La Serrita Cemetery
Also know as San Iglesia de San Isidro
Lincoln County, New Mexico
Compiled by Kathe  1 July 2006
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There is only one headstone and that is for a soldier, Lieutenant Jos. (Joseph) W. Swan who was related to the Swan family of Carrizozo and Capitan. This cemetery has numerous unmarked graves for the Peralta, Silva and other families. A diphtheria outbreak caused deaths in the area and in the Peralta and Silva families.

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Burials from Church Records:

Perea, Ramoncita Peralta - Died 10-3-1939 - 62 yrs. old

Peralta, Desnesio - died 1-14-1942 - 3 yrs. old

Peralta, Monico - died 6-5-1943 - 74 yrs. old

Silva, Henry - died 8-16-1953 - 49 yrs. old

Lieut. Jos. (Joseph) W. Swan
OO. C.
158 N.Y. Inf.