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Wheeler County Cemetery Survey

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
 Not listed 
4
South boundary of Fossil
Masonic
25-100
  Not listed
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
 Not listed 
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)

 

Updated 3/30/2008

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