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Hillsboro Pioneer Cemetery
Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon

Lat: 45° 31' 14N, Lon: 123° 00' 15W

The cemetery is situated on the western edge of town. Travel west on Tualatin-Valley Highway (Oregon Hwy. 8) towards Cornelius. As you approach the outskirts of Hillsboro, the highway takes a northerly turn. As you follow the signs for Hwy. 8, you’ll eventually head west again. This part of the highway is described as SW Baseline Street. Travel about 1.5 miles west; the first of three driveways will appear on the north side (to your right). There is no sign to the cemetery, across the street is a WinCo grocery store. You will not be able to access the cemetery from an east-bound direction, as the cemetery is at the edge of a one-way traffic grid.

Originally three separate adjoining cemeteries, the complex is now a single entity known as the Hillsboro Pioneer Cemetery. The earliest burials date from the 1850s, including the city’s founder and the state’s first governor, David Hill. The cemetery appears to be full, though it may be accepting new burials from previously purchased lots. While there is no maintenance shed on the premises, the cemetery has a well-kept appearance. It is probably under the care of the city parks department.

This is not a complete listing of burials! The records below were provided by contributors to Cemetery Records Online. Total records = 88.

Contributor's Index:

Adams, John Quincy, b. 24 Oct 1830, d. 2 Apr 1922, Private, Co. B, 10th Missouri Cavalry, Confederate States Army, [JG]
Anderson, Robert, d. 11 Dec 1923, Pennsylvania, Private, 19th U.S. Infantry, [JG]
Armstrong, David Rudolph, d. 30 Aug 1928, Private, 3rd Oregon Infantry N. G., [JG]
Babb, William, b. 25 Oct 1853, d. 7 Mar 1921, American Legion, [JG]
Barber, And'w W., no dates, Co. E, 23rd Wisconsin Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Berrie, John, no dates, Corporal, Co. K, 6th Iowa Cavalry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Billings, George, no dates, Co. D, 60th New York Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Boge, Vaden E., d. 27 Nov 1922, Oregon, Private, Medical Dept., [JG]
Booth, W. W., no dates, Co. A, 3rd Illinois Light Artillery, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Bowen, Chas., no dates, Co. K, 22nd Iowa Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Brandenberg, Joe R., b. 12 Apr 1909, d. 11 May 1955, RMC, U.S. Navy, World War II, [JG]
Brierly, M. M., no dates, Co. A, 5th Missouri Cavalry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Burris, Dan'l, no dates, Co. D, 19th Iowa Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Campbell, G. O., no dates, U.S. Navy, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Campbell, Preston C., b. 17 Mar 1914, d. 29 May 1973, Pennsylvania, S2, U.S. Navy, World War II, [JG]
Carter, Russell, b. 1899, d. 1918, He died for his country (American Legion symbol), [JG]
Chandler, Marcus P., b. 7 Nov 1825, d. 9 Dec 1915, Arkansas, Captain, Missouri Home Guards, Civil War, [JG]
Cheney, Eldridge, b. 1844, d. 1920, Co. C, 10th New York Heavy Artillery, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Clark, Clarence W., b. 16 May 1889, d. 15 Nov 1943, Oregon, Private, 306th Infantry, 77th Division, [JG]
Clary, Harold L., b. 30 Aug 1920, d. 3 Mar 1980, Oregon, U.S. Army, World War II, [JG]
Collins, Alvin M., no dates, Lieutenant, Co. F, 1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Cornell, Lewis, no dates, Co. A, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Crandall, Rodolph, b. 1832, d. 1922, Captain, Co. L, 5th Iowa Cavalry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Dennis, P. M., no dates, Sergeant, Co. D, 3rd Iowa Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Dinsmore, John B., d. 28 Apr 1938, Oregon, First Lieutenant, Medical Corps, [JG]
Dodge, Job P., no dates, Corporal, Co. F, 11th Illinoiis Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Drummond, Jesse Elmer, b. 1890, d. 1984, Sergeant, U.S. Army, World War I, [JG]
Dunhouser, Mich'l, no dates, Co. D, 10th U.S. Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Estep, Francis S., no dates, Co. C, 45th Kentucky Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Farley, John P., b. 28 Jan 1894, d. 3 Oct 1974, Private, U.S. Army, [JG]
Fenton, Henry H., no dates, 12th Indiana Light Artillery, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Ferris, J. N., no dates, Co. A, 28th Connecticut Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Gamel, Robert Ernest, b. 1922, d. 1982, Private, U.S. Army, World War II, [JG]
Gottlieb, Arthur, b. 26 Oct 1891, d. 22 Sept 1971, Oregon, Private, U.S. Army, World War II, [JG]
Gottlieb, William, b. 1890, d. 1918, U.S. Navy, [JG]
