Pleasant View Cemetery
Clackamas County, Oregon
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This photo was taken at the annual cherry picnic at Marion and Lily Young's home in Wilsonville, Oregon.  The occasion is also a recognition for surviving GAR members (Grand Army of the Republic) and a meeting of the Women's Relief Corps of World War I.  We know it is spring of 1918 partly because the infant is Dorothy Lehan, born in April, 1918.  The two stars in the window are for Marion and Lily's two sons, Norris and Dorris, who are both serving in France.  Their wives, Fanny and Mattie, along with their children, Margaret, Hardy, and Dorothy, are living with Marion and Lily.  I do not know the significance of the other insignia in the windows.  There are not many men in the photo, perhaps because it is the height of World War I. 

The GAR members include Peter Meeks, seated in front of his daughter, Dessa, Lily's sister-in-law.  Other GAR members could include the following Civil War vets at Pleasant View:
             John Edward Vinson, age 79  (1839 - 1924)
             David F. Fletcher, age 79 (1839 - 1935)
If you can match any of these veterans to their photo, or if you can identify anyone else in the photo, please let me know. It is likely that a large number of these individuals are buried at Pleasant View Cemetery. Charlotte  
Individuals identified in this photo who are buried at Pleasant View Cemetery include:
Marion Calvin Young
Lily Ann Young
Mattie Dale Hayman Young
Fannie Gale Hayman Young
Dorothy Jean Young Lehan
Hardy Shelby Young
Rosa Graham Thies
Matilda Clementine Zumwalt Graham
Peter Meeks
Josephine Graham Conner
Rosetta Graham Wright
Rob Graham
Lillian Graham Crist
Jack Angus
Jessie and Helen Angus (sisters, not sure which is which)
Individuals identified in this photo who are buried elsewhere include:
Margaret Young Stinson
Dessa Meeks Graham
Reed Graham
Helen Graham Ross
Thelma Ann Graham Carlson
Lillian Graham
Lydia Failmetzger