Gresham Pioneer Cemetery

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Founded in 1859, Gresham Pioneer Cemetery is located on Southwest Walters Road in Gresham.


The cemetery property, bordered by Johnson Creek on the east and Escobar Cemetery on the south, once belonged to I. I. and Sarah Moore. Miyo Iwakoshi, believed to be the first Japanese person to live in Oregon, is buried here.

Metro's historic cemeteries not only offer a unique look into the past, but are managed as active facilities. Public inquiries concerning gravesite selection and other services are welcome. Metro maintains burial records for use by family historians and genealogical researchers. To locate a gravesite, you can search the records online or contact cemetery staff.
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