Camp Polk Cemetery, 1880-1999

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Published by Bend Genealogical Society in Bend, Or .

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  • Cemeteries -- Oregon -- Sisters -- Registers.,
  • Cemeteries -- Oregon -- Sisters -- Maps.,
  • Inscriptions -- Oregon -- Deschutes County.,
  • Camp Polk Cemetery (Sisters, Or.) -- Maps.,
  • Sisters (Or.) -- Genealogy -- Maps.,
  • Deschutes County (Or.) -- Genealogy -- Maps.

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Statementresearched by Nancy Clark, Betty Howard.
GenreRegisters., Maps.
ContributionsClark, Nancy., Howard, Betty., Bend Genealogical Society (Or.)
The Physical Object
Pagination197 p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16079947M

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Camp Polk Cemetery, Bend, Ore.: Bend Genealogical Society, Winch, Martin. Biography of a Place. Bend, Ore.: Deschutes County Historical Society, Related Articles.

Camp Polk and Camp Polk Meadow Preserve. Camp Polk, a acre meadow along Whychus Creek four miles downstream from Sisters, has been the site of centuries of. Around three miles northeast of the town of Sisters is Camp Polk Cemetery is also known as the Hindman Cemetery, for the family who settled there after the camp closed.

A Civil War-era military post that existed on adjacent land, Camp Polk was named by the volunteers who were assigned there, most of whom were residents of Polk County. Explore this cemetery for graves, information and tombstones for names in Camp Polk Cemetery in Cloverdale, Oregon, a Find A Grave on: Cloverdale, Deschutes County, Oregon.

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Book/MSS: OR: Catholic Church Records of the Pacific Northwest, Vancouver and Stellamaris Mission. Camp Polk Cemetery – Bend Genealogical Society. Detailed, illustrated overview of the pioneer cemetery at Camp Polk, near modern day Sisters. Includes a list of all the graves.

Resources and industries of Des Moines and Polk County, Iowa: showing the trade and commerce, railroads, business, manufacturing, mining interests, etc., of Iowa's capital and metropolis, the great railroad center of the Northwest, also containing short sketches of the towns of Polk County.

By Joseph ll. Des Moines, Iowa: J.P. Bushnell. By definition, a cemetery with a sense of place shares the landscape of its neighborhood. Camp Polk Cemetery is unique as a white person’s graveyard, in my experience, in its matching the Oregon Native American cemeteries for their laissez-faire attitude and decorative sense, but, as I’ve already pointed out, there are significant differences.

Camp 1880-1999 book was changed to Fort Polk in and became a part of a region of cultural resources, including archaeological sites, historic houses and structures, and other sites of historical value. The U.S. Army has spent considerable time, effort, and money on locating, identifying, and inventorying thousands of archaeological sites on Fort.

Cemeteries in Polk County, Camp Polk Cemetery. A:: Antioch Cemetery (41) [Return To Top] B:: Baker Cemetery (4), Bates Cemetery (11), Board Camp Cemetery (), Buffalo Cemetery (82), Bulger (aka Stinnett) Cemetery (96) [Return To Top] C:: Canaanland Church Cemetery (11), Carmack Family Cemetery (4), Cecil Cemetery (27), Cecil Chapel Cemetery (), Center Cemetery (9), Cherry Hill Cemetery ( Camp Polk was a former army camp in the U.S.

state of Oregon that was established in Deschutes County in It was a post of the District of of nine camps created during a time of conflict between settlers and Native Americans, it was located three miles northeast of the present-day city of Sisters.

The camp was intended to house troops who would protect settlers on the Santiam. Watch for wildlife: Camp Polk Meadow is home to deer, cougar, otters, elk and many species of birds (~ species observed). See the Preserve’s bird list or help with bird surveys.; Learn some history: Camp Polk Meadow has played a key role in Central Oregon’s history for more than more about this history or read Biography of a Place, Martin Winch's book about Camp Polk.

Camp Polk Located a few miles north of Sisters, Camp Polk Cemetery is unique, with a homespun, cowboy feel. “Nothing quite has the flavor of Camp Polk. In the United States at the end of World War II, there were prisoner-of-war camps, including Branch Camps serving Area Camps containing overprisoners of war (mostly German).The camps were located all over the US but were mostly in the South because of the higher expense of heating the barracks in other areas.

Eventually, every state (with the exceptions of Nevada, North Dakota. The cemetery book lists one additional name Mary Jane Fryar Shirleythe wife of James Wright Shirley.

James Wright Shirley moved just across the county line into Board camp, Polk Co. where at the age of sixty-seven he married 3rd Ella Phelps in They had two children. Maple Springs Cemetery is now online. Many thanks to Jim Carroll for photographing it.

Polk County Cemetery Preservation Committee (PCCPC) was founded November when a group of concerned citizens met to discuss what could be done about the abandoned and neglected cemeteries in Polk County, Georgia.

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Statewide collections are found on the Iowa Cemetery. Andy Tullis / The BulletinDeschutes Land Trust volunteer naturalist Kelly Madden, center, dressed in pioneer clothing, leads a history walk through the Camp Polk Cemetery Thursday morning.

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Note: This page primarily lists records kept at the county level. Statewide collections are found on the Arkansas Cemetery Records page. Peter C Book 46 Martha Book 42 Greta A Book 14 Mary Book 71 Iowa, Cemetery Records, [database on-line].

Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, Name: Mary A Book Birth Date: abt ; Death Date: 22 Jul ; Age: 71 Burial Location: Camp, Polk Cemetery: Lowman Source: Iowa Graves Registration Survey W P A Polk County Iowa. Compiled by Polk County Cemetery Preservation Committee. The series of books is divided into districts of the county.

Vol. I will cover Districts& Cemeteries that are in book are: Ammons Antioch Brumby County Line Dugdown Baptist Church Dugdown Farm Hampton-Barnett Hightower Hosea Camp Hubbard Brooks Lee's Chaple Maple. New Books The Blows of yesteryear: an American saga Genealogies of Hadley families: embracing the early settlers of the towns of Hatfield, [Oregon] links to the past Camp Polk Cemetery, Monmouth, Oregon: the saga of a small American town Collected memories: Umatilla Tales.

Jefferson J. Polk’s father was Ephraim Polk Jr., who moved from Delaware to Maysville, Kentucky and later moved to Bryant’s Station, near Lexington. Inhe moved to Georgetown, Kentucky. In March ofJefferson Polk’s father died from “cold plague” when he was preparing to fight in the War of Mary Elizabeth Lee & Samuel John Moore.

Mary Elizabeth Lee b. 9 Jan Johnson Co., AR d. 7 Mar Polk Co., AR Married: 19 Nov Logan Co., AR buried: Nunley Cemetery Polk Co., AR Father: James Henry Lee Mother: Penelope Ann Copeland. husband: Samuel John "Sam" Moore b. 22 Mar Johnson Co., AR d. 25 Jan Polk Co., AR Occupation: Farmer.

buried: Nunley Cemetery Polk. A visit to the historic Camp Polk Cemetery last week led to the discovery of a pair of military veterans representing the local Veterans of Foreign Wars. POLK COUNTY: Hancock Cemetery POLK COUNTY: History of Courthouses POLK COUNTY: Marriage Record #1, POLK COUNTY: Marriage Record #1, POLK COUNTY: Marriage Record #1, POLK COUNTY: Marriage Record #1, POLK COUNTY: Minute Book "B" POLK COUNTY: Minute Book "B" POLK COUNTY: Minute Book "B"   New Books The Blows of yesteryear: an American saga Genealogies of Hadley families: embracing the early settlers of the towns of Hatfield, [Oregon] links to the past Camp Polk Cemetery, Monmouth, Oregon: the saga of a small American.

Some of our cemeteries came from books by Joe R. Skeens, with his permission, additions and corrections by, Carol McGlothen and persons who have donated their family information.

James Polk Hill Cemetery Marion Neeley Cemetery Left Fork Meade Cemetery Mart Meade Cemetery Honey Camp Cemetery Hopkins, Johnson & Jones Cemetery Isaac Family. Toward the back of the book is a list of single and abandoned graves as well as a census of Big Sandy, Davis, Nowlin and Pullen Cemeteries located in Polk County, Texas and the Cunningham Cemetery located in Hardin County.

Directions, as specific as possible, are provided to each cemetery. Named after a long since abandoned army post, unwatered and wild, Camp Polk Cemetery is a quintessential, homegrown backwoods Oregon experience. Though pretty much untended, it’s still in use. If nothing else, it’s romantic.

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My grandmother was Hattie Pearl Tyler. I believe her mother was Narcissus Jane Warren. I just happened on your blog with the picture of the cemetery. I had been unable to find much on my father's family.

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Polk, Jr., and others on Octo as a family cemetery for the descendents of Ezekiel Polk. Colonel Polk, the patriarch of the Polk family in Tennessee, was the grandfather of President James Knox Polk. James K. Polk may have served just one term, but he was one of history’s most consequential U.S.

up on Young Hickory, America's 11th Commander in Chief. James K. Polk had. Records of the Oak Grove Cemetery Association, consisting of deed record books, death record books, and one volume of trustee minutes. Volume 1 is deeds, No.

1, Bacon, - No.Derrick, ; Volume 2 is trustee minutes,   Gerald R. SiegelNewport, NC - Gerald (Jerry) Robert Siegel was born in the Bronx, NY, on J He died in Newport, NC on Maat.

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