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Lincoln County, Washington
Lat: 47° 44' 41"N, Lon: 118° 10' 56"W
T26N R37E NW1/4 of NW1/4 Sec 20
Contributed by Pat Rice, Aug 01, 2000, last edited Apr 18, 2009
Total records = 8.
To reach the cemetery, from Davenport go north on Highway 25 for a little
more than 6 miles, then west for about a half mile. The cemetery is within
an approximate 2 acre fenced area of weeds south of the road. It is not
cared for. Highway 25 was the main route to Fort Spokane in days of yore.
The town of Larene at one time had a post office, blacksmith shop and
small store. In 1895 the population was 72, in 1919, 129 registered voters
were counted. Like many towns of that era, nothing remains today.
There are two stones, both flat markers that appear to be newer than
their dates would indicate, perhaps recently replaced. Pat Rice and
Marge Womach stopped at this cemetery in Oct. 1999.
- Pat Rice
|b. = born
d. = died
d/o = daughter of
|s/o = son of
w/o = wife of
dates given as dd/mm/yyyy
Blake, Charlotte Cooper, b. May 27, 1842, d. Apr 28, 1911, data
from her death certificate
Lane, Mrs. Ted, no dates *
Moss, infant, b. 5/15/1901, d. 5/16/1901, d/o George and Jessie
Moss, Jessie, b. 10/24/1879, d. 5//17/1901, w/o George F., d/o
Eliza & Archibald Christy **
Moss, Mary, b. 1/30/1890, d. 5/26/1890, d/o James & Mary (Hurlbert)
Poulson, John, b. 1849, d. 1936
Poulson, Virginia E., b. 1858, d. 1882
Rossel, Henrietta, b. 10/23/1915 near Berlin, Germany, d. 10/23/1915
Lincoln Co, mother of Mrs. Chas. Corbin ***
* An earlier recording of this cemetery for "Tombstones of Lincoln County,"
compiled by Wes and Carrie Lartigue in 1974 shows one other known burial.
** According to a family member, three others were buried here. Their
wood markers are at the Davenport Museum as are three similar but smaller
markers with no apparent carving on them that have been identified as
*** In addition, research by Marge Womach provides info from the obituary
of Henrietta Rossel.
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