Elk Creek Cemetery
Pacific County, Washington
Contributed by T Sheldon, Aug 23, 2000 [email@example.com
]. Total records = 2.
Location: Sec 16/17, T14N, R8W.
This cemetery was put to use when a mother missed her daughter. Jessie
Barber had relocated to Elk Creek from Oregon, and felt bad about leaving
the remains of her daughter in OR, so her husband went south to retrieve
the "casket" and brought their daughter to their new home. The aunt was
heard to have stated that the girl was buried in her own trunk, rather
than a casket. The family buried her atop the ridge on their property.
BARBER, Jessie, no dates, b. 27 Jul 1890, Whitcomb's Landing WA,
d. in southern OR
Transcribed by T Sheldon on this 13th day of May, 2000.
UNKNOWN, It is rumored that an Indian Chief and a 7 year old girl
are buried here. The 7 yr old could have been Jessie
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