Cemetery:       Freeman Family cemetery
Other:          John Freeman's Donation Land Claim
Sign:           No
Street:         4 3/4 miles west of Winston and 1/4 mile north of highway42 on property of Stuzman.  About 3/4 miles west of Richards Cemetery, 36X72
City:           Winston
Township:      
County:         Douglas
State:          Oregon
Nation:         USA
Zip:           
lat_ns:         N
lat_h:         
lat_mmss:      
long_ew:        W
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Status:         Abandoned
Size:           Small
Directions:     Located on the Freeman Donation Land Claim on a steep knoll about 4-3/4 miles west of Winston and 1/4 mile north of highway 42, on property owned by a family named Stuzman. This cemetery is about 3/4 miles from the Richards Cemetery and measures 36 by 72' and contains 6 gravestones, plus some small unmarked slabs
Type:           Road-public
Location:       Rural
Terrain:        Hillside
Watersource:    No
Features:       In an unfenced pasture with cows roaming around
Property:       Private
Access:         Permission-required
Enclosure:      None
Gate:           Locks
Established:    About 1864
Gravestones:    7 early + unmarked ones and 2 new gravemarkers
Oldest:         19 July 1864
Newest:         1901 Other gravemarkes of the current owner have also been place on the gravesite.
Removed:        Unknown
Relocated:      No
Repairs:        No
Methods:        Adhesives
Restoration:    No
Association:    No
Records:        No
Inventory:      No
Availability:  
Landscaping:    Yes
Paths:          Yes
Trees:          Yes4
Crypts:         No
Fencing:        No
Brickwork:      No
Ironwork:       No
Sculpture:      No
Fountains:      No
Roads:          No
Buildings:      No
Cement:         Unsure
Granite:        Yes
Marble:         Unsure
Native:         Unsure
Slate:          Unsure
Others:         Unsure
Wood:           Unsure
Materials:      Unsure
Architectural:  Yes
Angels:         Yes
Draperies:      Unsure
Fraternal:      Unsure
Hands:          Yes
Lambs:          Unsure
Monograms:      Unsure
Plants:         Yes
Photos:         No
Religious:      Unsure
Scrollwork:     Yes
Urns:           Unsure
Carvings:       Yes
Condition:      Cemetery poorly maintained
Unmarked:       Yes
Broken:         Yes
Toppled:        Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried:         Yes
Weather:        Yes
Pollution:      Yes
Vandalized:     No
Report:         Yes
VA1:           
VA2:           
VA3:           
VA4:           
VA5:           
Overgrowth:    
Overgrowth1:   
Overgrowth2:    Graves-Disturbing
Overgrowth3:    Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth4:    Gravestones-Damaging
GroundCover:    Yes
Moss:           Yes
Vines:          Yes
Drainage:       Good
Problem1:      
Problem2:       Apathy
Owner:          Private
Use:            Agricultural
Bordering:      Agricultural
Change:         Unknown
Reason:         Roads
Visited:        Rarely
Archeology:     No
Habitat:        Yes
Contacted:      Just Douglas County

Surnames:

Freeman Highly b. Mar 1806 died Mar 1889,   Freeman Hezekiah died July 19, 1864 age 17 yrs,  Garrison Elizabeth b. Feb 25 1832 died 19 Mar 1901,   Freeman John born 3 June 1808 died Mar 19, 1894,  Howard Emma b. Feb 20 1868 died Jan 20 1888,   McCulloch infant died May 8, 1868 ,  Simpson Van Buren K.died May 7, 1866 aged 8 yrs,  In additon 2 new gravemarkers have been placed up the hill and a little south by Ethel Stutzman they are:   Stutzman Maynard M.Nov 30 1916- April 9 1988   Tinkham Fred M 1887- 1978.

Other_Information:

the owners refuse to protect this cemetery we even offered to buy it but they were not interested.

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Name:           Tricia Frame
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Date:           July 8, 2005