtis family have always looked after the lot”
Tom Burrows built his house in 1906 so it is not the house the Scott's lived in. Possibly the Scott's house was on that same property at one time but there is no building in that area now that could be that old. There was also a house on the land they purchased in 1869, per the deed description, and they might have lived there as a family with only John later living in a house in town since he paid tax on a house in 1877-78
Added by Goldrush on Apr 23, 2017 10:18 AM
RE: Re: Mary Ann Scott
Let me see if I can find that source at the county archives. It may have been in Mary Ann's obit.
Here is one news item on the family
"John Scott who lived in Murphys with his mother and brothers over 40 years ago, arrived. He buried his brother James last January at Dayton, NV. He visits Murphys to look up old friends and tend the grave of his revered mother. After the mother died, the boys crossed the mountains to NV. John Scott currently resides in Sacramento". Prospect 8/8/1896)
They lived on what is now called Scott Street and the 1870 shows them living next to all the neighbors who owned property there for years. There is a nice old home on Scott that is very likely to have been their home. Mary Ann Scott is buried in a plot with the family of Charles A. Curtis, who was a neighbor on the opposite side of the road from where they lived. Most of our graves in Buena Vista seem to have the older families buried near their old neighbors. (I am a trustee of Buena Vista Cemetery)
Added by Goldrush on Apr 08, 2017 3:49 PM
Roy Mathis
Oh my ... must have had to much coffee! Thank you
Added by PassingTime on Apr 03, 2017 12:49 PM
k.c. monson
americo Gianni/ nevada
removed two documents they were marriage records for Americo parents.

please list parents as Andrea Gianni and mother Maria fabbri both of Lammari Lucca IT.
Added by k.c. monson on Feb 21, 2017 6:19 PM
Kat B
RE: Re: Jim Fisher
Thanks Karen,
I don't have any Fisher relatives, just passing on the info I have from some copies of mortuary records. I appreciate your offer but I'll leave that to someone related! Thanks again,
Added by Kat B on Dec 02, 2016 9:03 PM
Mary Jo
Charles Whitcomb Gore
Have added your information to his memorial, as suggested. Please delete your duplicate memorial. Would be happy to add any other data you may have, but it would be most helpful if received through the edit selections, rather than creating a duplicate memorial. Thank you so much!
Added by Mary Jo on Nov 02, 2016 4:26 PM
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