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Sloan Cemetery
Jerome Prairie, Josephine County, Oregon

Lat: 42° 25' 03"N, Lon: 123° 27' 37"W
T36S R6W Section 30

Contributed by Jean Boling, May 26, 2007, last edited Oct 20, 2011 [jocodead@gmail.com]. Total records = 47.

This cemetery is 2.1 miles north of Hwy 199 on Riverbanks Road, about 4 miles from Grants Pass city center. Turn right on private drive directly across from Marcy Loop, through gate, turn right into field, follow road to end.

Sloan Cemetery was established in 1853 and is now considered to be a Pioneer Cemetery. The cemetery was active between 1853 and 1948, and many graves are not marked or have lost their markers. No plot numbers are assigned.

It is located on private property with a “trespass access”. It is suggested that you go with someone who has been there before. This is not a rain event. From the end of the road, you must cross open pasture, which can be very muddy and dotted with cow-flops (and occasionally the cows, too).

I visited and transcribed this cemetery in the summer of 1999 from all existing stones.

- Jean Boling

Agee, Charles, b. 1/18/1822, d. 9/14/1905
Agee, Christina, b. 1820, d. 1911
Agee, Jacob, b. 3/25/1854, d. 7/7/1874, Son of Charles Agee
Benefiel, John R, b. 1830, d. 1910
Borough, Sedley, b. 1849, d. 1897
Brown, John, b. 4/19/1814, d. 7/10/1895, Shared stone w/ Mary Brown
Brown, Mary, b. 8/5/1816, d. 3/6/1905, Shared stone w/ John Brown
Burns, Harvey C, b. 3/6/1895, d. 11/19/1895, Son of F G & C Burns
Casebolt, John, b. 4/3/1844, d. 2/3/1902
Cooksey, James, b. Unk, d. 9/7/1908, Death Certificate
Dean, Haydon, b. 1862, d. 1916, D above DEAN below, Dates reversed 1916 - 1862, Shared stone w/ Newton Dean
Dean, Newton, b. 1858, d. 1916, D above, DEAN below, Dates reversed 1916 - 1858, Shared stone w/ Haydon Dean
Evans, Dortha, b. 1908, d. 1910, Shared stone w/ Ruth Evans
Evans, Ruth, b. 1906, d. 1908, Shared stone w/ Dortha Evans
Findley, Isaac, b. 1842, d. 1912
Findley, Jemina, b. 1/17/1851, d. 8/29/1901, Age 50 years
Halstead S I, b. 1837, d. 1927
Halstead, Eva M, b. 1845, d. 1922
Hevel, Infant, b. 3/12/1923, d. 3/12/1923, Death Certificate
Knight, J G (?), d. 2/10/1884, Aged 56 yrs
Kroeger, Charles, b. 1855, d. 1923, Shared stone w/ Minnie Kroeger
Kroeger, Minnie, b. 1858, d. 1920, Shared stone w/ Charles Kroeger
Maxwell, Sarah, d. 4/2/1904, Aged 79 yrs 9 mos & 3 dys
McCallister, Alfred M(erle), b. 1867 (?), d. (6/25)1923, At Rest, Shared stone w/ Marie M McCallister
McCallister, Cathrine, b. 3/15/1834, d. 5/25/1921
McCallister, Marie M, b. 1899, d. 1911, At Rest, Shared stone w/ Alfred M McCallister
McCallister, Robert Earl, b. 1892, d. 1927, At Rest,
McClung, Eliza Wallace, b. 1832, d. 5/6/887, Aged 55 years, Mortuary marker
McCollum, Nellie, b. 1875, d. 1895
Moore, George F, b. 3/8/1884, d. 7/13/1885, Son of S D & Hattie Moore, Aged 1 Year 4 Mos, 5 d's
Murray, Elizabeth, d. 8/21/1883, Wife of T Murry (sic), Aged 37 Yrs, 17 Dys
Murray, RIley F, b. 2/25/1881, d. 2/5/1918, PVT, US Army, World War I
Murray, Theophilus, b. 1832, d. 1898
Murray, William J, b. 1866, d. 1885
Robinson, Roy R, b. 11/3/1883, d. 2/10/1892, Son of J H & Olive Robinson
Robinson, W D (Dr), b. 1855, d. 1887
Sloan, B F, b. 7/27/1826, d. 12/16/ ?
Sloan, Claude, b. 6/3/1898, d. 12/7/1899, Infant son of S.P. (?) & E.M. Sloan
Sloan, Ivan D, b. 8/14/1902, d. 3/7/1918, At Rest, ""pillow"" stone
Sloan, Mary A (Mrs), b. 12/15/1805, d. 12/3/1861
Smith, Floyd R, b. 3/21/1905, d. 1/15/1906, Son of Mr & Mrs D C Smith, Quote on bottom needs rubbing
Smith, Martha Elleana, b. 1/28/1869, d. 9/22/1937
Sublette, Mr., d. 1853, Mortuary marker
Vannoy, James, no dates
Vannoy, Margaret, no dates
Wells, Mary J, d. 12/13/1878, Daughter of John & Jane Wells, Aged 8 Years, 3 (?) mos & 24 days
Wills, P R, no dates, Co G, 10th N.Y.H.A.

 

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