Where Are They Buried?

We’ve gotten a number of emails from people who have found a relative on one of our patient lists. All of them wanted to know where their relative was buried. Unfortunately, we don’t have much information on patient burials, though we’re working on it.

For now, here’s what we know:

Cemeteries: Over the years, Morningside Hospital patients were buried in multiple cemeteries. During the 1940’s and 1950’s, Multnomah Park Pioneer Cemetery and Greenwood Hills Cemetery were the sites of patient burials. We located a few patient graves at Greenwood Hills, but most are unmarked or grown-over. Multnomah Park Pioneer Cemetery is still in operation but Greenwood Hills is basically closed to new burials and is managed by a group of people living in the neighborhood. Karen and I visited Greenwood Hills Cemetery and I’ll post more on it in the future.

Other Possible Sources of Information:

Genealogy Resources: Out of the resources below, the Family Search site, which is maintained by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is the best and most complete.

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