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Wasco Methodist Cemetery

Compiled by Sherry (Woods) Kaseberg
Wasco Methodist Cemetery, 1965 Survey with Notes

Wasco Methodist Cemetery, owned by Wasco United Methodist Church, is located in Township 2 North, Range 17 East, in the SE corner of Section 31 northwest of Wasco. The land was conveyed in a deed dated May 10, 1881 to the Methodist Church for $1 by the Jesse Eaton family and recorded twice, 27 September 1881 in Wasco County and 11 May 1889 in Sherman County after Sherman County was formed.

“Commencing at the South West corner of Section No Thirty Two (32), 2 N, 17 E, thence North forty (40) Rods, thence East (30) Thirty rods, thence South forty (40) Rods then West (30) Thirty rods to the place of beginning. Containing seven acres and eighty Rods, said property not transferable to any person or corporation.” Government maps indicate that the cemetery currently contains 3.8 acres.

The Eaton family lived a short distance north of the cemetery where they buried two of their children in 1872 and 1874. Church cemetery records were reportedly destroyed years ago with the exception of a plot layout without text. Some of their land transactions, recorded in Wasco County Deed Books, are Grantor Jesse Eaton & wife to Grantee O.R.&N. Co. 1880; Grantor Jesse Eaton & wife to Grantee Wasco Methodist Church 1881; Grantor Jesse Eaton & wife to Grantee Wm. Grant 1886, Grantor Jesse Eaton to Clark Dunlap & wife 1888; and in Sherman County Deed Books, Grantor Mary Eaton to Jesse Eaton 1889; Jessee Eaton & wife to Margaret Eaton 1889; Margaret Eaton to Mary E. Eaton 1889; Jesse Eaton & wife to M.E. Church Cemetery filed 1891; and Jesse Eaton & wife to Margaret Eaton 1892.

In 1965 Sherry Woods Kaseberg copied existing grave stone information & those transcriptions were published by The Genealogical Forum of Oregon, Inc. in Yesterday’s Roll Call in 1970. Notes are derived from newspaper obituaries transcribed by Chris Sanders, research by Mark Fields, census and church records, and conversations with Bea Richelderfer, Helen (White) Bruckert and Giles French, and others as noted, 1965-1970. Sherman County: For the Record [SC:FTR], a publication of Sherman County Historical Society, is a fine resource for genealogists.

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Surname Name Birth & Death Notes
Baxter Edwin

18 June 1850
– 22 September 1885

Edwin Baxter, born Canada, working on the William Masiker farm at Sand Springs; m. Emma Flora (Eaton)  7 December 1882 in Wasco County, OR; father of Alvin Baxter who was living with his maternal grandmother Mary E. Eaton in 1900. Emma (Eaton) Baxter m2 William Siscel 22 August 1886 in Wasco County and they had two children. [1880 US Census, Eaton Pct., Wasco County, OR]
Stone Estella May

12 November 1885
-1 September 1887
Daughter of L.A.
& C.R. Stone

Daughter of Louis Alansing and Clara R. (McBride) Stone who came from Dixon, California; sister of Rosalie m. Hugh White, Frank Harold m. Ada Willard, Murvil Stewart m. Daisy Violet Warren and Esther m. Charlie Smith & Thedore Beletski & Robert W. Kaseberg.  [Mabel (Cothran) White; Will of Samuel McBride; Esther (Stone) Kaseberg; Estate of Clara McBride Stone; Sunrise Cemetery]
Jory Arthur B.

22 March 1861
– 25 June 1889

Born near Salem, OR, son of James and S.A. Jory; 1st husband of Mary Elizabeth Brock, m. 11 December 1887 at Wasco; died near Wasco. [SC:FTR 1993]
Jory Arthur Bryant

11 August 1889
– 2 August 1904
Son of A.B. & Mary Jory

Born a few weeks after his father died; nephew of John William Jory of Salem.
Hicks Alexander M.


Operated Wasco plumbing shop; 2nd husband of Mary Elizabeth Brock; died 12 March 1956. [1900 US Census, Wasco Precinct, Sherman County, OR: Alexander Hicks 35 wife Mary E. 28 & stepson Arthur Jory 11; 1930 US Census, Wasco, Sherman County, OR: A.M. Hicks 65, wife Mary E. 58; SCJ, 16 March 1956: d. 12 March 1956, burial Sunrise Cemetery, Wasco; ODI #3731, d. Sherman County12 March 1956, burial 16 March 1956]
Hicks Mary Elizabeth Brock Jory

2 May 1872
– 22 February 1936

Born 16 May 1872 Linn County, OR to Russell W. and Elvira Ann (Brown) Brock; m1 Arthur Jory 11 December 1887; m2 Alexander M. Hicks 1899 at Wasco. [Brock Diary, SC:FTR; Times-Mountaineer, The Dalles, OR, 17 December 1887: “Near Rufus, at the residence of the bride’s parents, by Rev. Atchison, December 11th, Miss Mary Brock to Mr. Arthur Jory.”]
Edenburn Willie

– 27 February 1889
1y 1m 16d
Son of J.B. & L.M.

James and Elizabeth M. Edenburn of the Wasco area were parents of Eliza Ella born 1889 and Bertha born 1892-94 at Wasco. William Lamborn m. widow Edenburn 2 May 1897. [Betty (Lamborn) Barber, SCFTR, 2002]
Walker Frank W.

26 November 1895
– 18 October 1896
Son of E. & A.

Son of Elmer Lincoln & Missouri Ann (Harper) Walker; grandson of W.P. & Mary Walker.
Walker Freddie H.

6 October 1891
– 24 January 1892
Son of E. & A

Son of Elmer Lincoln and Missouri Ann (Harper) Walker; grandson of W.P. & Mary Walker.
Walker Mabel

– 25 December 1891
Wife of W.W. Walker

Born in California to John R. and Ellen (McBride) Love; m. 15 December 1889 1st wife of William Washington Walker; mother of Clifford & Samuel; died Wasco, OR
Ward Bernard L.

– 19 February 1887
8y 2m 3d
Son of B. & Amelia

Young Calvin I.

