Saving Graves

Mathew Kilgore Cemetery

Rancho Cordova, Sacramento, California

Report #2

 

Cemetery: Mathew Kilgore Cemetery 

Other: Sign: 

Yes Street: Kilgore Road 

City: Rancho Cordova 

Township: 

County: Sacramento 

State: Ca 

Nation: USA 

Zip: 

Status: Abandoned 

Size: Small 

Directions: Kilgore Road in Rancho Cordova off folsom blvd. near Highway 50 

Type: Road-public 

Location: Urban 

Terrain: Level 

Watersource: Yes 

Features: Trees, benches 

Property: Private 

Access: Open 

Enclosure: None 

Gate: None 

Established: 1880 

Gravestones: 100 

Oldest: 

Newest: 1965 

Removed: Yes 

Relocated: No 

Repairs: Yes 

Methods: Other 

Restoration: Unsure 

Association: Unsure 

Records: Yes 

Inventory: Yes 

Availability: On the net 

Landscaping: No 

Paths: Yes 

Trees: Yes4 

Crypts: No 

Fencing: No 

Brickwork: Yes 

Ironwork: Yes 

Sculpture: Yes 

Fountains: No 

Roads: Yes 

Buildings: No 

Cement: Yes 

Granite: Yes 

Marble: Yes 

Native: No 

Slate: Yes 

Others: Yes 

Wood: No 

Materials: No 

Architectural: Yes 

Angels: Yes 

Draperies: No 

Fraternal: Yes 

Hands: No 

Lambs: No 

Monograms: No 

Plants: Yes 

Photos: No 

Religious: No 

Scrollwork: No 

Urns: No 

Carvings: Unsure 

Condition: Cemetery neglected 

Unmarked: Yes 

Broken: Yes 

Toppled: Yes 

Disintegrating: Yes 

Buried: Unsure 

Weather: Yes 

Pollution: Yes 

Vandalized: Yes 

Report: No 

VA1: Gravestones-Overturned 

VA2: Gravestones-Broken 

VA3: Gravestones-Stolen 

VA4: Graffiti 

VA5: Graves-Desecrated 

Overgrowth: 

Overgrowth1: Problem-Access 

Overgrowth2: Graves-Disturbing 

Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing 

Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging 

Ground Cover: Yes 

Moss: Yes 

Vines: Yes 

Drainage: Good 

Problem1: 

Problem2: 

Owner: Cemetery 

Use: Industrial 

Bordering: Commercial 

Change: Same 

Reason: Roads 

Visited: Occasionally 

Archeology: No 

Habitat: Yes 

Contacted: No 

name: Dave Biggs 

Email: lbiggs@elkgrove.net 

Date: 8/20/2002 

Surnames: Biggs Yost

 

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