Des Moines, Union County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details

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In Town

Des Moines Catholic Cemetery

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Des Moines Catholic Cemetery


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Location:         In Des Moines, NM. Off Broadway Avenue (US64/87), on north side, between Moody Street on the west

                      and Frances Avenue on the west. 

Elevation:

GPS:              Latitude: 36.76110 N      Longitude: -103.83360 W

Map:               Interactive Map

History:

Interments:      2

Helpful Links:

Des Moines Cemetery

Address:        

Location:       Same as Des Moines Catholic Cemetery, above.

Elevation:      6,645 feet

GPS:            Latitude: 36.76110 N      Longitude: -103.83360 W

Map:             Interactive Map

History:

Interments:    63

Out of Town

Corrumpa Cemetery 

Address:               Fiddler Springs

Location:               East of Des Moines, north of Grenville, and northwest of Clayton, NM. There are 2 routes. 

                            1. From Des moines, NM ., take US64/87 southeast to County Road B012, which goes east. Take

                            B012 past Weatherly Lake, continue on B012. As soon as you pass through the mountains take the

                            first road to the left (north). If you pass it up, this road loops around, take the next road to the left.

                           Where it forks stop and hike, up the ridge westerly about .5 mile to the cemetery. If you are on B012

                           and you get to the river where it forks with County Road B046, turn around. 

                           Or,

                           2. Take Lake Road/State Road 370 north from Clayton, NM, past the Clayton Lake State Park to  

                           County Road B012, which intersect from the west, as Lake Road turns northward. Follow B012  until it

                           intersects with County Road B046,the second time. Continue on B012 as you cross the river. Take the

                           first road to the right (north). If you pass it up, this road loops around, take the next road to the right

                           (north). Where the road forks stop and hike westerly, up the ridge about .5 mile to the cemetery.

Elevation:             5,537 feet

GPS:                    Latitude: 36.78220 N Longitude: -103.50720 W

Map:                    Interactive Map 1, Map 2,

History:

Interments:          

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Padilla Cemetery

Address:           Turkey Canyon, Guy

Location:           East of Des Moines, NM. and northeast of Grenville, NM; and northwest  of Clayton, NM. 2 routes:

                        1. From Des moines, NM ., take US64/87 southeast to County Road B012, which goes east. Take B012

                         past Weatherly Lake, continue on B012 until it forks with County Road B046. Take B046, eastward.

                        The Cemetery is on the northeast side as the road loops southeasterly.

                         Or,

                        2. Take Lake Road/State Road 370 north from Clayton, NM, past the Clayton Lake State Park to County

                        Road B012, which intersect from the west, as Lake Road turns northward. Follow B012 for a long time

                        until it intersects with  County Road B046. Take B046, eastward.  The Cemetery is on the northeast

                        side as the road loops southeasterly.

Elevation:           5,428 feet

GPS:                 Latitude: 36.75220 N      Longitude: -103.46970 W

Map:                  Interactive Map 1, Map 2,

History:

Interments:

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Pleasant Hill Cemetery

Address:          Fiddler Springs

Location:         It east of Des Moines, NM,  and northwest of Clayton, NM. There are 2 routes.

                      1. From US 64/87 in Des Moines, take Second Street north. At the cemetery take Ridge Road/County

                      Road B018 eastward  for quite a distance. When B018 intersects with Ridge Rd qnd County Road B086,

                      B018 will make a loop northward, then eastward, and southward, follow this loop. When the road continues

                      definitely eastward again. Stop. Hike south about 1 mile.

                      Or

                      2. Take Lake Road/State Road 370 north from Clayton, NM, past the Clayton Lake State Park to County

                      Road B018, which intersect from the west. Take B018west until the road turms right (north). Stop. Hike

                      south about 1 mile.

Elevation:         5,848 feet

GPS:               Latitude: 36.82500 N      Longitude: -103.53890 W

Map:               Interactive Map 1, Map 2,

History:

Interments:

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Rivera Cemetery

Address:

Location:         Located east of Des Moines, NM; northwest of Clayton, NM. There are 2 routes.

                      1. From Des moines, NM ., take US64/87 southeast to County Road B012, which goes east. Take B012

                      past Weatherly Lake, continue on B012 until it forks with County Road B046.  Do not take B046, eastward.

                      Take B046 when it reintersects B012. Turn right (south) on B046. The Cemetery is on the tight (west) side.

                      Walk, about .5 mile up the creek.

                      Or,

                      2. Take Lake Road/State Road 370 north from Clayton, NM, past the Clayton Lake State Park to County

                      Road B012, which intersect from the west, as Lake Road turns northward. Follow B012 to first road that

                      intersects from the left (south), County Road B046. Cemetery is on the right side.  Walk, about .5 mile up

                      the creek. 

Elevation:

GPS:              Latitude: 36.78060 N Longitude: -103.45720 W

Map:               Interactive Map

History:

Interments:      1

Helpful Links: