This is a listing of cemeteries located in, around, and near Yuma County.  Information derived from numerous projects includes location, time period, compiled by and where it can be read if available.

 

Agua Caliente Cemetery

Location: barely outside Yuma County Line

Reading: Unknown

 

Cabeza Prieta Peak Grave Site

Location: Located along El Camino del Diablo

Condition: Unknown

 

Castle Dome Landing Cemetery

Location:  Imperial County, CA

Condition: Graves relocated by US Bureau of Reclamation in 1936

 

Castle Dome Mine/Colorado Mine Cemetery

Location: Yuma County

Reading: Members of Genealogical Society of Yuma Arizona

Time Period: Unknown

 

Dome Cemetery

Location: Near Dome, AZ

Reading: Member of Genealogical Society of Yuma Arizona

Time Period: Unknown

 

Fort Yuma Cemetery  (moved to Presidio, CA)

Previous Location: near Yuma on Westside of Colorado River

Condition: 100 burials; 30 not identifiable

Time Period: 1852-1885

Reading: Arizona Genealogical Society

 

Kofa Cemetery

Location: East of US 95 in KOFA National Wildlife Refuge, north of King Road near Black Dahlia and King of Arizona

Mines; R16W T2S NWS

Condition: Poor

Time Period: Unknown

 

Laguna (AKA North Gila Valley Cemetery)

Location: 7 miles north then east of Winn Store and Gila Center (now Circle K)

Condition: 77 graves, 6 have stones

Time Period: 1913-1940

Reading: AZ Genealogical Society & Yuma Family History Center

 

Las Playas Grave Site

Location: Along El Camino del Diablo

Condition: Unknown

 

Mohawk Cemetery

Location: Unknown

Condition: Unknown

 

Monument Bluff Grave Site

Location: Along El Camino del Diablo

Condition: Unknown

 

Ogilby Cemetery

Location: Off the Ogilby Road

Condition: Bad

Time Period: Unknown

Compiled by: Yuma Genealogical Society

Reading: Yuma Family History Center

 

O’Neill’s Grave

Location:  East end of O’Neill Pass – approx. 1 mile west of Yuma/Pima county border and 3 ¾ miles north of

AZ/Sonora border

Condition: Unknown

 

Picacho Cemetery

Location: California

Condition: Graves relocated by US Bureau of Reclamation in 1936

 

Potholes Cemetery

Location: About 14 miles off S24 in California

Condition: About 165 graves; about 50 with markers

Time Period: 1880-1983

Compiled by: Yuma Genealogical Society

Reading: Yuma Family History Center

 

Sierra Arida Grave Sites

Location:  East side of Tule Mtns, along El Camino del Diablo

Condition: Unknown

 

Wellton City Cemetery

Location: Wellton turn off, go south about a mile

Condition: Good

Time Period: 1988 to Present

Compiled by: Yuma Genealogical Society

Reading: Yuma Family History Center

 

Yuma Desert Lawn Memorial Cemetery

Location:  1415 S. 1st Avenue

Time Period: 1938 to Present

Compiled by: Yuma Genealogical Society

Reading: Yuma Family History Center

Information Available:

Date of Birth and Date of Death

Before 1970, records show only Date of Birth and Burial Place

Some records go back to 1925-1931

Research for more information through Johnson’s Mortuary records

 

Yuma Mortuary Records

Time Period: 1904 to Present

Compiled by: Robert Johnson and finished by Yuma Genealogical Society

Reading: AZ Genealogical Society & Yuma Family History Center

 

Yuma Pioneer Cemetery (formerly Old Yuma City Cemetery)

Location: Next to Desert Lawn

Condition: Fair

Time Period: 1880 to Present

Compiled by: Yuma Genealogical Society

Reading: Yuma Family History Center

 

Yuma Territorial Prison Cemetery and Death Records

Time Period: 1882-1908

Compiled by: Keff Dexter and Lee Fuller

Reading: AZ Genealogical Society

 

We have the following Mortuary Records:

Sunset Vista Mortuary from opening to present

Kamman Mortuary from 1978 to present

Ryzek Mortuary from 1960’s to 1993

Johnson Mortuary from 1907 to present

 

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