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Peone Cemetery
Mead, Spokane County, Washington

Contact: Neil Ziegler
620 E. Holland Ave
Spokane, WA 99218

Lat: 47° 46' 37"N, Lon: 117° 18' 14"W
T26N R42E Sec 1

Transcribed by Maggie Rail, © Jan 02, 2000, last edited Aug 06, 2015 [mrail@asisna.com]. Total records = 1,858.

Peone Prairie Cemetery is located adjacent to and W of Bruce Rd., 1/2 mile N. of Bruce and Peone Rds. in Mead WA. From Division Street in Spokane drive north which is Hwy 395, turn right onto the Newport Highway which is Hwy 2 and continue north till you see Mt Spokane Park Dr. Turn east or right onto Mt Spokane Park Dr and continue about a mile then turn south or right onto Bruce Rd. The cemetery will be on your right in about a mile.

Unfortunately there has not been a good record kept for this cemetery until Jul of 1980. I first walked the cemetery, reading all of the stones, then I compared with the Sexton books of Peone cemetery which were up to 1998. I recently found out this area used to be called Dean WA.

On Aug 10, 1999 I completed a new physical survey of this cemetery, combining my readings with the 1998 transcription. If there was a difference in the readings, I went with the headstone or made a note of it when it was not evident which was correct. Transcribed and compiled 1999-2005.

I read the cemetery again on Apr 30, 2005, this time with a digital camera. I have a photo of each headstone. I found many of the old stones have been replaced with new stones, changing the reading I had the first time. In some cases they only used the year and I have the full date. I try to only list the headstone reading, but since this does include the the locations on some from the sexton files, and some of the dates. I left what was there before on the names. I also checked with the Sexton files up to Mar 01, 2012 and added any I did not find a marker for. These are followed by an * asterisk.

- Maggie Rail

Earliest burial date - Aug 18, 1893
Earliest birth date - Apr 06, 1813
Last recorded burial - 2013


* = no photo
w/o = wife of
m/o = mother of
HS = headstone
h/o = husband of

d/o = daughter of
sss = shared surname stone
s/w = stone with
c/o = child of
bur. = burial date
G-L-B = Grave-Lot-block

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