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Sue Tanner (#47732168)
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Bio Photo All of St. Joseph lawn at Riverside Cemetery in Spokane, Wa has been photographed.
All of Saturnia Lawn has been photographed, also in Riverside, is done.
My next lawn at Riverside to work through is Poppy.
Every marker that is visible has a memorial & a photo.

Family names I am very interested in are: Anglemyer and Kraetschmann(and variants). Wilkerson(from Montana). Schuster who became Rose via his moms 2nd marriage. My Grandpa Fred had 3 sisters--they married Egger, Pueppke, and Beulen/Beuler. Anyone with last name of Maas from Germany.
On Husbands side--Tanner(from the Platte River area of Nebraska). Hunsley(from England, George & Sarah Ann). Marsh. Abbott.

Photo request not found--For those photo requests that have been requested in Greenwood/Riverside--I and other volunteers have looked very thoroughly for your ancestor. If you get a report stating there is a problem with fulfilling your request--we have looked for them and were not successful in locating a marker for them, so therefore instead of letting these requests still stand, I will be having them removed.
I am sorry for not being able to fulfill every photo request.
If you want more info. please do email me and I will do what I can to help.
That does not mean that they are not buried at Greenwood/Riverside--just that no marker was able to be found.

"Use a period after names where only the initial is known". I will be submitting many Edits for just a period. Thank you Sue

Also, if anyone has info. on the Ralph Paul Kettley family of Illinois, I would love to talk/email you.
I need some info. on Benzie Co., Michigan. What it was like 100 years ago especially. I would like more info. on Copernisle, MI also. I would also appreciate it if someone could do lookups of articles, obits., and so on for Adam J. Rose/Schuster and his wife Caroline or Carrie. Also, their kids.

Just to clarify, I am not on or any paid site like that

Just email me if I can help you.
YOU ARE WELCOME TO USE MY PHOTOS OF YOUR ANCESTOR AS YOU WISH--please credit me as the photographer.

Greenwood Non-Endowed//Lawns 25, 26 & 27
A non-endowed lawn is nothing more than a portion of the cemetery that gets no care--they don't do any type of maintance, water, mow, etc.
Pine needles fall, branches fall and so on. So, when I find out that a person is buried in any of the above I will post a photo that I just took. Please remember that Greenwood is more than 100 years old. So, the chances of us actually locating the marker for your ancestor in a non-endowed are not that great. That doesn't mean that we won't try, just don't hold your breath.

IF YOU WANT ME TO DO A TRANSFER OF YOUR FAMILY MEMBER, EMAIL ME. I will consider each request as they come in. The way I see it--these are guidelines only, not hard and fast rules. So, if you have an odd situation with your ancestor or even if it is a friend--let me know. I am not related to most of the names that I "manage". So, don't be afraid to ask for a transfer or whatever your situation involves.

Taking photos--I want to explain my thinking behind the way I take the photos.
I feel that it is a privilege that someone else is entrusting me--to take the best possible photo of their ancestor that I can. Therefore, I take a whisk broom with me and some water. I always clean up the stones before I take a photo. It does not take long and so improves the photo. Not to mention it just seems more respectful of the person that I am photographing. Sometimes, the descendant needs date/name verified. That is difficult to achieve if there is a bunch of debris on the marker. Debris like pine needles, branches and so on. It only take a minute if that long to wipe that all away.
Water-I take some of that just for any bird droppings on the stone. A bit of water on the droppings, wait just a sec., and the bird droppings are gone. You have to sweep, wipe away. But, the idea is that you don't use anything harsh to get rid of them.
If it is bird droppings mixed with tree pitch/sap--no chance of removing that.

So, if you are going to fulfill any photo requests for me--I would appreciate your doing it the way I have outlined it for when I fulfill other peoples requests.

Just in case someone wants to know someday--My source for DOB, DOD, names, marriages, military and so on it only helps me out here in Washington State.
I don't like having to pay any web site money for what actually should be free--esp. in the case of a 100 year old marriage license, death cert., and so on. So, I don't do

The above web site is ALWAYS my source. The only other source I have here is our library.
So, please don't ask me who or what my source is--I've already told you.
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Melissa OBrian
RE: Source for Lillian Beal Edits
Hi Sue,
Which edits?
I do a lot of these when I have data that can be added on many ancestors.
Need a refreshment for Pettegrew, by the way birth records in West Va. show Pettigrew too...
Thanks Melissa
Added by Melissa OBrian on Dec 01, 2016 8:30 AM
ann todd
RE: Welcome! Sue 😊
Thankyou Sue for your reply and interest in possibly helping me. Robert Brown was my great grandfather. Born june 19,1883 in Scotland died: Nov 9,1925 in Spokane, Wa. Married to Emma (Emily) Mutter Brown (later become Wick after the death of Robert leaving her 4 children:Margaret, Jean, Violet & Robert (Bobby). Bobby & Violet drown in 1931 I believe. Egbert Wick entered the marriage with 2 children one named Andrew. Just looking for his grave and a possible picture. I have the pics of Emily, Robert,& Violet headstone and one separate pic of Egbert (with Emily ' s name also but she was buried with her children (family dispute on Engbret ' family). I believe headstone to be at Riverside Memorial Park Spokane. It may be unmarked. Thankyou so much in advance for your help and hope you find something. Just doing a little research. Blessings~Ann Todd
Added by ann todd on Nov 30, 2016 12:13 PM
Lisa Creeger Perry
RE: Hi again
Joseph Adams

Armenie Dugas

Are the parents of Cordelia L Adams
born:May 1884 Little Falls, MN

So I'm not sure I have the correct information.
Thank you,
Added by Lisa Creeger Perry on Nov 29, 2016 2:15 PM
Lisa Creeger Perry
RE: Hi again
Hang on Sue, I have to get back to my tree for more information.
Thank you,
Added by Lisa Creeger Perry on Nov 29, 2016 2:05 PM
Melissa OBrian
RE: Source for Lillian Beal Edits
Hi Sue,

I need the Find A Grave memorial number for Lillian, with 3 trees & 33,000 on them, Lillian isn't coming up as an easily identifiable gal.

Added by Melissa OBrian on Nov 28, 2016 12:16 PM
Harold howell
I don't mind at all
Hope it was a good Thanksgiving for you and yours
Harold E. Howell
Added by Harold howell on Nov 24, 2016 5:01 PM
RE: Ott family in Washington State?
I not sure if I have kin in Washington state, , but would be interested to find out. I am listed as DIANNAWELLMAN58 on if you want to look at my family tree.

Added by LadyDi_60 on Nov 18, 2016 10:12 AM
Don Lynch
Henry Burchett
Profile updated. Thank you! Don
Added by Don Lynch on Nov 15, 2016 7:13 PM
Linda Severson-Shurtleff
Hi, I finally got the Burchett Family linked. Thanks for letting me know.
Added by Linda Severson-Shurtleff on Nov 14, 2016 11:48 AM
J.L. McKenzie
Grace E Kelso Garner
Thank you so very much for the photo of the tombstone of Grace Kelso Garner. She is the author of a family history book "Earliest Settlers Western Frederick - Eastern Hampshire Counties in Virginia, Their Descendants" which has been a great help to me in my genealogy research. For years, I've felt like I've known her, not realizing until recently that she was deceased. I really do appreciate your effort.
Added by J.L. McKenzie on Nov 14, 2016 2:42 AM
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