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JRussell (#47126083)
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Bio Photo I am currently in Oregon, but I grew up in Utah. When I moved to Oregon I found I was living right in the middle of the area where my maternal Grandmother's family settled after arriving on the Oregon Trail.

I am working on all of my family lines and try to find gravestones for all of them. Here are a few surnames I am working on:

In Oregon, I am working on Bennett, Tatom, Ramsdell, and Caldwell on one side of my maternal Grandparent's line and Bussell, Reed, and Montgomery on the other.

All over the south and southern Midwest, I am looking for Russell, Murphy, Burrous, and Woodward.

In the North Eastern States I am looking for Ramsdell and Crary.

I would be happy to take photos for anyone needing them in the Corvallis, Albany, Philomath, Monmouth, Dallas area.
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CPC Angels
Sorry, I left my e mail incorrectly. It should be:

Carolyn Arntson

Added by CPC Angels on Jun 06, 2017 7:21 AM
Carolyn Arntson
I am a part of a small group working in Portland at a couple pioneer cemeteries. We are attempting to help straighten records, post obits/death certificates/photos etc. I have a question on one of your memorials for Mrs. Emma Ramsdell Perry #86694632 at Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery. Could you please contact me at


Carolyn Arntson
Added by Carolyn Arntson on Jun 04, 2017 6:34 AM
Carla Anderson
Bertha (Farnsworth/Anderson/Caldwell
Hello, Bertha is my grandmother, 1st husband, Edward Anderson. Edward and Bertha (Farnsworth) Anderson's children are Gladys and Carl (not half-siblings). My father is Carl H. Anderson. Therefore, the information you have is incorrect. Peter Caldwell is my father's step-father. (Since 1937.)

I am a member of Ancestry (for many years); therefore, I can get their memorials. But go to Find-a-Grave if you want to know about your ancestors. Since I am a member of Find-a-Grave, I feel it is really important to contact any contributor that has incorrect information.

Children of Edward and Bertha (Farnsworth) Anderson: Alice, Gladys June, Darrell, Carl (my father) and Eldon.

Do you have an e-mail to that I can give you the correct information with their memorial numbers?

Thank you for all the hard work you do as a contributor.

Added by Carla Anderson on Feb 19, 2017 10:24 AM
Evelyn Stevens
Grace Lora Murphy Russell
She is My Great Grandmother also. I think my sister may have a copy of her obituary. Her death date was not told to me as she passed away on my birthday which was also her sister May's birthday 8/3. I was told she passed a few days later. She was my favorite person in the world.

When we cleaned out my grandmother Stevens house after her death was when I found out she passed on my birthday.
Added by Evelyn Stevens on Feb 06, 2016 11:51 PM
Martin Burrell
Oscar C. Ramsdell

I do hope that you will find time to complete the change requests that I sent to you as custodian of Oscar C. Ramsdell's memorial.

I have added some important information that should help you connect him to his family.

Please, look for the changes listed on 'your' Find A Grave site.

Thank you, Martin Burrell
Added by Martin Burrell on Aug 08, 2015 2:03 AM
RE: Horace & Billie Gray
You are very welcome! You never know with stones like that!! :)
Added by Beth on Mar 21, 2013 9:15 AM
Linda Jenkins Werts
Clara Ramsdell
I've created a memorial and posted photos for Clara Ramsdell in Lone Fir Cemetery, Portland. Is she one of your?
Added by Linda Jenkins Werts on Dec 14, 2012 9:45 AM
RE: Thanks the John V. Reed Photo!
It's always nice to hear that a headstone photo has provided or confirmed information about a family member! I was happy to be able to help fulfill your request. If you're interested, you can get a free online copy of John and Ida's Marriage Certificate at the Washington State Digital Archives site. Good luck with your family research!

Added by Sparky on Jul 11, 2012 3:55 PM
Staci Pollard "stacileann"
RE: Lona Shaw Photo
You are very welcome. It was starting to get dark and I was having trouble with my camera and so I was hurrying. I noticed when I loaded them onto the computer, that the picture of the double stone was hard to read but went ahead and used it. I live very close to there and do plan on going back over there to take more pictures and I intend on taking another picture of the double headstone that will be clearer when posted to the memorial.
Added by Staci Pollard "stacilean... on Sep 12, 2011 1:16 PM
Rise McGill
I have linked her to her parents. Would you like her transferred to you?
Added by Travelingal on Mar 30, 2011 9:13 AM
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