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Engle Cemetery
Sierra County, New Mexico

Lat: 3310'44"N, Lon: 10703'01"W

Contributed by Marilyn Poitras, Nov 19, 2001 [lavelle@zianet.com]. Total records = 8.

Located 13 miles east of Truth or Consequences. Was a shipping center for the Santa Fe Railroad in 1883 and then when the Elephant Butte dam was being built form 1910 to 1916. Today, north of Engle the Navy maintains the Space Surveillance Station. In 1940 Hwy 52 was closed when the White Sands Missile Range was established.

Many graves are unmarked and some disrupted by wildlife and cows. Old western type cemetery with wooden crosses and iron fences.

Transcribed from a work recorded Feb. 1981 and Nov. 1994 by the Sierra Co. Gen. Society and used with their permission. All visible names are recorded.

- Marilyn Poitras
Henderson, Emma, b. 25 May 1886, d. 10 Feb 1915
Henderson, S. D., b. 5 Nov 1838, d. 10 May 1913, "Stokely"
Henderson, G. W., b. 23 Dec 1877, d. 20 Mar 1961, "George"
Henderson, Lola Ellen, b. 26 Feb 1916, d. 1 Jul 1916, "Our Darling"
Brown, V. B., d. 5 Jun ??31, Engle, NM
Rechman, ??., d. 13 Oct 1919, "PRM"
Smith, Glen E., b. 1908, d. 1941
Engle, Loji G., d. 24 Oct 1913


Other graves not readable:
??, d. 14 Dec 1923, Encarnasion, NM
??, d. 1921
??, d. 1 Jan 1919
A, ?, no dates
A. A. B. J., d. 24 May 1917
A. L. B., d. 4 Apr 1911
A. M. C. O. M., d. 1924
Bail, ??, b. 1889, d. 1913
C. E. T., no dates
E. ?., no dates
E. L., no dates
F. A., no dates
F. L., no dates
F. U. J., b. Mar 1892, d. 31 Jul 1917
J. G., no dates
J. M. C., no dates
J. O. M., no dates
J. S., no dates
M. B., no dates
M. L., d. 1918
M. S., d. Sep 1, 1925
N. A. J., no dates
P. A. G., no dates
R. C. J., d. 28 Apr 1914
R. R., no dates
S. G., no dates
S. G., no dates
S. L., no dates
S. S., no dates
S. U. G., no dates
W. W., no dates
Z., AC., d. 1917

 

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