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Bob Wilson (#47266046)
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Bio Photo Find a Grave has been a great resource for freely sharing information among researchers. I am rather concerned that will figure out a way to screw it all up like they have with RootsWeb. I would like to think that they learned their lesson from all the negative publicity they received in that earlier takeover, but they are so focused on the Almighty Dollar that it's hard to predict -- their corporate greed overwhelms both their common sense and common decency. If they begin to charge or otherwise restrict access (mandatory registration or tracking cookies) in order to view the photos and data that have been freely donated by millions of volunteers, I know that I will immediately delete any of the items that I still have control over.

You may freely use any of the grave photos which I have taken for any legal purpose. The other items (personal photos, obits and other documents) may have copyright restrictions of which I am unaware, so use your own best judgement on those.
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Terri Rickert
Toot Evans Bio info FAG # 132195864
Hi Bob

I would like to add some Bio info to Toots Memorial.
Born in a cabin approx ¼ mile from his life time home at 1001 SE Evans Rd Corbett Oregon.
1915 Toot bought his 1st car & paid 10 cents a gallon for gas.
4 April 1917 Married Doris Lucille Trickey only child of Catherine “Kate” Vienteer 1975-1974 and Alexander Trickey 1873-1939.
In 1919 they built their life long home at 1001 SE Evans Rd Corbett.
Toot loved playing Baseball. Corbett’s First Baseball team started 1917/18.
“We practiced evenings and our games were on Sunday afternoons. We played the teams around in the area like Boring, Sandy, Gresham and Troutdale. Mostly we got a lot of teams from Portland. They liked to come out in the country and play. We didn’t have any trouble getting games. There was always some of the town teams glad to come out.”
“Our field was rented out. It’s out between the fire hall and the laboratory (across from the Market). We used that for several years. We also played down at Hicklen Bottom, where the cattle ranch is. We walked to Fairview to play and we also walked to Bridal Veil to play”, a distance of 9 or 10 miles.
Toot played until be broke his wrist sometime in the ‘30s.

1949 Toot & Doris donated 2 acres of land on the edge of their farm (crn SE Smith & SE Evans Rd Corbett) for Mountain View Corbett Cemetery.

After Doris passed away in 1980, Toot at 88 years old, travelled to Australia in March 1981 and four subsequent Oregon winters to visit his cousin Norm Rickert (Find A Grave #133541056) and family on their farm. The first trip was a challenge to get ready for. As Toot didn’t have a Birth Cert and there was no one living that was able to verify his birth it took some creative work. It is also very uncommon for an 88 year old to travel for almost 24 hours flying time for the first time. But his “Pioneering Spirit” showed through.
Added by Terri Rickert on Feb 20, 2015 7:43 AM
Ellen Headington
RE: Earl F. Beach photo request
Thank you so much, will get back with you. Ellen Headington
Added by Ellen Headington on Feb 11, 2015 3:58 PM
Ellen Headington
RE: Earl F. Beach photo request
Earl Beach's burial has been hard to pin down, thank you for the Maiden or married name for Bertha. Somewhere I picked up the name Steele. Earl was cremated and I think maybe he could be in a mausoleum.His obit does not say where his remains are. I would be so grateful for any help that you could offer. If you ever need any help in Ohio let me know. Ellen Headington Thank you so much.
Added by Ellen Headington on Feb 11, 2015 7:15 AM
Ellen Headington
RE: Addie Bolenbaugh grave photo
You are very welcome. Ellen Headington
Added by Ellen Headington on Feb 11, 2015 7:04 AM
RE: DeForest & Cora Bliss grave photos
You're welcome. I really had to scrub them, lol
Added by fantsy on Feb 05, 2015 8:53 PM
RE: Lindon McGee grave photo
Grave location is: 1st section to the right of the entrance-20 rows up and 30 stones in. It is near the fence and a large fir tree. Hope that helps.
Added by fantsy on Jan 27, 2015 5:22 PM
Jim Flannery
RE: Glenn & Pearl Wilson grave photos
Glad I could help. I will get better photos if the snow ever goes away.
Added by Jim Flannery on Jan 24, 2015 7:55 PM
Don Benson
RE: John Kanada Sterling
Hi Bob
I am working with family member sand now the Union Cemetery association to place a headstone for John. As far as other vets, send me what you got, I am the Camp Commander for the local Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War. We have camps in every state and I should be able to find a camp to help place headstones. Are Camp has placed over 110 headstones in the last 10 years in Oregon. And there is legislation to remove the requirement for a relative, lets face facts, kinda hard to find a living relative of someone who died a 100 years ago!

Added by Don Benson on Jan 20, 2015 1:55 PM
RE: Lindon McGee grave photo
It's all good. I am doing the whole cemetery section by section so I have a few more trips to make lol.
Added by fantsy on Jan 20, 2015 12:31 PM
RE: Lindon McGee grave photo
You're welcome. I will be going back to the Gardens again and will try to get the exact location for you.
Added by fantsy on Jan 20, 2015 8:08 AM
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