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Old Hope Cemetery (Chinese Cemetery)
Hope, Bonner County, Idaho

T57N R1E Sec 34
Lat: 4815'12"N, Lon: 11618'54"W

Contributed by Mary Garrison, Mar 11, 2002 [mycougars@adelphia.net] Total records = 34.

The directions are as follows: Take Highway 200 toward Hope. Just west of Hope a business route of Highway 200 goes to your left. When you turn onto that there is a small road that goes to your immediate left and up the hill. Just up the hill is a small turnout on the right side of the roadway that you can park on.

The cemetery is not seen from the roadway. It is not cared for at all, therefore it is very overgrown, situated above a large concrete retaining wall.

A list was also found in the cemetery files at the Bonner County Historical Museum that was from an oral history from an unknown Hope resident. This list was incorporated into this list. These have no headstones.

The transcriptions of the only remaining visible tombstones have an asterisk * following their entry.,

Mary and Nellie Garrison completed the transcriptions June 2001, updated 06-04-2001

Legend:

* - Obituary in paper stated the person was buried in the Newman Cemetery.
** - Subjects shown in the newspaper as buried in the Broten Cemetery.

b.= birth
d.= death
deed = deed for plot
dau = daughter
dy = day
f/l = family plot
f/p = family plot
f/s = family stone
fhm = funeral home marker
  husb = husband
m. = married
mo = month
n/d = no date
s/l = same lot
s/p = same plot
s/s = same stone
WWI = World War I
WWII = World War II

- Mary Garrison

Ames, Mrs., b. n/d, d. 1899
Borleske, Child, No Data
Button, David A, b. n/d, d. 06-14-1900, JC Hage Mine
Carter, Mrs., No Data
Clark, E. M., b. 08-25-1825, d. 09-14-1890
Clark, E. M., b. Aug. 25, 1825 Montgomery Square, Penn, d. Sep 14, 1890, Gone but not forgotten *
Den, Fond, b. n/d, d. 09-1915
Grant, , b. No Data
Grant, Frank L, d. 04-08-1891, Age 54
Grant, Frank L., d. Apr. 8, 1891, Aged 54 yrs, He is not dead, But sleepeth *
Hong, Lai, d. 07-28-1922, Age 58y, China
Jung, Wung, b. n/d, d. 09-17-1914
Kees, Holand, No Data
Kilpatrick, Jeanette M, d. 04-22-1895, Age 9mo
Kilpatrick, Jeanette M, d. Apr 22, 1895, Aged 9 months, Dau of Thos. & Mary Kilpatrick, Gone to a better land, Base of stone: God Be With You Till We Meet Again *
Lai, Yee, d. 03-31-1924, Age 58, China
Manning, Harry, No Data
Manning, Mrs. Harry, No Data
McKee, Mrs., b. n/d, d. 1894
Monroe, Willie, No Data
O'Keefe, Mike, No Data
Riemers, Baby, No Data
Sherman, Leonard, No Data
Smith, Mrs. Hugh, b. n/d, d. 1904
Stewart, John P, b. 1853, d. 1895
Tai, Quam, d. 05-27-1924, Age 66y, China
Teague, Dorothy E, b. 1885, d. 1903
Teague, Katie, b. n/d, d. 1898 (Mrs. Jeff)
Towne, Twins, Stillborn
Tuck, Chin, b. n/d, d. 07-10-1932
Unknown Adult, No Data
Unknown Adult, No Data
Van Schravendyke, Chris, No Data
Van Schravendyke, Cornelius, b. 1839, d. 11-1901

 

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