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The Pitts Cemetery index lists individuals interred at the Pitts Cemetery located in Pullman, Whitman County, Washington. Death dates on the markers range from 1887-1973. 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.
Pitts Cemetery is located at Lat: 46° 50' 12"N, Lon: 117° 09' 32"W T16N R44E Sec 32
There are 72 individuals listed in this index.
This index is in English.
This index is open for research.
Notes from transcriber Maggie Rail, Aug 28, 2007 last edited Sep 12, 2007:
“Driving north out of Pullman WA on Hwy 27, turn left or west onto Palouse-Albion Road & continue for 1.1 mile. