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The Chester Community Cemetery index lists individuals interred at this cemetery in Spokane County, Washington. Death dates listed range from 1888-2014. Index information about an individual may include name, birth date, death date, and names of family members. Index data was compiled by Maggie Rail, a member of the Washington State Cemetery Association who has transcribed over 400 cemeteries since 1993.
Chester Community Cemetery is located at Lat: 47° 36' 49"N, Lon: 117° 14' 58"W in T25N R44E Section 33.
This index is in English.
This index is open for research.
Notes from transcriber Maggie Rail, Jun 02, 2004, Updated Jul 05, 2013:
“Organized: Oct. 03, 1901. Received Incorporation papers: Dec. 14, 1901 Land deeded to Association by Amos and Emma Lewis. Feb. 04, 1902 Approved by County Commissioners: Apr 14, 1908. Re-Incorporated as the "Chester Community Cemetery" a non-profit corporation on Feb 20, 1990.”
“Originally I transcribed only from the Chester Community Cemetery's Sexton book. They list burials from 1902 to 1998. The record lists name, death date and sometimes birthdate, age at death and location in the cemetery. Also recorded are birthplace, cause of death and nearest relative, when available.”
“I walked this cemetery on Oct 18, 2001. I placed an asterisk * after all those which do not have a marker. I have photos of all existing stones and markers at time of reading.”
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Chester Community Cemetery Spokane County Index, Office of Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Index and transcription notes were donated to the Washington State Archives by Maggie Rail, Historical Records Project, November 2013.
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