This now-defunct cemetery was also known as the Calaveras Baptist Cemetery, the Faith Baptist Cemetery, and the Lodi Baptist Cemetery. After the cemetery was closed to new burials in the 1930s, the remains were removed to other local cemeteries.
SJGS member Adine Gnekow has accounted for 43 of the original burials using records of surveys done on the cemetery in the 1930s. By 1960, there were only 4 headstones left on the property:
(1) SARAH A. BALLARD, wife of W. A. Ballard, born Apr. 3, 1823, died Jan. 22, 1875, mother of A. D., J. W., and J. H. Chance. JAMES H. CHANCE died Sept. 27, 1871, aged 29 yrs, 7 mos, 8 days. ALONZO D. CHANCE died Mar. 10, 1872, aged 19 yrs, 28 d. JOHN W. CHANCE died Feb. 11, 1868, aged 19 yrs. 11 mos, 25 days.
(2) ELIZABETH, wife of Rueben L. WARDROBE, died Mar. 11, 187? aged 26 yrs, 11 mos, 27 d.
(3) REV. A. GUERNEY died May 21, 1891, aged 84 yrs, 7 mos, 6 days.
(4) CHARLES G., son of R. L. & E. WARDROBE, died Apr. 13, 1866, aged 3 yrs, 1 mo, 16 days.
Surnames of the other confirmed burials:
If you or anyone you know has any information about this cemetery or any photos of the cemetery and/or headstones, please contact the SJGS as soon as possible.