– 28 June 1886
53y 3m

[1870 US Census, Umatilla County, OR: Calvin Young 37 stone mason PA; Mary Ann Young 33 NY; Louisa 10 WI; Marilla M. 8 WI; John W. 4 IA; Lily 2, ID Territory, next door to William C. Young 48 stone mason PA & George A. 15 NY]
Young Mary 1855-1938
Mary Jane Carmical  born St. Joseph, MO 24 March 1855 to Rachel and Joseph S. Carmical; her mother m2 John Needham Coats who by his 1st m. to Mary Ann Meyers was father of John, Susan, Joseph & Martha Carmical. Mary Jane Carmical m1 Jasper Weatherford 1872 Stone County, MO, mother of Emma Josephine, Christina, Allie (m), Joseph A. and Jasper A. Weatherford; to Sherman County 1884 with 3 children after Jasper died; m2 Alonzo Young 1885/86, parents of Daisy Mae m. Mee, Mary Etta m. Richardson and Grover C. Young; died 24 December 1938; reared Christina’s daughter Alta Rose m. Ireland & Nichols.  [Chester C. Coats, Wasco, OR; 1930 US Census, Wasco City, Sherman County, OR: Mary J. Young 75 widow, living with son Joseph Weatherford 49; ODI; SC:FTR 1990; Eunice Coats Clauss, San Juan Capistrano, CA 1983.]
Young Alonzo 1825-1907
Born 14 January 1825 Marietta, Lancaster County, PA; died 12 January 1907 at Rufus, OR; 2nd husband of Mary Jane (Carmical), m. 1886; father of Daisy, Mary Etta and Grover C.; reared Christina’s daughter Alta Rose; brother of H.D. Young of Klickitat County, WA 1880; to Rufus, OR 1886; farmer near Rufus. [1900 US Census, Grant Precinct, Sherman County, OR: Young: Alonzo 75, married 13 years, Mary J. 45 8 children, 4 living, Daisy M., 13, Mary E. 11, Grover C. 10, Alta R. 8 & Alonzo’s sister-in-law Marion Young 62; WN, 18 January 1907]
Howell George P. 1857-1940 Born IA; m. Emma L. Smith; son of George and Margaret; brother of James R., William, Mary, Rachel & Jesse.
Howell Emma I. -31 March 1901
42y 2m
Wife of G.P.
Daughter of Freeman Smith of Brentwood, CA; mother of Estella Jane m. Harper & Barzee, Grace m. Kizer, Edward, Leo and Floyd. [SCO, 5 April 1901]
Howell Floyd 1882-1926 Floyd L., son of G.P. and Emma Howell, born 30 August 1882; husband of Cornelia; died in The Dalles of injuries sustained in an accident involving a freight train. [WNE, 13 May 1926]
Lamborn Ellwood 1859-1907 John Ellwood Lamborn, son of Lindley and Margaretta Jane (Benninghuff) Lamborn; m. Luella Taylor 10 July 1884 Wasco County, OR; brother of Angelina  m. Benj. Madden, Edgar, Belle m. Shepard, McPherson & Brownrigg, George Marshall m. Hattie Beeler, Mary E. m. Elder, William Lincoln m. Elizabeth Mersinger and Frank Sherman [Betty (Lamborn ) Barber, SC:FTR #20-1, 2002; SCN, 31 January 1929; SCJ, 2 April 1943; Juanita Richardson 2010; WN, 1 November 1907: Death of Elwood Lamborn. The funeral of Elwood Lamborn, a highly respected former resident of Wasco, who died of cancer in Portland last week, took place at the Methodist church Saturday, funeral sermon by Rev. F.E. Smith. John Elwood Lamborn was born October 30, 1859, at Oskaloosa, Iowa, died in Portland, Oregon, October 24, 1907, aged 47 years, 11 months and 24 days. In July 1884 he was married to Luella Taylor who, with three children, survives him, two having died in infancy.When a boy Mr. Lamborn went with the family to California, residing there until the year 1882. He, with his widowed mother and brother and sister, moved to Wasco, Sherman county, Oregon, residing a few years and moving then to Portland, Oregon. Mr. Lamborn was a man of sterling qualities, uprightness of character and honesty of purpose in all dealing with his fellow men. His one idea of life was the golden rule, to “do unto others” as they should do by him. He died believing in the Savior of men, expressing a few moments before his death a belief in his saving power. He requested that his mortal remains be laid beside his baby Charlie in the Wasco cemetery.”]
Lamborn Luella 1868-1933 Daughter of S.L and Eva (Dawson) Taylor, born Muscatine, IA; m. John Elwood Lamborn 10 July 1884; mother of Charles, Melva, Wilda, William and two children died young; died Portland, OR.     [SCJ, September 29, 1933: Mrs. Luella Lamborn died in Portland last week and was buried in the Wasco cemetery Monday afternoon with Zell’s making the arrangements. The funeral was from the Christian church in Wasco; ODI; 1900 US Census, Siskiyou County, CA; 1900 US Census, Wasco, Sherman County, OR; TO, 1933; Wasco County, OR Marriages by Anita (Kenny) Drake; Betty (Lamborn) Barber;SC:FTR #20-1, 2002.]
Lamborn Charley -5 September 1896
Son of J.E. & L.
Charles Lamborn, born 5 October 1885 to John Elwood and Luella (Taylor) Lamborn. [Betty (Lamborn ) Barber, SC:FTR #20-1, 2002.]
Baries Fred D. 26 September 1887
27y 6m 12d
Fred D. Baries left his estate to parents and siblings in Michigan, including in NW Sherman County, the NE quarter of section 8 and all the improvements on it, and the SE quarter, “being a timber culture Entry.” After three attempts to sell all the land together at auction by the executors, the NE quarter was sold in Nov 1888 to Ezra Sexton.
Murchie Andrew 31 August 1828
-4 April 1895
Born in Maine; to CA 1856-1880; to Sherman County 1880; m. Mary A. (Nesbitt) who lived N. Yakima, WA in 1904; parents of William Alexander m. Lillie May Andrews 1885, John M. m. Hannah M. Pearson & Isabel Pulliam, Harry T. m. Effie T. Barnes 1895, Marcellus A, Albert “Bert,” Melvin B. m. Nellie Sylvester, Frank, Addie m. Arthur Knight and Jeanette m. Cornelius E. Bright as his first wife 1890; built the Victorian house W of Wasco at junction of Hwy. 97 & Hwy. 206. [US Census, Nevada County, CA; Illustrated History of Klickitat, Yakima & Kittitas Counties, WA, 1904]
Murchie Mary Mary A. Nesbitt, wife of Andrew; b. c. 1833 New Brunswick [Unidentified The Dalles newspaper, 21 July 1889, reported Mrs. Andrew Murchie died; grave not found]
Murchie H.M. -20 August 1889
25y 11m 20d
Hannah M. Pearson, m. 1883 in Wasco County 1st wife of John M. Murchie, son of Andrew Murchie; mother of Wm. Lester and Bessie; John m2 Isabel Pulliam 1895 Sherman County.
Bright Jennette E. 6 December 1862
-27 February 1892
Wife of C.J.
Daughter of Andrew and Mary Murchie; 1st wife of Cornelius Jackson Bright, m. 9 November 1890 at Wasco; died Wasco, buried next to her parents in the NW corner.
Bright Baby 1906-1908 Son of Cornelius J. and Mildred J.; buried in the locust grove in the cemetery.  Cornelius Jackson Bright was b. 27 September 1862 Bath County, VA, son of Thomas M. & Martha Jane (Anthony) Bright; in Adair County, IA in 1880; to Sherman County 1888; taught school, published Wasco Observer; admitted to the bar 1890, practiced law; m1 1890 Jeannette E. Murchie in Sherman County; m2 1896 Jennie Mildred Larson; father of Lohren V. and Bernice m. Richard Slater; died 6 December 1920; brother of Charles S., George W., Ira J., Asa T., William T., Clara, John P., Harry, Harvey, Arthur N. and Mary E. Bright. ~ Bernice (Bright) Slater, born Wasco, died 4 January 2000 age 101, survived by nephews Thomas & Dudley Bright of Salem, niece Mildred Klecker of Turner and four grandchildren. [1900 US Census, Wasco Precinct, Sherman County, OR: Cornelius J. 37 VA, Mildred L. 28 MI, Lohren V. 3 and Bernice M. 1]
Ritchie Harvey A. 7 November 1827
-28 February 1905
“Born Clark Co., Indiana 11-7-1827; Emigrated to Illinois 1828, to Iowa 1833, Back to Illinois 1843, to California 1850. Crossed the plains in Cap’t. Pence’s train. California to Oregon 1883”

[US Civil War Draft Registration Records 1863-1865: Harvey A. Ritchie 35 single farmer W. Bear River, CA 1863; 1870 US Census, Yuba County, CA next door to William Mercer family (below): H.A. Richie 42 IN carpenter, Hiram Richie 46 IN farmer; 1880 US Census, W. Bear River, Yuba County, CA: Harvey Ritchie 52 carpenter in William Mercer household.]

Watkins Nancy C. -7 September 1896
68y 13d
Born NY, nee Robinson; widow of George J. Watkins who died MO; mother of Emma m. James Walker, Arthur F. and Adelbert E.; buried close to the N fence. [SC:FTR 1994]
Mercer William -29 January 1890
W.M., Nancy J., William, George and Nannie Mercer are listed in Sherman County Methodist circuit records. [1880 Census, W. Bear River, Yuba County, CA: William Mercer 45, Nancy 39, William 19, George B. 17, Daisey B. 12, Ethel 8, Mamie 6 & Harry 2 CA, & Loney Nichols (f) 25 cook, & Harvey Ritchie 52 IA carpenter; 1900 Census, Wasco Pct., Sherman County, OR: Harry Mercer, 21, born June 1878 CA.]
Henkle Emery Aaron -15 August 1888
23y 7m 29d
Son of Andrew J. and Mary (Wood) Henkle; born 16 December 1864 Philomath, OR; brother of Francis Marion, Rosa Ann m. A.C. Thompson, Thomas J., John Wesley, Henry, Margaret and Joseph.
Henkle Andrew Jackson 1828-1922 Born 27 May 1828, Shelby County, OH; died at Moro 25 February 1922, 94y; to IA; m. Mary Wood 1 January 1852 Adams County, IA; ox team to Benton County, OR 1853; to Sherman County Webfoot area 3 miles from John Day River1884; also lived E. WA, ID & in Moro 1916; 8 children, 4 survived him: Rosa m. Thompson, Francis, Thomas J. and John. [Oregon Death Index; SCO; 1870 & 1880 US Census, Benton County, OR]
Henkle Mary Wood 1835
-20 December 1922
87y 10m
Wife of Andrew J.; daughter of Jessie Wood, born IL 16 February 1835; mother of Francis M., Rosa m. Thompson, Thomas J. and John W.; died at daughter Mrs. A.C. Thompson’s home, Moro. [ODI; TO, 22 December 1922.]
Garlock Harry M. 22 August 1883
-11 April 1888
Harry Morton Garlock, son of Clarence and Norah Lunetta (Morton) Garlock of Linn County, KS; brother of Eva P., William Laford, Clarance Earl, Duane, Cora, Irene and Roy
Weatherfurd  Jasper A. 1875-1896
 Son of Jasper and Mary Jane (Carmical) Weatherfurd Young; brother of Emma Josephine, Christina, Joseph A. and Allie Weatherfurd; ½-brother of Daisy May, Mary Etta and Grover Cleveland Young
Shepard Martha 1873-1893
[Buried next to Weatherfurds]
Coats Irabelle 1874-1893
[Buried next to Weatherfurds; transcribed in 1965 as 1874-1888]
Weatherfurd Emma J. 1878-1893
 Emma Josephine, born St. Joseph, Buchanan County, MO 10 May 1878 to Jasper and Mary Jane (Carmical) Weatherfurd; died 3 April 1893 at Rufus.
______ _____ [Small wooden marker in 1965.]
Johnson Elvira 10 December 1813
-20 September 1891
Elvira may be John Henry Johnson’s mother per his death certificate naming his mother, Elvira (Morison) Johnston, born KY. He is buried in Sun Rise Cemetery.
Uren Sarah A. 23 July 1828-14 February 1890 Wife of Charles. [1880 US Census in Polk County, OR; both born England; both appear in Sherman County Methodist records; Charles was a Methodist lay minister; daughter Minnie Uren m. 8 September 1891 Robert Warner.]
Miller Dora S. -18 September 1892
23y 7m 11d
Wife of W.E. Miller
Daughter of David and Maria Fields, born near Taylorville, IL; sister of John & Hannah; m1 James Harvey 1883 at Goldendale, WA; mother of Walter and Myra; m2 William E. Miller 1890 in Goldendale as his 1st wife.
Miller William W. -3 February 1899
Son of W.E. & N.E.
Son of William E. and Nancy Belle (Pyburn) Miller [Others in the family were buried at Sun Rise Cemetery]
Miller Cassius N. -21 May 1896
Son of W.E. & N.E.
Son of William E. and Nancy Belle (Pyburn) Miller. William was a Wasco butcher.
Bowles Metta -21 October 1900, 34y 9m 12d Wife of John Bowles Born February 1867 in OR to Thomas J. and Sarah (Ford) Miller of the Miller community at the mouth of the Deschutes River who are buried at Sun Rise Cemetery); wife of John Bowles, a native of England; mother of Mary m. Andrews, Martha “Mattie” and Howard. John Howard Bowles came to Wasco 1894, once owned the Wasco News, died March 1928, buried in The Dalles.  [SCO, 9 November 1900]
Allison Louisa A. Sheer -8 April 1901, 21 y 8m 2dWife of William E. Allison  [1900 US Census, Moro Pct., Sherman County, OR: William E. Allison 40, Louisa 30, Della 10, Vernon 8, Ollie (m) 6, & Louie (m) 2; SCO, 3 February 1900: Smallpox in the W.E. Allison family; SCO, 12 April 1901: “Mrs. W.E. Allison died at 4 a.m. on the 8th. The funeral took place at the farm residence Tuesday, interment at Wasco.]
______ _____ [Small marker near the front gate in 1965.]
Hall John T. 11 October 1849-20 August 1885He died for his neighbor. Husband of Lizzie C. Jory[1880 US Census, Eaton Pct., Wasco (now Sherman) County, John T. Hall 30 born IL single farmer; Wasco County, OR Marriages: m. teacher Miss Lizzie C. Jory 1883; TO, 18 September 1936: C.W. Barzee writing about wells, John Hall died attempting to rescue his neighbor, Mr. Harper, from a well on the Harper place E of Wasco; Will Mercer was summoned to get Hall out & Hall died; Hall and the neighbor were buried at the same time, among the earliest burials.] Elizabeth Caroline Jory b. August 26, 1854 & d. April 24, 1934; attended Willamette University; m1 John T. Hall on Dec. 14, 1881 in Wasco. He was killed by the caving in of a well. She m2 Rev. Jonathan Swayne, lived in Chehalis, WA in 1905 & 1923. An article, “Moral Aspects of Early Days” by C.W. Barzee, a friend of Henry D. Jory, Lizzie’s brother, states that Lizzie Jory taught the first public school in the north end of that part of Wasco County which is now Sherman County, the China Hollow school in 1881.
Sink George P. 2 June 1847-6 June 1918 Born McDonough County, IL, son of Thomas W. and Luzina (Thomas) Sink; to CA 1876; to OR with parents; m Henrietta (Everest) 6 October 1877 in Yamhill County, OR; father of Georgetta m. Cuthill, Charletta and Henrietta; purchased and moved to farm near Kent 1900-1901; sold 920 acre farm to J.H. Wilson 1905; d. June 1918, Multnomah County, OR. [SCO, 14 June 1918; SC:FTR; ODO d. 6 June 1918 Portland, OR; grave not found in 1965]
Sink Henrietta 16 February 1858-9 March 1883Wife of George P. Sink Daughter of David and Irena Everest, born in Yamhill County, OR; m. George Sink in 1877; mother of Georgetta (Cuthill), Charletta & Henrietta. [SC:FTR]
Thompson Percy J. 1894-1948 Son of James O. and Elizabeth (McDonald) Thompson; brother of Pearl E.; WWI in France; died 17 December 1948 near Moro.
Thompson Pearl E. 1889-1943 Daughter of James O. and Elizabeth (McDonald) Thompson; sister of Percy J.; born 9 June 1889; divorced from Harry Shively; lived Tygh Valley and The Dalles; a nurse in The Dalles; died 16 May 1943 in The Dalles, OR. [SCJ, 21 May 1943; Donald J. Thompson, Mead, WA]
Ginn Jennie -27 December 1889, 28y 10m 11dWife of Robert J. Ginn Jeanette, daughter of Neil and Anna (Hill) McDonald, born Stormont County, Ontario 16 February 1861; to Sherman County spring 1882; m. 10 October1882 1st wife of Robert J. Ginn; mother of Robert Arthur 1884-1957, Walter Elwood 1887-1970 m. Ida May Hardin and Minerva Jennie 1886-1937; sister of Dixon, Samuel, Ellen, Neil, Alberta, John, Elizabeth, Mary and George McDonald; died Biggs, Sherman County, OR. [The Wasco Observer, 20 September 1889; WN, 3 January 1890; Julia (Woods) Hansen; James G. Woods]
McDonald Neil -11 December 1883, 56y Born 1827 Ontario, Canada to Neil and Jane (McCallum) McDonald; m. Anna Hill (1835-1920) who is buried at Hardman, OR with two of their sons; father of Dixon, Samuel, Ellen m. Thompson, Neil, Alberta m. Simon Overturf, Jeanette “Jennie” m. Robert J. Ginn, John J., Elizabeth m. Thompson, Mary m. Thompson and George. [Mrs. Delmer H. Myers; Ellen McDonald Moe; Barbara McDonald O’Neill; Mrs. J. L. Geyer; Hardman Cemetery; Donald J. Thompson, Mead, WA ]
Thompson James O. 1859-1940 Born Scott County, IA 27 August 1859 to Charles W. and Delilah (Baxter); to Oregon 1875, Sherman County 1883; m. Elizabeth McDonald 1887 Wasco County, OR; father of Pearl E. and Percy J.; died The Dalles, OR. [SCJ, 13 December 1940]
Thompson Elizabeth 1864-1932 Born 28 May 1863, in Stormont County, Ontario, Canada to Neil and Anna (Hill) McDonald of Monkland & Roxborough, Ontario, Canada; m. James Orville Thompson; lived at Tygh Valley; died The Dalles, OR 1931.[ODI; TO; Donald J. Thompson, Mead, WA]
______ _____ [Wood fence, no marker, 1965.]
Irvine Infant Son of William & Ina Irvine -18 July 1884, 5d Son of William and Ina Irvine who were living in Arlington, OR in 1900 with children: Malcolm, Flora, Loyd, Lizzie, Norman and Ina. [1900 US Census, Arlington, Gilliam County, OR: William Irvine 42 hotel keeper, Ina 38, Malcolm L. 17, Flora 14, Loyd V. 13, Lizzie 9, Norman E. 7 and Ina A. 4.]
Strong J.V. -12 August 1890, 44y John V. Strong (originally Armstrong) was born MO; d. near Moro;  m. Margaret Badger 14 November 1867 Linn County, OR; father of Horace W. m. Ida M. Miller, George, Ephraim Perry, Lillie B., Harvey and Ella m. Aubrey Wolfard; Margaret m2 William T. Slater in 1901. [They Paved the Way by Belshe; TO, 1901 & 1916]
Strong Lillie B. -20 December 1886, 11y Daughter of J.V. and M. Daughter of John V. & Margaret (Badger) Strong; sister of Horace, George, Ephraim Perry, Harvey and Ella.
Chapman Joseph R. 16 August 1813-12 January 1883Footstone: JRC Joseph R. and Mary Chapman m. 1844 Koskiusko County, IN; parents of George, Isaac, Joseph A. and Nancy Jane m. Clark Dunlap; to Oregon by 1852 [1880 US Census, Bakeoven Precinct, Wasco County, OR; ODLC Polk County; 1870 US Census, Wasco County, OR.] Mary’s grave was not found.
