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Invenio Sepulchrum (#47222156)
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Bio Photo Invenio: To search, uncover.
Sepulchrum: Graves, tombs, sepulchers.

We started out just two guys who have an interest in genealogy and old things.
One of us (Eric) has relatives at Multnomah Park, the other (David) is repaying a debt to genealogists who supplied him with a huge amount of information from Sweden.
We have listed most of the graves in this large public cemetery, which contains over 12,000 residents. We have not, and probably will not, list the most recent burials in the cemetery because of privacy concerns. The 'death' dates for people may be their burial dates. We are working off Metro's data base which gives the burial date of the deceased up until the 1970's.

The data base supplied to us by Metro, the current managing agency for Multnomah Park, has a lot amount of unknowns, and that's where the X's come in. IF you see an "X" in the plot information it means it is unknown in the data base that we have nearly finished transcribing and entering for all people to see and use. Note that Metro inherited the records from another agency who inherited them from a previous owner, who in turn inherited them from previous owners.

Check out Metro's webpage for Multnomah Park Cemetery: http://www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id=12692

If you have any information on any of the residents of Multnomah Park, please use the new correction on FindAGrave to let us know. It is much quicker and easier for us - and will get done sooner than the 'old' way.

Please make sure you have the right person, not just a person with the same name.

We have added some people to the Multnomah Park Cemetery online FAG database even though they do not appear in the online Metro Pioneer cemeteries database. We have done so because their death certificate and/or Oregonian funeral notice indicates they were buried there. The burial location will be noted as: "unknown - does not appear in cemetery records." These people may be buried elsewhere. We don't know, and the death certificate information is not always reliable.

We are making periodic trips to the state archives in Salem to make copies of Death Certificates. We do update information with data from the various death certificates - when we have the time. We have, but generally do not post the certificates on FAG. If you would like one please inquire. Driving an hour to Salem to copy documents in the state archives is beyond what is a normal volunteer activity - especially with the price of gas.

Thank you, David and Eric.
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s grimm-mullen
Emma Lent McGrew
Hi,

I believe you have attached an incorrect headstone photo.
Thank you for the work you do.

Sandi
Added by s grimm-mullen on Nov 17, 2014 2:48 PM
s grimm-mullen
Jasper McGrew
Hi,

Thank you for the headstone photo. I appreciate it.

Sandi
Added by s grimm-mullen on Nov 17, 2014 2:45 PM
s grimm-mullen
Amelia McGrew Miller
Invenio,

Thank you so much for the headstone photo. I appreciate it!

Sandi
Added by s grimm-mullen on Nov 17, 2014 2:43 PM
Canfield
Tombstone picture
Hello.
Thank you very much for the picture of the Canfield tombstone. Your help and time is especially appreciated since we are unable to get there ourselves.
Added by Canfield on Nov 17, 2014 1:01 AM
Sarah Banz
Selina Alberta Jones "Lena" Nicholson
Would you mind transferring this memorial to me? She is my great grandmother. The memorial number is #50670514. My number is #48310763. Thank you.
Added by Sarah Banz on Nov 16, 2014 5:54 PM
J Edwards
Arnold Duback
thank you for trying to locate his burial spot, and for the additional information you have on his likely plot. I really appreciate all of the detail and effort you put into this to locate him
Regards
jean
Added by J Edwards on Nov 10, 2014 9:23 AM
Becky Cole
Thank You~~~
Thank you so very much for the posting of the stone for Helen Polichronis. I'm researching for a friend
and she will be thrilled to see the pictures of her great grandparents stones. I appreciate your volunteer work. I know how rewarding it is to volunteer for others. Now, I'm hoping to learn more about her family to share with her.
With sincere gratitude,
Becky
Added by Becky Cole on Nov 07, 2014 9:24 PM
John Webber
my great grandfather
Thanks for the nice photo of this man who influences me everyday, that I'll meet one day. It is such a treat to see this.
Added by John Webber on Nov 07, 2014 8:16 PM
Kin Keeper
Effie Powell Vahl Transfer
Thank you so much for transferring my Great Grandmother to me.
Added by Kin Keeper on Nov 06, 2014 1:21 PM
Kin Keeper
Transfer for Albert A. Vahl
I very much appreciate the transfer of my Great Grandfather's memorial to me. Thank You!
Added by Kin Keeper on Nov 06, 2014 12:26 PM
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