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Francis Martin POMEROY

City of Mesa Cemetery
Maricopa County,
Arizona

FRANCIS MARTIN POMEROY
B: 22 FEB 1822
D: 20 OCT 1882

This marker is next to the marker for SARAH LUCRETIA PHELPS POMEROY, ELIJAH POMEROY, IRENE U POMEROY, MARY ANETTA POMEROY, FRANCIS MARION POMEROY, MONITA POMEROY, SARAH C POMEROY, HYRUM P POMEROY, LOREN G POMEROY, IRETA POMEROY, J HASKELL POMEROY, & CLARA POMEROY.

The City of Mesa Cemetery Walking Tour Guide says:
"One of the four founding fathers of Mesa, he erected a shed structure on his property that was used as the town's first school. He was called the "Great White Chief" because of his service to the Native American community as President of the Indian Mission. In his youth, he was a seaman and was the only survivor of a shipwreck off the coast of Peru."

This marker is located in Block 72, Lot 4, of the cemetery. CA

Contributed on 6/24/13 by thecaryn
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Record #: 89556

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Submitted: 6/24/13 • Approved: 6/24/13 • Last Updated: 6/24/13 • R89556-G0

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