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Bonito Graves, Bonito City, Lincoln County, New Mexico
aka Bonito Cemetery, Bonito Dam
Return to Lincoln County Index

There are graves sites 2 miles below Bonito Dam. One is that of Corpl. Henry Pfingsten, 16th Ill. Cav., Co. C. Albert Henry Pfingsten was born in 1840 in Germany, and he died in 1886 near Bonito.
His wife was Fredricke Auguste Sophie BAHE who is buried in Angus Cemetery (27 July 1847-27 Jun 1913). Source: C.W. Barnum New Mexico Genealogist.
There are other unmarked graves. See photos:

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Henry Pfingston

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