Big Flat Cemetery
Big Flat Cemetery was located 5 miles west of Hereford on former Highway 7 then 3-1/4 miles north from the highway, between Unity & Hereford. Located at junction of the north fork of the Burnt River and China Creek, site of Audrey, a former post office.
Dr. Ulysses Grant Strieby homesteaded the land and donated approximately two acres for the cemetery. He also gave land about 400 feet south of the cemetery for a school, known as Big Flat School District No. 37.
The cemetery is in open sagebrush country. It is fenced with unpainted boards, is not maintained but does not need much care. There are 3 adults and 4 children buried here with 5 named. Photograph of the cemetery is wanted. Oregon Gravestone Photo Project FO = Funeral Home Records
DC = Death Certificates
FA = Family Records, contributed by families
FDB = now in Baker, Grant, Harney, Malheur, Union and Wallowa Counties Database
OB = Obituaries MC = Memorial Cards
AXEL, John .. ... .... .. ... .... spent decling years at the Koontz Ranch in Hereford, near 80. BARNETT, Lemuel .. ... .... .. ... .... old miner, about 85, spent last years at Kings Ranch at Audrey. FLEETWOOD, Asa 12 Apr 1854 28 Jun 1907 uncle of Orville FLEETWOOD of Baker FLEETWOOD, Marshall .. ... 1906 .. ... 1906 brother of Orville FLEETWOOD, lived few hours FLEETWOOD, Victor Layton 20 May 1917 10 Sep 1918 brother of Orville FLEETWOOD HANBY, Donald Vivian .. ... .... .. ... .... son of Mr and Mrs. Hershel HANBY of La Grande, Oregon MASON, Baby .. ... .... about 1905 child of Carl and May MASON, parents later moved to Richland, OR Back to Top
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