Fort Goff

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Ft. Goff Cemetery is located near Seiad Valley on the Klamath River Highway in Northern Siskiyou County.  To reach this cemetery from Interstate 5, take the Klamath River Highway (Highway 96) exit about ten miles north of Yreka.  Follow the highway west for approximately 42 miles.  Watch on the right side of the highway for this quaint little cemetery.  We were able to index 91 names and add the additional 14 names from a list kept by caretaker Ed Prather.

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NAME BIRTH DEATH COMMENTS
Priddy, Richard Glover Sr. Mar 15, 1880 Mar 24, 1964  
Chism, Blanche A. Priddy Jul 4, 1907 Oct 6, 1976  
Smith, Kelly Michael Jun 19, 1959 Nov 22, 1960  
Smith, Sharon Jean May 1, 1955 Sep 21, 1956  
Smith, Charles E. Jan 18, 1930 May 14, 1995 SFC  US ARMY  KOREA  PH
Roberts, Danny Lee May 9, 1961 Apr 6, 1964  
Woolweber, Estyle 1912 1986  
Woolweber, Gilbert G. 1909 1964  
Scoggins, James     Metal Marker. Cemetery record shows last name as Scroggins..
Sherman, Carol Mar 3, 1935 Mar 27, 1998 Metal Marker.
Busby, Arthur 1930 1970  
Harrison, Joe Frank  "Blacky" Jan 14, 1932 Jan 12, 1998  
Chlarson, Herman L. Feb 2, 1880 Jan 20, 1945 Cemetery record states last name Charlson
Merrill, Milton S. Nov 7, 1872 Jul 23, 1940  
Lindsay, Walter C. Jul 11, 1925 Apr 18, 1971 SOM3  US NAVY  WW II
Smith, Margaret Sep 5, 1909 Sep 13, 1989  
Smith, Frank Edward Mar 7, 1877 Oct 24, 1967 PVT  US ARMY  SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
Cooley, Alice Marie Feb 4, 1928 Oct 25, 1994  
Cooley, Joseph Robert "Bobby" Nov 4, 1949 Nov 27, 1966  
Hutchison, Mary Rose Feb 18, 1927 May 9, 1994  
Hutchison, Gordon A. Jun 21, 1916 Feb 14, 1980 US ARMY
Young, Robert Dorn Apr 2, 1922 Aug 15, 1979  
Thorner, Anna Mae Nov 27, 1931 Jun 4, 1985  
Kingsbury, Myron A. 1926 1981 US NAVY  WW II
Sullivan, Maxine Jun 23, 1914 Apr 28, 1969  
Offield, Aileen L. May 22, 1908 May 6, 1958  
Houde, Lorna H. Mar 15, 1911 Jan 24, 1979  
Offield, Sarah S. Nov 9, 1879 Jun 2, 1970 Mother.  Cemetery record states date of death Jul 2, 1970.
Kingsbury, Albert M. Apr 24, 1899 Apr 8, 1973  
Kingsbury, Athie M. Dec 25, 1909 Mar 29, 1988  
Kerr, John     No dates.
Shinar, Stanton     No dates.
Shinar, James     No dates.
Shinar, John P. 1865 1933  
Shinar, George     No dates.
Shinar, Ben     No dates.
Fritz, Celia     No dates
Shinar, Jack M.     No dates.
Shinar, Lizzie     No dates.
Shinar, Christopher "Chris"     No dates.
Fehely, Charles Owen Mar 8, 1914 Jun 14, 1984 Metal Marker.   PFC  US ARMY  WW II
Miller, Eddie 1895 1936  
Wood, William H. Oct 15, 1825 Sep 22, 1911 Metal Marker. Native of Ireland
Fehely, Francis Mar 10, 1904 Mar 12, 1904 Metal Marker.
Horthe, Clara Luella Wood Oct 15, 1871 Apr 21, 1893 Wife of Andr. Horthe.  Cemetery record shows birth date of Oct 15, 1869.
Wood, John Christopher Mar 10, 1839 Dec 1, 1916 Father. Native of Ireland
Wood, Ruth Clara Thorpe Apr 20, 1847 Aug 21, 1927 Mother.
Webb, Ruth Wood 1913 1938 Cemetery record states birth date as Apr 1, 1914
Wood, Boyd O. Sep 14, 1915 Apr 14, 1947  
Wood, Samuel Kingston Sep 19, 1885 Dec 23, 1954  
Wood, Dulcie D. Mar 22, 1888 Dec 11, 1977  
Wise, Joseph C. 1874 1927  
