George W. Thomas Cemetery
Stevens County, Washington
Map # 31
Transcribed by Maggie Rail, © Aug 15, 2000 [email@example.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
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