ROSTERS OF IDENTIFIABLE GRAVES IN CEMETERIES FOR WHICH NO OTHER RECORDS EXIST


This information was generously donated to Union County Genealogy site in May, 1999.

In the interest of speed of loading, I have split the original file to include just cemeteries. Have included the remainder of the file under Union City Cemetery Records. Please review it as it has a lot of valuable information not included in this file.
 


WRIGHT CEMETERY
Lower Cove Road

WRIGHT CEMETERY
Medical Springs

ISOLATED GRAVES

BIG CREEK CEMETERY

BARHAM BIBLE


WRIGHT CEMETERY

On Lower Cove Road (In N.E. 1/4 of SW 1/4 of N.E. 1/4 of Section 18, T.2S., R.40E.; on Wright farm, 100 yards N. of Lower Cove Rd) (Summer 1972) Marked graves only, beginning in N.W. corner and taking each row from North to South:

1. BALDWIN, Sarah G. ; b 4 May 1907; d 8 January 1908
2. DAHLSTROM, Harvey; b 3 June 1863, d 9 March 1913
3. DAHLSTROM, T. Mark; son of H. and P.A. Dahlstrom; b 15 April 1909,
     d 6 January 1911
4. DAHLSTROM, John Henry; b 10 February 1832, d 25 December 1903
      DAHLSTROM, Augusta Frederika; wife of J.H.; b 7 February 1835t
     d 3 Augusta. 1909
(The two preceding names are both on same stone)
5. SMITH, Charles; b England 21 August 1823, d 22 June 1902
6. MERRIMON, Ira; d 2 November 1879; aged 50 years
B. CAMERON, Isaac C.; b 26 November 1824; d 10 February 1903
10. CHANDLER, Leonard Lewis; son of Daniel and M.A. Chandler; b 31 July 1878,
     d 19 May 1880
11. CHANDLER, Martha Ann; wife of Daniel Chandler; b 31 December 1833,
     d 17 March 1880
12. CHANDLER,, Daniel; b 1830, d 1912
13. CHANDLER, James; b 22 February 1798, d 28 February 1879 (might be 1873
     or 1875)
14. STEPHENS, Margaret E.; b 26 January 1870, d 18 July 1871
15. KENNEDY, Ruth; wife of Vivian Kennedy; dates effaced
      KENNEDY, M.E.; daughter of V. and R. Kennedy; b 17 December 18-,
     d 14 January, 188-
16. KENNEDY, William N. ; d 28 October 1881 ; aged 31 years, I month,
     and 12 days
17. JASPER, James T.; b 15 May 1854, d 25 April 1880
18o. REEVES, Margaret; b 26 January 1819, d 11 February 1869
19. REEVES, E.S.; Company A, 23rd Missouri Infantry (Civil War) No dates
20. ELMER, Edward; d 28 October 1972; aged 33 years, 7 months, and 2 days
21. WRIGHT, L.; b 2 April 1810, d 12 April 1885
25. BENSON, Sadie Sanders; b 1888, d 1967
26. GREEN, Lilly B.; daughter of G.L. and M.E. Green; b 3 November 1900,
     d 23 May 1912
27. GREEN, Margaret E.; mother of Lilly; b 1876, d 1967
28. WRIGHT, Marinda J.; b 1850, d 1947
29. WRIGHT, Jackson; b 1842, d 1924
30. WRIGHT, Thomas C . ; son of Jackson and Marinda J. Wright;
     b 15 December 1884,
   d IS February 1911
31. WRIGHT, Edwin G.; son of Jackson and Marinda J. Wright;
     b 26 January 1878,
     d 22 August 1906
32. GASSET, Mary Effie, wife of W.B. Gasset, b 2 March 1877,
     d 15 April 1898
      GASSET, Bessie S.; daughter of W.B. and Mary E. Gasset; b IS July 1895,
     d 28 October 1895
33. GASSET, Margaret Louisa, b 22 October 1875, d 3 January 1908
34. GASSET, Amanda Susan; wife of Jacob M. Gasset; b 25 February 1856,
     d 18 September 1887
35. GASSET, Jacob M . ; dates effaced (TM)
36. PERIN, Ernest; son of 0. and L.E. Perin; d 5 February 1886,
     aged I year, 8 months
38. RANDALL, Catharine; wife of Abraham Randall; d 17 March 1892,
     aged 74 years
39. RANDALL, Abraham; b 24 January 1808, d 24 December 1896
40. HARRIS, Gladys; daughter of F.E. and T. Harris; d 26 September 1894,
     aged 2 years, 2 months, 26 days
41. HARRIS, Opal; daughter of F.E. and T. Harris; (the T. stands for Tena);
      d 13 April 1893, aged 4 years and 7 days
9: base of a monument. 22: basalt slab, markings effaced. 23 and 24:
      small marble slabs, blank. 37: fenced enclosure, one grave, no marker


