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Kathy Hilliard (#47133886)
 member for 4 years, 10 months, 23 days
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Bio Photo My first exploration of cemeteries was an optional high school English assignment to copy interesting epitaphs and carvings. I was intrigued by some findings, but my interest wasn't reawakened until I discovered the joys (and frustrations) of genealogy research.
Living "out West" limits the age of the graveyards, so it's always exciting to find a little spot, often overgrown, with some beautifully carved 19th century markers. A favorite memory was traveling with my daughter and finding a stone in a Scottish kirkyard with the profoundly hopeful inscription, "They have awakened from the dream of life." But topping them all (literally) was standing next to the handcarved rock marking the graves of my great-great-great-grandparents (who remain a "brick wall"), on a windy butte above the Yakima valley.
Sometimes just getting out of the house is called for, and it's always possible to grab a few nearby photo requests, hop in the car, and go on the hunt. If I'm fortunate, I'll be able to fill a gap in someone's search with a picture. If not, my lab Gracie and I will at least have gotten a good drive and walk, and taken glimpses into lives of those gone before.
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Messages left for Kathy Hilliard (129)[Leave Message]
Maggie O
Hi Kathy: are these folks your kin? if so let me and I will transfer to you, thanks for the addtl info. Maggie :)
Added by Maggie O on Feb 04, 2014 6:19 PM
RE: Thomas Kerns 42458152
I think that is just fine. Thanks!
Added by Alice on Jan 22, 2014 6:01 PM
Kerry Moser
RE: Rugna Boland -57663681 - Colfax
I am not related.. just working Colfax cem.. we have all the markers shot and posted, now are working on adding the ones that were lost in the fire in 1926...that is why I have the funeral records.. there are no cem records for that time..
Added by Kerry Moser on Jan 22, 2014 5:14 PM
Kerry Moser
Rugna Boland -57663681 - Colfax
I was going to email you her death cert and burial record but no email addy so will post to her page. If you prefer to not have them on there, just do a left click with mouse and "save as" to your computer. let me know of you want me to remove them.
Added by Kerry Moser on Jan 22, 2014 7:41 AM
RE: John E Wiseman
I have transferred Warren, I do not own Alice Wiseman 33670629
Added by NWpioneer on Jan 21, 2014 1:42 PM
RE: John E Wiseman
I will transfer any Wiseman you want, so let me know which ones. Since they are not in my family, I would like them to be in the possession of their family, no matter how distant.
Added by NWpioneer on Jan 21, 2014 7:32 AM
Joan Kobernik Hoeft
RE: Hazel Chapman 50526883
I transfered Hazel to you. I transferred your whole note to her site which I think you are going to want to change. Sorry

Clara Chapman is at Tahoma.
Tahoma Cemetery Search
Name: Clara Chapman
Age: 25
Death: 07/01/1888

Loc: CEM
Sec: F&AM
Block: 50
Qtr: NW
Lot: 1

If you make up a Find A Grave Memorial page for Clara at Tahoma Cemetery in Yakima and request a photo, Jerry usually picks up the requests right away.

There is a link to everyone at Tahoma. To find out if your loved ones are there, go to Google and type in Tahoma Cemetery Yakima. Choose: Tahoma Cemetery/City of Yakima. Near bottom of that page "Click here to start" At next page in (Resident Search) type in the name of person that you are looking for.

Hope this helps.
Added by Joan Kobernik Hoeft on Dec 17, 2013 11:44 AM
Joan Kobernik Hoeft
Hazel Chapman
Thanks so much for the info on Hazel Chapman. I did notice the obit has a different death date than the headstone. Hummm. If this is your ancestor let me know and I'll transfer her to you.
Added by Joan Kobernik Hoeft on Dec 17, 2013 8:03 AM
Bernadine Bell
Thank you so much for taking your time to go and take a picture of Bernadine Bell. She is the sister of my Great Grandfather. Thank you so much for your service!
Added by LKnudsen on Nov 20, 2013 11:14 AM
RE: Rosamund Young Gage (Rosie)
I put a picture of the Donahoe ladies in find a grave Martha Gage Donahoe # 50908085. Appreciate if you take a look and see if you recognize. Thanks Jan
Added by jnwinget on Oct 22, 2013 9:00 PM
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