Her name was never known and her crime only a half-truth at best, but being a witch even in the mid-19th Century was a crime. Try again. Once she was discovered, she was violently beaten, and then taken out and hung. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. Year round, FrightFind brings you closer to all things scary nearby. But she lives through a long-abandoned, now restored pioneer cemetery hidden in the woods next to her Wea Township home. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. Special characters are not allowed. Please try again later. Her lifeless body was buried somewhere on the cemetery property and people claim that the paranormal and unexplained supernatural activity there is directly attributed to her. To upload a spreadsheet, please use the old site. Thanks for your help! Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. Select a place on the map to place the pin. Narrow your results to famous, Non-Cemetery Burials, memorials with or without grave photos and more. Includes Pioneer Structures and Sites Plus Modern Facilities The Early Days Brown’s Mill, Brown’s Corners, Centerville, La Fayatte – the suburban community of Lafayette, California has had many names. In fact, there is an EVP floating around on the internet that was recorded by a couple at the cemetery who captured the voice of the witch screaming, “run home!” It can’t be said with any degree of accuracy why the witch picks on some visitors as opposed to others, but even genial people visiting with respect have been scratched by an unseen entity here. FrightFind brings you closer to the paranormal by finding and reviewing the scariest haunted houses, fear attractions and haunted hotels near you. According to oral history passed down over the years and reported by locals, there lived a witch in the town of Lafayette. We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. Please try again later. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Use partial name search or similar name spellings to catch alternate spellings or broaden your search. The Lafayette cemetery is the final resting place for Benjamin Shreve, the man who named our city, and Jennie Bickerstaff Rosenberg, Lafayette’s beloved pioneer school teacher. If you have questions, please contact support@findagrave.com. Winter winds suddenly give way to a spike in temperatures. Please contact Find a Grave at support@findagrave.com if you need help resetting your password. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. current_rating_star_on('30955',0,'0 ratings'); 501 Main Street, Miles City, MT 59301, USA, 1147 E. 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The Sunset Pioneer Cemetery was originally situated behind the Emanuel German Evangelical Church, which was built in 1886. Privacy Policy - Terms of Use - Copyright Policy. © 2019 FrightFind, All Rights Reserved. Please enter at least 2 characters. In fact, other than the headstones the only other sign that the land is a cemetery is that someone nailed a board saying “Lafayette Pioneer Cemetery” to a tree. This cemetery currently has no description. Her name was never known and her crime only a half-truth at best, but being a witch even in the mid-19th Century was a crime. There is a problem with your email/password. Site by Last Laugh Creative, Oral History: Maria Hjelm — May 29th, 2009, Oral History: Hilma Jones — February 3rd, 2009, Oral History: Donna Lenhardt — November 25th, 2008, Oral History: Jerry Overaa — July 23rd, 2009, Oral History: Roger Falcone — July 12th, 2008. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. The sleepy town of Lafayette lies half an hour southwest of Portland and is home to the haunted and wholly eerie Lafayette Pioneer Cemetery. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. It was torn down in 1919 when Highway 99W was being paved and widened. Find some of the places that make the bravest scare seakers tremble in their boots. Unfortunately for the paranormal enthusiast, this cemetery today is currently off-limits to the public as a “no trespassing” rule has been put into effect by the county since the paranormal antics of the witch have caused a lot of unwanted attention. Photos larger than 8.0 MB will be reduced. If one is to make it inside the small, rusted wrought iron fence then the next experience is that of being watched.

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