Howell Margaret J. 15 December  1826-30 May 1883 Born Cincinnati, OH; wife of George Howell; mother of George P., James Reese m. Ruthie Jane Bales, William A., Mary m. Barzee, Rachel m. Bales, Jesse m. Lydia Peugh and G.W.; George Sproul of Vancouver, WA was an uncle to her children.
Howell George 1821-1913 Born OH; wagon train captain, Oregon Trail IA to OR 1863; to Benton County, OR; 1870 farmer, Corvallis, Pct., Benton County, OR; to Wasco 1882; husband of Margaret J.; father of George P., James Reese, William A., Mary, Rachel, Jesse and G.W.; died October 1913. [Nancy Howell Willey; James Siscel; The Howell-Carter Family by unknown author; Sandra Whiteman 2007]
Elder Willie W. -17 August1886 1y 4m 29dSon of J.A. & M.E. Elder William Wallace Elder was born 1885 to John A. and Mary E. (Lamborn) Elder who m. 30 December 1883 Wasco County. [1900 US Census, Wasco Pct., Sherman County, OR: John A. Elder, wife Mary E. & daughter Lilly B.; The Times-Mountaineer, The Dalles, 28 August 1896; WN, 2 November 1906; Betty (Lamborn) Barber, SC:FTR 2002]
Zumwalt Dillard B. -5 November 1886Son of A.T. & O.E. Zumwalt A.T. and Ollie E. Zumwalt lived in Marion County, OR in 1880 with children: Purley C., Ivy S. and Dillard.
Love Ellen 30 November 1846-10 October 1895 Daughter of Samuel and Catherine McBride; born IA; died Biggs, OR; buried in the center of the cemetery; m1 Lysander Madden, mother of Lysander Madden 1867-1909; m2 John R. Love 1872 Solano County, CA and divorced; mother of Mabel Love m. Walker, John Lemuel Love, Elton Roscoe Love and Catherine Clothilde m. Lucas; and by George Wright, mother of Elza Elcine Love m. Zepp. [Mark Fields; Chris Sanders; Barbara Cady, 1996; SC:FTR 1996.]
Henrichs Lawrence 18 February 1895-22 September 1895 Son of German immigrant William Henrichs (1860-1932) and Henrietta “Etta” Dorothea Medler (1867-1902); brother of Arthur 1889-1899, Walter Dayton 1890-1931 m. Frances Eliza m. Thompson 1914, Gertrude m. Brown, Wilma 1899-1957 m. Ovie Thomas Hansen 1917 and Raymond E. Henrichs.
______ _____ [Grave marked by wood posts at each end in 1965.]
Barnett Claude O. 1917-1927Someday we’ll understand. Son of Leslie T. and Anna Margaret (Croisant) Barnett; died 6 September 1927 age 10 years; brother of Carl, Leslie Martin and Genevieve Barnett; grandson of Francis Lafayette and Arvilla Jane (Peugh) Barnett and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Croisant of Oklahoma; Church of Christ funeral, minister Arthur A. Harriman. [Ivalou Peugh; Esther Peugh; SCN, 9 September 1927; TO, 2 September 1927]
Barnett Mildred -19 June 1911, 3m 20d Daughter of Leslie T. and Anna Margaret (Croisant) Barnett; grandchild of Francis Lafayette and Arvilla J. (Peugh) Barnett. [Ivalou Peugh; Esther Peugh]
Barnett Lawrence -3 August 1913, 1m 26dSon of L.T. and A.M Son of L.T. and A.M. [Son of Leslie T. & Anna Margaret (Croisant) Barnett; grandson of Francis Lafayette and Arvilla J. (Peugh) Barnett. [Ivalou Peugh; Esther Peugh]
Davis C.W. 1883-1916(1878 IA) Charles Wesley Davis died 31 May 1916, suicide; son of Joshua and Susana (Dumitt) Davis of Barry County, MO; ; m. Mable Kelley 23 January 1898 Barry County, MO; brother of William Arnold, Henry James, David, Edwin Clark, Isa (f), Agnes A. and George Wilson Davis of Grass Valley, OR. [1900 US Census, Barry County, MO: Joshawa W. Davis 61, his wife Susana H. Davis 56, their son Charles 22, his wife Mable 19 and Robert E. 1 “Dr.Son” (grandson?)  & Christiana Dummett, 85 mother-in-law, widow; ODI]
Robnett Aunt Tempy, Mrs. T.J. Robnett 11 December 1850-17 February 1918  Tempy Jane Walker, born Pea Ridge, Benton County, AR to Washington P. and Mary “Polly” (Thompson) Walker; m. as his 3rd wife John A. Robnett 25 December 1877 Wasco County; John died 29 November 1888, buried Shedd-Pugh Cemetery, Linn County, OR where their baby is buried; Wasco’s practical nurse.  [1880 US Census, Shedd Pct., Linn County, OR: John A. Robnett 42, wife Tempy J. 29, Willis V. 12 & Isom C. 10;  1900 US Census, Wasco Precinct, Tempest Robinett 47 widow, one child living; Gladys (Morrow) Laidlaw; ODI; Shedd Cemetery, Linn County, OR]
Walker Morgan 14 June 1852-11 December 1910 Arthur Morgan Walker, son of Washington P. and Polly Walker; born near Willow Springs, NE on the family’s trip MO to Linn County, OR; to The Dalles; first pupil for Oregon’s first school for the deaf & dumb; member Congregational church; survived by four brothers and one sister.
Walker Mary -1 May 1900,72y 5m 6d Mary “Polly” Thompson, born 25 November 1826, Barren County, KY, daughter of John Thompson; m. Washington P. Walker in Newton County, MO 2 November 1845; sister of Mercer and Joseph Thompson; mother of John K., Nancy Elizabeth, William Washington, Arthur Morgan, Joseph, Jesse F., Elmer Lincoln, Sarah A., Edith Mary, James G., Harry H. and Tempy J. [1870 US Census, East Dalles, Wasco County, OR; SC:FTR 1995; Phyllis Krefting; Richard Thompson 1999]
Walker W.P. -3 April 1894, 71y Rev. Washington P. Walker, born St. Clair County, IL 2 May 1822; brother of Arthur M. and Jesse; to St. Louis, MO 1826; to AR; to Linn County, OR 1852; to Dufur & The Dalles 1865-1881, then to Wasco and Gordon Ridge area; miller, farmer; m. Mary “Polly” Thompson; father of John K., Nancy Elizabeth m. Pugh, William W., Arthur Morgan, Joseph R., Jesse F.,  Elmer Lincoln, Sarah A., Edith Mary, James G., Harry H. and Tempy J. m. John A. Robnett; Capt. Blakeley’s Company, Rogue River Indian Wars. [1870 US Census, East Dalles, Wasco County, OR; SC:FTR 1995; Centennial History of Oregon vol. 3 1811-1812 p. 463-4; McNeal’s History of Wasco County; Phyllis Krefting 1991; Richard Thompson, Seattle, WA 1999; Sherman County Methodist Church Circuit Records 1892-1893; Times-Mountaineer; Oregon Donation Land Claim Abstracts; US Census]
Hartley Etta May 16 July 1873-6 August 1892, 19y 20d Etta May Hartley, daughter of Daniel Paul and Angeline Amanda (Taylor) Hartley of Yankeetown, Warrick County, IN; sister of Francis, Martha Anna m. Jesse Gilbert Edgington of Wasco, Henry, Orrin Bates of Hood River County, Catherine M., Flora R., Olive P. m. M.A. MacGlashan 1901 at Wasco and Hugh; died at Wasco. [1880 US Census, Anderson, Warrick County, IN: Daniel Hartley 52, Amanda 45, Orrin B. 20, Kate 18, Flora 14, Olla (f) 9, Etta 6, all born IN; The Hood River Glacier, 13 August 1892]
______ _____ Small wood fence next to the east boundary fence in 1965.
Barnett Andrew 7 January 1822-13 June 1908 Andrew James Barnett, born Hickman County, MO; to Yankeetown, Warrick County, IN; m1 Juliet Zaroda Sprinkle (3 October 1826-23 May 1864 Yankeetown, IN), father of William Henry 1846, Timothy Russell 1848, Amanda Zaroda 1851, Wilson “Bill” Marion 1853-1917, Pernila Alice 1855-1951, Albert Jonah 1857-1919, Lafayette “Lafe” Francis 1859-1952, Clara T. 1861-1935 and Laura Louisan 1863-1874, some of whom remained in IN; m2 Ellenor Eastwood, father of Adam Peter 1868-1871, Homer Tillman m. Amanda C. Andrews 1904, Jesse P., Charles Andrew died young, Perry Felix died young, Mary Jane 1871-1948 m. Alfred J. Dunn and Baby died 2 days; died Wasco, OR. [Barnett graves are enclosed with metal fence; ODI; James Siscel 1996; SCO, 19 June 1908; Ivalou Peugh]
Barnett Ellenor 14 June 1840-4 February 1908 Wife of Andrew Mrs. Eastwood – Sadonia Ellenor Eastwood, 2nd wife of Andrew Barnett; mother of Adam Peter 1868-1871, Homer Tillman m. Amanda C. Andrews 1904, Jesse P., Charles Andrew died young, Perry Felix died young, Mary Jane 1871-1948 m. Alfred J. Dunn and Baby died 2 days; died Wasco, OR. Barnett graves are enclosed with metal fence. [Jim Siscel, Lynnwood, WA]
Dunn Elmer Jay 22 October 1892-24 October 1892 Son of Alfred J. and Mary Jane (Barnett) Dunn who m. 8 February 1891 Sherman County, OR; brother of Cascadia Louise 1896, Carl F. 1899 and Leonard K. 1904; buried with grandparents, Andrew and Ellenor Barnett. [Jim Siscel, Lynnwood, WA 1996; Wasco Methodist Circuit Records: Alfred Dunn 1893, Mrs. Mary Dunn 1889, both of Wasco]
Eaton J.E. 29 July 1879-27 August 1910 Husband of Edyth James Edward Eaton, youngest son of Jesse and Mary; born at Wasco; m1st Edyth Thompson of The Dalles 1901. [Miles Eaton; Cari Blount; TO2 September 1910]
______ _____ Unmarked grave in 1965. [Possibly the grave of Cora May Eaton.]
Eaton Cora May -1946, 58y Unmarked grave. Second wife of Jesse William Eaton, m. 3 January 1927 in The Dalles, OR. [SC:FTR.]
Eaton Mary E. 1836-1914 Mary Elizabeth Burden, wife of Jesse Eaton; born in Sangamon County, IL 8 January 1836 to Job & Temperance (Cherry) Burden who died in Polk County, OR; to OR 1845 with her parents; m. Jesse Eaton about 1850;  to Wasco County about 1864; mother of 13: Nathan 1851, Margaret 1853, Sarah T. 1855, Mary Jane 1858 m. Willerton, Job Burden “Burt” 1860, Martha Ellen “Mattie” 1862 m. Barzee), Emma Flora 1865 m. Baxter & Siscel, Laura Millie 1868 (m. Rayburn, Oss & Mitchell), Infant, Jessie William 1872, John H. 1872-1872, George Albert 1875 and James Edward 1879; died The Dalles, OR 4 August 1914; buried on the side of the cemetery opposite her husband Jesse; [Miles Eaton; Cari Blount; SC:FTR; Pioneer Families of Yamhill County, OR; 1905 Illustrated History of Central Oregon; Eileen Donnell 1976; Bea Richelderfer; Giles French; SC:FTR; 1900 US Census, Wasco Precinct, Sherman County, OR: Mary E. Eaton 64 widow, 13 children/10 living, Maggie 46 single daughter, Edward 20 single son & Alvin Baxter 16 grandson.]
