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Penny Wood Spaziani (#47639767)
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Bio Photo Copyright: All copyright infringements (photographs and bios) will be pursued.

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, Pennsylvania and Kentucky 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-Cole-Riehl-Westfall-Howell-McGregor-Wallace-Willis-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.

One more thing.. if I find an error on any memorial I will ask for the mistake to be corrected. If it is a duplicate that needs to be removed or the addition of the plot location. I would like all memorials to be the best they can be, and if the original creator has a thousand or more and is to selfish to give them up and can't maintain them or the one memorial that needs to be corrected, I would like to help.
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Jessica Driskell
Photo of Wesley Pulse
Again, thank you. :) You are *so* very appreciated!
Added by Jessica Driskell on May 23, 2016 4:44 PM
Jessica Driskell
Photo of John Pulse
Thank you so much! I really appreciate it. <3 You're awesome!
Added by Jessica Driskell on May 23, 2016 4:43 PM
Jauers
Rennie Younger
Thank you for taking her photo.
Added by Jauers on May 20, 2016 7:34 PM
Valerie
Edward and Katie Bolle
Thank you so much for taking and posting the pictures of Edward and Katie Bolle's tombstones. It is very helpful because now I know the full dates of their births.

Valerie Williams
Added by Valerie on May 09, 2016 6:30 PM
Nanette Martin
RE: Rose Marie Hamilton
Thank You for taking the time to take pictures and care about the grave sites.
Added by Nanette Martin on May 09, 2016 11:35 AM
Valerie
Clara David
Thank you very much for taking and posting the picture of Clara Davis's tombstone. I appreciate being able to see the dates for myself. I appreciate what you do!

Valerie Williams
Added by Valerie on May 05, 2016 8:38 PM
Donna Andres
Dorothy Carter
Penny,

Thank you so much for the photos. I appreciate your work.

Donna
Ohio
Added by Donna Andres on May 03, 2016 1:33 PM
Philip Weiss
Mildred Spaulding
Thanks for getting a photo of her marker!

Phil.
Added by Philip Weiss on May 03, 2016 11:19 AM
Chris Asmus
Riehl Family History
Good afternoon,

I'm doing some research on the Riehl line (my mother's maiden name). Gottlieb Riehl and Pauline Schmidt Riehl are my 3x great-grandparents.

I've been searching for information on them from their homeland, likely Volhynia, but there aren't many records from that era/locale. I was wondering how you figured out that they died in Ukraine, and if you had any more information on their deaths or graves around 1895-1897.

Also, have you encountered a place named Janowka or Johannisdorf (same town in different languages) in your research? Any info you can provide would be great! Thanks for cataloguing so many Riehls!

Best regards,

Chris Asmus
Littleton, CO
chris.asmus@gmail.com
Added by Chris Asmus on Apr 30, 2016 2:12 PM
Louis Stark
re: Willamette National Cemetery
Thanks so much for your volunteer photos!
Added by Louis Stark on Apr 28, 2016 11:43 PM
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