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Davidson Cemetery
Peak, Benton County, Oregon

Lat: 44° 32' 34"N, Lon: 123° 34' 19"W
T12S R7W Section 8

Contributed by George Davidson, Apr 24, 2000, last edited Sep 22, 2009 [gidavidson5@cox.net]. Total records = 14.

This cemetery is located on the south side of Shotpouch Road, approximately two miles east of the intersection of Shotpouch Road and Shotpouch Trail, near the former townsite of Peak and on the northwest side of Mary Peak. (Turn left at Burnt Woods).

This burial ground is on property originally owned by George W. Cramer. The cemetery is essentially a family plot since most of the graves represent members of the Davidson and Cramer families. Harrison Davidson and his wife, Virginia Cramer Davidson, settled a homestead in this location in 1885. Just to the east of the cemetery, on property originally owned by Harrison Davidson, was the townsite of Peak which had a post office from 1899 until 1917. Mail was delivered three times a week from Philomath to Harlan via Peak.

I walked and enumerated this cemetery in March, 1991.

- George Davidson
Adams, Robert, b. 07 Oct 1925, d. 11 Nov 1925, Baby s/o Ollie & Mary (January) Adams
Cramer, Eden, 1807, d. 1887, h/o Martha Hughell
Cramer, George, b. 1842, d. 1912, injured in house fire
Cramer, Martha, b. 1816, d. 1895, w/o Edon
Cramer, Robert Eden, b. 1874, d. 08 Mar 1952
Cross, Ukiah, b. 1815, d. 1899
Davidson, George Henry, b. 26 Feb 1882, d. 16 Feb 1919
Davidson, Harrison, b. 20 Oct 1836, d. 02 Dec 1925
Davidson, Noah E., b. 03 Nov 1886, d. 01 Jan 1916
Davidson, Virginia (Hastie), b. 30 Nov 1889, d. 02 Jan 1919
Davidson, Virginia A. (Cramer), b. 10 Mar 1855, d. 20 Sep 1942
January, Cassius M. "Dick", b. 03 Aug 1861, d. 04 Jul 1916
January, Martha (Davidson), b. 12 Apr 1879, d. 24 Oct 1915
Peoples, Roxanna, b. 1908, d. 1908, Baby

The above information also recorded in the Davidson Bible and from Viola (Davidson) Farmer's memory, Nov 07, 1977

 

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