Washington County Oregon Cemeteries


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C o l o r Code:

Use codes to find cemeteries in need of transcribtion.

GREEN = under current transcription.

Black = in need of transcription.

Blue = underlined (hot links) point to transcribed cemeteries Click on those to review.

There are undiscovered cemeteries in this county. Some old family burial sites are on farms or on other private property off the beaten path. We will transcribe every known cemetery in this county. If you know of a cemetery not listed here, or know of an alternate name for any cemetery named here, please report it and volunteer to transcribe it for publication.

Alec Peterson Family Cemetery

Alexis Aggeles Cemetery

Almoran, AKA Hill Cemetery

Ames Chapel AKA Crescent Grove

Arcade Cemetery, AKA Miller or Pumpkin Ridge...near golf course in Banks

Union Point AKA Banks AKA Barnum Family AKA Wilkes Cemetery. Union Point Cemetery near Banks has several older names.

Bethany Pioneer Cemetery AKA Bethany Methodist Cemetery

Four pages:
Sec#1  / Sec#2 / By Alpha / By Row  

Blooming AKA St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery

Burdorfer Family Cemetery

Buxton Catholic Cemetery in two pages: page 1      page 2

Cherry Grove Cemetery, Gaston, 6 miles south of Forest Grove off Hwy 47

Cherry Grove 2nd transcription.xml

Cherry Grove transcription in html

Cooper Mountain Catholic  There are two cemeteries here.

Version 1

Version 2

Credits for both cemeteries

Cooper Mountain Evangelical 2003

Same cemetery enumerated 1999

Addendum photos by a recent visitor to Aloha, Oregon 

Crescent Grove) AKA Ames Chapel

Edward Bruel Family Cemetery

Ellis Family Cemetery

Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery  on 19th Ave Cornelius has been transcribed several times.

Emerick Family Cemetery

Erdman-Wunsch Cemetery

Fern Hill Catholic Cemetery

Fir Lawn Cemetery transcription is completed

Fir Lawn was walked and transcribed by Tracy Mason .

We are editing photos of every tombstone up, but this is taking a lot of time.

Thank you Tracy

Forest View Cemetery, AKA Naylor Congregational, Forest Grove, Pacific Avenue. NOTE: Baker Family Burial Site of Scoggins Valley were moved to Forest View Cemetery in 1972 when Hagg Lake Reservoir flooded the farm.


FIR section xl                  FIR html

CHERRY section xl       CHERRY html

To see photos  Starting with surnames beginning with A.

Gales Creek Cemetery

Gales Creek Cemetery by Lorie Verbort 

Gottlieb Staeger Cemetery

Greenville Cemetery (see Banks Cemetery)

Guenther-Pitman Family Cemetery

Hall Farm Cemetery

Harrison Cemetery

Hayward Cemetery

Helvetia Cemetery  (two pages)  Helvetia was settled by people from Switzerland. 

By Alpha     

By Row 

Hess Family Cemetery

Hillsboro Poneer Cemetery, AKA Masonic or IOOF

Hillside Cemetery

Hoover Cemetery

Iowa Hill Cemetery (see Fern Hill Catholic Cemetery)

Jackson Family Cemetery, on farm near North Plains (Old Glenco)

James Robinson Cemetery

Johnson Family Cemetery on Farmington Road

Jolly Family Cemetery remains moved to Hillsboro Pioneer Cemetery in 1912)

Lewis Cemetery

Maple Lane Cemetery AKA Masonic, Sherwood, OR

Meridian Cemetery, Wilsonville, OR Meridian Road near Sherwood

Methodist Church of Farmington  (abandoned to nature)

Methodist Church of Cornelius

Middleton Cemetery near Sherwood

Mount Olive Lutheran Cemetery early version. Near Gaston, OR

Mount Olive Lutheran Cemetery original DETHLEFS of congregation SEGHERS.)

Mount Olive Baptist Cemetery, Laurel, Oregon, Campbell Road, founded 1878

Mountainside Cemetery

Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Watercress Road in Forest grove

Mountain View Cemetery of Forest Grove.

Mountain View Cemetery on Dixie Mountain, North Plains

Mountaindale aka Raffety Family north of Mountaindale on Dairy road

Raffety-Mountaindale by Tom Burroughs

Nevah Zedek Jewish Cemetery ; Burials at Find-a-grave

Oak Knoll AKA Parson's AKA Ritchie Farm Cemetery  

Oak Knoll html ; Oak Knoll in excel format

Old Racetrack Cemetery found near Harvey's Marine on TV Hwy. We are checking for legible stones there, and a history of the cemetery if possible.

Patton Family Cemetery

Phillips Cemetery 

Pioneer Catholic Cemetery of St. Anthony of Padea  

St. Anthony of Padua in Beaverton Murray Blvd, Beaverton

Pioneer Cemetery on Pacific University Campus Forest Grove (dates to 1840)

Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Sherwood

Pleasant View Cemetery, Sherwood may be same as above. Is it?

Purdin Family Cemetery Transcription

Purdin Cemetery  ; Purdin Cemetery earlier version by Tim May, 2000

***Rum and Gum Charley.

***As a single burial not considered a cemetery. 

NOTE: DOT records indicate Rum and Gum Charley was moved from Hwy 99W right of way passing through Middleton. Charley, subject to further inquiry, was moved to the Middleton Pioneer Cemetery, but Charley's surname does not appear on the transcription.

Old Scotch Church, Hillsboro, Oregon AKA Tualatin Plains Presbyterian 

Church Homepage

Stewart Family Cemetery with photographs

Saint Anthony of Padia, Tigard 

Saint Cecelia Catholic AKA Saint Pias Catholic

St. Edward's Catholic Church, two transcriptions following.

Transcription 1

Transcription 2

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Cemetery, Roy, Oregon

St. Mary of the Valley Catholic Cemetery

St. Matthew's Catholic Cemetery  two pages  following 

By Row

By Alpha

St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery (see Blooming Cemetery)

St. Paul Lutheran, Hillsboro Hwy. near Sherwood 

St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery (see Cooper Mountain Catholic)

Seghers Cemetery (see Mount Olive Lutheran Cemetery)

Seventh Day Adventist Cemetery (see Johnson Family of Farmington Cemetery)

Shady Brook Cemetery

Solomon Emerick Cemetery, also Emerick Cemetery

Stewart Family Cemetery

Sunset Hill Memorial Park AKA Valkerie.

Sunset Pioneer- - Trinity Lutheran, Tigard 2003          Photos

Sunset Pioneer Cemetery, Tigard, 2001

Evangelical Lutheran German Cemetery Tigard         Photos

St. Francis du Padia, Tigard

Tompkins Cemetery (see Harrison Cemetery)

Tooley Cemetery (see Harrison Cemetery)

Union Point Cemetery, Banks, Oregon Alternate names are Banks Cemetery, Wilkes & Barnum.

Many pioneers are buried in this beautiful setting and their ancestors still living here keep the cemetery in tip top shape. Union Cemetery, AKA Union School House Cemetery.

Union Cemetery Cedar Mill Road   (two pages)   


Page 2

Valkyrie Memorial Park (see Sunset Hill Memorial Park) May be same

Valley Memorial Park and mausoleum, 3809 SE Tualatin Valley Highway, Hillsboro, OR

Photographs and transcriptions by Claudia Fassold

Verboort Catholic Cemetery, Visitation (two transcriptions that we know of, so will link to others if provided.  

Verboort.com  This is the church website with history and current events.

Visitation Cemetery near Verboort

Waterbury unknown name on Waterbury property Hillsboro Hwy 217, six corners Sherwood.

Wedeking Family Cemetery

West Union Baptist Cemetery

White Family Cemetery

William Burris Family Cemetery

Winona Cemetery

Original transcription

Update 2000 by last name and by row