Eaton George Albert 24 February  1875-13 June 1929 Son of Jesse and Mary Eaton.
Witt Gertrude M. 27 May 1910-25 January 1997 Daughter of George A. Eaton.
Eaton Maggie 1853-1918 Margaret Eaton, daughter of Mary and Jesse Eaton, born 7 December 1853 in Polk County, OR; died The Dalles, funeral in Wasco. [SCO, 24 May 1918]
Stansfield Charles D. 17 May 1898- April 1981 [Added after 1965; SSDI]
Stansfield Nora Atlanta 1890-24 February 1979 Daughter of Charles W. and Martha (Eaton) Barzee; granddaughter of Jesse and Mary Eaton. [Added after 1965; SCJ, March 1, 1979]
Barzee Martha E. 1862-1930 Martha E. “Mattie” Eaton was born 10 November 1862 to Mary and Jesse Eaton at Amity, Polk County, OR; m. Charles W. Barzee 24 December 1882 China Hollow School by T.C. Neece in then Wasco County, OR; mother of Lauretta Ellessie “Lessie” (1884-1893); Jessie Maye m. Robert Edward Hickson; Lloyd Durward m. Velma Sexton and Nora Atlanta m. Charles Stansfield; died 16 November 1930 [Eileen Donnell, Brightwood, OR]
Andrews Infant -1 June 1891 Son of W.H. & E. A. [Wasco County, OR Marriages by Anita Drake: William H. Andrews-Esther A. Benton 22 January 1889; 1900 US Census, Wasco Pct., Sherman County, ORL William Andrews born Oct. 1854 45 farmer born MI and wife Esther A. born February 1868 32 born MI; 1910 US Census, Wasco Pct, Sherman County, OR: William H. Andrews 56 m. for 21 years, wheat farm, born MI and wife Esther A. 42, 1 child/0 child living, born MI; 1920 US Census, Venice Twp., Los Angeles City and County, CA: William H. Andrews 65 farmer/own farm and wife Esther A. 52, both born MI; William H. brother of Augusta C. m. Joseph B. McHenry, Charles Mortimer m. Hattie, Lily, Ardell, John, Arthur and Earnest]
Reynolds Adeline 17 April 1857-11 June 1896 Wife of W.M.Footstone: MOTHER Adeline Hays, 1st wife of Washington Miller Reynolds; to Benton County, OR about 1873; 1880 US Census, Umatilla County: W.M. 28, Adeline 23, Jennie 6, Freddie 3; to Wasco by 1884; joined Methodist church with daughter Jennie 1887; died Sherman County. [Undated obituary: Mrs. W.M. Reynolds, 39, died in hospital in Portland, an early settler in Sherman County; mother of Mrs. Charles E. Jones, Genevieve Reynolds and Fred Reynolds; MO, 18 July 1996: In Memoriam, W.T. Sherman Relief Corps, No. 48, the death of Addie Reynolds; The Times-Mountaineer, 1 January 1892]
Reynolds W.M. Footstone: FATHER Washington Miller Reynolds, born 15 December 1849 near Kirksville, MO; m1 Adeline Hays, father of Genevra M., Percy Allen, Frederick A. of Philomath, OR, Genevieve Hazel of Yuba City, CA and Jennie Ellen m. Charles E. Jones of the Biglow district; to Benton County, OR; lived Wasco 25+ years; m2 Mattie Pauline Hill 1 July 1897 at Wasco; with Mattie operated the two-story Wasco Hotel; lived E of Wasco on the present Dutton farm which contains a “Reynolds place;” died of injuries sustained in a fall from scaffolding 1911; believed to be buried in the unmarked grave found in 1965 between graves of Adeline and Genevra Reynolds. ~ Mattie Hill, daughter of LeRoy W. and Mary C. (Allen) Hill of Yuba City, CA, m2 John Sutphen VanFleet 2 July 1912 and he died 31 January 1937; Mattie lived until 6 August 1968. Mattie’s sister Bessie L. Hill m. Thomas Striker and lived in the N part of Sherman County. Bessie was visiting Mattie in Wasco when she met Tom Striker. Mattie and Bessie were 1st cousins to Mamie, Harry, Agnes, Selby, Mattie, Lee, Viola and Clema Anna Allen. [1900 US Census, Wasco Precinct, Sherman County, OR: Washington Reynolds, 50, m. 3 years, wife Mattie 25 & daughter Genevieve H. 8.; 1910 US Census, Yuba, Sutter, CA: W.M. 60, Mattie 35 & Genevieve 18; TO, March 1900 & December 1901; TO,10 February 1911; Samuel P. Hays, Pittsburgh, PA 1988;Georgia Striker Klindworth; Shirley Richelderfer 1988; D’Lynn Richelderfer 1988; Vernon Dutton 1988; Ivalou Peugh 1988]
Reynolds Genevra M. 1890-1891
Daughter of
W.M. & A.L.
Daughter of Washington Miller Reynolds and his 1st wife, Adeline Hays
Reynolds Percy Allen 1884-1892
Son of W.M. & A.L. Footstone: PAR
Son of Washington Miller Reynolds and his 1st wife, Adeline Hays
Briscoe John Here rests John Briscoe.
Born Warren Co., Miss. 5-7-1846.
Died 3-17-1890.
Civil War veteran.
Huck Caesar C. 1847-1921
Caesar Carl Dedrich Huck, born 24 December 1847, Hamburg, Germany;  served 3 years in the army during the Franco-Prussian war; to USA 1872; to IA & CA; m. Louisa Maria (Hanke) at Dixon, CA 10 June1877; father of John Carl, Herman Henry m. Nina Rebecca Davis; Mary Alvina m. Isaac Ross & Charley Warren; Charles William m. Alice Alsup, Bell B. & Helen Zadell Hamblin; Anna Christine m. Archibald Ross, Ira Dell Calbreath & Robert Farrey; Bertha Matilda m. Charles A. Sparling; Hazel Cora m. Louis G. Terry; Lucy; William McKinley m. Bessie E. Porter 1923, & Susie; died 15 September 1921, 1.5 miles N of Wasco. Louisa (Hanke) Huck is reported to be buried at Sanger, CA where three of their children lived. [ODI; Bessie E. Huck 1987; Gertrude Huck Mee; Lucky Mee by Joseph Mee 1977; SC:FTR, 1990]
______ _____ One of four unmarked graves between Caesar & Lucy Huck found in 1965 field survey.
______ _____ One of four unmarked graves between Caesar & Lucy Huck found in 1965 field survey.
______ _____ One of four unmarked graves between Caesar & Lucy Huck found in 1965 field survey.
______ _____ One of four unmarked graves between Caesar & Lucy Huck found in 1965 field survey.
Huck Lucy 1891-1897 Born near Wasco 7 April 1891; died 17 August 1897 of burns incurred in a tent fire while sleeping outdoors at Klondike, E of Wasco, 7th child of C.C. and Louisa Maria Huck. [TO, 18 August 1897; Gertrude Huck Mee; Joseph Mee]
Huck Unmarked grave in Huck lot: possibly Susie, daughter of C.C. & L.M Huck died at about age 7 of injuries sustained in a tent fire. [Gertrude Huck Mee]
Huck John Carl 1878-1891
Footstone: JCH
Eldest son of C.C. & L.M. Huck, born 15 May 1878 at Dixon, CA; died 27 April 1891 at Wasco, OR.  [Gertrude Huck Mee]
Armsworthy William E. -21 June 1890
4m 14d
Son of W.D. & S.J.
Son of William D. & S.J. (Tozier) Armsworthy; grandson of Levi and Ellen (Dunlap) Armsworthy & Edward and Ella Tozier; brother of Ella m. Lawrence Jones, Olive m. Van Houton and Belle m.Van Dorn.
______ _____ “Wife” Unmarked grave found next to Armsworthy in 1965. Stone in this lot is inscribed “Wife.”
Marsh Josiah 1860-1923 Born Josiah T. Marsh August 1860 in OR to Josiah and Leana Jane (Bell) Marsh who m. 8 January 1848 in IA; to Wasco County by 1860; died 2 March 1923 at Wasco; m. Wasco County 4 April 1883 Mary Elizabeth Ruffner; father of Bessie L. m. Pound, Minnie M. m. Mocabee, Lily and Ella M. m. Hislop; Wasco pharmacist; brother of Abel, Sarah, Mary, Andrew, Josephine and Frank Marsh. [Gladys (Morrow) Laidlaw; ODI; Wasco County Marriages by Anita (Kenny) Drake]
Marsh Elizabeth 1859-1935 Mary Elizabeth, wife of Josiah Marsh; born May 1859, daughter of Peter and Ellen C. Ruffner; mother of Bessie, Minnie, Lily & Ella; died 13 March 1935 CA. [1860 US Census, Port Orford, Curry County, OR: Peter Ruffner 39, Ellen 29, Andrew 3 & Mary E. 1; 1880 US Census, Wasco County, OR: Peter Ruffner 57, wife Ellen 48, Andrew 23, Lizzie 21, Alice 18, Ellen 16, Francis M. (f) 14, Laura 11 & Clara 7]
Marsh Baby
Peugh Edgar Alton -3 October 1905
Son of
Francis M. & M.L.
Son of Francis M. and Mattie (Thomas) Peugh born 3 October 1905; grandson of William H. & Eliza Ann (Thomas) Peugh. (Mattie Thomas and Eliza Ann Thomas, Peugh wives, were reportedly not related.) [Ivalou & Esther Peugh of Wasco]
Peugh Olive Bell -11 December 1892
1y 10m 22d
Daughter of
W.H. & E.A.
Daughter of William H. and Eliza Ann (Thomas) Peugh of IN, MO and WA Territory; to Sherman County March 1880; died near Wasco. [Ivalou & Esther Peugh]
Peugh Esther Pearl 1894-1899
Daughter of
W.H. & E.A.
Born 7 May 1894 to William H. and Eliza Ann (Thomas) Peugh; died 7 January 1899 near Wasco. [Ivalou and Esther Peugh; ML, 11 January 1899: …4-year-old daughter of W.H. Peugh of Wasco died on Saturday night from pneumonia after a five weeks’ illness.; TPR, 13 January 1899; WN, 12 January 1899]
Peugh Infant Daughter of Francis M. and M.L; died 4 March 1907, born 28 February 1907. [Grave not found in 1965; Ivalou and Esther Peugh; WN: Mr. and Mrs. Frances (sic) Peugh’s little one was called to the other side Monday night…”]
Wilkerson Hester 26 July 1832
-1 November 1899
Hester Ann Clemons m. George W. Wilkerson 30 July 1854 Fulton County, IN; parents of William E. 1855, Benjamin F. 1857, Mary E. 1858, Sarah Ann Alice 1860, Charles C. 1864, Isaac 1867, Carrie H. 1871, Laura E. and Ida B.  They were in Atchison County, MO in 1860, in Harrison County, IA in 1870 and in 1880 Hester in Smith County, Kansas with children: Alice, Ida, Charles, Carrie and Laura, and her son W.E. and his wife Minervey.William E. Wilkerson m1st Minerva (Collins) 1880 & they had a son George Eldy Wilkerson (1880-1935) who m. Sarah E. “Sadie” Tom, 3 February 1907. William E. Wilkerson m2 Dora Phillips 18 September 1887 and their children included Edna Mae, William Edmund, Annie & Sarah Edith (1896-1985) m. Bruce Bismark Millard 2 January 1916.  Dora m2nd John Nash in 1901 and they had Gustina, Johnnie and Mary A. Nash.
______ _____ Small wood picket fence, no marker in 1965.
 ______ ___   and___ Concrete curb around the lot, two markers, names not legible in 1965.
Bailey Samuel 13 January 1837
