Masonic Cemetery
Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico
By Cheryl Harris 10 Aug. 2007
North of Cooper Street and NM 90 intersection
32.75668'N, 108.28051'W
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The Masonic Cemetery of Silver City is an active cemetery located across the street from the Catholic Cemetery at the south end of Silver City.  Silver City was originally known as San Vicente de La Cienaga when it was founded in 1870. Years later the name was changed to Silver City because of the mining boom. Before the AT&SF Railroad came to Silver City, twelve and fourteen-horse teams hauled ore and bullion into the city. Bricks of gold and silver were stacked on sidewalks outside shipping offices. Today it is a major center of the ranching industry, and it is the site of New Mexico State Teachers College.
 
Last Name      First Name           Date              Date             Notes
CLIBE          Sam Ollie            1896 Dec 21       1946 Jan 27      MO Private 70th Infantry 10th Division
JOHNSON        Claude L.            1904 Sep 22       1937 Feb 9
WAGNER         Marie Louise                                            Born in Belgium
WAGNER         Peter                                  1908 Jan 4