Galloway Cemetery, Union County Oregon

(On Rockwall Grance road, 2.5 miles north of Elgin and .5 mile south of Grange Hall; east side of road; In S. W. 1/4 of N. W. 1/4 of S. W. 1/4 of Section 3, T.1 N., R 39 E) (Checked Fall 1972)

Marked graves, beginning at west side of cemetery and proceeding eastward:

1. HALLGARTH, Nimrod; b. England, 5 December 1818; d. 16 April 1884
2. SISSON, Samuel; son of S. and C. Sisson; b. 24 October 1875, d. 13 June 1892
3. SISSON, C.; son of S. and C. Sisson; b. 19 July 1889, d. 9 December 1891
4. WILSON, Mattie E.; b. 7 January 1869, d. 27 August 1890
5. PARKER, Thomas; b. 1 January 1826, d. 20 November 1877 (was born England)
7. BEARD, Francis G.; b. 13 September 1856, d. 1 October 1895
No. 6 is foot stone for Thomas Parker

46 graves were counted in this cemetery in June 1911, after the last person was buried here. The following persons were among them:

PARKER, Joseph
GENT, Baby; child of Simon Gent
GENT, Harvey; youth
OHMS, William, d. 22 February 1895
PFALB, Peter
HALLGARTH: 2 children
HASKELL: 4 children
LOWE: 2 children
MACK, (man)
*Ula and Marcy, d. ca. 1889-93;
Gene, d. 1901; Hally, d. 1905
SWICKERT, Anjilina A.; wife of Samuel; b. 3 November 1834, d. 6 March 1897
SHORTER, Francis (or child)
Five other persons, originally buried here, were later moved elsewhere:

LONG, Hannah; b. 3 January 1827, d. 30 September 1879, may have been first burial
in cemetery; later moved to Elgin Cemetery
LONG, Ivy; later moved to Elgin Cemetery
LONG, Addie; later moved to Elgin Cemetery
GENT, James; later moved to Summerville Cemetery
GENT, ; child (girl); later moved to Summerville Cemetery

Supplementary information supplied by Perry G. Witherspoon and Mrs. Floyd Galloway

MLA Source Citation: Cemetery Collection. Web. 27 January 2015. - Last updated on Oct 29th, 2012

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