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The epitaphs appearing on historic grave markers provide insight into the lives and deaths of those laid to rest here. A few notable tributes follow:

In remembrance of James Cook
Son of David B. Cook
Born Scotland November 18, 1839
Killed in God Hill, Nev
by the Virginia & Truckee Railroad
August 3, 1872
Aged 32 yrs, 8 mos, 15 days

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Sacred to the Momory of
Mrs. Francine Pauline Doyle
Consort of Capt. Wm. H. Smith
who died Nov. 11, 1864
aged 26 yrs & 21 days
Here rests a pilgrim of the world
with glory in her view,
To Heaven she lifts her longing eyes
And bids the world adieu

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W. J. Daniels
Died September 14, 1886
Aged 51 years
A Native of Manchester England
& Hero of "Balaklava"
Gentle in Manners
but Resolute in Deed

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"Hank" Henry J. Monk
1830 - 1883
Born Waddington N.Y.
MOST NOTED AND
CELEBRATED STAGE DRIVER
IN THE WEST

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M. Harris
Died in Genoa, Nev  March 11, 1896
Aged 72 years
A light from our household is gone, a voice we loved is stilled.
A place is vacant in our hearts that never can be filled.

Last updated: 4/9/2010 4:30:17 PM