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GILLETT Cemetery
Yavapai County, Arizona
North from Phoenix on I-17, Exit Table Mesa Rd (Mile Marker 236) L over Freeway, R on W. Frontage Rd. Set odometer to 0.00 when blacktop stops. 1.1 Miles stay R, 1.8 miles stay R, 3.9 miles Agua Fria River cross, 4.0 miles turn R into Gillett, 4.3 miles Gillett N34* 01' 07.5", W 112* 09' 49.3"
Latitude N34 01.156, Longitude W112 09.798 - (Elevation 1,832)
Burials = 53 11/28/2006
Ref. SURNAME FIRST NAME MIDDLE NAME BIRTH DATE DEATH DATE COMMENTS
1 DOE John        
5 FULKERSON William H.   1878 Tragically shot - accidently killed by his brother.
6 GRINDELL Ed     Mar. 2, 1878 Shot and Killed by Calhoun in Levy's Saloon - CTSTP 170
2 SETWRIGHT John     Jun. 12, 1878 Hanged from Cotton Wood tree on Rio Agua Fria by vigilantly mob.
1,3,4 SWILLING Matilda Adeline 1876 1879 Daughter of J.W. (Jack) Swilling 1,822 Elev. N34 01 08.0, W112 09 47.5 (+ - 15')
2 TAYLOR COL. L. G.   Jun. 12, 1878 Killed by vigilantly mob wanting to hang Setwright.
2 WEIR Sam     Jun. 12, 1878 Shot in the head by Setwright
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REFERENCE:
1 Neal Du Shane
2 Mark Quigley
3 "History of Arizona", Thomas Edwin Farish, Vol. 2 1915, pg 251
4 Diane Sumrall - Pioneer's Cemetery Association
5 Cathy Cordes - from AZ Miner article in 1878.
6 "Catch the Stage to Phoenix" - Lee J. Hanchett Jr.
Contributor: Neal Du Shane
Determined there could be up to 52 internments. Only one female interment was found. No headstones/markers remain (if there were any).  In 2006, the cemetery for the most part is in a circular driveway enclosure, E & S of the foundation of the Bulfind Hotel. A few rock enclosures are still visible. Cattle use this area as bedding & have destroyed almost all evidence. A few interments were detected north of the north side of the circular driveway.
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