Davenport Mountain View Cemetery  


                   submitted by Marge Womach 



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Whearey, Nicholas Christentine:  “Nicholas Christentine Whearey. Died: 22 July 1927, Davenport, WA. Birth: 9 April 1841, Germany; Spouse: widowed, no name given; Parents: names unobtainable, born Germany; Burial: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card)


White, Harriet N: (d.1890); (per Lartigues tombstone listing, see Belknap); Neither probate nor death certificate located for this individual under either name.


White, Patricia Ann Logsdon: (1932-1977);  “Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec 28 for Patricia Ann White, daughter of Archie Logsdon of Davenport.  Mrs White spent her childhood north of Davenport and had attended Davenport schools. Prior to her death in  Spokane on Dec 24, 1977 she had spent several years in Los Angeles, CA.  Her working years had been spent in the restaurant business. Survivors include her father, Archie Logsdon; her step-mother; three sisters, Ethel Beck of Los Angeles, CA, Alice Fritsch and Beverly Criswell of Davenport; one half-sister, Ardith Speegle of Colville; three step-sisters, one step-brother and numerous nieces and nephews. The services conducted by Strate Funeral Home, were officiated by the Rev Roger V Muisiner. Interment occurred at Mt View Cemetery, Davenport.” (Davenport Times: 12-29-1977);


Whiteside surname: (a lot of this surname in the Lincoln Co Health death cards that I did not copy)


Whiteside, Arthur E:  (1888-1970);  “Arthur Edwin Whiteside. Died: 12-12-1970, Davenport, WA.  Father: Oliver Whiteside; Mother: Mary Etta Brown; Spouse: Eunice McCall; Buried: Mt View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Lincoln Co Health death card) In 1938 their 14 year old nephew, Edwin Logg, was seriously injured when he was gored and trampled by a Guernsey bull. He came from CA and intended to attend Davenport schools. See DT&T: 9-01-1938. “Arthur E Whiteside.—His home Davenport, WA. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Whiteside at the home; one son, Lawrence Whiteside, Davenport, WA; one daughter, Mrs Lorna Saunders, Benge, WA; 4 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec 15 at 11 a.m. from the First Presbyterian Church of Davenport, WA.  The Rev Roger V Muisiner officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Spokesman Review: 12-14-1970, scrapbook item)


Whiteside, Eunice Georgiana McCall:  (1893-1973);  “Eunice Georgiana Whiteside. Died: 11-16-1973....” “Eunice G Whiteside, who died Friday, was buried at Mountain View Cemetery Tuesday after services at the First Presbyterian Church.  The Rev Roger Muisiner officiated at the service, for which Ed Gilman, Meryl Houston, Don Reinbold, Herman Reinbold, Jim Houston, Adolphe Reinbold, Robert Reinbold and Frank Reinbold served as pallbearers.  Organist was Jeanne Green and vocalists were Dan and Steve Minnich of Colville. Mrs Whiteside was born in Inatha, MO, Aug 19, 1893 and died at Lincoln Hospital following a brief hospitalization. She had married Arthur Whiteside at Davenport on June 1, 1921. He died in Dec, 1970.  She lived at Wilbur until Nov, 1924, and then moved to Davenport, residing in the Egypt area where the couple farmed until shortly before the death of Whiteside.  Mrs Whiteside was a member of the Egypt Community Club and had been a member of the local Presbyterian Church for 39 years.  Survivors include one son, Lawrence Whiteside, of Davenport; one daughter, Loma Saunders of Benge; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; one brother, Clyde McCall of Salem, OR; one sister, Wilda Cromley of Lewiston, MT; and numerous nieces and nephews.”  (Dav. Times: 11-22-1973)


Whiteside, Lawrence A:  (1917-1996);  “Funeral service for lifelong area resident Lawrence (Larry) Arthur Whiteside was held Tuesday at the chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport, with Pastor Mark Egertson officiating. Interment was at Mountain View Cemetery.  Mr Whiteside died suddenly May 30 near Wilbur. He was 79.  He was born Jan 25, 1917, to Arthur Edwin and Mabel (Chapman) Whiteside on a farm 11 miles south of Wilbur. When Larry was a year and a half old, Mabel passed away, and his father met and married Eunice McCall, moving with his two children to her farm north of Davenport in the Egypt area. After graduating from Davenport High School in 1935, Larry farmed with his father. In 1948, he married Nora Ella Dyck in the Schrag area and they resided on his parents’ farm in the Egypt area. There, they raised four children. In addition to farming, Mr Whiteside worked for the Davenport Livestock Auction Company for over 13 years and then for Ruben Ottmar in construction. After that he started his own business, Whiteside Construction. Eventually Mr Whiteside retired from farming and, much later, from the construction business.  During their first 45 years of marriage, Larry and Nora were active in 4-H as horse club leaders and served as volunteers in the community.  Later in life, Mr Whiteside was involved as an associate member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Wilbur and volunteered for the Lincoln Hospital Auxiliary. Mr Whiteside’s other interests included his grandchildren, rodeo, carpentering, camping and working with his livestock.  A year after his wife died in 1993, Mr Whiteside renewed his friendship with Wilda Harden of the Wilbur-Almira area, whom he had known as a young man. She then became his companion until his death. Mr Whiteside is survived by one sister, Loma Saunders of Spokane; one son, Steven Lawrence Whiteside of Davenport; three daughters, Sandra Kay Whiteside of Davenport, Phyllis Ann Sebesta and her husband Roger of Odessa, and Deborah Jill Graedel and her husband Daonal Graedel of Colfax; three grandsons, Nicholas Louis and Mark Lawrence Sebesta of Odessa, and Dylan Calvin Graedel of Colfax; one granddaughter, Ilea Shaneen Graedel of Colfax; companion Wilda Harden of Almira; a number of nieces and nephews, and many friends.” (Davenport Times:  6-06-1996);


