David R. Koontz Grave
Umatilla County, Oregon
This is the grave of David R. Koontz, born in 1830 in Gallia County, Ohio. He was headed for Oregon in 1852 with members of his extended family. There is no record of how David died and was buried in 1852.
Outside Echo, Oregon
From the center of Echo, drive east and cross railroad tracks. Turn right on old U.S. 30. The grave is about ¼ mile south, on the west side of the road.
The site is open to the public and is owned by the State of Oregon.
Source: Randy Brown and Reg Duffin, Graves and Sites on the Oregon and California Trails, OCTA, 2nd edition, 1998, pp 88-89
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