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Isolated Graves in Union County, Oregon

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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.1S., 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 4.1 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 I80 N, 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 1889;
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 1868; 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.


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