Whiteside, Nora Ella Dyck:  (1928-1993); w/o Lawrence A;  “Funeral services for Nora E Whiteside were held on Tuesday, May 4, at the Zion Lutheran Church in Davenport. Mrs Whiteside died on Thursday, April 29, 1993, at her home in Egypt. She was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church of Egypt, the Egypt Community Club and the Davenport Quilt Club. She was a former 4-H leader.  She is survived by her husband, Larry, at the home; one son, Steven L Whiteside, Davenport; three daughters, Sandra K Whiteside, Olympia; Phyllis A Sebesta and her husband Roger, Odessa; Debbie Jill Graedel and her husband, Don, Montesano, WA; two grandsons, Nicholas L and Mark L Sebesta, Odessa; one granddaughter, Ilea Shaneen Graedel, Montesano; three brothers, Raymond Dyck, Post Falls; Clinton Dyck, Davenport, and Alven Dyck, Ritzville; and numerous nieces and nephews.” (Odessa Record: 5-06-1993)


Whitlock, William:  (1850-1930);  “William Whitlock. Died: 9-29-1930, Davenport, WA.  Birth:  6-08-1850, NY.  Single. Father: Unknown. Mother: Unknown. Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.”  (Lincoln County Health death card); 


Whitney, Angie M: (1866-1892);  “Angie Whitney. Died: Nov 29, 1892, aged 26 yrs, Davenport, WA.”  (Lincoln County Auditor death ledger); “He (John D Whitney) was married, Feb 20, 1886, to Angeline Woodin, the adopted daughter of Julius D and Helen Woodin. By this marriage two children have been born, Ralph D and Helen M.  Mrs Whitney died Nov 28, 1892.” (excerpt History of Big Bend-1904)


Whitney, Donald C:  (1910-1998);  “A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church for Davenport native Donald Claire Whitney, who died here march 22, 1998. He was 87.  Born July 11, 1910, to Ralph and Martha Whitney, he attended schools in Davenport, graduating in 1929. He was an excellent athlete, winning many ribbons in track events.  He later moved to Bellingham, where he married Charlotte Erickson, and worked primarily as a commercial fisherman on purse seiners in Alaska and Puget Sound.  Mr Whitney, who returned to Davenport to reside in recent years, was known by his family and friends for his sense of humor, and love of children and animals.  Survivors include one son, Donald C Whitney of Bellingham; two daughters, Martha L Benedict and Evelyn E Whitney, both of Bellingham; 5 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; nieces Nancy Frees and Helen Virgin of Davenport; and nephew Bud Whitney of Spokane.  Mr Whitney was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and William Whitney. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times:  3-26-1998) 


Whitney, Hazel C:  (1915-1967); w/o Kenneth C;“Hazel C Whitney.—Her home Davenport, WA. Survived by her husband, Kenneth D Whitney, at the home; one son, John S Whitney, Spokane; 2 daughters, Mrs Helen Virgin, Hooper Bay, Alaska; Mrs Roberta Hansen, Lincoln, WA; 12 grandchildren; one brother, Leslie R Welch, Spokane. Funeral services Wednesday, Dec 27, at 11 a.m. from the chapel of the Strate Funeral Home, Davenport, WA. Rev Joseph Woodford officiating. Interment Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA.” (Spokesman Review:  undated scrapbook item)


