Sloughhouse Pioneer Cemetery

Sloughhouse Pioneer Cemetery (HMITX)

Location: Sloughhouse, CA 95683 Sacramento County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 29.71', W 121° 11.467'

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Thomas Rhoades (Rhoads) and others left Iowa as an exploring group with permission of Mormon authorities. Traveled with Donner Reed Party from Missouri to Hastings Cut-off. Rhoades, wife, 14 children arrived Sacramento Valley Oct. 1846, first Mormon family to come overland. Settled near Cosumnes River. Two sons, John and Daniel, were in first Donner rescue group. Wife Elizabeth died 1847 buried near Benicia. Thomas, 4 children returned to Utah 1849. Family contributed greatly to Western U.S. history. About 200 descendants and friends buried here. Deeded to Daughters of Utah Pioneers by Percy Westerberg.
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HM NumberHMITX
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
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Marker Number382
Year Placed1972
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 12:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 657747 N 4262307
Decimal Degrees38.49516667, -121.19111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 29.71', W 121° 11.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 29' 42.60" N, 121° 11' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12701 Meiss Rd, Sloughhouse CA 95683, US
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