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Paha Cemetery
Ritzville, Adams County, Washington

Lat: 47° 01' 24"N, Lon: 118° 29' 17"W
T18N R34E S25

Transcribed and compiled by Maggie Rail © 1999-2005, last edited Jul 25, 2007 mrail@asisna.com Total = 30.

The Paha cemetery lies about 3/4 mile north of Paha on Paha Rd or 5.7 miles south of I-90 taking a left onto Paha Rd. from the Freeway.

This cemetery is overtaken with cheatgrass and shoulder high weeds, which camouflage huge badger holes.

When I revisited Jul 16, 2005, the cemetery had been cleaned out better than last time I was there. Some new metal crosses were placed over about 3 unknown burial sites, and several others had a white metal marker with the cross arm at the top of the upright, with the name on the crossarm.

I found 8 new listings, but there have been no new burials since 1944. Those followed by an asterisk, I found no marker or stone for. These were from my last survey.

I surveyed the cemetery on Oct 02, 1999, reading all the markers I could find. I used a digital camera to read it this last time, so I have a photo of all existing markers and stones.

- Maggie Rail

s/w =stone with
c/o= child of
h/o = husband of
w/o = wife of

b. = born
d. = died
s/o = son of
P = Plot

Earliest birth date listed - 1840
Earliest death date listed - 1888
Most recent death date listed - 1944

Bryson, Mary, b. Feb 22, 1886, d. Nov 16, 1910, in Plager lot
Gregg, Bessie, b. Jul 1891, d. Jan 1892
Holmes, Winslow, b. 1834, d. 1914, metal marker
Jacobs, William, b. 1892, d. 1915, metal marker
Johnson, Charles H., b. 1875, d. 1938
Johnson, Emma A., b. May 13, 1874, d. Jan 07, 1926
Jones, Lewis, b. 1840, d. 1918 *
Jones, Lewis, b. 1841, d. 1912, s/w Mary Jane, now a metal marker
Jones, Lulu, b. 1884, d. 1919
Jones, Mary Jane, b. 1854, d. 1898, s/w Lewis, now a metal marker
Long, George, b. 1896, d. 1910, s/by Grace
Long, Grace, b. 1900, d. 1913, s/by George
Nall, Francis C., d. Sep 09, 1898, 66yr 9mo 13da
Newland, Helen Roe, b. Nov 04, 1846, d. Dec 23, 1894, w/o W.F.
Osborn, George G., d. Apr 24, 1896, 31y 6m 11d
Plager, Elferda, b. Jun 22, 1888, d. Dec 28, 1944, handmade stone
Plager, Gustave, b. 1854, d. 1927, Father
Plager, Pauline, b. Jul 31, 1855, d. Aug 07, 1907, Mother, w/o G. Plager
Plager, Ruby, b. Nov 09, 1917, d. Nov 12, 1917, d/o Paul & Dora
Poston, Elizabeth, b. Feb 05, 1841, Mar 17, 1917, Mother, w/o Peter H.
Rouse, J. S. S., b. Dec 03, 1844, d. Oct 05, 1897
Savage, Helen, d. age 66yr, s/by Salena E
Savage, Salena, d. May 11, 1890, 17yr
Steinmetz, Baby, d. 1923, stillborn
Strauss, Aaron, no dates
Strouse, Aaron, b. 1847, d. 1913, s/w Mary his wife
Strouse, Mary, b. 1845, d. 1932, wife of Aaron
Sweeney, Willie, b. Jul 13, 1900, d. Oct 31, 1905, 5yr 3mo 8da, s/o S. & Sarah
Timm, ??, no dates *
Winslow, Waldo C., b. Dec 11, 1881, d. Nov 01, 1888, s/o S.F.& E., 2 markers

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