Oregon Cemeteries

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Online[edit | edit source]

The following have significant cemetery listings for Oregon State:

  • Findagrave.com Search for names at Find A Grave. Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
    • This site frequently has tombstone images.
    • List of cemeteries in their database.
      • 1) Select the state, 2) pick a county, and 3) click Search. (There are too many cemeteries for a statewide list.)
        • Tip: To switch to a different county, click Cemetery Lookup under Actions at the left.
      • When you have a list, click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

Family History Library[edit | edit source]

  • The Daughters' of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection contains tombstone inscriptions from Oregon cemeteries. This collection is described in the “Genealogy” article on this site. Another important collection is Oregon Cemetery Records, 2 vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1956-61) FHL films 824258-59; book 979.5 V3p.
  • Oregon Burial Site Guide, by Dean H. Byrd, co-compiled by Stanley R. Clarke and Janice M. Healy (Portland, Oregon: Binford and Mort, c2001) At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL book 979.5 V3b. Includes name of cemetery, directions on how to find it, number of burials, amount of land covered, date started or earliest known burial, township, range, section, which USGS Quadrangle map located on, and some pictures of headstones and grave sites. Arranged in alphabetical order by county. The book can be ordered from http://www.aracnet.com/~healyzh/obsg.html
  • The Family History Library has copies of cemetery records which are located at the county and town level. Search the FamilySearch Catalog for naturalization records under the county and town:
OREGON, [Name of County] - CEMETERIES
OREGON, [Name of County] [Name of Town] - CEMETERIES

References[edit | edit source]

  1. May be used for free at Family History Center. To locate a center near you, click here.