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The Albion Cemetery (Guy Cemetery) index lists individuals interred at the Albion Cemetery in Albion, Whitman County, Washington. Death dates on the markers range from 1879-2010. Index information about an individual may include name, birth date, birth place, 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.
Albion Cemetery is located at Lat: 46° 47' 13"N, Lon: 117° 15' 07"W T15N R44E Sec 15
There are 613 individuals listed in this index.
This index is in English.
This index is open for research.
Abbreviations used in this index:
b. = born
d/o = dau of
h/o = husb of
s/o = son of
s/w = stone with
w/o = wife of
FH = Funeral Home
* = I found no marker
** = obits etc.
Sec O = Original Section
Sec 1 = 1st Addition
Sec 2 = 2nd Addition
B = Block
L = Lot
P = Plot
Notes from transcriber Maggie Rail, July 04, 2006, updated Feb 09, 2011:
“To reach cemetery in Albion, take N D Street southwest turning left onto Albion Road just after the intersection with S. Standard Street. Just after you cross the railroad tracks watch to your left for Cemetery Road, turn left up to the cemetery.”
“This cemetery is on a hill overlooking the town of Albion. It was established as the Guy Cemetery on Dec 17, 1891, with a second addition established Jun 24, 1898. Earliest death recorded is in 1879. Not sure when it was renamed.”
“The gate for the cemetery is open Apr 01 to Sep 30 from 8:00am to 2:00pm. Other times by appointment, contact the clerk: City Clerk at PO Box 38, Albion, WA 99102-0038, 509-332-5095, by Fax: 509-334-5503.” “I was able to compare my work with the sexton files. The locations for the burials came from those records. If I had no photo I added an asterisk to the end of the entry. I also added a few names I found in obits and other records, not in sexton files. These have two asterisks. In parenthesis () not on stone, info from family.”
“I visited and walked this cemetery on Jul 06, 2006, using a digital camera. There was evidence of more burials, and I suspect it is possible I did not find all of the existing markers.”
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Albion Cemetery 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, August 2009.