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Gallaher Cemetery (Greasewood Cemetery)
Helix, Umatilla County, Oregon

Lat: 45° 47' 26"N, Lon: 118° 38' 26"W
T4N R33E Sec 36

Contributed by Rella Gleaton, Sep 19, 2005. last edited Jan 08, 2007 [rella@ultraplix.com]. Total records = 18.

From Helix drive south on Hwy 335 for 5.2 mi. Turn left or east onto Reeder Road. Cemetery will be on the right or south side of the road on a rise.

This cemetery is said to have been established in 1878. It is in an overgrown field on private land with mostly large headstones scattered over about 2 acres. They were very hard to find in the tall weeds. It is surrounded by tilled fields.

It is within the Helix Cemetery District, but not maintained, as far as we could tell. Information in parenthesis is mine.

Jim Gleaton and I walked and recorded these headstones on Sep 01, 2005, using a digital camera.

- Rella Gleaton

Key:

c/o = children of
d/o = daughter of
s/o = son of
s/w = stone with
w/o = wife of

Buroker, Dolly, b. Jan 14, 1838, d. 1838 Apr 06, d/o W. H. & Mau
Burrill, Lizzie T. Cadwallader, b. May 06, 1858, d. 1888 Aug 08
Burrill, Martha Ann Stewart, b. Oct 28, 1843, d. 1881 Dec 12, A pastor's wife, mother of 6 children. Came to Or 1876. (All on headstone)
Craft, Martha Ivy, b. Jul 25, 1889, d. 1889 Oct 28, c/o J. L. & S. A.
Craft, Mary Ines, b. Jul 25, 1889, d. 1889 Oct 23, s/w Martha
Craft, Millie, b. Jul 09, 1886, d. 1887 Sep 30, d/o S. O. & A. Z.
Craft, S. C., no dates, Co H
Flickinger, Elizabeth, b. Andrew Co, Mo. 1844, d. 1908 Mar 14
Flickinger, Hiram, b. Centre Co., Pa., 1832, d. 1909 Dec 23
Flickinger, Volney, b. Corvallis, Or., Feb 23, 1863, d. 1882 Jun 28
Gallaher, William A., b. Aug 30, 1871, d. 1878 Mar 28, s/o J. M. & M. A.
Hardman, Bertha A., d. 1882 Jun 01, Infant d/o A. & L.
McElroy, W. W., d. 1885 Aug 18, @53y 8d
McFarland, James, d. 1888 Oct 24, @48y 7m 5d
Osborn, Georgie L., d. 1879 Mar 29, aged 7y 4m 12d, c/o A. R. & S. A.
Osborn, William C., d. 1879 Mar 27, aged 4y 5d, s/w Georgie
Rothrock, Ruth A., d. 1880 Dec 30, @27y, w/o L. C.
Sovo, Adrin W., d. May 12, 1878, @20y 4m 25d, s/o W. L. & L. C.

 

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