WRIGHT CEMETERY

Medical Springs (Family cemetery on edge of bluff immediately above and N.E. of intersection. Persons buried here are all listed on a single monument) In N.E.1/4 of Section 25, T.6S., R.41E

FOYE, Bertram Henry; b 8 November 1879, d 18 June 1908
WRIGHT, Dunham; b March 13, 1842, d 5 December 1942
WRIGHT, Artemesia; wife of Dunham Wright; b 9 May 1846, d 22 December 1913
POWERS, Patrick J.; b 21 February 1871, d 22 August 1946
POWERS, Grace Wright; b 14 March 1879, d 7 December 1964



ISOLATED GRAVES
In Union County or on its borders

ALLEN, David; b 1889, d 1893;
LE GORE, Archie; b 1878, d 1893

(Both names are on a single stone at old homestead site on abandoned railroad grade, 500 yards north of road from Telocaset to Medical Springs at point 1.2 miles east of its junction with Thief Valley road, 14.6 miles S.E. of Union; on line between Section 18, T.6S., R.41E. and Section 13, T.6S., R.40E. Diphtheria victims.)


DELANEY, Bobbie; b 13 October 1907, d 30 March 1908

(Grave is on Clark's Creek, 9.3 miles from junction of Clark's Creek road with Oregon Highway 82; on north side of road, on hillside in fenced enclosure. In S.E.1/4 of S.E. 1/4 of Section 14, T.1 S., R.40E.)


BUTTS, Sarah M.; b 1852, d 1889;

(Grave is 1 mile southeast of Meacham Lake at point just a few feet east of fork in road; no enclosure; small flush stone set in cement; Section 15, T.lS., R.35E. On N. boundary of Section 15, Umatilla Co.)


DOCKWEILER, Marie Vogler; wife of John Dockweiler; d 3 April 1891

(Grave is on Beaver Creek, 3.3 miles southeast of Meacham Lake; enclosure with wire fence and steel posts just above road on left; marker is metal tag wired to fence. In N.E. 1/4 of Section 28, T.lS., R.35E. In Umatilla Co.)


MEACHAM, Harvey J.; b Orange County, Indiana, 1829; d Meacham, Oregon, 29 May 1872;
      wife was Alice A. (born Iowa 1849);
      had son Alfred F. (b 1868) and daughter Mary Grace (b 1869).

Grave is 41 mile southeast of present settlement of Meacham, in a lodgepole thicket at the edge of the meadow (in S.E. 14 of S.E. 41 of Section 3, T.lS., R.35E.)


STARKEY, John; b Ohio 1829; d Starkey, Oregon 1881;
      wife was Eliza (b Ohio 1829 or 1830);
      had daughter Aurora (b Iowa 1862);
      had brother, George (b Ohio 1826, d Union, Oregon 1882);
      had son in law, Ervin Carter (b Iowa 1848; probably husband of a daughter
      other than Aurora, and deceased by 1880)
      and granddaughter Elma Carter, b 1877.

Grave is north of Highway 244 at a point 13.5 miles S.W. of its junction with I80N, between Highway 244 and the old railroad grade (In S.W. 1/4 of S.W. 1/4 of Section 35, T.3S., R.35E), on Starkey Creek.

CLAY, Rufus; b Fayette County, Kentucky (Lexington?) 24 November 1838; d 22 89;
       buried June 1890 (body had to be buried in snowbank until ground thawed).
      A son, Vernon, age 10, died the same winter and is buried with him).

Grave is 50 yds west of Fox Hill Road at point 185 yards north of its junction. Robb's Hill Road. Marked 1981. (in SW ¼ of NE ¼ of SW. ¼ of Section 14, T.2S., R.37E)

DOANE, Emilie; b 1631, d ca. 6 September 186B; from wagon train;

buried 50 to 100 yards north of Old Oregon Trail, about three miles due west of La Grande (In N. 1/2 of Section 10, T.3S., R.37E.)

"Teddie"; child; d 1923.

Grave is in the angle formed by Highway 203 and the National Forest Boundary fence , at the boundary sign, 12.4 miles S.E. of Union (In S.W. corner of the N.W. 1/4 of the N.W. 1/4 of Section 27, T5S., R.41E.). it is not on National Forest land. Surrounded by small white picket fence enclosure.


BIG CREEK CEMETERY

Just on the edge of Baker County before you cross line into Union County and near Medical Springs Oregon.
Although this cemetery is in BAKER county, it warrants being included in Union due to it's proximity. (Janine M. Bork)

Yvonne Williams
8730 S. E. Washington
Portland OR 97216

Daughter of Mildred Duncan Williams - might know something about the deed and the cemetery.

