Colfax Area Historical Society
 

Early Fraternal Organization Members
Interred in the Colfax District Cemetery

 

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Museum:
99 Railroad St
Colfax CA 95713

Mailing address:
PO Box 185
Colfax CA 95713

Email:
museum.colfax@gmail.com

Organizations Last Name First Name Birth Date Death/
Burial
Age
Yrs.
Veteran Remarks
Free & Accepted Masons/Shriners: Brown Jonathan 1794 1871 77 *** F.&.A.M. From New Hampshire. Worked at the Placer Exchange in 1861.
International Order
of Odd Fellows:
Frazer John 1827 1872 45 *** I.O.O.F. From Pennsylvania as a miner.
Lodge No. 201
E Clampus Vitus:
Geisendorfer George 1827 1898 71 *** Native of Bavaria; came to Placer County in 1850; 2,140 acra ranch. (See Who's Who this web site)
Free & Accepted Masons Illinoistown Lodge No. 51: Hayford James 1840 1932 92 *** F.&.A.M. Veteran of Civil War. (See Who's Who this web site)
E Clampus Vitus: Keck Jacob 1826 1877 51 *** Owned Blue Wing Saloon. (See Who's Who this web site).
Free & Accepted Masons: Stevens Judge Amos 1842 1929 87 *** F.&.A.M. Born in Maine, Came to Colfax in 1884 to join his father, Captain Truman A. Stevens. (See Who's Who this web site).
Free & Accepted Masons: Stevens Truman Allen 1815 1894 79 *** F.&.A.M. Born in Maine, this gold miner came here in 1859. (See Who's Who this web site).