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Linslaw Pioneer Cemetery
Lane County, Oregon

Lat: 44° 00' 07"N, Lon: 123° 40' 33"W
T16S R8W Sec 17

Submitted by Shirley Nickelson, May 12, 2000, last edited Oct 27, 2005 [bl65rose@yahoo.com]. Total records = 23.

As you are driving west on Hwy 126, there is a bridge off Hwy 126 that crosses the Siuslaw River & gets to a small dirt road which is called Old Stagecoach Road. Turn right & go a little way, probably less than a mile. There will be a gate on the left (no sign) that goes up through a farmers field up the hill to the cemetery.

This cemetery is in the old community of Linslaw, which was only a Post Office for a long time, but neither town or PO exists today, only the old cemetery. It is sometimes referred to as the Old Linslaw Cemetery.

I do not know who started this cemetery. The sign placed at the cemetery says it began in 1900. At the present time it is being cared for by Ralph Boring, and it is hoped that the Boring family will continue to maintain it in the future.

The numbers following each entry are the plot numbers as listed on the map, giving the location of the burial in the cemetery. A few burials are not shown on the map.

To obtained this information from family records, records in the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum, from a cemetery map and a visit to the cemetery on Jul 09, 2005. This contains all existing record of burials, I was able to find up to this date.

- Shirley Nickelson

Boring, Nellie Arlie, b. 17 Jul 1918, d. 25 Mar 1923, (d/o Warren Boring, gd/o Lafayette & Melissa), #5
Abbott, Stella May (Bolden), b. 19 Aug 1850, d. 25 Jan 1936, (sis/o Melissa Boring), #11
Boring, Earl Lafayette, 16 Nov 1908, d. 15 Oct 1922, s/o Lafayette & Melissa, #3
Boring, Lafayette Alonzo, b. 30 Jun 1861, d. 26 Feb 1951, #1
Boring, Melissa (Abbott), b. 17 Jan 1863, d. Feb 1921, Mother, w/o #1 Nathan Boldon, #2 Lafayette Boring, #2
Boring, Stella Arlene, b. 12 Aug 1931, d. 4 Sep 1931, d/o Warren Boring, #6
Corliss, James, no dates, f/o Jenny Costello, stepf/o Ada Sutherland, #16
Corliss, Mrs James, no dates, w/o James, m/o Ada Sutherland, #17
Etinger, ?, no dates, sis/o Mrs Corliss, #19
Hayden, Elsie (Boldon), b. 13 Nov. 1881, d. Sep 1940, w/o #1 McLean, #2 Ivan, #12
Hayden, Ivan DeForest, b. 27 Jan 1882, d. 23 Feb 1937, h/o Elsie, #13
McGarvin, Alpha Blanch, b. 16 Jun 1913, d. 19 Dec 1998, d/o Edward & Ethel Sutton, bur. Jul 09, 2005 inurnment between #8 & #9
McGarvin, Harold Amos, b. 11 Nov 1911, d. 9 Mar 2005, bur. Jul 09, 2005 inurnment between #8 & #9
Pierce, William Henry, no dates, f/o Ada Sutherland, #18
Randall, Vera Maxine, b. 18 Dec 1923, d. 2 Feb 1999 (Duwell), (d/o Edward & Ethel Sutton)
Richardson, J. B., no dates, #20
Sutherland, (Ada?) Pierce, no dates, (?looks like Arcenate on record), w/o William, #15
Sutherland, William, no dates, h/o Arcenate?, grandfather of Cora Youngreen, #14
Sutton, Edward Leo, b. 4 Oct 1884, d. 27 Apr 1955, s/w Ethel L, #10
Sutton, Ethel Leal (Boring), b. 1 Nov 1890, d. 4 Jan 1965, s/w Edward L, #9
Sutton, Halbert Leo, b. 3 Feb 1918, d. 25 Nov 1974. PFC US Army, (s/o Edward & Ethel), #8
Sutton, Sinclair Earl, b. 3 Oct 1914, d. 15 Nov 1985, PFC US Army WWII, (s/o Edward & Ethel), #7
Boring, Vera Winsome, b. 5 Sep 1906, d. 2 Sep 1923, d/o Lafayette & Melissa, #4

 

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