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Use cemetery records to:  
 
Use cemetery records to:  
  
*Identify children who died young or women who were not recorded in birth or death records.  
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*Identify children who died young or who were not recorded in birth or death records.  
 
*Establish family relationships and locate family members.
 
*Establish family relationships and locate family members.
 
*Learn a person's religious affiliations, military service, or social (Masonic, fraternal, or other) organizations the person joined.
 
*Learn a person's religious affiliations, military service, or social (Masonic, fraternal, or other) organizations the person joined.
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Earlier transcriptions may be published separately or in [[Washington Periodicals|periodicals]]. They may not be digitized
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Earlier transcriptions may be published separately or in [[Washington Periodicals|periodicals]]. They are unlikely to be digitized and online.
  
 
=== Online ===
 
=== Online ===
  
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The following have significant cemetery listings for Washington State.
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/ Findagrave.com] home page. Often tombstone images.
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**[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=50&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Searchable transcriptions] across all Washington entries. Narrow search by county, if desired.
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**[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=50&CScnty=0 Lists of cemeteries], searchable one at a time. Narrow search by county.
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*[http://www.interment.net/US/wa/index.htm Interment.net]
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-WA-NDX.html D'Addezio.com Washington Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/washington.html KindredTrails.com Washington Cemeteries]
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*[http://washington-genealogy.com/Washington-Cemetery-Records.htm Washington Cemetery Records]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/washington/washing.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project - Washington]
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery BillionGraves.com]
  
 
=== Collections  ===
 
=== Collections  ===
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*[http://www.dar.org/ DAR.org]
 
*[http://www.dar.org/ DAR.org]
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/ Findagrave.com]
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=== References ===
 
 
*[http://www.interment.net/US/wa/index.htm Interment.net]
 
 
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-WA-NDX.html D'Addezio.com Washington Cemeteries]
 
 
 
*[http://www.kindredtrails.com/washington.html KindredTrails.com Washington Cemeteries]
 
 
 
*[http://washington-genealogy.com/Washington-Cemetery-Records.htm Washington Cemetery Records]
 
 
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/washington/washing.html USGenWeb Tombstone Project - Washington]
 
 
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery BillionGraves.com]
 
  
 
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<br>{{Washington|Washington}}  
  
 
[[Category:Washington|Cemeteries]] [[Category:United_States_Cemeteries]]
 
[[Category:Washington|Cemeteries]] [[Category:United_States_Cemeteries]]

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United States Gotoarrow.png Washington Gotoarrow.png Cemeteries

Cemetery records often include birth, marriage, and death information. They sometimes provide clues about military service, religion, or membership in an organization.

Gotoarrow.png See United States Cemeteries for more detail.

Cemetery Records — a valuable resource

Use cemetery records to:

  • Identify children who died young or who were not recorded in birth or death records.
  • Establish family relationships and locate family members.
  • Learn a person's religious affiliations, military service, or social (Masonic, fraternal, or other) organizations the person joined.

Cemetery tombstones, or sexton's records, may give birth and death dates, age at death, name of spouse, names of children, and maiden names. Less often, they contain birth places.


Earlier transcriptions may be published separately or in periodicals. They are unlikely to be digitized and online.

Online

The following have significant cemetery listings for Washington State.

Collections

  • The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from some Washington cemeteries. This collection is described in the “Genealogy” section. Some tombstone inscriptions are also published in periodicals. See United States Cemeteries for further suggestions on locating cemetery records.

Find transcripts of cemetery records for Washington in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For counties, simply add a comma to the search box and select the county... or search for "Washington, [county]."

Web Sites

References