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Gurdane Cemetery
Gurdane, Umatilla County, Oregon

Lat: 45° 16' 09"N, Lon: 119° 06' 50"W
T?N R30E Sec 32

Contributed by Rella Gleaton, Sep 19, 2005 [rella@ultraplix.com]. Total records = 13.

From Highway 395, 17 miles South of Pilot Rock, turn right onto the Gurdane Rd and heading west go about 9 miles on the dirt road, which in some places is very rocky. It winds up over the hills and dips down into draws. The cemetery is located on a hillside that slopes to the east, on the south side of the road.

This small cemetery covers several acres, is fenced with a barbed wire fence and has a farm gate, which is locked. It is overgrown with weeds and a good part of it is overgrown with wild rose bushes making finding, reading and photographing the headstones very difficult, but then, it does discourage vandalism, as it is very remote and only one farm house is distantly in sight.

Jim Gleaton and I walked and recorded these headstones on Sep 01, 2005, using a digital camera. Individual photos available by email.

- Rella Gleaton

Banks, George H., b. Jun 09, 1882, d. 1908 Apr 28
Caldwell, Samuel L., b. Dec 16, 1838, d. 1896 Nov 11
Corley, Elizabeth Ann, d. Jun 18, 1890, Aged 53y 7m 29d
Corley, Eva M., b. 1911, d. 1979
Corley, Jefferson, b. Jan 07, 1880, d. 1897 Jun 04
Corley, Joseph, b. 1872, d. 1938, Brother
Corley, Lowell Wayne, b. Dec 08, 1920, d. 1981 Jul 28, Sgt US Army WWII
Corley, Marion, b. 1882, d. 1962
Corley, Susan E., b. 1874, d. 1948, s/w William E.
Corley, William F., b. 1887, d. 1942, s/w Susan E.
Hiatt, W. E., b. Jun 17, 1885, d. 1888 Oct 02
Jones, Frank T., b. 1940, d. 1982, @ age 43y
McRae, Elizabeth D., b. Oct 17, 1815, d. 1900 Nov 20, Mother

Several unreadable wooden markers

 

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