Huffaker Cemetery
Truckee Meadows, Washoe County, Nevada

  "The only burial ground in the
district until a cemetery was
established in Reno. When
Sierra Manor was subdivided,
nearly all of the markers were
destroyed before the workmen
were stopped. The few listed
below are all that remain. Infor-
mation is from Mrs. Kate Holcomb
Mansfield who is at this time (1953)
[is] 81 years old. The Lyell family are
her ancestors."
Gayle Hastert, 2/27/2000)
"This is downloaded from the City of Reno
Navigator. The parcel # is 044-373-14."
Bob Berrington, 6/2006

Many thanks to TOM PAGNANO
for his assistance in guiding us
to this historic cemetery

All photographs donated by Bob Berrington of Reno, Nevada
(June, 2006 Copyright) unless indicated otherwise

View of the Cemetery Lyell Plot
William John & Lucy A. Lyell
crossed the plains in 1863 (VSP)
Closeup of entrance plaque

Name Birth Death Survey by Gayle Hastert, 2/27/2000
"VSP" indicates information provided by
Verna Stumpf Paterson
CARAMELLA, Luigi 1/2/1887 2/21/1887 Son of F. and B. Caramella
Entrance to Lyell Plot 1889-1908
LYELL, Bud   7/7/1898 Son
LYELL, George   1897 Son of Will & Rose Lyell - 2-1/2 yrs old (VSP)
LYELL, J. W. 1818 1898 William John: b 7/4/1815 (VSP)
LYELL, J. W., Jr.     Huffaker Station, Ne.
LYELL, Jessie     Daughter of William & Roslin Lyell - wife
LYELL, Lucy A. 1828 1908 Wife; Dixon County, Tenn.
LYELL, Rosie     Daughter of William
LYELL, William C.   4/1912(1) Bill and famino dates - husband (VSP) [funeral announce]
LYELL, Willie     Son, d. 2 yrs old
MARTIN, Catherine
2nd photo
3rd photo
  9/25/1870 Native of France; 39 years, erected by daughter Lizzie (VSP)
RAUNG, Elizabeth   11/5/1864 Native of France
SINKS, Betsy     Sister of J. W. Lyell

(1) Information from obituary

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