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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.

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. Thanks! We'd like these people to be more than just a name with dates. They (we) all have a story to tell!
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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Brainard Cemetery and Frances W. Brown
Thanks for the age of Frances W. Brown! I added the info, and ran the tombstone calculator to derive a birth date (http://www.searchforancestors.com/utility/birthday.html)
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51532876

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She was apparently 81 years, 3 months and 28 days old at time of death.

Lesley
Added by Pay Forward on Sep 01, 2014 10:39 PM
EGF
RE: updates and corrections!
It's my pleasure, David. This is my way of paying forward the numerous photos you've obtained for me at Multnomah. It was hot as blazes the day I spent at the cemetery taking photos, but I had a great time. More photos/updates to come.
Added by EGF on Aug 31, 2014 4:52 PM
James Turner Harris
Edward Bath
Thank you for making the memorial and transferring it to me.
Added by James Turner Harris on Aug 28, 2014 3:33 PM
Rina Goldberg
Andrew Opson (Oregon)
Where did you get the mother and father information on him?
Added by Rina Goldberg on Aug 15, 2014 2:12 PM
Sharon (Fleck) Huettl
grave marker
Thank you very much for taking the time to snap a picture of her grave marker.
Added by Sharon (Fleck) Huettl on Jul 29, 2014 9:05 PM
Kathy A
Eunice Letts Tombstone Photo
Thank you so very much for taking the time to take this photograph. I appreciate it!
Added by Kathy A on Jul 27, 2014 3:21 PM
Charlie Powers
Rathburn
Thanks a lot for the headstone photo of C. Albert Rathburn.
Added by Charlie Powers on Jul 27, 2014 1:56 PM
shrmntonya
Grave photos of the Hudson Family
Thank you so very much for filling this request so quickly! I appreciate your time very much!
Added by shrmntonya on Jul 14, 2014 10:23 AM
MissKitty
Frances (Greshen) Trullinger gravestone photo
May I have your permission to download the photo of Mrs. Frances (Greshen) Trullinger (Memorial# 46438933)?
I would like to upload it into my Ancestry family tree.
Thank you for your consideration.
-Ro Fleury
Added by MissKitty on Jul 07, 2014 2:49 PM
Helen Brodnos
Robert Dunlap
Dear Invenio:

Sorry for the delay. I have been having trouble accessing my e-mail account and am in the process of switching over. I finally got in today and saw that you had taken the picture of the grave.

Thank you so very much. It is sincerely appreciated.

Helen
Added by Helen Brodnos on Jul 01, 2014 10:54 PM
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