-2 April 1892
Bozarth Eva B. 1889-1892 Daughter of William and Rose E. Bozarth.
Bozarth Rose E. 1866-1897 Born IL, nee Deardoff; m. William Bozarth; mother of Roy E. m. Virginia Pruett, Eva B., Earl, Jessie m. Myers and Thelma m. Lincoln Myers.
Coleman Ruth 18 February 1933
-20 March 2004
Bozarth lot. Daughter of Lincoln and Thelma (Bozarth) Myers.
Harrison Thelma E. “Peggy” 1913
-25 July 1991
Bozarth lot. Daughter of Lincoln and Thelma (Bozarth) Myers.
Myers Lincoln 1884-1952
Link; born 30 June 1884 IA; died 28 May 1952 in Okinawa; m. Thelma Bozarth 21 December 1912 at Big Eddy; father of William, Lloyd, Ray, Thelma, Evelyn, Betty and Ruth (Coleman) [SCJ, 6 June 1952]
Myers Thelma A. 1895-1949
Thelma Arenia, daughter of William and Rose Bozarth, born 22 April 1895, China Hollow in Sherman County; m. Lincoln Myers, mother of William, Roy, Lloyd, Evelyn, Leta, Betty and Ruth; sister of Eva, Earl and Jessie; died 6 June 1949, buried in “the older part of the Wasco cemetery.” [SCJ, 10 June 1949]
Huck Marjorie I. 23 April 1919
-29 January 1922
Marjorie Iradell Huck, daughter of Herman H. and Nancy Rebecca (Davis) Huck at Wasco; died of influenza. [ODI]
______ _____ [Unmarked grave next to that of Marjorie Huck, 1965.]
White Rev. G.H. 12 March 1825
-16 February 1894
[or 16 Feb 1895]
George Henry White, born Delaware County, NY12 March 1825 or 24 March 1826;  died Sherman County, OR; m. Eliza E. Reeder 4 April 1848 Mason County, IL; IA to Wash. Territory 1871; to Grant, Sherman County, OR 1889; pastor Wasco M. E. Church and Spaulding Chapel in upper Hay Canyon; surveyor, school teacher, farmer & minister; farmed with Peter Fleck at a Rufus area orchard; parents of Allie/Alice Eliza m. Fleck, George, Morris, Clara m. Martin and Katie L. m. Sam Carson of Grant Pct.; died Rufus/Grant area of Sherman County. [SC:FTR 1994; Anita (Kenny) Drake: Buried in the G.H. White lot are Eliza Reeder White, Peter Fleck and Harold Cecil Medler]
Fleck Allie Eliza -4 September 1940
83y 9m 25d
Daughter of Rev. G.H. and Eliza (Reeder) White, born Harrison County, IA 9 November 1855; m1 Almanson Lovelace 8 May 1872 Vancouver, WA, mother of Hattie m. Medler; m2 Peter Brady 1876 Marion County, OR, mother of James & Joseph Brady; m3 Peter Fleck of Rufus 1880 in Klickitat County, WA, mother of Roy Fleck; buried in the same lot as Rev. G.H. White.
Medler Ida Belle -1 February 1904
3y 4m 14d
Daughter of
Frank & Hattie Medler
Born 9 September 1900 to Frank and Hattie (Lovelace) Medler; buried in the same plot as Rev. G.H. White. [WN, 12 February 1904; Anita (Kenny) Drake]
Medler Winnie Merea 3 January 1896
-5 January 1896
Daughter of Frank and Hattie (Lovelace) Medler; buried in the same plot as Rev. G.H. White.
Medler Harold Cecil 17 March 1912
-27 March 1912
Son of Frank and Hattie (Lovelace) Medler; buried in the same plot as Rev. G.H. White, flat gravestone found after 1965. [Dora Dumler; Anita (Kenny) Drake]
______ _____ Unmarked grave found in 1965 with White & Medler graves.
______ _____ Unmarked grave with wooden board marker in 1965 with White & Medler graves.
White Eliza Emeline 12 October 1831
-14 June 1907
Born Green County, IL 12 October 1831, Eliza E. Reeder m. George H. White 1847; IA to Vancouver, WA by train October 1871; to Sherman County about 1887; died 14 June 1907 in Spokane, WA; buried next to her husband; sermon by Rev. Holladay; mother of Morris, Alice E. “Allie” m. Fleck, Clara m. Martin, George L. and Kate L. m. Carson. [WN, 21 June 1907 states that Emeline E. White is buried at Wasco; funeral at M.E. Church in Wasco.]
Fleck Peter Peter Fleck was born 12 March 1848 in OH to George &  ___ (Headrick) Fleck; m. Allie Eliza White 1880 in Klickitat County, WA where he raised sheep; 1900 US Census, Grant Precinct, Sherman County, OR: Peter Fleck 52, Allie E. 44, Roy 18; died at home in The Dalles, OR; buried in the same lot as Rev. G.H. White. [Anita (Kenny) Drake]
Stoops Marian H.Williams 13 June 1869
-13 April 1906
Wasco, 36y 10m
Daughter of
T.D. & M.E. Williams
Born near Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, CA; m. Charles Francis Stoops 29 March 1893 Kittitas County, WA; mother of Ray Thomas Stoops born about 1893 Ellensburg, Kittitas County, WA; sister of John H., Thomas Albert and Ralph Webster of Wasco and Margaret Ellen m. Henry Sharp; buried Methodist Cemetery, Wasco. [1880 US Census, Santa Rosa Twp., Sonoma County, CA: Thomas D. 45 & Margaret E. 31 Williams & children: Marion H. 11, John 9, Thomas A. 8 & Margaret A. 4, living with Thomas’ father, John S. Williams 79; 1900 US Census, Wasco Pct., Sherman County, OR: Thomas D. Williams 64, Margaret 51 & Ralph W. 15; TO, 11 May 1906; WN, 20 April 1906]
Love John R. -29 January 1893
52y 7m 23d
John Rumford Love, son of Samuel and Mary, born Ontario, Canada 1840; naturalized in 1872 Solano Co., CA; married Ellen (McBride) Madden 1872 Solano Co., CA, divorced 1887; father of Mabel m. Walker, John Lemuel m. Luella Golden, Elton Roscoe and Catherine Clothilde m. Fred Lucas; shot George Wright at Josiah Marsh’s drug store in Wasco over a marital scandal in 1888; died The Dalles, OR. [Barbara Cady 1998; SC:FTR 1998; Anita (Kenny) Drake; Foreign Born Voters of California, 1872; Mark Fields; Chris Sanders]
Gilmore S. M. 17 March 1815
-5 November 1893
Samuel Mathison Gilmore, born TN to James and Mary (Poteete) Gilmore; married Martha Ann Stevenson 5 February 1837; to OR 1843; member of first elected law-making body of OR in 1844; 1878 a delegate to first Washington Territorial Constitutional Convention; a firm believer in the rights of the Indians and did much to secure important fishing privileges for them at The Dalles; father of James B.,  Margaret Rebecca m. Tunis Swick, Robert J.,  Thomas Milford, Mary A., William, Britanna C. m. John Fulton, Samuel and Nancy; died Sherman County, OR. [Our Proud Past, by Gail I. McCormick; 1850 & 1860 US Census, Yamhill County, OR; 1885 Klickitat County, WA census; Marriage Records of Klickitat County, Washington 1867-1917 by Townsend & Scarola; James Nesmith’s Diary of 1843, Oregon Historical Quarterly 1906; Oregon’s Fading Past by Lawrence E. Nielsen and Donald S. Galbreath.]
Gilmore Martha A. 11 September 1818
-27 February 1909
An Oregon Pioneer
of 1843
Martha Ann Stevenson m. Samuel M. Gilmore 5 February 1837; mother of James B.,  Margaret Rebecca, Robert J.,  Thomas Milford, Mary A., William, Britanna C., Samuel and Nancy; died The Dalles, OR, a resident of Grand Dalles, WA. Iron fence around their graves. [SCO, 12 March 1909; 1850 & 1860 US Census, Yamhill County, OR; 1880, 1883, 1885 Klickitat County, WA census]
Gilmore Robert J. Son of Samuel M. and Martha Gilmore, born 6 January 1849 Yamhill County, OR; died 4 September 1924 Hood River, OR.
Swick Tunis 4 November 1833
-11 March 1907
Married Margaret Gilmore 1861; lived in Long Creek Pct., Grant County, OR in 1880 with children Lyman, William & Martha; died The Dalles, OR.  [WN, 5 April 1907; Grant County News; 1900 U.S. Census, Grant County, OR ]
Swick Margret R. 24 February 1843(1840)
– 17 March 1912
Margaret Rebecca Gilmore, daughter of Samuel M. and Martha Gilmore; mother of Lyman, William & Martha; died Hood River, OR.
Pulliam George 1856/1850-1908 George B. Pulliam; husband of Louzetta; born MO; father of Paralee, Grover, Isabel & James; owned house that faces N, across the road from the depot in Wasco; operated a grocery store. [Sherman County Methodist records; 1900 US Census, Wasco Pct., Sherman County: George 49, Lucetta 36, Grover G. 13, Issabelle 4 and James P. Pulliam 2.]
Pulliam Louzetta 1863-1946 Wife of George. [Sherman County Methodist records.]
Pulliam Paralee 11 April 1883
-16 January 1896
Daughter of Louzetta & George.
Belton William F. 7 July 1857
-19 May 1882
A native of Pennsylvania
Sedge Eleanor Stone 15 August 1827
-14 June 1888
Eleanor Stone m. Alexander Sedge; lived Allegheny County, PA and Johnson County, KS;  mother of George, John, Florence, Henry, Perry, Charles and Morgan who were in Johnson County, KS in 1870.
Sedge Flora E. -2 June 1888
2y 5m 19d
Daughter of
W.P. & M.M.
William P. and Mary M. Sedge were in Douglas County, OR 1900 and Klamath County, OR 1910 & 1920.
Eaton Johnie H. 11 March 1872
-13 March 1872
Son of Jesse and Mary Eaton.
Eaton Infant Babe – Infant
Babe of Jesse & Mary Eaton
Son of Jesse and Mary Eaton.
Eaton Sarah T. 18 October 1855
-23 August 1874
In Memory of
Sarah T. Eaton
Daughter of Jesse and Mary Eaton, born Polk County, OR
Eaton Jesse 21 March 1826
-13 June 1902
In Memory of
Jesse Eaton
Born KY, to IL; crossed the plains with an ox team about 1845 to Polk County, OR; Private 1848 Cayuse Indian Wars; m. Mary Burden 18 July 1850; father of 13 per obituary: George,  James Edward, Johnie H. & 10 surviving: Nathan, Jessie (m), George, Albert, Edward, Margaret, Mary J. m. Willerton, Martha m. Barzee, Emma m. Siscel and Laura m. Rayburn; lived Polk & Yamhill counties; to The Dalles, Wasco County fall of 1863; took up a claim at the head of Spanish Hollow just below the Methodist Cemetery where they operated a stage station; to Portland about1897; died there June 1902. [Miles Eaton; Glenn A. Eaton; The Brazen Overlanders of 1845 by Wojcik; The Early Indian Wars in Oregon by Frances Fuller Victor; SCO, 20 June 1902; James Siscel; Cari Blount; The Dalles Daily Chronicle, 14 June 1902]

