Spur Lake Cemetery
Catron County, New Mexico December 30, 2009
By Nancy E. Brown, Photographer, researcher, genealogist
Arlena Boggs, Photographer, researcher, genealogist
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There is no road to this cemetery.  It is located on a high ridge about halfway between FS Rd 19 and the Spur Lake ranch. 
GPS Lat. 33.96140 Lon. 108.89080. It is on private property.  Ask permission to go there.  Respect the privilege if granted.
Cemetery View

1. Loftin, Elmer Standard; Pvt. Mississippi; Satc Agricultural College.  January 25, 1937.  Elmer Loftin was a rancher.
2. Wade, Robert Elmer; b. Sept. 16, 1913; d. Nov 29, 1930.  Gone but not   forgotten.  Robert Wade was lost in a snow storm after a hunting trip with Ira Elmer Weaver.
     Snow covered their tracks and they were not found for some time later.
3. Wade, Esther Irene; b. Jan 10, 1921; d. Sept 16, 1945; Asleep in Jesus
4. Wade, Leonard Herold; b. Aug 28, 1923; d. Apr 21, 1944; Gone but not forgotten.  Leonard was never married.
5. Wade, Marion; b. Aug 2, 1938; d. Aug 3, 1938;  Our baby
6. Wade, Rose; b. July 15, 1940; d. Dec 9, 1943; Our Darling
7. Weaver, Ira Elmer; b. Sept 14, 1892, Wayne Co, Il; d. Nov 29, 1933, Catron Co, NM; Pvt 59 Inf; Kansas;  Ira Weaver was lost in a snow storm after a hunting trip with
    Robert Wade of Spur Lake.  Snow covered their tracks and they were not found for some time later.  It is said they were only about 1 miles from home.
8. Weaver, Lenord Lee; b. Mar 6, 1925; d May 13, 1994; Beloved Son, Brother and Uncle.  Ira Elmer Weaver was his father.
9. Unknown, One adult size grave.
10. Unknown, One Infant or stillborn size grave.