Starting from North End

Row 2:
Sarah Spears b. 7/8/1813 d. 6/6/1905
Isaac Spears b. 12/15/1818 d. 7/1/1882
Philip W. A.      Sept. 16, 1878
     Son of D. B. & M. E. Wilson
     Aged 16 mo., 11 days
Percy E.
     Daughter of D. B. & M. E. Wilson
     1893
     12 yrs., 2 mos., 29 days
Mary E. Wilson
     1853 - 1937
Jesse
     Son of R. M. & J. A. Duncan
     1881 - 1910
Sarah Lavinia
     Daughter of David and Lyda Goble
     Died 1881, March 4
David Goble
     July 8, 1811
     Jan. 30, 1905
     Aged 94 yrs. and 7 mos.
Lydia Goble      February 4, 1821 - November 7, 1908
William C. Goble      1856 - 1934
Lukke Arens      February 21, 1826 - May 22, 1900
Daniel H. Lee      January 6, 1823 - June 8, 1890
Unreadable marker
May Kennedy      Dec. 26, 1907 - Dec. 28, 1907
Big gap in marked graves.
Wooden board - 1916

ROW 1 (from North End)
George W. Duncan      1890 - 1962
Julia Ann Duncan      1859 - 1945
R. M. Duncan 1859 - 1914 Lorenzo son of G. Q. and Martha Harsin Feb. 17, 1889 Age 4 mos. 15 days
Garrett Q. Harsin 1838 - 1904
Martha S. Harsin      Sept. 22, 1844 - January 27, 1937
Russell P. Harsin      Sept. 28, 1924 - Dec. 22, 1933
M. Rosetta Evans      1928 - 1930
Vernon Eugene - son of J. G. & M. L. Turner
     Died Aug. 20, 1912    4 mos. 6 days.
May Lorene Turner      April 14, 1885 - July 30, 1914

ROW 1 ½
James Fuller      1902 - 1932

ROW 1 (cont.)
J. Cyrus Turner      1875 - 1944
Gerald Turner      1913 - 1931
Ada L. Harsin      Feb. 24, 1877 April 10, 1913
James B. Harsin      April 1, 1940 72 years, 10 mos., 11 days.

ROW 3
Fae Louene      Daughter of W. H. & Emma Duncan
     July 18, 1915 - April 16, 1918
Dorothy M. Duncan - daughter     1912 - 1930
Geraldin Duncan      1931 - 1932
Win H. Duncan      1888 - 1945
Rosco Duncan      Sept. 1913 - January, 1986
Ruth Marie Duncan      June 11, 1917 April 11, 1998
      81 years (her ashes were buried in the gravesite of Rosco Duncan.)
Elizabeth J. Wilson       July 9, 1856 July 29, 1887
     Wife of Joseph L.
Our baby Chester L. Duncan      Nov. 9, 1903 - Dec. 14, 1903
Father Frederick P. Duncan      1861 - 1936
Joseph M. Graham      March 25, 1892 Age 75 years, 11 mo., 20 days.
Arthur B. Powell      1871 - 1888
Kenneth Gilbert Elliott      May 15, 1940 - June 11, 1940
Headboard      1852 - 1888 (rotted wood)
D. H. Harris    father      1850 - 1936
Guestav Hugo Peters      1862 - 1946
Phebe Wirth      1840 - 1917
Philip D. Wirth      1917 - 1918 (shared stone with Phebe)
Clara Hulick      1865 - 1933
J. N. Hulick      1851 - 1932
Preston W. Burford    Oct. 24, 1835   February 1, 1911
Elizabeth A. (wife) Nov. 9, 1835    January 1, 1904
     (shared stone with Preston. 2 foot stones)
George H. Rees    June 6, 1818    Sept. 15, 1876
Grave destroyed by road stone    1893 M. Strickland or
     perhaps Stocklan

BARHAM BIBLE

Bible in the possession of Wiletta Woodson, purchased from J. Michaels Rare and Used Books, Eugene, OR. Submitted by Laurel Crenshaw, 27 March 1982

King James Bible
1629
Imprinted at London by Bonham, Norton, and John Bill
Printers to the Kings most excellent magesty MDCXXIX

Elizabeth Barham was born the 10th day of November 1682 11 o'clock knight
Francis Barham was born 22th day of Aprill 1684 being the day before King James was Crowned
My Daughter Ann Davis was born 23d day of February 168(3)? and babtised the same day.
      She was born & babtisted at 4 o'clock ---
my Son Francis Barham was babtised the same day that my Daughter Ann was born