Wasco area deaths – burials reported here; no markers found in 1965 field survey

Surname Name Notes
Walt Eaton of Wasco placed metal stakes at the Methodist Cemetery graves he could identify that had no gravestones. These are at risk of being lost during the annual cemetery clean-up. The wooden markers were destroyed by fire.
Barnett Baby Infant child of Francis Lafayette “Lafe” and Arvilla (Peugh) Barnett. [Wasco area deaths noted in an old diary: Baby of Lafe & Arvilla Barnett 8  April 1888]
Benton Clark Clark Benton died 13 January 1888; father of Rose m. Gilford Woodworth of Locust Grove and Esther “Bess” m.  Wm. H. Andrews and ___ Stanley; buried in SW section. [SC:FTR; Wasco area deaths noted in an old diary: “Mrs. Woodworth’s father January 13, 1888”]
Bilieu Henry Bilieu. At Wasco, September 16, 1889, Henry, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Bilieu, aged 1 year, 8 months and 7 days. ~ The Wasco Observer, 20September 1889.
Birchard George W. George Washington Birchard 25 March 1855 OR-24 December 1900 Shaniko, OR; son of George and Eliza Russell (Saddler) Birchard; carpenter; m. Elizabeth Boen, daughter of John and Sarah Boen, in Clackamas County, OR  23 November 1886; parents of Ester May m. Gray, Earl, George Washington III, and Nora Elta; after Elizabeth died at Rufus in 1894 he boarded with a Thomson family living behind the Crosfield store in Wasco, went to work in Washington and left Earl with the McPhersons; died in December 1900, reportedly in Shaniko, the year that Ester and Earl were living with Mary Thompson. The family graves here are unmarked according to notes in the Birchard family bible. [Anita (Kenny) Drake; Veva Birchard 1982; Earl Birchard 1982; Elizabeth Birchard’s bible; 1900 US Census, Wasco, Sherman County, OR]
Birchard Elizabeth Elizabeth Boen, daughter of John and Sarah Boen, born 22 April 1865 in AR; step-daughter of John L. Holland; m. George Washington Birchard, Jr., 1886 in Clackamas County, OR and their children were: George Washington III 14 October 1891-29 December 1892, Nora Elta 1893-1893, Earl Leroy (orig. named Bertram) 4 April 1890-13 September 1978 & Esther May 11 May 1888-25 May 1942; died 26 February 1894 at Rufus, buried on the S side of their two children who died young. [Veva Birchard 1982; Earl Birchard 1982; Nancy Kordosky 2010; 1870 US Census, Polk County, OR: Elizabeth Boen 5 with her mother, Sarah Boen 31, brother Jesse 10 & sister Eliza 9. Sarah Boen m2 John L. Holland and lived 3 miles out of Rufus on the road to Wasco, the Holland Place in Gerking Canyon; 1900 US Census, Grant Pct, Sherman County, OR: J__ Holland 61, Sarah E. 61, 7 children/4 living & next door to  J__ B. Boen, wife & children. The Hollands moved to Washington taking Ester with them.]
Birchard Nora Elta Nora Elta Birchard, 21 August 1893-27 August 1893, daughter of George & Elizabeth (Boen) Birchard. [Anita (Kenny) Drake; Veva Birchard 1982; Earl Birchard 1982; Elizabeth Birchard’s bible]
Birchard George W. III George Washington Birchard III 14 October 1891-29 December 1892, son of George W. and Elizabeth (Boen) Birchard.  [Anita (Kenny) Drake; Veva Birchard 1982; Earl Birchard 1982; Elizabeth Birchard’s bible]
Chinaman “The Chinaman who received such a beating in Wasco about three months ago is reported to be dead.” ~ Grass Valley Journal, 21 February 1902
Chinese Infant Unknown number of unmarked graves along the E fence. [Leland Schwendel; Gordon Hilderbrand; Bea Richelderfer]
Cline Child of Benjamin Franklin and Lydia Amanda Cline; died at birth about 1925; reportedly buried NE corner of the cemetery; sibling of Edgar P. and James D. Cline; Benjamin F. Cline, 24, was employed by Asa Richelderfer. [1920 US Census, Locust Grove Pct, Sherman County, OR; Bea Richelderfer]
Curen _____ [Wasco area deaths noted in an old diary: adult female Curen 17 February 1890; Perhaps it’s Corum: 1880 US Census, Eaton Pct., Wasco County, OR: Hardin Corum 69 carpenter born KY,wife Minerva 66 VA +boarders & 2 Chinese cooks.]
Demming _____ Male Demming died 22 April 1887 at Wasco; could be buried in either Wasco cemetery. [Wasco area deaths noted in an old diary; 1910 US Census, Wasco Pct., Sherman County, OR: James H. Deming 41 widowed, born Oregon.]
Demming _____ Female Demming died 9 January 1890 at Wasco; could be buried in either Wasco cemetery. [Wasco area deaths noted in an old diary]
Hanneman Twins Reportedly buried in the lower NE corner; died at birth about 1925; twin children of Ed and Craigie Hanneman who lived at Miller on the Columbia River. [1920 US Census, Locust Grove Pct. Sherman County, Thomas & Anna Barnett & children Woodrow, Nina & Loyd, and Anna’s  children Edward, Robert and Minnie Hanneman; Lydia Hanneman was enumerated in another household; Bea Richelderfer]
Helm _____ Adult female. Asbury C., a physician, Belle A. his wife and Jessie P. Helm, their son, are shown in the 1880 Census, Eaton Precinct, Wasco County, OR. Richard Watson Helm and Charlie Helm also lived in the north end of the county. [Wasco area deaths noted in an old diary: Helms adult female 3 November 1888]
Krause Henry Born December 1854 in Germany, son of J. Henry & Crestina; to USA 1879; to Sherman County 1888; had a Gilliam County homestead; lived at Wasco where he was a saddle & harness maker and dealer; member Wasco Methodist Episcopal Church; reportedly buried in the Methodist Cemetery. [1900 US Census, Wasco Precinct, Sherman County, OR; Bea Richelderfer]
Potter Frances Dorothea Franciska “Frances,” daughter of Peter N. and Mary (Davidson/Davitzen) West, 1872 immigrants to WI; born 4 October 1872 Denmark; sister of Hans Keller West of Condon, William, Emil, John, Elisabeth and Hannah; m. John George Potter 25 October 1892, his 1st wife; mother of Frances Clara and Clio William born 1895 and Frances Clara died in infancy, buried with her mother; died 19 November 1895 of consumption; Clio was reared by John’s brother Manuel A. and Mary Lucilla/Louella (McCoy) Potter in Petaluma, CA; John m2 Lela McCoy and moved to Petaluma, CA. [William K. “Bill” McCoy, Petaluma, CA; Mary Evelyn (Morrow) Kaseberg; 1905 Illustrated History of Central Oregon; 1880 US Census, Waupaca County, WI with parents born Denmark, 4 brothers & 2 sisters; Stan West, Portland, OR 2010; reportedly buried in the extreme SE corner of the cemetery.]
Potter Frances Clara Born about 1893 to John G. and Frances (West) Potter; died in childbirth or in infancy; buried next to or in her mother’s grave in the SE corner. [William K. McCoy, Petaluma, CA]
Paupers Unmarked graves of unknown number of paupers buried along the E fence and/or NE corner. [Bea Richelderfer]
Ruffner Baby [Wasco area deaths noted in an old diary: Ruffner baby; WN, 23 March 1899: Mrs. Ruffner of The Dalles, mother of Mrs. Josiah Marsh, died there 15 March 1899; WN, 9 November 1899, Miss Maude Ruffner 22 died; 1870 US Census, East Dalles, Wasco County, OR, Ruffner family; WN, 9 November 1906: Peter Ruffner 1821-1906, father of Mrs. Lizzie March (Marsh) of Wasco and others.]
Vanlandingham Boaz Born 21 October 1854 Shelbyville, MO; brother of E.T. Van Landingham 1850-1924; died 27 April 1933; m1 Eva E. French 1888; 2nd husband of Ella; no children; operated the Western Hotel in Wasco; funeral at the Western Hotel, Rev. Walter Warner officiating, interment in the Wasco Cemetery 30 April 1933; gravestone not found in Sunrise or Methodist in 1965 survey. [1900 US Census, Wasco Precinct, Sherman County, OR: Boaz Vallandingham 45 widower, farmer; 1910 US Census, Sherman County, OR: Boaz Van Landingham 55, 2nd m. 4 years, wife Ella 45; 1920 US Census, Wasco City: Boaz Vanlandingham 65 keeper, rooming house, wife Ella M. 58; 1930 US Census, Wasco City, Sherman County, OR: B.M. Vanlandingham 75, wife Ella 68; SC:FTR 1985 & 1989.]
Vanlandingham Ella Born 7 September 1862 at Seamore, WI to Thomas and Elizabeth Sims, natives of NY; m1 ___ Adams, m2 Boaz Vanlandingham 22 November 1905; sister of Delia m. Stiple; buried in the “old cemetery” at Wasco where her husband was buried in 1933; gravestone not found in Sunrise or Methodist in 1965 survey.
Williams          Williams Thomas D. and Margaret Emma Born 17 June 1835 in West Canada; to IL with parents at age 4, then to Beloit, WI; to near Santa Rosa, CA 1852; m. Margaret C. Crawford 26 March 1868 Santa Rosa; 3 sons, 2 daughters; to OR 1883, to Sherman County 1887, settled on a homestead; killed Kitsap County, WA by a falling limb 17 February 1911, age 75y 8m; buried Methodist Cemetery 22 February 1911, graveside services by Methodist and Christian church pastors. [undated newspaper clipping obituary]Margaret Emma (Crawford) Williams was born 26 June 1848 in Springfield, Sangamon County, IL; died 8 March 1937 at Wasco, Sherman County, OR; wife of Thomas Didamas Williams; mother of Marian Hannah m. Charles F. Stoops, John H., Thomas Albert who d. 1916 at Wasco; Margaret Ellen m. H.E. Sharp and Ralph Webster Williams.
Wright George Unmarked grave.  Shot & killed 15 January 1888 by John R. Love at Josiah Marsh’s store in Wasco over a marital scandal; father of Elza Elcine Love, daughter of Ellen (McBride) Love.  [1880 US Census, Eaton Pct., Wasco County, OR: George M. Wright, 36, born England, single, farmer; Wasco area deaths noted in an old diary: George Wright 15 January 1888; SC:FTR]
Funerals noted in Sherman County Methodist Circuit records – graves not found during 1965 cemetery field survey:
Stirmingius Boy Buried Wasco. [No obituary found; ODI certificate #9 shows a Joseph John Martin Steringer d. 23 May 1917, 5 years – see Sunrise Cemetery]
Rintchler George Buried Wasco. [1910 US Census, Biglow Pct., Sherman County, OR: George Rintchler 40 single mail carrier Star Route, born Michigan, parents born Germany; Oregon; SCJ, 18 October 1940: “George Rintchler, 75, a resident of Wasco for many years, died Sunday at a hospital in The Dalles following a long illness. There were no known survivors. Graveside services and interment were held Wednesday afternoon at the Wasco cemetery.”; ODI certificate #156 Wasco County: George Rintchler d. 13 October 1940 75 years, burial 16 October 1940; source unstated: George Rentchler 40 single, mail carrier, star route, Biglow Pct., Sherman County, OR]

