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My focus on Family Search Wiki is the Stevens County, Washington page.  There has been a lot of misinformation about Stevens County's development and history and I've been actively looking for reliable sources to clarify the facts.  As Stevens County is the parent county for many Eastern Washington Counties, I'll update those pages as I come across information.

A member of the Northeast Washington Genealogical Society and Eastern Washington Genealogical Society. For seven years, I have assisted in the repair of the New England Historical Genealogical Society's Massachusetts Vital Records 1841-1910 online database.  I'm currently the only volunteer repairing this database.

Treasurer for The Heritage Network, a group of museums mostly in Stevens County, that promote our area, visits to local museums, and the history of the tri-county area.  Board member of the Stevens County Historical Society and member of the Chewelah Historical Society and Loon Lake Historical Society. 

Currently involved in the Crossroads on the Columbia project to digitize local documents, photographs, and local histories for Stevens County and areas that were part of Stevens County.  I'm currently finishing up extraction on ledgers uploaded to crossroadsarchive.net, and about of a quarter of the way through extracting the Spokane/Stevens County Commissioner Journals Books A and B, which cover most of Eastern Washington north of the Snake River from 1860 to 1893.  

I'm assisting with the state grant to research the Fort Walla Walla Fort Colville Military Road built in 1859 and used until the early 1880s. 

Research of my husband's family in Washington State includes the lines of Richart (Stevens and Grays Harbor counties), Twidwell (Chehalis and Grays Harbor Counties), Frederick (Spokane County), Minkler (Lewis and King counties), and Teile (Lewis County).

Outside of Washington State, my research is in the greater Boston area of Massachusetts from 1880 on; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; the four Irish counties of Cork (Beatts and Murphy), Donegal (McGeoghegan and McEleney, Galway (Burke and Hynes), and Roscommon (Kenny and Kelly), and my Scottish lines (Nelson, Gibson, Elliot, and Falconer), and who came to Montreal in the 1850s.


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