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Riggs Cemetery
Rosalia, Whitman County, Washington

Contributed by Richard Morgan, Nov 09, 2000 [moric@colfax.com]. Visit Richard's Homepage. Total records = 144.

Riggs Cemetery was walked in Aug 2000 by Richard Morgan, taking photos of all stones. Maggie Rail transcribed the following from his photos. It was compared with an earlier reading by the Rosalia Study Club in 1958. An asterisk * has been placed by entries from their work. You get to the cemetery Between exits for Rosalia, on I 195 about, mid-way on the east side, Riggs Cemetery Rd.

??, Our Baby, no dates or surname
Alexander, Harriet, b. Nov 09, 1865, d. Apr 22, 1892, d/o E. & E.
Anderson, Grace P., b. Dec 08, 1890, d. Oct 10, 1891, dau of A.B. & Matilda R.
Anderson, Matilda R., b. Dec 17, 1864, d. Mar 10, 1897, w/o A.B.
Babb, Hattie M., d. Nov 20, 1891, 21y 4m 28d, d/o Albert B & Mary E
Badley, Drusilla S., b. Aug 28, 1843, d. Jul 27, 1905, footstone-D.S.B.
Bannister, Bertha L., b. Sep 03, 1861, d. Aug 06, 1924
Bannister, Oscar E., b. 1856, d. 1942, f/o Mrs. George Rifenberick
Bannister, Son, no dates, Aged 4yrs, s/o Wilber Bannister
Barton, Anna Tromp, b. Dec 27, 1889 Kansas, d. Apr 20, 1981, s/by Lynville
Barton, Lynville E., b. May 22, 1897, d. Aug 15, 1982, Pvt US Army WWI
Barton, Noal, b. 1902, d. 1904, s/o T.F. & Ida Barton
Boozer, Christopher C., b. Oct 24, 1880, d. Oct 12, 1891, s/o T.J. & C.A.
Boozer, Hester, b. Oct 11, 1898, d. Feb 28, 1899, d/o T.J. & C.A.
Bourn, Huldah A., b. Mar 16, 1830, d. Nov 05, 1899
Bourn, Infant, no dates, child of Joseph Lee Bourn *
Bourn, Infant, no dates, child of Joseph Lee Bourn *
Bourn, Joseph S., b. 1823, d. 1895, footstone, J.S.B.
Bourn, Louisa R, b. 1829, d. 1888, footstone L.R.B., w/o J.S. Bourn
Brown, Christopher, b. 1885, d. 1894, bro/o Della Brown Riggs *
Brown, Oscar, b. 1877, d. 1894, bro/o Della Brown Riggs *
Bussard, Isabelle J., b. 1839, d. 1912
Bussard, Joseph A, d. Sep 24, 1883, 39y 6m 12d, J.A.B., footstone, tall stone, with only initials
Calhoun, Clarence, b. Feb 05, 1899, d. Aug 27, 1894, s/o L.A. & viola A
Calhoun, Margaret, d. Oct 03, 1897, 71y 7m 27d, w/o Andrew, footstone M.A.C.
Calhoun, Missouri V., d. Nov 26, 1891, 30 y 8m, w/o Andrew J
Calhoun, Rebecca, b. 1816, d. 1903, erected by her dau Mary W. Painter
Calhoun, Reuben A, b. May 22, 1897, d. May 04, 1901, 'Loving son of A.J. & A.B.', footstone - R.A.C.
Cassidy, Jennie M., b. 1886, d. 1915, s/w Wm J & Ruth
Cassidy, Ruth, b. 1887, d. 1902, s/w Wm J & Jennie
Cassidy, William J., b. 1857, d. 1898, s/w Jennie & Ruth
Clark, Frederich, b. 1832, d. Mar 12, 1899, 67yr
Clark, Keziah Clark, b. May 06, 1844, d. Aug 12, 1895
Coffin, Cynthia, b. 1835, d. Nov 19, 1889, 54y
Coffin, George, no dates
Cooper, Mrs., no dates, "UnMarked Grave, Mother of Z.T. Cooper"
Crome, Lena, b. Sep 23, 1889, d. Jun 20, 1898, d/o A.J. & D
Crome, August, d. Oct 06, 1899, 48y 10d, h/o Dina
Crome, Auguste, d. Sep 26, 1897, 3m, d/o A.J. & D.
