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George W. Thomas Cemetery
Stevens County, Washington

Map # 31

Transcribed by Maggie Rail, © Aug 15, 2000 [mrail@asisna.com]. Total records = 0.

Transcribed from "Columbia River Cemeteries", a record of individuals moved from the banks of the Columbia River to make way for the rising flood waters of Lake Roosevelt, published in the 1976 book, "Stevens County Tombstone Inscriptions" by EWGS, Spokane WA., who acquired this record from the Spokane Garry Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.

This cemetery is now located underneath the Columbia River. In approximately 1939-40, after the Grand Coulee Dam was built, the waters were raised, thus flooding the cemetery. Before the waters were raised, the Bureau of Reclamation, of the U.S. Department of the Interior, was responsible for relocating the burials.

"Nine unidentified moved to Wellpinit No grave numbers Graves are in a row near the south fence of Wellpinit cemetery."

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