bayview cemetery

Bayview Cemetery was also called The Odd Fellows Cemetery, or I.O.O.F. It is located South OF St. Helens Oregon, North of Scappoose, Oregon.
The Bayview Cemetery is in the 57000 block of Old Portland Road. It has no mailing address, except that of its managers. Its managers: Barbara & Noel Thompson 33550 Blaha Rd. Warren 97053
Lot Numbers preceded by * refer to the North section. Otherwise, references are to lots in the Older, South section. Records show 1080+ graves. There are 6 acres, spaces for 3500 graves
Bayview Cemetery Association, Inc. was formed May 25, 1973 by Earl Bennett, Delmar Olson, Max Harris, Fritz Olson & Estella Olson.
Bayview Cemetery Assn. is a tax-exempt organization. There is small permanent care fund. There is no paid help. Donations are necessary for most of its care.
O'Connell Mortuary (Columbia Chapel) owned the cemetery for a period It was owned by Mike Felsman from late 1950's to mid- 1960's. Felsman established the newer, North section.
27 Jan 1893. Oregon Mist newspaper "The Odd Fellows Cemetery, three miles out on the Old Portland Road, was surveyed Tuesday, and the lots will be staked out in a few days, after which they will be placed on sale. Officers of the I.O.O.F. are W.W. Blakesley, U. W. Clark, W. J. Rice, and C. W. Blakesley."
12 May 1893. Oregon Mist "Miss Jennie Lofstead died of typhoid fever ... and was interred in the Odd Fellows Cemetery near Gillton."


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