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boxThe IOOF Cemetery in Fossil. (Photo No. wheDA0075) Photographer citation: Gary Halvorson, Oregon State Archives







Source: "Oregon Cemetery Survey", published by the Oregon Department of Transportation in 1978
CEMETERY NAME INTERNMENTS SIZE (ACRES) CONDITION LOCATION
Caleb Not listed Not Listed Not Listed 13.2 miles east of Mitchell-Ochoco Hwy on north side of Mountain Creek
Haystack 25-100 Not listed 4 East of Spray near Heppner Hwy, 1 1/2 miles east of the highway at milepost 36.2
IOOF 100-500 Adjacent Counties 4 South boundary of Fossil
Masonic 25-100 Adjacent Counties 4 1 mile north of Fossil
Mitchell (Lower) aka IOOF 100-500 3 4 West of Mitchell
Mitchell (Upper) 25-100 2 4 East of Mitchell
Richmond 25-100 0.4 5 17.6 miles outside of Richmond on Hwy 207 from Mitchell
Spray 0-25 Not listed 5 1 mile west of Spray off Waterman Flat Road
West Branch 25-100 1.5 4 On road between Prineville & Mitchell (near Mitchell); 10 miles west of Mitchell on Ochoco Hwy then 2.8 miles up West Branch Road, then 1 mile off that road
Winlock 25-100 Adjacent Counties 5 Southeast of Fossil
(no name known) Not listed Not listed Not listed 7.6 miles south of Fossil on Shaniko-Fossil Hwy then 1 mile east on Pine Creek Road
(no name known) Not listed Not listed Not listed 2.4 miles north of Twickenham near Rowe Cr.
(no name known) Not listed Not listed Not listed Bridge Creek Road - 5.2 miles northwest of Ochoco Hwy on Bridge Creek Road
(no name known) Not listed Not listed Not listed 1 mile east of Old Frizzell Ranch - 7 miles north of Mitchell on Hwy 207 then 1 mile east
(no name known) Not listed Not listed Not listed 2 1/2 miles east of Antone on Spanish Gulch

Burial Listings

Cemetery Name Additional
Description
Byrd There are several unmarked graves in this cemetery.
Across the John Day River, which runs through this
area, is Byrd's Point, a well-known landmark
Caleb -
Camp Watson Camp Watson was named for Lt. Stephen Watson, Co. B,
1st Calvary. He is buried in Ft. Vancouver, Washington. Most
of the graves are those of sholdiers who were killed in Indian
skirmishes in the 1860's. Markers were put in place in 1932
by VFW
Carroll (Bridge Creek) -
Old Fossil (Masonic) Cemetery -
Fopiano Ranch (Waterman)

Cemeteries not listed above

Antone Cemetery Located at Spanish Gulch MITCHELL, WHEELER COUNTY, OREGON  T13S R25E S6  

Cemeteries listed in the GNIS

Caleb Cemetery
Camp Watson Cemetery
Fossil IOOF Cemetery
Haystack Cemetery
Lower Mitchell Cemetery
Mary Waterman Grave
Masonic Cemetery
Mitchell Cemetery
Richmond Cemetery
Spanish Gulch Cemetery
Spray Cemetery
West Branch Cemetery
Winlock Cemetery

Additional sites listing cemeteries

Wheeler County Cemetery Search Results from Find A Grave
Billion Graves search by name only
The Tombstone Transcription Project Wheeler Co ~ Does not contain up to date information
Oregon Gravestones.org Contains no Wheeler cemeteries

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