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Barb Ledbury (#46920793)
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Bio Photo Damascus Pioneer Cemetery
Clackamas County, Oregon
19428 SE Chitwood Road
Clackamas, OR 97015

Donations are welcome to PO Box 95
Boring, OR 97009

Lat: 4524'52"N, Lon: 12227'37"W
T2S R3E Sec 08A

Contributed by Barbara Ledbury, Mar 03, 2002 [damcem@comcast.net]. Total records = 1,175.

Damascus Cemetery is located .4 of a mile SW of the Damascus/Boring fire station on Highway 212.

The cemetery started prior to 1855. Land was officially deeded on Apr 26, 1876, for a public burial ground by James Thompson Chitwood and Margaret Chitwood. On Dec 16, 1895, the Damascus Cemetery Association of Damascus, Oregon, was formed.

On May 16, 2000, the assumed business name of Damascus Pioneer Cemetery was registered with the Oregon Secretary of State.

Researched and organized May-Dec 1999 by Ilene Rounsefell & Barbara Ledbury, Secretary & Board member with some updates to March 2002 using tombstone inscriptions and sexton records.

Several of the listings have no death date listed or no dates listed at all. Their names were on the stone with their spouse or other person choosing to share the marker with them and apparently are still living. For these the comments of no date or no dates have been placed after their given name. It also is possible that at the time of burial the survivors forgot to engrave the marker, or they could have moved and been buried elsewhere.

If anyone has information or corrections, I would like to hear from you.

- Barbara Ledbury
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Donna Everett
Eckert and others
I am wondering why you have added TS photos to several that I had already entered about a year before your photos were added. Seems like unnecessary overkill to me. A few years ago I added a picture to a grave at Damascus that already had a photo because I thought my picture was better/clearer. The man who had added the original photo was furious with me and demanded that I remove my photo. Is there a protocol?
Added by Donna Everett on Jun 27, 2016 1:11 AM
Linda
RE: 124177183
You're very welcome. Do you know how Guy and Sarah Arnold (#90108410 & 90108448) are related to the Pattens? They are buried in the same lot.
Added by Linda on Jun 24, 2016 10:27 PM
Trackerjack
RE: Robert and Anna Belle Holt
You are quite welcome. It was my honor.
Added by Trackerjack on Jun 07, 2016 11:52 AM
John P Campbell
RE: 75033609
You may make copies of the Briggs and Popp Family. They were relatives of my wife Carolyn Dugan Campbell who died in Johnsburg, IL in 2014.

Carolyn's great grandfather was Frank Popp and her great grandmother was Anna Briggs Popp. Her grandmother was Iva Popp Glick who was married to Sheldon Glick.

I got the pictures from Gertrude Glick Dugan who is Iva's daughter and Carolyn Dugan Campbell's mother and still alive at 95. She was married to Maurice Dugan who is buried in Houston, Tx.
Added by John P Campbell on Feb 11, 2016 7:37 AM
Joyce Major
RE: Tillie Braaksma
I know. ...it is disappointing. So many grabbed like that.
Added by Joyce Major on Aug 03, 2015 9:02 PM
Joyce Major
Tillie Braaksma
Thanks for taking the photos of her gravesite.
Added by Joyce Major on Aug 03, 2015 8:34 PM
leslie
Laura Van Dusen
Hi
I uploaded a photo of her marker at Hillside to the page you created. If you don't want it on there let me know and I will remove

Leslie
Added by leslie on Jul 15, 2015 10:45 AM
Thomas Holtey
RE: George Starr
Your welcome!
Added by Thomas Holtey on Apr 07, 2015 3:07 PM
Sue
Leland Kesterson
Thank you for posting the photo of Leland Kesterson's marker (#8034020). Would it be OK with you if I post your photo, with credit, to my family tree at Ancestry.com?
Thank you,
Sue S.
Added by Sue on Feb 06, 2015 9:40 PM
GPotter
Lottie wife of Conrad Ziegler
Sorry about that. Thanks for letting me know. Search did not bring her up for some reason. I deleted mine.
Added by GPotter on Oct 13, 2014 12:14 AM
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