Cary, -----     Mrs. Jul 3, 1870 Jun 1922 Metal Marker. Cemetery record shows birth date as Jun 3, 1870
Wood, Cora Bell Jul 27, 1873 Jul 6, 1882 Metal Marker
Wood, Margaret Ellen Mar 27, 1866 Jul 5, 1869 Metal Marker.  First grave in Ft. Goff Cemetery
Wood, John Walter Jan 30, 1868 Jul 6, 1869 Second grave in Ft. Goff Cemetery
Fehely, Elmer Owen Sep 12, 1865 Apr 25, 1931 Same Stone.
Fehely, Catherine Augusta Wood Sep 7, 1875 Sep 7, 1970  
Prather, Margaret M. Fehely Mar 12, 1905 Dec 2, 1935 Mother
Parther, Lois Jean (Wright) Nov 20, 1928 Sep 18, 2007 Wife of Edward Prather
Fehely, Elmer Rustle Sep 29, 1899 Oct 15, 1947 Metal Marker
Shinar, Goldie     No dates.
Yeager, Louise Lois     "Ease" May 1, 1906 Jan 25, 1992  
Edgecomb, Doraine Marie Farley Mar 16, 1894 May 23, 1965 Metal Marker.  Cemetery record states first name Loraine.
Steward, M. M. Bobette Jan 25, 1903 Jul 16, 1973 Metal Marker.
Sligar, Carl C.   "Pete" 1917 1977  
Runyon, Frank Jun 21, 1908 Dec 18, 1984  
Sanders, Marvin R. May 23, 1929 Jan 19, 1981 AB US AIR FORCE  KOREA
Gray, Morris L. Dec 3, 1897 Nov 11, 1974 Last name may be Grey.
May, John C. Apr 14, 1905 Feb 20, 1979 Beloved Husband
Miller, Thomas Curran Jan 27, 1916 Dec 18, 1972 Same Stone.
Miller, Ruby Lena Mar 14, 1920 Oct 28, 1995  
Miller, Thomas A. C.  Jr. Oct 26, 1949 Aug 11, 1979 SGT  US ARMY  VIETNAM
Scherwinka, Alfred Apr 28, 1894 Dec 13, 1968 California  PVT  US ARMY  WW I
Ladd, Charley     No dates.
Ladd, Mabel     No dates.
Ladd, Mery     No dates.
Ladd, Mary A. Apr 12, 1876 Apr 5, 1950 Metal marker.  The stone says birth year 1877.
Ladd, John Henry Jan 5, 1871 Sep 30, 1953  
Ladd, John H.   Jr. Nov 24, 1897 Oct 16, 1978 PFC  US ARMY  WW I.
Stock, Blanche O. 1902 1959  
Hawks, Robert A. Apr 10, 1895 Apr 24, 1950 California PVT 12 INFANTRY 8 DIV  WW I
Hawks, Earl A. Jan 8, 1931 Jun 27, 2008  
Fehely, Charles Thomas Aug 26, 1869 Jan 18, 1961 Family Historian
Smith, Ernest L. Jul 17, 1917 Jan 20, 1976  
Smith, Joslyn     Age 75+, wooden stake.
Sherman, Helen Rose May 1, 1918 Oct 7, 1971  
Sherman, Stephen Merritt Jan 3, 1928 Jul 18, 1980  
Knight, W. J. Feb 10, 1878 Jan 24, 1940  
Bishop, Donald Clayton  "Clay" Jun15, 1961 Apr 27, 1996  
Hubbard, George M. 1880 1938  
Edmondson, Timothy 1869 1942  
Edmondson, Jennie Jan 11, 1895 Jul 20, 1920  
Powers, Arthur Roy 1889 1956  
Yeager, Harry W. Aug 15, 1913 Apr 3, 1974 Kansas  PO  US NAVY  WW II  KOREA.  Cemetery records state date of birth as Aug 15, 1915.
Ladd, Emory     No marker
Ladd, John     No marker
Creed, -----     Infant baby of Goldie Shinar. No marker.
Wooten, ----- Mrs.     Mother of Mrs. Creed. No marker.
Barnhart, Charley 1904 1939 No marker.
Frey, Carl I. Oct 16, 1876 Aug 1, 1951 No marker.
Henry, Dora     No marker.
Henry, -----     Mother.  No marker
Henry, Katy     No marker
Henry, -----     Infant. No marker
Creed, -----   Apr 8, 1921 Mrs. Walter Creed.  No marker
Steward, John     No marker
Smith, Cornelia Tompkins Dec 27, 1918 Nov 14, 1994 No marker
Lindskog, James Dennis Sep 9, 1937 Apr 2, 1984  
Robinson, Barbara Blanche Mar 8, 1930 Jun 21, 2008  

 

Special Thanks to Darci Everett and Matthew Melton for their assistance in indexing this cemetery

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Ft. Goff Cemetery, established 1869

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