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

Regarding transfers: PLEASE read Find A Graves policy on transfers before you ask for a memorial to be transferred. We have found several memorials transferred to someone claiming to be a relative only to find nothing done with updating, or adding pertinent information. You can add photos. You can correct/add information. Use the edit button, or add photos button. Thank you.

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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Dena Burnum
Multnomah Pioneer Cemetery
Thank you so much for the Eddy markers in this cemetery!!
Added by Dena Burnum on Mar 30, 2017 4:15 PM
Wendy
Rowe
Thank you so much for taking the time to take a picture of John Rowes headstone for me..hope it was a nice day! Sincerely,Wendy
Added by Wendy on Mar 28, 2017 6:26 PM
Lauren Darm
Greenwood Hills - Terho & Other Morningside Patients
I want to apologize for marking your request as an error, since I could not find any record of "Arthur Terho" in the Greenwood Hills index. By accident, and with great surprise I found him listed in Section 10, Lot 212, Grave 4. I have since upload that record to his profile.

I am planning on going through each Section Catalog for Greenwood Hills and try and find your other requests, since I now know the master index is faulty.
Added by Lauren Darm on Mar 05, 2017 4:00 PM
Beth Shields
Photo Permission
Thanks for the okay to use your photos in my family tree - I have given you credit as follows:

28 Feb 2017 - 3:22 PM received permission to use the photo.

Original photo posted to findagrave memorial 47369518 by Invenio Sepulchrum (David and Eric).

Thanks again - Oregon is a long way from Missouri!

Beth Shields

Added by Beth Shields on Feb 28, 2017 3:54 PM
Michael J. Petrie
thanks
Thanks for the picture of Edna Pollard's marker.
Added by Michael J. Petrie on Feb 28, 2017 3:10 PM
Beth Shields
47369518 Memorial for P H Bass
May I have permission to use your photgraphs of the gravemarker and cemetery for my genealogy files in Family Tree Maker? (with acknowledgement)

Thank you for your consideration.

Beth Harkins Shields
beth7252@gmail.com
Added by Beth Shields on Jan 04, 2017 1:14 PM
Lisa Quinlin Zacharias
The Quinlins
Thank you ever so much for transferring the Multnomah Park Quinlin clan memorials to me for management. So happy!
Added by Lisa Quinlin Zacharias on Dec 21, 2016 11:41 PM
Joseph Etter
John E Wilkerson
You have a note that is written D.C. can you tell me what this means? or more information on John E Wilkerson?

Thank you

Joe Etter
josephetter@wvi.com
Added by Joseph Etter on Dec 04, 2016 6:00 PM
Jim Easom
grave picture
Thank-you very much for the grave marker picture for Alfred Johnson in Multnomah Park Cemetery in Portland, OR. I appreciate it.
Jim Easom
Added by Jim Easom on Dec 04, 2016 2:43 PM
bvandervos
Esper Greathouse Photo
Thank you for taking the time to photograph Esper's memorial stone. I greatly appreciate all the work you had your friend have been doing with respect to this cemetery. It is a lot of work, but know that many many descendants truly appreciate what you are doing.
Added by bvandervos on Dec 04, 2016 11:33 AM
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