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Currin Cemetery
Currinsville, Clackamas County, Oregon

Lat: 45° 18' 59"N, Lon: 122° 20' 33"W
T3S R4E Sec 8

Contact:
Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven Hist. Soc.
P O Box 1040, Estacada OR 97023

Contributed by Joanne Broadhurst, Jan 16, 2007 [broad1000@aol.com]. Total records = 24.

From Interstate HWY I-5, take the Clackamas Exit 12A southbound or Exit 12 northbound and go east on Hwy 224. Follow Hwy 224 approximately 17 miles, and then go east on SE Heiple Road. Turn right on SE Eagle Creek Road. There is a grocery store about a mile on the east side of the road. The cemetery is on the west side of the road just south of the store.

The Currin Cemetery is visible from SE Eagle Creek Road and has a chain link fence surrounding it. The property is owned by the Gillilands and permission must be requested to access the cemetery. Bill Linn, the current owner, stated his father had removed many wooden markers and replaced them with cement and plaques which would account for the lack of information on some of the tombstones. It is partially maintained by the owners of the surrounding property.

The Currin Cemetery was established in 1855 with the first burial of a Mrs. Waldrip. It is on the Hugh and Diona Currin donation land claim No 40, Clackamas County, Oregon. It is currently owned by William R Linn and Salena H Linn, descendants of the Currins. Its location is T3S R4E Sec 8, Tax Lot 2000, Clackamas County, Oregon and contains less than one acre.

A complete inventory including tombstone photos and family photos where available has been undertaken with the help of a grant from the Oregon Historic Cemetery Commission. Documented information has been obtained through family records and histories, genealogy websites, and county records.

- Joanne Broadhurst

Currin Hugh F, b. 21 Mar 1857, d. 23 Mar 1903 aged 46y, Row 2
Currin William J, b. 20 Nov 1850, d. 9 May 1899, Row 4
Currin, Diona Young, b. 12 Jul 1827 Indiana, d.11 Jun 1908, Clackamas Co OR Emigrated With Her Parents When A Child To Missouri. Crossed The Plains To Oregon In 1847, Married Hugh Currin Dec 29, 1849 And Lived On This Donation Land Claim No 40 The Balance Of Her Life, Row 2
Currin, Hugh, b. 29 Oct 1803 Grayson Co VA, d. 20 Nov 1874 Clackamas Co. Ogn, Row 2
Currin, Lillie Wilbern, b. 15 Mar 185- Santa Clara Co CA, d. 18 Dec 1892, aged 27y 9m 8d, Row 2
Currin, Melinda, b. 3 Feb 1820, d. 12 Nov 1887, Row 3
Currin, Robert, b. 27 Feb 1808, d. 23 Feb 1890, Row 3
Smoot, Alice, b. 1877, d. 1903, Row 3
Smoot, D. J, d. 20 Jan 1878, aged 31y 8m, Row 3
Smoot, Mary Currin, b. 1834, d. 1885, Row 3
Smoot, Mattie, b. 1873, d. 1887, Row 3
Smoot, Mollie, b. 1875, d. 1898, Row 3
Waldrip, Mrs Lucinda, b. 22 Jun 1815, d. 13 May 1855, Row 3
Wilbern, Henry, b. 1834, d. 1920, Row 1
Wilbern, Katherine, b. 1836, d. 1897, Row 1
Young, A. J., b. 11 Dec 1848, d. 16 Oct 1857, Row 1
Young, Baby, no dates, Row 1
Young, Emily, b. 17 Feb 1821 Decatur Co Ill, d. 9 Jul 1857 Feb 17, 1821, Clackamas Co. Ogn, Row 1
Young, Francis, no dates, Row 1
Young, Kitty, b. 5 Dec 1853, d. 27 Feb 1857, Row 1
Young, Marion, d. abt 1852, Row 1
Young, Richard, b. abt 1827, d. abt 1857, Row 2
Young, Robert, b. 27 Jun 1791, d. 16 Apr 1855, Row 2
Young, William, no dates, Row 2

Misc:
Ben, (a dog), Row 4

 

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