Bickleton IOOF Cemetery

Name Birth Death Memo
Andrew, Daniel 10-10-1858 12-27-1924 Dan Andrew   Findagrave Memorial and Obituary  
Bromley, Infant daughter 07-20-1948 07-20-1948 Graveside services for the Infant daughter (column 3)   Twin daughters were born to Mr. and Mrs. Newt Bromley. One of the baby girls died at birth in the hospital at Sunnyside. She was buried in the Bickleton IOOF Cemetery.
Brown, Niels Jorgensen 05-31-1885 10-19-1935 Prominent East End Farmer Takes His Life (column 7)   Brown is Dead (link by Jeffrey Elmer)   Neils J. Brown   Father: Niels Brown   Mother: Mary [Jorgenson] Matsen (who died just weeks earlier on October 4, 1935).   Spouse (1917): Anna Louise Jensen
Coleman, Lysander Iles 1838 01-27-1928 Lysander Isles Coleman (column 3)  
Donoho, Donald 12-18-1913 05-15-1938 Bickleton Boy Crash Victim (column 1)   Obituary: Donald Wayne Donoho (column 6)   Funeral Rites for Donaho Youth Held (Column 4)   Donald was born in Glade, Yakima, WA to Elnora and Anthony W. Donoho. He attended high school in Bickleton, and went on to the California College of Technology in Oakland. Donald died in a hospital in Oakland, California following a motorcycle accident.
Everett, Fred William 12-01-1884 12-25-1942 Gravestone (USGW Archives)   Obituary   Fred William Everett was born in Crescent City, Illinois on December 1, 1884 to Nancy Ann [Cobb] and Frank Everett. The Everett family settled in the west in Washington state in 1902. Fred was married on *December 21, 1914 to Mildred May Gray in Goldendale. They had one son: Cecil. Fred passed away at the age of 58 on Christmas Day - December 25, 1942 in Bickleton.
[Researcher Sources: Obituary; USGW Archives; WWI & WWII Draft Registrations; Soc Sec Applic & Claims Index; WA Death Select Death Certificates; WA Deaths; 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 & 1940 US Censuses. *Note: In the "Marriage Records of Klickitat County, WA 1867-1917" by Homer J.E. Townsend and Patricia A. Scarola, it lists the date of marriage as December 23, 1914]
Ferguson, Sadie Belle [Rusho] 05-24-1918 04-27-1986 Obituary   Sadie Belle Ferguson was born on Mary 24, 1918 to Clara Beatrice [Bell] and Ray Grant Rusho in Danville, Washington. As a girl, she attended Yakima High School, and then lived in Toppenish. She married Edgar Parlet on November 7, 1936 in Yakima. On June 20, 1954, she married Ranald Ferguson. The Ferguson family settled into Bickleton and owning and operating a family ranch. Sadie passed away on April 27, 1986 in Seattle, WA.
[Researcher Sources: Obituary; Findagrave Memorial; WA Birth Records; WA Marriage Records; Soc Sec Death Index; WA Death Records.   *NOTE: There is a birth year discrepancy. Most records give the 1918 date; however, the Washington Birth Records 1870-1935 use the 1916 date, while the WA Births 1907-1919 uses the year 1918 in Ferry County. Many of her documents are under the maiden surname of "Rushe"]
Gleason, Edmond 1857 12-29-1919 Edmond Gleason (Column 4)   Obituary (Link by Jeffrey Elmer)   Edmond Gleason was born in 1857. He was a well-to-do farmer who was nevr married, and well esteemed within the Bickleton community, having resided there for more than 40 years. He was a contributor to the Klickitat County Agriculturist. Edmond passed away from pneumonia on December 29, 1919 at The Dalles hospital.
Gray, Nettie Eliza 08-15-1855 02-02-1935 Another pioneer was called to the Great Beyond (column 3)   Nettie E. Gray   Parents: Almira [Burkhart] and Lorenzo Badgley   Spouse: Thomas Peter Gray
Griffin, Myrtle [Kutch] 09-04-1895 02-04-1920 Mrs. Myrtle Griffin (Column 2)   Findagrave Memorial   Myrtle [Kutch] Griffin was born on September 4, 1895 in Washington to Lena [Hadley] and Enoch Kutch. She married Harry Griffin on October 26, 1914 in Yakima, WA. Myrtle passed away at the age of 25 on February 4, 1920 near Bickleton. passed away on February 4, 1920   [Researcher Comment: Myrtle is listed as "Wistlen Griffin" on the digital death record. Her gravestone spells her last name as "Griffen;" however, it is signed by both Harry and Myrtle on their marriage records as "Griffin."]
Hosfelt, Jacob B Oct 1856 04-16-1928 The death of Jacob B. Hosfelt (column 4)   Jacob B. Hosfelt   Spouse: Frances Ann [Beck]
Jensen, Clarence Jacob 02-20-1899 04-17-1938 Bickleton Mourns Clarence Jensen (column 3)   Obituary of Clarence J. Jensen (column 3)   Clarence was born in Bickleton. He married Hazel Leaton in Vancouver, Clark County, WA on February 8, 1919. Clarence ied in Portland on Easter Sunday.
