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River View Cemetery
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

0300 SW Taylors Ferry Rd
Portland OR 97219
503-246-4251

Lat: 45° 27' 30"N, Lon: 122° 39' 57"W

From I-5, take the Terwilliger Blvd exit and follow the signs for Lewis and Clark College to get onto Terwilliger southbound. Turn left (down the hill) on Taylors Ferry Road. There are two large cemeteries on Taylors Ferry: the first is Beth Israel and the second is Riverview. Both entrances are well marked and on your right.

Riverview is one of Portland's oldest and largest privately owned cemeteries founded in 1882 by the leading families of the day. The early burials are a veritable history of Portland's founders and early leaders. The cemetery is still in operation and maintenance is on-going.

This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Last edited Jun 12, 2008. Total records = 30.

Contributor's Index:

Dowell, Samuel Gilbert, b. 1846,, d. 1913, Co. D 23rd Arkansas Cavalry Confederate States Army [BJ]
Erdner, Catherine E., b. 18 Feb 1871 CA, d. 11 Dec 1916 Seattle WA, Sec 12, Lot 19 #13, [RS]
Erdner, George J., b. 26 Jan 1859 PA, d. 15 Apr 1915 Portland OR, Sec 12, Lot 19 #10, [RS]
Farnham, Annie J., b. 7 Jul 1847 Chautauqua County, NY, d. 5 Aug 1908 Ellensburg, WA, Annie J. Wade, [SL]
Farnham, Frances E., b. 21 Aug 1874 Buffalo, NY, d. 13 Aug 1925 Ellensburg, WA, [SL]
Farnham, William C., b. 25 Jul 1845 Chautauqua County, NY, d. 24 Sep 1878 Portland, OR, [SL]
Goffrier, Anna E., b. 9 May 1864, d. 2 May 1917, w/o Charles, d/o Henry F. and Augusta Witte, [DP]
Goffrier, Charles F., b. 31 Aug 1856, d. 9 May 1940, husband of Anna, son of Phillip and Henritta, [DP]
Grimes, Elisha Monroe, b. 1843,, d. 1919, Co. I, 9th Texas Infantry Confederate States Army [BJ]
Marsh, Bessie L., b. 18 Feb 1909, d. 18 May 1909, same plot with Thomas, matched markers, [SL]
Marsh, Thomas Franklin, b. 13 Aug 1876 Lynn, MA, d. 8 Oct 1938 Portland, OR, same plot with Bessie L, [SL]
Miller, William E., b. 1862 Alameda County, California, d. 19 Dec 1926 Portland OR, h/o Martha Miller, Battery A, Oregon (Volunteers) Light Artillery, bur. Spanish American War Veteran's Section, [DM]
O'Dell, John Franklin, no dates, Private Co. I 9th Texas Infantry Confederate States Army [BJ]
Smith, Albert Theodore, b. 1834, Sergeant 14th Texas Light Artillery Confederate States Army [BJ]
Smith, Isaac Williams, b. 1826, Fredericksburg, VA, d. 1897, Colonel Army of Northern Virginia Engineer Corps Confederate States Army [BJ]
Sterling, Annie, b. 23 Jul 1908 Ellensburg, WA, d. 31 Aug 1911 Ellensburg, WA, [SL]
Sterling, Florence Adeline, b. 10 Jun 1872 Buffalo, NY, d. 18 Aug 1961 Ellensburg, WA, [SL]
Sterling, James Chalmer, b. 3 Aug 1871 Harlansburg, PA, d. 12 Oct 1939 Ellensburg, WA, [SL]
Sterling, Raymond Farnham, b. 13 Aug 1904 Ellensburg, WA, d. 2 Feb 1982 Ellensburg, WA, [SL]
Sterling, Robert Chalmer, b. 4 Jul 1903 Ellensburg, WA, d. 1 Jul 1923 Ellensburg, WA, [SL]
Sterling, Will Farnham, d. 9 May 1902, age: 11mo 2da, [SL]
Taylor, Florence Sterling, b. 13 Nov 1914 Ellensburg, WA, d. 30 Jul 1997 Stillwater, MN, [SL]
Taylor, Frank, b. 3 Jan 1913 Ellensburg, WA, d. 4 Jul 1983 Ellensburg, WA, [SL]
Wade, Annie T., b. 4 Apr 1874 Groesbeck, TX, d. 9 May 1886 Colfax, WA, [SL]
Wade, Cora E., b. 9 Apr 1878, d. 13 Apr 1964, [SL]
Wade, Dilla M., b. 16 Jun 1883, d. 25 Nov 1964, [SL]
Wade, Florance Maxon, b. 15 Jul 1845 Chautauqua County, NY, d. 31 Aug 1936 Tacoma, WA, Father, [SL]
Wade, Garreth Edward, b. 26 Mar 1812 Madison County, NY, d. 10 May 1892 Beaverton, OR, Father, [SL]
Wade, Sarah Louise, b. 13 Dec 1817 Madison County, NY, d. 16 Feb 1895 Beaverton, OR, Mother, [SL]
Wade, Sarah Virginia, b. 11 Nov 1849 Chariton County, MO, d. 6 Jan 1937 Tacoma, WA, Mother, [SL]

 

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