Cemetery In “The Park” Union County Oregon

In S. E. 1/4 of Section 11, T. 6 S., R. 41 E.; 16.4 miles S. E. of Union on Oregon Highway 203; cemetery is in grove of pine trees 100 yards E. of highway, across field. Graves listed consecutively north to south, from beginning to end of each row. (Checked Summer 1973.) Unknown unmarked graves are not indicated below.

Row 1:
WISDOM, Frankie; son of J.T. and Clara Wisdom; d 20 Sept 1890; aged 4 years, 8 months, and 26 days
SHELTON, Louis; dates unknown; unmarked fenced enclosure

Row 2:

LEEP, Edna J.; wife of C.B.; b 14 November 1874, d 16 May 1902
KOGER, Ida C.; wife of Benjamin; b 12 April 1868, d 21 December 1896
(These are on two sides of the same stone)

BRIGGS, Albert V.; b 14 February 1878, d 4 March 1882
BRIGGS, Elijah; b 27 April 1882, d 9 October 1882
(These are on two sides of the same stone)
BRIGGS, Hiram H.; b 3 April 1847, d 14 May 1890
VAN ORDER, John; b 15 February 1812, d 19 March 1894
VAN ORDER, Esther H. (Boyls); wife of John Van Order; b 28 Sept 1815, d 8 August 1878
VAN ORDER, Samuel; b 13 March 1836, d 20 September 1893
VAN ORDER, Eliza; b 8 August 1876, d 4 March 1877
VAN ORDER, Clara; b I June 1840, d 6 January 1918
(The preceding three persons are all on one stone)

VAN ORDER, Samuel; b 14 October 1861, d 15 March 1915

Row 3:
VAN DE VANTER, Luciel; b 4 April 1908, d 6 May 1908
VAN DE VANTER, George; b 1882, d 1941
VAN DE VANTER, Joseph S.; b 1 February 1858; d 3 February 1898
VAN DE VANTER, Ellen (Boiles); b 1861, d 1920
CORPE, Dora F.; b 18850 d 1912
VAN DE VANTER, Nora J.; b 1891, d 1917
(The preceding three names are all on one stone)

RUTLEDGE, Rebecca; dates unknown; unmarked fenced enclosure

RUTLEDGE, Carrie; daughter of Rebecca; dates unknown; unmarked fenced enclosure
SOUTH, Enoch; b 2 February 1832, d 30 November 1905 (b. Ohio according to
SOUTH, Sarah; wife of Enoch; b 7 March 1832, d 20 October 1901 (b Illinois,
according to census)
(These two persons are both on same stone)

Row 4:
KENNEDY, Minnie T., b 1904, d 1907
KENNEDY, Hazel F., b 1901, d 1914
LOOSLIE, Geirson Alfred, b 24 August 1919, d 3 June 1922
WATTS, Roddie, child; dates unknown; unmarked grave
VAN ORDER, Arch; b 1865, d 1936 (also a partly legible temporary marker, West
& Company, Baker; d 12 or 22 February, 1936; aged 71 years, 11 months, and 21(?) days)
VAN ORDER, Gilbert L.; b 24 March 1908, d 4 September 1908(son of Arch Van Order)
VAN ORDER, Mary J.; wife of Arch Van Order; b 23 October 1869,d 29 April 1908
(The preceding two names are both on the same stone)

Row 5:
FISK, Lawrence; b 1914, d 1914
FISK, Alton; b 1907, d 1908 (The two preceding names are both on one stone)
FISK, Arminta M.; b 1878, d 1931
FISK, Lewis F.; b 1867, d 1946
MAYO, Laura E.; b 1909, d 1954
VAN DE VANTER, Ezra; b 25 January 1861, d 28 March 1909
K___ (King?); Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. H.L.; d January (Temporary marker, West & Company, Baker;largely illegible)

Other persons buried here whose grave locations are now unknown:

HOLBROOK, Gertrude, child; dates and exact gravesite unknown
SOUTH, Samuel; father of Enoch; b 1809 in New Jersey (date and birthplace from
census) exact dates and gravesite unknown
SOUTH, Roxy; mother of Enoch; b 1809 in Pennsylvania (date and birthplace from
census) exact dates and gravesite unknown

Additional names furnished by Lola Wiglesworth, Union

MLA Source Citation:

AccessGenealogy.com. Cemetery Collection. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 27 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/oregon/cemetery-in-the-park-union-county-oregon.htm - Last updated on Oct 29th, 2012

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