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Penny Wood Spaziani (#47639767)
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Bio Photo Currently I am working in the Mt. View Cemetery (Oregon City) in the County Park #1 section (paupers). It has been neglected for many many years. I have unearthed and photographed some 62 headstones and marked their rows. These folks deserve to have their graves maintained as much as anyone else in the cemetery.

I am a 6 generation Oregonian and have been doing my family genealogy since the early 70's. Back then it took months to find out one fact, today with the computer that information can be found in the blink of an eye.
Only now it seems more confusing the first thing I learned back then was to document all my information and make sure the facts were correct. Now a day's people just put anything on the internet only guessing or by family stories, making things more confusing. I am now trying to set apart family fact from fiction to keep the information correct for future generations to come.
I love doing genealogy it's a real life story..like a good book you can't put down the only thing is I will probably never know the ending or the beginning.

My memorials are family and a work in progress, adding to each one as I find family material and photos. I have traveled to Washington, California, Ohio and Pennsylvania doing my family research in cemeteries and historical societies. If you are family I would love to hear from you.

There is nothing worse than someone stealing someone's work, not giving credit to the original poster then pretending it is their work. Please don't be one of those people, and please don't use my photos or documents without asking first.

Family names:
Wood-Aufderheide-Riehl-Howell-McGregor-Wallace-Willis-Westfall-Spaziani-Latorre-True-Chanslor

I do photo requests and take photos while I am in the cemetery. I like to take more than one photo of the headstone, to give you the feeling of being there and seeing the surrounding area. If you would like me to remove any of my photos just ask.
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Christina
Koellermeier grave pic
Thank you for taking and posting a picture of Roland's final resting place. I appreciate it!
Added by Christina on Jan 26, 2015 1:10 AM
Justin Garmon
Thank You
Like you I have been working on my family genealogy. I have run into quite a few family stories vs. fact scenarios. It is with the great work that you do to document your findings and fulfilling requests like mine that make hunting the facts less effort and time consuming. Your actions are greatly appreciated. Thank You
Added by Justin Garmon on Jan 01, 2015 10:35 AM
Bill Myers
Wright Family ~
Hey Penny ~

Thank you so much for shooting the headstones of Daniel and Lydia Wright for me!

Great job!

Bill Myers
Added by Bill Myers on Dec 22, 2014 9:22 PM
smarker
Nelson, Clark
Thank you for the quick photos. It is much appreciated. If you don't mind, I'd like to use those photos in my Ancestry tree, giving you credit, of course. Maybe someday, I'll make it out to Oregon. From the pictures you've posted, it looks like a very nice place to visit.
Added by smarker on Dec 19, 2014 1:57 PM
Anonymous
McAda grave
Hi Penny -- Thank you so much for finding the grave
of my grandparents. I am putting together a DVD slide show of our family and thought it would be good to include this piece of history for all to see. Thanks again for your help.

Blessings,
Sharon
Added by Anonymous on Dec 17, 2014 12:34 PM
Shirley Farrell
Thank You
Thank You so much for the photos of Lewis Moore. I really appreciate you taking the time at this busy time of year. You and your family have a wonderful Holiday Season!!!
Shirley
Added by Shirley Farrell on Dec 17, 2014 7:13 AM
Steve Newnom
RE: William F. Whitaker
Hi Penny,
I have no idea why his wife has a separate headstone. Possibly an unknown child named after her mother?

Steve
Added by Steve Newnom on Dec 15, 2014 8:07 AM
Pam R.
Grace Lawrence
Thanks for the photo:)
Added by Pam R. on Dec 13, 2014 10:19 PM
Steve Newnom
William F. Whitaker
Penny,
Thank you very much for the headstone photo. Would you please add the same photos to his wife's memorial
#93270841 Juanita Paulene Whitaker.

Steve
Added by Steve Newnom on Dec 13, 2014 12:19 AM
Neal Fenton
RE: Headstone photos
Hello Penny Spaziani,
Please use photos and don't give me any credit.
It's not necessary for my ego.
Thanks for asking. Neal.

Happy Family History Hunting!
Added by Neal Fenton on Dec 04, 2014 12:38 PM
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