Wasco area deaths, graves not found in 1965 or not identified with a specific lot:
(Duplicated on Sun Rise Cemetery page)

  • Charles R. Fields 1869-1935 [SCJ, 6 December 1935], brother of David & a sister in WA; nephews Cecil, Tracy, Charles &Winifred.
  • Angus “Pat” Cameron buried in Wasco cemetery; born Nova Scotia October 1859; to Sherman County 1881; related to the McPherson who also came from Nova Scotia [SCJ, 22 September 1939]
  • SCJ, 18 October 1940] “George Rintchler, 75, a resident of Wasco for many years, died Sunday in The Dalles following a long illness. There were no known survivors. Graveside services & interment were held Wednesday afternoon at the Wasco cemetery.” Could be in Methodist cemetery.
  • [SCJ, 11 April 1947] Mary Josephine Underhill died 3 April 1947, born Pike County, IL 16 May 1866, to OR with parents 1889, sister of Charles E. Hull, Mrs. Frank Morrow & Mrs. Andy Shearer; Wasco Methodist funeral, interment Sunrise Cemetery.
  • [SCJ, 8 December 1947] Frank Lamborn, “Buried at Wasco”…died The Dalles; to Sherman County 1884; wheat farmer; m. Alice; father of Frances; Wasco Methodist Church funeral, “interment The Dalles Cemetery.”
  •  [SCJ, 7 May 1950] Jesse Eaton, born 11 March 1872 on the Eaton place below Wasco where his parents operated a stage station at one time; funeral The Dalles, interment Sunrise cemetery; survivors: daughter Mrs. John McLachlan, Lawrence, Ralph & Claud.

NE Quarter: Graves not identified in lots or unmarked in 1965:

  • L.E. ____
  • Matilda Ruping 1873-1963; wife of Carl W.; mother of Wilma m. Maddox
  • Carl W. Ruping 1867-1943; born Germany, to WI age 18; to Stanfield, OR; to Sherman County; farmer; husband of Matilda; father of Wilma m. James Maddox
  • W. Grant Armsworthy 1869-1957; Willis Grant, son of Levi and Ellen (Dunlap) Armsworthy; m. Lela E. Harvey; brother of  William D. “Bill,” Richard, Mary, Minerva, J.W. & Sarah Jane
  • [SCJ, 3 & 10 July 1942] Lela E. Armsworthy 1869-1942; wife of Willis Grant Armsworthy; mother of Norma & Florence; sister of Clarence, Claude &Omer Harvey; Christian Church funeral.
  • Wesley J. Wilde 1884-1945, son of J.W. Wilde; m. 28 September 1935 Klickitat County, WA 2nd husband of Wilma (Maddox) Sheets
  • George Thomas Wilde 9 February 1899-15 June 1986 buried at Wasco
  • Infant daughter of  Jewell and Pearl Herin 1937
  • Norman O. Fleck 1907-1937 1st husband of Edna Macnab
  • [SCJ, 12 October 1945, “E. Pardy Rich”] Elmer Pardee Rich 1890-1945; born Centerville, WA 28 April 1890, son of Orsinus H. & Etta (Barnes) Rich; farmed near Hay Canyon & N of Wasco; owned a truck line; m. Sadie M. Hayner 1913; father of Gordon, Elvis & Marjorie; brother of Zetta m. Beach, Opal m. Smith & Ruby m. Agee; Wasco Christian Church funeral.
  • [SCJ, 21 July 1939] Theodore Beletski 1866-1939; Sherman County veterinarian for many years; m. 1920 Esther Stone who later m. Robert Kaseberg.
  • Humphrey Thomas Peugh 3 July 1874-9 January 1957;  m. Gertrude L. Hulse 8 October 1904 Sherman County; father of Ivalou &Esther Peugh
  • Vivian E. Trounce 15 September 1876-3 June 1956; buried at Sunrise; sister of Louis J. of Vancouver, B.C., Harry D. of LaJolla, CA & May in England;  “our little English music teacher.”  [Inez (Van Gilder) Sargent; Gladys (Morrow) Laidlaw who thought Vivian might have originated the Christmas bazaar in Wasco]
  • Vernon K. Van Gilder 1893-1960
  • Leona E. Van Gilder 1897-
  • Antone B. “Andy” Sandvig born 4 March 1870, died 29 December 1945; buried at Wasco; worked in the Crosfield store for years, “dapper, amusing, Andy, witty, friendly, a character, a credit to the town”  [Gladys (Morrow) Laidlaw; SCJ, 28 December 1945]
  • Henry Bilieu, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Bilieu, died at Wasco Sept. 16, 1889, aged 1y 8m 7d. ~ The Wasco Observer, 29 September 1889.

According to Elvis Rich, Walt Eaton and Theron Richelderfer, the road from Wasco ran W to both cemeteries, Methodist and Sun Rise, along the south boundaries. Over time the concrete culverts and bridges washed out, leaving the road to the Eaton / Rich place below the Methodist Cemetery, the main approach.