WEST POINT CEMETERY

  All photographs donated by Patricia Scott, Overton, NV
(2003 Copyright) unless indicated otherwise

     
   
     


 

The West Point settlement existed from approximately 1868 through 1871 when the residents
left Nevada to return to Utah. It was located near where the Reid-Garner Power Station is now
in Moapa Township and it appears on an 1855 Nevada Railroad map.

The cemetery has been abandoned for over a hundred and thirty years. In 1986, Lee Huntsman
erected the above marker.
Only one headstone remains. 27 graves are designated, but many more
could be there.

"West Point Mormon Pioneer Cemetery
1850 - 1868
Lee Hunstman 1986"


Copyright 13 Oct 2000 by Patricia A. Scott 

ALLEN, Elizabeth Alexander 01 Mar 1819 23 May 1869 Wife of Lewis
CORNIA, Frank   00 Dec 1869 Mortality Sch-1 yr old Scarlet Fever UNMARKED
HARRIS, Jim (Luman J.) Oct 1932   no dates, missing since 1957, born NY
LEAVITT, Sharlot Ann 03 Oct 1867 04 Jun 1869 dau of George & Minerva UNMARKED
PICKETT, James M. July 1834 1930 missing since 1957, born Illinois abt. 80y
POWERS, J. William "Shorty"(1) Abt. 1852 1940 abt. 55 yrs. marker missing since 1957
POWERS, Mrs. McKenzie(1) 2 Mar 1819   wife of J.W., marker missing since 1957
UNKNOWN, Faem{?}      

(1) The 1910 census shows Mr. and Mrs. Powers. Jim was born in New york, and his wife was listed as Mary A., born in Utah.

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contact
Gerry Perry the Nevada Tombstone Coordinator,


 

This page was last updated June 8, 2009
Copyright 2009 USGenWeb Tombstone Project, Gerry Perry

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