Oregon Cemeteries

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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 cemeteries are listed in Oregon Cemetery Survey (Salem, Oregon: Oregon Department of Transportation, 1978) FHL Collection This record gives the name, size, location, condition and sexton's or caretaker's address of each cemetery.

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

Online information on Oregon Cemeteries can be obtained at the following sites and others as well: