Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach 



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See cemetery introduction on page A



Rogers, Adelaide:  (1879-1957);  “Martha Adelaide Rogers. Died: 12-22-1957, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA.  Father: William James Rogers. Mother: Martha Kingham.” (Data from death certificate);  “Addie Rodgers. Died: 1957.  Martha Rogers. Died: 12-22-1957. A resident of Spokane but a faithful member.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rogers, C S:  (Civil War); delete; should be G S Rogers.


Rogers, Elizabeth:  (1876-1949); “Elizabeth Rogers. Died: Dec 27, 1949.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Elizabeth Rogers. Died: 12-27-1949, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA.  Father: William Rogers.”  (Data from death certificate);  “Elizabeth Rogers. Died: 12-29-1949. Lizzie Rogers. Died 1949.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger); (Tombstone viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rogers, Frank:  (1889-1892); “Baby”.  “Frank Rogers. Died: 10-25-1892 at Davenport. Age: 4 years.”  (Lincoln County Auditor death ledger); (Tombstone recorded as “baby Rogers” as viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)


Rogers, George S: (1820-1892); Civil War: Co A  17th Indiana Inf.;  h/o Matilda;  “Geo S Rodgers (sic). Died: July 23, 1892 at Larene.  Age: 72 years.” (Lincoln County Auditor death ledger); “George S Rogers.  Probate #193, filed Nov 7, 1892. Intestate.  Died: 22 July 1892 in Lincoln County at age 73. Will and testament dated Nov 25, 1890.  Surviving wife, Matilda A Rogers, age 72 of Larene. Children: James M Rogers, 43, Spring Valley, MN; Hugh M Rogers, 39, Colfax, WA; Mrs Martha P Hardin, 35, Larene, WA; Mrs Jessie Lawrence, 31, Waterville, WA.  Thos J Rogers, deceased son, with children heirs: Lorah Rogers, 24, IL; Jessie Rogers, 18, IL.” (Notes from Lincoln County Superior Court Probate File #193);  (Rogers, C S: Tombstone as viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74)                                


Rogers, James Raymond: “James Raymond Rogers. Died: 4 Nov 1930, Davenport, WA. Birth: 14 May 1927, San Francisco, CA. Father: Roy Francis Rogers, born Humboldt, CA; Mother: Lizzie Elsie McCullough, born Davenport, WA. Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


Rogers, James Wilson:  (1874-1944);  “James Wilson Rogers: Died: 3-10-1944; Birth: 10-02-1874, PA; single.  Father: William Rogers; Mother: Martha Kingen.  Buried: Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) “James Wilson Rogers. Died: March 10, 1944.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index);  “Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian church in Davenport Sunday afternoon for James Wilson Rodgers, age 69, who died at his farm home east of there Friday, following an extended illness. He was born in Pittsburg, PA, and came to the Davenport area in 1889, farming east of town most of the time since. He is survived by five sisters, the Misses Adelaide and Elizabeth Rodgers at the farm home east of Davenport, Mrs R R Cathcart, Cheney; Mrs James A Campbell, Oakland, CA; Mrs C R Millard, Spokane; one brother, Robert Rodgers, Davenport; four nephews and one niece.” (Odessa Record: 3-16-1944)


Rogers, Martha A: See Adelaide M Rogers.


Rogers, Martha M:  (1846-1906); d. 8-01-1906;  “Mrs Martha Rogers. Wife of W J; Died: August 1906.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger); “Mrs W J Rogers, who has been lying dangerously ill with pneumonia for more than a week, is improving slowly.” (LCT: 2-18-1902) “Mrs Martha M Rogers, wife of W J Rogers, died at her home northeast of Davenport, Wednesday, August 1, 1906, of typhoid fever. The deceased was born near Belfast, Ireland in 1846, her maiden name being Martha M Kingan. She came to New York in 1871 and from there to Pittsburg where in 1873 she became the wife of Mr Rogers. They moved to Iowa in 1875 and Washington in 1889, where they have since made their home. She leaves a husband and seven children to mourn her death. Mrs Rogers was a consistent member of the Presbyterian Church from her youth and one of those rare mothers in life, who to know was to love and honor. The last tribute of her neighbors at the funeral showed how much she was respected and how they regretted that death had severed their friendship.—Davenport Tribune.” (Citizen: 8-17-1906)


Rogers, Matilda A:  (1821-1901); d. 10-14-1901; w/o George;  “Mrs Matilda Rogers, who has for several years lived with her daughter, Mrs J C Lawrence, of Garfield, Wash., died last Monday, after a couple of weeks’ illness, and her remains were brought to Davenport on Tuesday, and the same evening were consigned to the tomb beside those of her husband, who passed away nine years ago. The remains were accompanied by Mr and Mrs J C Lawrence, and H M Rogers, son of the deceased. Funeral services were held at the Garfield home before leaving, and Rev J A Rodgers, of this place, officiated at the grave Tuesday evening. Mrs Rogers was 81 years old, and her death resulted primarily from old age. She and her husband for many years lived on their farm near Larene, but since his death, nine years ago, she has lived with her daughters and son. One daughter, Mrs Frank Hardin, also passed away a few years ago. Mr Rogers, who precedes the aged wife, was a man of very general information, possessing considerable literary taste, and the passing of these two old people leaves another gap in the ranks of the old-timers.” (LCT: 10-18-1901) 


Rogers, William J: (1846-1915); d. 2-07-1915;  “Wm J Rogers. Died: Feb 7, 1915.” (Davenport Presbyterian Ledger); “The sad news of Mr Rodgers’ death came over the phone Monday, many will attend the funeral Wednesday.” (Davenport Tribune: 2-11-1915) “A petition was filed with the county clerk, April 25, asking that Sarah Elizabeth Rogers of Davenport be named administrator of the estate of her parents, Williams James Rogers, who died Aug 1, 1916 (sic), and Martha Mary Rogers, who died Feb 7, 1915 (sic). The estate will go to five daughters and two sons of the deceased couple.” (Citizen: 5-05-1944; note date errors and re-ck item date, could be 25 yrs ago item)


Rohlman, Hattie M Williamson:  (1900-1980);  “Hattie Mae Rohlman.  Died: 8-10-1980. Birth: 5-18-1900, Idaho.  Spouse: widowed, Herbert A Rohlman. Father: Asa Williamson.  Mother: Leona Martin. Burial:  Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” Lincoln County Health death card);  “A member of the local American Legion Auxiliary, the Grange and the Zion Lutheran Church, Hattie Mae Rohlman died recently in Davenport, where she lived for most of her life. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug 13 for Mrs Rohlman who was born in Kingston, Idaho, and died Aug 10, 1980 at the age of 80. She married Herb Rohlman in 1925 and they farmed a few miles north of Davenport. They retired in 1960 and moved to town.  Among her involvements in the auxiliary she was known as the last gold star mother in Davenport. She was preceded in death by her son, Ray, who died in World War II as a marine raider. She was also preceded in death by her husband in September of 1977.  Survivors include Eileen Stander of Alameda, CA, Herbert Rohlman of Cheney, WA, and Bernice Crull of Seattle, WA; a brother, Robert Williamson of Wilbur; three sisters, Nettie Marlette of Clayton, WA, Sue Todd of Colville, WA, Laura Munson of Sevensville, MT; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren. Interment was held at Mountain View Cemetery here.” (Davenport Times: 8-21-1980);  “Hattie Mae Rohlman. Died: 8-10-1980. Birth: 5-18-1900. Spouse: Herbert A Rohlman. Father: Asa Williamson. Mother: Leona Martin. Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card);  {Edit: Hattie Williamson first married Alfred Holford in Wallace, Shoshone Co, Idaho on Dec 24, 1919 as found in Shoshone Co Auditor’s Marriages: #129821, Volume 8, Page 538.  Their son, Raymond, was raised by her second husband, Herbert A Rohlman who she married on Oct 3, 1925 in Spokane. Witnesses for the ceremony were Mr and Mrs Chas E Williamson of Inchelium. Hattie was widowed at the time of her second marriage.}


Rohlman, Herbert Augustus:  (1897-1977);  “Herbert Augustus Rohlman. Died: 9-09-1977. Birth: 3-07-1897, MO.  Spouse: Hattie Williamson. Father: William Rohlman; Mother: Ella Biersman. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, Lincoln Co, WA.”  (Lincoln County Health death card)  “Funeral services for Herbert A Rohlman, born March 7, 1897, were held Tuesday, Sept 13 at Strate Funeral Home in Davenport. Rohlman died Sept 9, 1977 at his home, 906 10th Street. Rohlman was a graduate of the Davenport school system and was well known in the athletic area. He still holds the record for the most baskets made in one game. He served his country during WW II as a marine. He and Hattie Williamson were married in Spokane on Oct 3, 1925. They made their home on the farm just north of town and then retired in 1960 to reside in Davenport.  Rohlman was a member of the American Legion, the Community Grange and also the Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Hattie; his son Herbert W of Los Gatos, CA; two daughters, Eileen Stender of Alameda, CA, and Berniece Crull of Seattle.  There are 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  Herb was preceded in death by a son, Ray, who died serving his country as a marine in the South Pacific. The interment was in the Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport.  Services were officiated by Rev Stanley Williamsen. Soloist was Dixie Guhlke and organist was Jean Green. Pall bearers were Ted Zeimantz, Leonard Stubbs, Glen Reinbold, Dan Hopp, Bob Tarbert and Terry Buchser.” (Davenport Times:  9-15-1977);  “Herbert Augustus Rohlman. Died: 9-09-1977. Birth: 3-07-1897, MO. Spouse: Hattie Williamson. Father: William Rohlman. Mother: Ella Biersman. Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln County Health death card); 


Rohlman, Herbert William:  (1926-1999);  d. 4-12-1999;  “Herbert W Rohlman of Cheney passed away April 12, 1999 at Fort Mojave, AZ. He was 72.  Herbert was born June 26, 1926, in Davenport to Herbert and Hattie (Williamson) Rohlman. He graduated from Davenport High School in 1944 and went to work on the family farm. He went on to serve in the Merchant Marines during WW II, and he returned to the ranch and worked until 1956 when he moved to Spokane. Herbert attended college in California in the 1960s and went to work in the electronics field which he immensely enjoyed. He moved to Cheney in the 1970s, where he resided until last fall.  Mr Rohlman enjoyed being a snowbird and spending six months each winter in Fort Mojave. He is survived by four daughters and their spouses, Rhonda and Kevin Yunger of Sandpoint, ID; Deborah and David Stewart of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Karen and Joel Newland of Spokane; and Yvonne Rohlman of Seattle; eleven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and one sister, Eileen Stender of Yuba, CA.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ray Rohlman; one sister, Berniece Crull; and two grandsons, Ricky and Randy Newland. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. this Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport, with Pastor Mark Egertson officiating.” (Davenport Times: 4-22-1999); 


Rohlman, Raymond Cecil Holford: “Pfc. Raymond C Rohlman. USMA 4th Raiders. Dec 8, 1920-July 1, 1943”. (Tombstone as viewed by Lartigues in 1973-74) “Ray Cecil (Rohlman) Holford. Dated/Buried: Jan 26, 1949.” (Bumgarner Funeral Index; item listed under birth name of Holford);  {Edit:  Raymond C Holford was the son of Alfred Holford and Hattie Williamson, who were married on Dec 24, 1919 in Wallace, Shoshone Co, Idaho. Hattie and Alfred appear on the 1920 Kellogg, Shoshone Co, Idaho census, where Alfred was reportedly a logger. Alfred Holford apparently died in 1924 with burial at Stranger Creek/Maud Cemetery, near Gifford, Stevens Co, WA.}"Body of Davenport Veteran Brought Home For Burial. Funeral services were held at the Davenport Presbyterian Church on Wednesday for Ray C Rohlman, who was killed in action with the United States marines on New Georgia island, in July, 1943. The American Legion and the Veteran of Foreign Wars were in charge. He was a graduate from Davenport high school in 1940 and was prominent in athletics. He is survived by two sisters, Mrs Eileen Abbott of Davenport and Bernice Rohlman, Spokane, a brother, Herbert W Rohlman, Tacoma, and his parents, Mr and Mrs Herb Rohlman of Davenport." (Citizen: 1-28-1949){Edit: Raymond C Holford was the son of Alfred Holford and Hattie Williamson, who were married on Dec 24, 1919 in Wallace, Shoshone Co, Idaho. Hattie and Alfred appear on the 1920 Kellogg, Shoshone Co, Idaho census, where Alfred was reportedly a logger. Alfred Holford apparently died in 1924 with burial at Stranger Creek/Maud Cemetery, near Gifford, Stevens Co, WA.}



Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA submitted

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