Whitney, John Dallas:  (1850-1919); h/o Angie; (Twp 25 Mondovi Precinct 1900 census: “John D Whitney, June 1850, 49, NY, widowed, farmer. Ralph D, son, Mar 1896, WA. Helen M, dau, Nov 1890, WA.”)“John D Whitney. A direct descendant of John Whitney, who came from London, England, to Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1635, John D Whitney was born June 12, 1850, in Pekin , New York , and is now a prominent farmer residing four and one-half miles east of Davenport . His father and mother, both dead, were Jarvis and Mary C Whitney. He has three brothers and one sister: Mark J, Fresno, CA; William, of Iowa; Franklin, of Minneapolis; and Mrs Mary J Michael, living in Lincoln County.  As a child, Mr Whitney accompanied his parents to Illinois, and at the age of fourteen left home and when sixteen went to Wisconsin. The gold excitement led him to attempt a journey into the Black Hills country, but being taken ill he was forced to abandon the adventure at Cheyenne, Wyoming, where he remained through a long and serious illness.  He wandered about from place to place until the fall of 1878, when he came to where Pullman now stands, and in June of the following year came to his present location, and filed on one of the first homesteads to be taken in this country. He is the oldest settler here, having come to his present home over twenty-five years ago.  He was married, Feb 20, 1886, to Angeline Woodin, the adopted daughter of Julius D and Helen Woodin. By this marriage two children have been born, Ralph D and Helen M.  Mrs Whitney died Nov 28, 1892. Ever since coming here Mr Whitney has been successfully engaged in farming. He took his land wild and has added to and improved it until he now has three hundred and twenty acres of well improved and thoroughly cultivated ground, with a good house, barn, orchard, etc., upon which he makes a specialty of raising grain. Mr Whitney is a member of the KP fraternity of Davenport.” (History of Big Bend-1904)


Whitney, John Wm:  (1912-1991); d. 11-08-1991;  “Funeral service for John William ‘Bill’ Whitney, a member of a pioneer Davenport family, was held Wednesday in the chapel of Strate Funeral Home in Davenport. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery.  Mr Whitney, 78, died Friday in Davenport. Born in Davenport, he left the area for several years before returning to settle. He was a former butcher for Big Bend Packing Co and a former co-owner of a Union 76 service station in Davenport. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy Frees of Davenport; a son, Danny Whitney of CA; a stepson, Rick Holt, of Brewster, WA; a step-daughter, Jenny Williams of Everett, WA; two brothers, Kenneth Whitney and Donald Whitney, both of Davenport; and numerous nieces and nephews.”  (Davenport Times: 11-14-1991);


Whitney, Kenneth C:  (1908-1997);  “Graveside service for Davenport’s Kenneth C Whitney will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Mountain View Cemetery. He will lie-in-state on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Strate Funeral Home. Mr Whitney died Monday at his home in Davenport. He is survived by two children, Helen Virgin of Davenport and John D ‘Bud’ Whitney and his wife Joanne of Spokane; 13 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; one brother, Donald Whitney of Davenport; one son-in-law, Ron Wiklund of Soap Lake; and numerous nieces and nephews. Mr Whitney was preceded in death by the mother of his children, Hazel Whitney; one daughter, Bertie Whitney-Wiklund; and one brother, John W ‘Bill’ Whitney. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 5-22-1997);


Whitney, Ralph D:  (1886-1955);  “Ralph Dallas Whitney. Died: 30 Nov 1955, age 69, Spokane, Spokane Co, WA. Father: John D Whitney. Mother: Agnes Woodin.” (WA State Death Records); Birth: 24 March 1886. “Groom: Ralph Whitney, 21, b. WA. Father: John Whitney. Mother: Angeline Wooden, born CA. Bride: Martha Schlichting. Father: William Schlichting, born Germany. Mother: Amelia Fiedler, born Germany.” (details from poor copy of Marriage Return, Spokane Co, portions not legible)

(Edit:  Mrs Martha Whitney died  August 2, 1932,  in Walla Walla at the home of her sister.  She was born Jan 24, 1886, the daughter of W F Schlicting. She was survived by her husband, Ralph D Whitney, three sons, Kenneth, Don and Billy; two sisters, Louise and Marie and two brothers, William and Carl. Obituary indicated a probability of burial in Walla Walla. Source: Davenport Times-Tribune: 8-04-1932);


Whitney-Wiklund, Roberta A:  (1936-1995); d. 4-25-1995;  “Graveside service for Roberta (Bertie) Whitney-Wiklund will be held at 10 a.m. this Saturday, April 29, at Mountain View Cemetery in Davenport. Mrs Whitney-Wiklund, 58, died April 25, 1995 at her home in Soap Lake.  She is survived by her husband, Ron Wiklund of Soap Lake; seven children, twin sons Chris Hansen of Reardan and Craig Hansen of Gilcrist, OR, Tina Poitra and Lee Hansen, both of Reardan, Todd Hansen of Nine Mile Falls, Lorna Ashmead of John Day, OR, and Chad Hansen of Spokane; 12 grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; her father, K D Whitney of Davenport; one sister, Helen Birgin of Davenport; one brother, John D ‘Bud’ Whitney of Spokane; one uncle, Don Whitney of Davenport; and 12 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by twin sons David and Dale Hansen. Strate Funeral Home in Davenport is in charge of arrangements.” (Davenport Times: 4-27-1995);



Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, WA submitted

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