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First Interred Who Were Killed in Action

This page lists the first persons killed in action who are interred in the Colfax Cemetery, Colfax, California. They are listed by classifications, such as earliest interred, first Civil War veteran, and first Mexican War veteran.

As further information is gathered, additional information will be added.

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Recorded Classification Last Name First Name Birth Date Death/
Burial
Age
Yrs.
Veteran Remarks
Earliest Interred: Brickell Ammiel 1813 1851 38 No Native of Ohio.
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Youngest/Age Interred: *** *** *** *** **
Days
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First Mexican War Veteran Interred: Wilcox James H. 1829 1906 77 Mexican War 1st. Arkansas Mounted Infantry
First Civil War Veteran Interred: Mundy Patrick, Cap't. 1827 1872 45 Civil War Died at Cisco from accident at mill
First Spanish American War Veteran Interred: Albright Charles H. 1877 1951 74 Span/Amer Pvt. 8th CA Inf.
First WW-I Veteran Interred: Methany Charles L. 1879 1921 42 WW-I US Navy/91st Division.
First WW-II Veteran Interred: Casmore Carlos S. 1920 1943 23 WW-II Tech/Sgt. 705 AAF Bomber Squadron
First Korea Veteran Interred: DeBusk* Wilbur Henry 1934 1952 18 Korea Pfc. 7th Inf. 3rd Inf. Div. USArmy. KIA.
First Viet Nam Veteran Interred: Johnson Stanley 1940 1965 25 Viet Nam 1st. Lt. USMC
First Desert Storm Veteran Interred: *** *** *** *** *** Desert Storm ***
First Mason Interred: Brown Jonathan 1794 1871 77 *** F.&.A.M. From New Hampshire. Worked at the Placer Exchange in 1861.
First Odd Fellow Interred: Frazer John 1827 1872 45 *** I.O.O.F. From Pennsylvania as a miner.
First Native American Interred: Kennett Maria 1853 1918 65 *** A "Digger Indian" buried with her husband William (1838-1912).
First Australian Interred: Woolley Emily (Messer) 1836 1893 57 *** Emily came to San Francisco to marry John Woolley and raised 9 childdren.
First Chinese Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First Japanese Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First East Indian Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First Filipino Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First African American Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First Italian Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First Hispanic Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First Irish Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First German Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First French Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First Welsh Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First Scottish Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First English Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
First Finnish Interred: *** *** *** *** *** *** ***