Daniels, Lona, d. Apr 16, 1905, 24y 2m 10d
Erickson, Little Sister, b. Jan 21, 1917, d. Feb 19, 1917
Fenn, Grace, no dates, Friend of Bessie Tolton Ogden
Fisher, John, b. 1832, d. 1891, Friend of Samuel M. Riggs
Ford, Noan V.?, b. Nov 13, 1902, d. Mar 22, 1904
Fullenwider, A. L., no dates, Father of John Fullenwider
Fullenwider, Infant, b. no date, d. 1891, Infant s/o A.L. Fullenwider
Gage, Jackson, d. Oct 28, 1888, 21y 6m 10d
Gage, Samuel, d. Feb 11, 1889, 57y 9m 25d
Gregg, Andrew J., b. Jun 30, 1874, d. Apr 07, 1895, 'Father'
Gregg, Dorothy, b. May 08, 1813, d. Jan 19, 1894, 'Mother'
Grimes, Harold, b. 1880, d. 1889, s/o George & Wealthy Grimes
Grimes, Ralph Smith, b. Jul 14, 1893, d. Nov 27, 1898, s/o Geo. A. & Wealthy I.
Grudewald, Henry W., b. Oct 16, 1866, d. Nov 09, 1897
Hemp, Isaac, b. Jan 29, 1825, d. Sep 28, 1900, s/w wife Malvina R Kendrick
Hemp, Malvina Kendrick, b. Jul 21, 1840, d. no date, w/o Isaac
Hickman, Baby, b. Aug 10, 1889, d. in infancy
Hickman, Frank Leroy, b. 1887, d. 1892, Brother of John Calhoun
Horn, Blanche M., d. Aug 22, 1892, d/o Alonzo & Alice, 9m 3d
Horn, Alonzo, b. no date, d. 1892, first Northern Pacific Station Master
Howell, John M., d. Oct 28, 1887, s/o W.F. & Mary, 19yr 6m 28d
Howell, Mary J., d. Mar 26, 1894, 67y, w/o W.F.
Hughey, Robert, b. 1802, d. 1888
Jessen, Hans C., d. May 18, 1913, 49y 1m
Johnson, J.C., b. Dec 16, 1835, d. Mar 13, 1900
Johnson, Margaret A., b. Apr 06, 1860, d. Feb 26, 1940, 'Mother'
Kirchberg, Martha C., b. 1889?, d. Feb 11, 1908, 19y 6m 18d
Layton, Francis Layton, b. 1845, d. Aug 22, 1909, 64y 6m 12d
Leonard, Hazel, d. Oct 22, 1891, 3wks 2da, d/o Ralph & Hester
Leonard, Mary, d. Sep 23, 1890, 5mo 10da, d/o Ralph & Hester
Leonard, Ralph, b. no date, d. 1891, Infant Children of Dr. Ralph & Hester Leonard
Lewis, Infant, no dates, Daughter of Chas. & Verda Lewis
Long, Benjamin F., no dates, "Father, grave unMarked"
Long, Gus, no dates, "Son" *
McCaugh, Martha, b. Jan 01, 1825, d. Dec 04, 1891
McCraig, Flora Hallie, b. 1897, d. 1898, Infant child of Ralston & Anna
McCraig, Ralston, b. 1904, d. no date, Infant child of Ralston & Anna *
Morgan, Della, b. 1886, d. 1985
Morgan, Donia, b. 1866, d. 1956
Morgan, F. L., no dates, no headstone but footstone, F.L.M.
Morgan, Infant, b. Oct 24, 1899, d. Oct 24, 1899, s/o M.N. & F.L.
Morgan, John W., b. Jan 07, 1856, d. May 02, 1895, h/o Donia
Morgan, M. N., no dates *
Mulkey, Fannie, b. 1879, d. 1892, s/w Thomas & backside of Bourns
Mulkey, Robert L., d. Nov 27, 1888, 36y 7m 5d
Mulkey, Thomas G, b. 1842, d. 1905, s/w Fannie and backside of Bourn, footstone, T.G.M., Father of Fannie L. Mulkey
Mumm, Anna, b. Jul 08, 1890, d. Sep 10, 1890, s/w Child, 'Beloved Children of Jacob & Anna Mumm'
Mumm, Anna, b. 1864, d. 1903, s/w Jacob
Mumm, Child, no dates, 'Beloved Children of Jacob & Anna Mumm', s/w Anna
Mumm, Infants X3, no dates, child of Jacob & Anna Mumm *
Mumm, Jacob, b. 1857, d. 1923, s/w Anna
Mumm, Magdelena, b. May 02, 1896, d. Oct 01, 1898, s/w Maria
Mumm, Maria, b. Apr 1889, d. Sep 1898, s/w Magdelena
Nessly, Franklin A., d. May 14, 1891, 20y 11m 4d, s/o John F & E.? W., b/o Ed Nessly, pioneer newspaper man"
Olson, Mary Jane, b. Jan 07, 1859, d. May 17, 1894, w/o J.H. Olson, m/o Leonard Blakenship, Clarence & Ray Olson" *
Orr, Robert W., b. Jun 18, 1874, d. Jan 03, 1892, 17y 6m 15d, s/o Robert & Lucy V
Painter, James B., b. Jan 18, 1870, d. May 15, 1896, s/o S.O. & M.W.
