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Rochester Cemetery
Rochester, Madison County, Montana

Lat: 45° 36' 50"N, Lon: 111° 30' 39"
T2S R7W Section 31

Contributed by Pam Burchfield, May 15, 2008, last edited Jun 01, 2008 [ouroots@yahoo.com]. Total records = 35.

Rochester is located about 10 miles northwest of Twin Bridges on Rochester Creek.

This small abandoned cemetery was the cemetery for an early mining camp which eventually became a ghost town. The cemetery has been abandoned since about the 1930s. There is one burial in 1998, but most are in the early 1900s.

There were at least 11 unknown markers here, 3 unreadable stones and others with little or no data, plus unmarked graves.

My husband and I walked and recorded all visible stones in the summer of 2006. This is a complete recording as of Aug 12, 2006.

- Pam Burchfield

????kburk, Mr., no dates
Ba??ath, Baby, no dates
Bama, ??, no dates
Barlin, ??, no dates
Baster, Mr. P., no dates
Brazil, George, no dates
Brazille, George E., d. 15 Sep 1900, aged 15 yrs, s/o Geo. & S. Brazille, “At Rest”
Claridge, Chester E., b. 6 Dec 1910, d. 19 Mar 1911
Claridge, Emmet S., b. 6 Dec 1910, d. 23 Mar 1911
Claridge, Sam, no dates
Claridge, Susan J., d. 6 Dec 1910, “died at birth”
Connor, Jack, no dates
Cooper, Grandpa, no dates
Cooper, H. A. M., no dates
Cornforth, Asa, b. 9 Apr 1830, d. 15 Jul 1904, s/w Louisa A. Cornforth & Alma E. Dickey
Cornforth, Louisa A., b. 11 May 1832, d. 27 Dec 1911
Crosey, E. W., d. 22 Mar 1900, aged 7 yrs
Cudjol, Baby, no dates
Dickey, Alma E., b. 3 Mar 1858, d. 24 Mar 1909, s/w Asa & Louisa A. Cornforth
Dickey, James Edgar, d. 19 Nov 1926, stone not engraved
Donaldson, Mrs., no dates
Fairfield, Cora, no dates
Galbraith, Grace B., d. 28 Jan 1899, aged 6y 4m 13d, d/o Geo. & Martha Galbraith
Monahan, Tressa Riley, b. 21 Dec 1859 Mt. Pleasant Iowa, d. 3 Feb 1899 Butte Montana, w/o Turns Monahan
Robinson, David, d. 12 Aug 1907, aged 60 yrs
Rumans, Margaret, b. 11 Jun 1908, d. 13 Mar 1998, “Do not go gentle into that night rage rage against the dying of the light”
Stoker, Leroy, no dates
Thomas, Baby, no dates, s/o John & Anna Thomas
Turner, Twylah N., b. 15 Oct 1912, d. 28 May 1913
Ward, Mr., no dates
Ward, Mrs., no dates
White, ??yll, no dates
White, Peter, d. 21 Aug 1886, aged 63y 1m 20d
Wilson, Richard Morich, d. 8 Jun 1901, aged 17 yrs
Woods,??, no dates

 

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