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Ellen Allmendinger (#47411752)
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Bio Photo My name is Ellen Allmendinger. I am an avid cemetery visitor, as well as a historical researcher.

I have found that one of the best places to learn about people in an area is the cemeteries located within or nearby. The dates, stories, names all give clues as to what life was like in the area both in the past and the present.

I am blessed to have visited cemeteries in Yakima, other areas in Washington and Oregon state (and the Pacific Northwest), as well as Hawaii, Florida, Maryland and even recently thru out Scotland.

Every time I visit a cemetery I am amazed at the beauty of the stones and monuments, the history, the names of families and last but not least the history of the area.

I also enjoy updating Find A Grave when I have free time in order to help others learn of the area,as well as help to connect famimlies.

If you find I have entered a family member or need to revise my entries please let me know. I will be happy to transfer them to you!!!

"Cemeteries are like parks only filled with history. Stop, look around, read the names and dates. Your walking amid history. Respect it, enjoy it and learn from it. Those buried at cemeteries lived so that we can learn about the world both past and present!"

Cemeteries need to be treated with upmost respect. They are the resting places of families, friends and founders.

Research NOTES:
Simmons Cemetery: There was once a cemetery located at approximately Fruitvale Blvd. & North 6th Avenue. The bodies have been relocted to Tahoma Cemetery, but I have added it to the site for informational purposes.
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un-link Cassidy
Hi Ellen,
My Great Aunt Elsie (nee Kraetzer)Cassidy and her husband Herbert Norman Cassidy are linked to a child Clifford G. Cassidy (138340203).
Clifford Gerald Cassidy's parents were: Elsie Beatrice Estes (1885-1963) and George Alvin Cassidy(1883-??).
Can you please un-link?
Added by Anonymous on Feb 21, 2015 9:40 PM
Loreen Paup
RE: Bertha
Hi Ellen,

I would be honored to have my Aunt Bert's Find a Grave. She was a wonderful lady.

I also want to thank you for all the work you have done. Genealogists have got to love you.

Added by Loreen Paup on Dec 08, 2014 3:19 PM
Julie Coryell
RE: Parker
Thanks so much for your information, Ellen. Joseph and Josephine Parker sound like an interesting family and I will try to read about them. Our family of interest is descended from John William Parker (after whom Parker is named because that was the location of his ranch) and Harriet Buckmaster Parker. We've found the extended family burials in Pioneer and Tahoma cemeteries and considerable related information. I am a 5th generation descendent, but have located three 4th generation descendants (ages 102, 93 and 92!) who have a bonanza of personal memories, family records and photos. A genealogist's dream! Again, thanks so much for your interest and for contacting me.
Added by Julie Coryell on Dec 03, 2014 12:43 PM
Brown - Tahoma
Hi, Thanks for the info again. I'm sure all that were buried in a common grave were buried on that day. I think there are like 70+. All unclaimed ashes. So I'll update their sites to the 11-20-2013 burial date. Best regards.

Added by klassikat on Nov 10, 2014 6:31 PM
Jerry Conklin
RE: Hood Family

Just send me a list and I will get it done.

Added by Jerry Conklin on Nov 08, 2014 12:40 AM
RE: Drake, David
Oh...that's good info. I'll give it a try. Thanks.
Added by klassikat on Nov 07, 2014 4:26 PM
Jerry Conklin
RE: Hood Family

Just printed the list for Drakes and I will print the one for Hood and see how long it take me.

Added by Jerry Conklin on Nov 07, 2014 4:13 PM
Jerry Conklin
RE: Drake Family
If you post them they give me credit and if you want email direct it don't matter to me.

Added by Jerry Conklin on Nov 07, 2014 3:53 PM
Drake, David
Hi Ms. Allmendinger, Thanks for that information. I would assume then that all those that I added with the info of an approximate common burial time are buried on the same date as they were all unclaimed cremations. So very sad. I'll try to update all their records. But pass on any info at any time. Take care.

Added by klassikat on Nov 07, 2014 2:47 PM
Jerry Conklin
RE: William Hill Photo
Ellen It is fixed Jerry
Added by Jerry Conklin on Oct 30, 2014 10:35 PM
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