Kuhn, Peter John 11-03-1899 12-09-1925 Word has been received   Obituary (link by Jeffrey Elmer)   aka John Peter
Larsen, Christian 07-23-1861 12-17-1938 Funeral Services for Chris Larsen (column 5)   Obituary: Christian Larsen (column 7)   Christian was born to Johanna and Lars Sorenson in Denmark on July 23, 1861. He married Pauline Marie [Peterson] in 1887, and the Larsen family came to Klickitat County in 1891 where they farmed to raise their six children. Christian passed away at the age of 77 on December 17, 1938 in Seattle, King, WA.
Martinsen, Hans 10-26-1876 08-05-1925 Bickleton Rancher Commits Suicide   Father: Martin Martinsen. Spouse: Martha [Matsen]
Mason, Cora Ellen 09-11-1887 04-09-1938 Mrs. A.D. Mason Dies At Yakima (column 7)   Obituary   Cora [Duryee] Mason was born in 1896 in Ellsworth, Kansas to Bessie and William Duryee. She married Artimus Dodge Mason in Bickleton on March 20, 1910. Cora passed away on April 9, 1938 in Yakima, Yakima, WA. (Her parents are buried in the Goldendale IOOF Cemetery)
Matsen, Maria (Mary) 03-03-1855 10-04-1935 N.J. Brown received the sad news (column 1)   Obituary: Mrs. Mary Matsen (column 4)   Nee: Gundesen. Born in Denmark.   Spouse #1 (1884): Nelson Brown. Nelson died 09-12-1885.   Spouse #2 (1887): Stephen Matsen. Stephen died 03-02-1910.   Mary died in Seattle.
Moorehead, James Melvin 09-24-1861 02-13-1928 The Remains of Mel Moorehead (Column 3)   "Mel" died in Butte County, California
Nemes, Nicholas (Nick) 11-06-1880 03-26-1945 Bickleton Farmer is Found Dead in Road (Column 5)   Discovery of Strong Box Ends Nemis Mystery (column 7)   Nicholas Nemes was born on November 6, 1880 in Kassa Hungary. According to his death records, his mother was Kariak Mariana and his father was Sovainsky Jonos. Immigration records cited that Nicholas immigrated to the United States in 1904. Nicholas passed away of a heart attack on March 26, 1945 near Bickleton, WA. After his death, there was a mystery about a strong box Nick had constructed to secure his valuables; however, it was nowhere to be found. It was finally found in 1948 and indeed held savings certificates and deeds to properties.   [Researcher Sources: WWI & WWII Draft Registration show Nicholas was born in Hungary; however, the "Mystery Box" indicated he was born in Austria]
Randall, Earl Emanuel 05-10-1883 06-24-1935 Burial Services were Held (column 2)   Parents: Harriet or Hattie [Mutch] and Alvin Randall. Spouse: Virginia.   [Researcher Sources: (WWI Draft Registration; WA Select Death Certificates; 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930 censuses)]
Sanders, Donald Lawrence 12-09-1923 10-12-1928 Donald Lawrence Sanders (column 1)  
Sanders, Emma 04-28-1896 03-15-1035 Mrs. George Sanders (column 4)   Nee: Warren. Spouse (1913): George Sanders
Savage, Roy 01-16-1876 04-24-1948 Roy Savage, Road Foreman (column 7)   Obituaries: Roy Savage (Column 2).   Roy Savage was born on January 16, 1876 in Richland County, Wisconsin to Emma [Grimm] and A.W. Savage. According to the Wisconsin Marriages 1820-1907, Roy married Mary Elizabeth [Colburn] on August 16, 1902 in Clark, Wisconsin. The Savage family moved to Washington in 1906, and settled in Bickleton in 1918. He served the community as foreman of county highway construction and maintenance in the 3rd District. Roy passed away on April 24, 1948 at the Rock Creek Road Camp. [Researcher Note: Family trees and the 1880 census indicate that his formal name may possibly have been Albert LeRoy Savage. The newspaper obituary stated he was married in 1901; however, records found on for Wisconsin, Marriages, 1820-1907 and on Family Search indicate they were married in 1902.]
Smith, Josiah 1857 12-24-1934 Josiah Smith (column 1)   Klickitat County Pioneer 1880. Spouse: Matilda "Tillie" Wommack
Van Horn, Henry Clay "Hank" 09-27-1874 03-12-1965 Obituary (see column 5)   Henry Clay "Hank" Van Horn was born September 27, 1874 in Union, Cass County, Nebraska to Celia E [Dixon] and Joseph M. Van Horn. He married Stella Agnes [Hoisington] about 1899. The Van Horns settled in the Bickleton area in 1902 in the "Sandridge District". Henry passed away on March 12, 1965 in Prosser, Benton County, WA.
[Research Resources: Goldendale Sentinel Obituary; 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 & 1940 US Censuses; WWI Draft Registration; Soc Sec Applic & Claims Index]

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