Abbott, Colfax County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details

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Abbott Cemetery / North Abbott Cemetery

     Address:     Abbott, New Mexico, USA, 87747

     Location:     Between Springer, NM and Clayton, NM; 19 miles east of Springer. Off of State Road 56/412.

                       On east side of County Road C48, north of State Road 56/412. Public Access.

     Elevation:    6159 feet

     GPS:          Latitude:   36.31028 N          Longitude:   -104.25793 W 

     Map:          Interactive Map


     Photo:        1  Entrance

     History:      Town named after first postmaster Horace C Abbott. Post office was open 1881-1963.

     Interments:   21   View Details

     Helpful Links:

Point of Rocks Cemetery

Address:

Location:       Abbott is between Springer, NM and Clayton, NM. From Abbott, go north on County Road 52 ,

                    off of US 56/412. to County Road C-44. Turn right (east) on C-44 to County Road C-54. Turn left (north) on

                    C-54 to View of the Rocks Historical Marker. Cemetery is on the west road infront of the Historial Marker,

                    C-53, about 1 block, on the right (north) side.

Elevation:      6,608 feet

GPS:            Latitude: 36.42451 N      Longitude: -104.15973 W

Map:             Interactive Map

History:         The Santa Fe Trail had a camp site near the Point Of Rocks Mesa. Long popular among buffalo hunting

                    Native Americans because of a spring. It was a dangerous place, where trail caravans were sometimes

                    ambushed. The James White  (New Mexico Merchant) family was killed nearby in 1849.

Interments:    5    Details

Helpful Links: Historicalmarker.

Point of Rocks Mesa - Hollenbeck Cemetery

     Address:

     Location:      Abbott is between Springer, NM and Clayton, NM.  From Abbott, go north on County Road 52 ,

                        off of US 56/412. County Road 52 turns into Point of Rocks Road and continues as Co. Rd 52. 

                        At Chico Road / County Road A-7 (before Dorsey Mansion) turn right (east).

                        Turn right on the first road to the right (south), about 1 mile.Cemetery is on the east side of the road.

                        Chico, NM is 1.4 miles NNW; Gladstone, NM is 16.3 miles SE: Farley, NM is 11.4 miles SE;

                        Tinaja, NM is 17.1 miles NW; Abbott, NM is 12.2 miles SSW; Sofia, NM is 19.7 miles E;

                        Kiowa, NM is 13.4 miles NNE; Taylor Springs is 19.9 miles WSW.

     Elevation:     6,626 feet

     GPS:           Latitude: 36.47000 N      Longitude: -104.18190 W

     Map:            Interactive Map 1, Map 2, Map 3,Map 4,

     History:        The Santa Fe Trail had a camp site near the Point Of Rocks Mesa. Long popular among buffalo hunting

                        Native Americans because of a spring. It was a dangerous place, where trail caravans were sometimes

                        ambushed. The White family was killed nearby in 1849. 
     Interment Details:

     Helpful Links: Historical marker.

Sauz Creek Johnson Cemetery

     Address:

     Location:     Between Springer, NM., and Clayton, NM. off State road 56/412. 

                       On the west side, 4.25 miles south of State Road 56/412, on County Road 39 to Roy, NM.

                       Before the Kiowa National Grassland. 
 

     Elevation:    5,983 feet

     GPS:          Latitude: 36.24377 N      Longitude:  -104.25906  W 

     Map:           Interactive Map 1,Map 2, Map 3,

     History:

     Interments:   16     Details 1, Details 2, Details 3,

     Helpful Links: