|JACKSONVILLE: Jackson County|
http://www.rootsweb.com/~orjackso/ has general Jackson county information. [August 2005]
In Jacksonville, from Hwy 238, turn north onto Oregon St and then west on E St. http://jacksonvillecm.org/ has burial lists, maps, and information.
Photo and Article: Jacksonville Pioneer Cemetery Speaks Of Hardships Of Early Settlersat http://www.newseaglepoint.com/articles/index.cfm?artOID=232191&cp=11010
The Jewish section has the most children buried in it, Kingsnorth said. Many Jews came from San Francisco for gold and then became merchants. Their children died of epidemics and the parents moved on to other areas. "For burial listings, scroll down to "Jewish Section at http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/or/jackson/cemeteries/jacksonville.txt?o_xid=0022470719&o_lid=0022470719&o_xt=22470719: "Located just west of the intersection of West ""E"" Street and Oregon Street. Go through the "gates and up hill. The first burial was in 1859. Note that the cemetery is on a hill with lots of trees - the graves are not in neat little rows. I traveled across each "row" from south to northwest to east copying down each stone and have designated sections to make it easier. " [August 2005]
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