The links below are for researching family in Dora, Oregon, Dora Cemetery, and Coos County, Oregon regions as prepared by Ernie Krewson.
One of the best website – LDS Genealogy – Oregon Genealogy
Another good free site – FamilySearch
Coos County Cemetery Records – Cemetery Records
Dora Oregon public library – This wonderful and new library has genealogy of Coos County and the Dora, Oregon area. Dora Cemetery records are readily available at the Dora library Dora Public Library. Provided is a list of cemetery records available at their library (contact: (541) 572-6009 Betty Vaughn): dora-cemetery-records-index
A collection of 32 newspapers including Myrtle Point Enterprise (1895-1917) and Myrtle Point Herald (1928-2000). 32 newspapers
Coquille Valley Sentinel 1936-1940, 1971, 1973, 2006-2009 – Coquille Valley Sentinel
Coquille Valley Sentinel general search – Coquille Sentinel general search
Historic Oregon Newspapers Online: Historic Oregon Newspapers Online
Coos County OrGenWeb – Vital records
Genealogy Trails History Group – Coos County Marriage Notices and Records
Coos County Cemeteries – Map locations
Dora Cemetery Township Map – This is a county map showing the 3 tax lots owned by the Dora Cemetery Association. The first tax lot 901 is the original part of the cemetery. It was purchased from J. P. and Sally E. Stemmler. The deed was dated July 19, 1886 and recorded August 16, 1886. The next tax lot 1200 is the first addition approximately 2 acres and makes up the new part of the cemetery largely on the left side of the paved road that goes through the cemetery in a west east direction. This property was purchased in 1924 from Alice Stemmler Luttrell. Tax lot 903 is the one acre of property donated to the cemetery by Lone Rock Timber. The stumps have been removed, burned, and planted with grass by a grateful donation by Dale Wilson. Township 28 South Range 11 West Section 10
Dora Cemetery Find A Grave – The Dora Cemetery Find A Grave has all of the interments registered many with family relationships and pictures of grave markers. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSsr=121&GScid=1992590&CRid=1992590&pt=Dora%20Cemetery&
Pioneer History Of Coos And Curry Counties, Oregon: Heroic Deeds
And Thrilling Adventures Of The Early Settlers (1898) – Selected pages of this book is online. Once you click on the site below you will need to scroll down to selected pages and Contents. Under Contents you will find selected chapters and then you will find another section – Common terms and phrases http://books.google.com/books/about/Pioneer_History_of_Coos_and_Curry_Counti.html?id=mnEtAAAAYAAJ
Dora Cemetery veterans – An alphabetical list of our veterans interred in our cemetery compiled by Ernie Krewson. Using this list in combination with the Dora Cemetery map you can locate where a particular veteran is interred. Dora Cemetery Veteran Listing 2
Dora Cemetery Historical Cemetery Letter and Certificate Historical Society Certificate Copy
Listing of private cemeteries located in Coos county, Oregon. This listing includes the name of the cemetery, the number of interments, and Find A Grave for each cemetery. http://coquillevalley.org/cemetery/cemetery.html
Coos County Cemetery Records – This is a listing of each cemetery and has a listing of interments. The interments for each cemetery is not all inclusive. http://www.orgenweb.org/coos/cemetry1.htm
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The Dora Cemetery Association
1811 Stone Hedge Drive NE
Keizer, Oregon 97303
Secretary of State Registry # 001410-10
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