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Are you searching for ancestors? Has your search led you to Sumpter?

We want to help!

We recommend that you first visit check out the genealogical databases and other resources available at the Baker County Library either online here  or visit the main branch of the Baker County Library at 2400 Resort Street in Baker City.

If you plan a trip to Sumpter, be sure to stop in and take a look at our Sumpter Cemetery book compiled and donated to the Sumpter Municipal Museum by Sharon Howard.

IMG_0040This wonderful collection of early burials in the Blue Mountain Cemetery in Sumpter is full of newspaper obituaries and interesting stories of pioneers who once lived in Sumpter and were buried here.

If you are searching for information, or have information you would be willing to share with others who are also searching, please feel free to contact us and post what you are looking for with us here at our blog and if we can’t help you, perhaps someone may see your post and be able to help you. You can send your information to us in an email:


or to our postal address:

Sumpter Municipal Museum, P.O. Box 367, Sumpter OR 97877

Stay tuned as we share stories of early pioneers from the cemetery book here in the near future.