Gowin, Walter W., d. 12 Aug 1927, Texas, Private, 133rd Field Artillery, 36th Division, [JG]
Gray, Claud M., b. 1897, d. 1918, Co. B, 28th Infantry, Killed in action in France, [JG]
Haines, Benj. K., no dates, Co. G, 7th Illinois Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Hamar, John P., b. 1845, d. 1924, Co. D, 4th Regiment California Volunteers, [JG]
Hammer, Floyd M., d. 31 Dec 1918, Washington, Private, 1st Infantry, [JG]
Herod, Herman W., d. 1 Feb 1935, Texas, Private First Class, 144th Infantry, 36th Division, [JG]
Hesse, Henry W., b. 1841, d. 1929, Co. C, 15th Missouri Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Hickey, Gidson G., d. 31 Oct 1921, Oregon, Private, 63rd Coast Artillery Corps, [JG]
Holland, Alonso D., no dates, Corporal, Co. M, 1st Michigan E. M., Civil War (Union), [JG]
Hornecker, Adrian John, b. 21 Apr 1914, d. 10 Sept 1989, TEC5, U.S. Army, [JG]
Hughes, Valois Hobart, b. 1902, d. 1980, U.S. Merchant Marines, World War II, [JG]
Jameson, John W., b. 1846, d. 1925, 129th Indiana Infantry, [JG]
Johnson, Edward Ward, b. 1897, d. 1976, Corporal, U.S. Army, World War I, [JG]
Johnson, Harry Dow, b. 21 Jun 1896, d. 24 Oct 1966, Oregon, Cook, U.S. Army, World War I, [JG]
Jones, Wm. G., no dates, Co. E, 2nd Michigan Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Kearn, Willis L., b. 9 Aug 1919, d. 17 Jan 1953, Oregon, TEC4, SVC Battery 269th FA Battalion, World War II, [JG]
Kiepke, Edgar H., b. 1909, d. 1988, U.S. Army, [JG]
Krevanko, Aleck, b. 28 Dec 1927, d. 20 Feb 1994, U.S. Army, World War II, [JG]
Krevanko, Fred A., b. 12 Nov 1923, d. 24 Aug 2000, U.S. Army, World War II, [JG]
Krevanko, Ned A., b. 21 Oct 1921, d. 14 Sept 1984, U.S. Marine Corps, World War II, [JG]
Lalor, William F., b. 12 Nov 1925, d. 9 Mar 1985, U.S. Navy, World War II, [JG]
Ledford, Geo. T., no dates, Corporal, Co. D, 1st Oregon Cavalry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Ledford, Ima, d. 7 Oct 1915, Oregon, Nurse, Base Hospital 116, [JG]
Lee, Gene Ivan, b. 1895, d. 1918, Died for his country, [JG]
Long, Dewey Archie, b. 21 Oct 1898, d. 9 Oct 1948, Oregon, Tech Sergeant, 577th AAF Base Unit, World War II, [JG]
Magruder, Jas. P., no dates, Co. K, 2nd Oregon Infantry, Spanish American War, [JG]
Masters, Philip, b. 11 Feb 1836, d. 13 May 1925, GAR, Civil War (Union), [JG]
McColloch, James, no dates, Captain, Co. F, 51st U.S. G. T., [JG]
Morgan, G. Russell, b. 1897, d. 1990, AS, U.S. Navy, World War I, [JG]
Norton, Wm., no dates, Co. K, 5th Iowa Cavalry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Patterson, Frank, d. 18 May 1931, California, Sergeant, 3rd Regiment Air Service, [JG]
Patterson, Jacob R., no dates, Co. K, 155th Illinois Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Phillips, John, b. 1837, New York City, d. 16 Dec 1882, Co. F, 2nd U.S. Regiment, [JG]
Powell, Stepen D., b. 11 May 1833, d. 5 May 1910, Indian War Veterans N. P. C., [JG]
Powers, Glen Wallace, d. 2 Oct 1934, Oregon, Private First Class, 162nd Infantry, 41st Division, [JG]
Rea, Geo. T., no dates, Sergeant, Co. G, 6th Iowa Cavalry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Rogers, Hugh S., b. 17 May 1870, d. 20 Apr 1945, Corporal, 2nd Oregon Infantry, [JG]
Rollins, Francis W., d. 7 May 1921, Oregon, Sergeant, 147th Field Artillery, 41st Division, [JG]
Sabin, A. G., no dates, Co. I, 60th New York Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Scoggin, P. E., no dates, Co. E, 7th U.S. Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Shaddock, M., d. 24 Dec 1926, Aged 92 years, [JG]
Co. 69, Illinois Infantry, [JG]
Stover, Phillip D., no dates, Staff Sergeant, Co. B, 11th Pennsylvania Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Sutherland, Donald James, d. 18 Jun 1918, Oregon, Corporal, 5th U.S. Marine Corps, [JG]
Swalley, Glenn, b. 9 Sept 1899, d. 19 Oct 1918, 4th Co. Coast Artillery, [JG]
Tilton, Watson S., b. 1845, d. 1931, Co. D, 11th Minnesota Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Trautner, Peter J., b. 19 Nov 1893, d. 18 Feb 1931, Oregon, PFC, 20th Co. 20th Engineers FORS, World War I, [JG]
Vandeur, John H., d. 11 Jan 1938, Oregon, Private, 166th Depot Brigade, [JG]
Waggener, Houston, d. 1 Jan 1885, [JG]
37 Y, 10 M, 11 D, [JG]
Co. G, 15th Iowa Infantry, [JG]
Wann, George, no dates, Co. K, 148th Illinois Infantry, Civil War (Union), [JG]
Weik, Bruce R., b. 15 Aug 1889, d. 17 Feb 1949, Oregon, Wagoner, 38th Field Artillery, 13th Division, World War I, [JG]
Weik, Jack Wayland, b. 30 Mar 1913, d. 8 Mar 1961, Oregon, TEC5, 95th CML Service Co., World War II, [JG]
Williams, Samuel, b. 22 Feb 1833, d. 10 Aug 1898, Oregon Pioneer 1841, Yakima Indian War Veteran 1855 - 1856, [JG]
Zumwalt, Lewis S., no dates, Co. A, 1st Oregon Infantry, [JG]

 

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