Painter, Jennie, no dates, 1st w/o Charles
Painter, John M., b. May 13, 1875, d. Feb 21, 1880, s/o S.O. & M.W., 4y 8m 22d
Painter, Mark A., d. Dec 02, 1888, 16y 5m 8d, s/o S.O. & M.W.
Painter, Mary W, b. Mar 18, 1848, d. Jan 06, 1933, s/w Samuel
Painter, Samuel O, b. Apr 13, 1840, d. Dec 14, 1892, s/w Mary
Pickett, Charles H., b. Aug 30, 1897, d. Nov 12, 1897, s/o F.C. & L.J.
Preuniger, Cecil C., b. May 26, 1896, d. Sep 21, 1898, c/o M&M Frank
Preuniger, Floyd G., b. May 29, 1898, d. Sep 20, 1898, c/o M&M Frank
Preuniger, Lloyd G., b. Jul 29, 1893?, d. Sep 29, 1898, s/w Floyd
Rifenberick, Carl, b. no date, d. 1914, child of George & Winnie, Bannister plot *
Rifenberick, Phillip, b. no date, d. 1931, child of George & Winnie, Bannister plot *
Riggs, ?, no dates, brothers *
Riggs, Stewart, no dates, brothers *
Robinson, Anna May, b. 1889, d. 1920, s/w Carl Clyde
Robinson, Carl Clyde, b. 1884, d. 1915, s/w Anna may
Robinson, Carl, b. 1861, d. 1902, 'Beloved Husband of Lillie'
Settlemier, Geo. W., b. Dec 06, 1856, d. Jan 24, 1895, (*says b. 1855, d. 1898, pioneer merchant)
Shannon, Ethel M, d. Oct 17, 1897, 5m 5d
Siler, Ida May, b. Mar 20, 1902, d. May 20, 1902, s/by Mary, footstone reads I.M.S.,
Siler, James M., d. Dec 14, 1898,
Siler, Mary Ellen, b. Apr 10, 1898, d. Sep 10, 1898, s/by Ida
Sly, Frederick A., b. Sep 08, 1892, d. Nov 29, 1908, 'Beloved Son of George & Jessie'
Spurgeon, Cyrus, b. Jul 21, 1852, d. Oct 16, 1906, s/w Nancy
Spurgeon, Hazel D., d. May 31, 1890, d/o Cyrus & Nancy
Spurgeon, Infant, b. Feb 10, 1881, d. Feb 13, 1881
Spurgeon, Lizzie, d. Mar 10, 1892, d/o Cyrus & Nancy
Spurgeon, Nancy, b. Nov 18, 1856, d. Jan 10, 1908, s/w Cyrus
Squires, Claud, no dates, s/o John Squires *
Squires, John W., d. Dec 14, 1890, 32y 11m 17d
Squires, John, b. 1858, d. 1890 *
Stam, A. T., no dates, Co G 44th Ohio Inf
Starkey, Marie L., b. Mar 28, 1871, d. Nov 11, 1897, 'Beloved wife of L.A.
Steeby, L, b. Mar 31, 1816, d. Feb 23, 1899
Steeby, N. L., b. May 18, 1872, d. Dec 31, 1898
Thomason, Frank, b. 1872, d. 1901 *
Voelker, Gertrude E., d. Aug 17, 1891, 17y 1m 17d, d/o Valentine & Cecila (*says b. 1890)
Wells, Lenora, b. Oct 23, 1870, d. Jun 02, 1906
Wells, Roy A., b. Dec 17, 1886, d. May 13, 1905, s/o J.B. & Lenora
West, Frank Mahlon, b. 1881, d. 1888, c/o M.H. & Nannie, s/w Nannie
West, Nancy, d. 1887, c/o M.H. & Nannie
West, Nannie, d. 1888, s/w Frank
Westphal, John C., b. Sep 25, 1893, d. Apr 24, 1912
Whitman, Willie, b. 1873, d. Aug 22, 1879, 6y 6m 28d, s/w Lona Damoe, s/o J.M. & Emiline
Wiese, Doris, b. 1854, d. 1913, stone says, Gestorben Apr 03, 1913
Wiese, John, b. 1853, d. 1889, stone says,Gestorben Dec 06, 1889
Williams, Delia Nancy, b. Mar 16, 1897, d. Mar 26, 1897, twin to & s/w Leo, c/o J.G. & Lulie
Williams, Lee, b. Mar 16, 1897, d. in infancy twin to & s/w Delia, c/o J.G. & Lulie
Worthington, Infant, b. Mar 22, 1897, d. Apr 11, 1897, c/o James T. & Laura, b/o Mary Akers

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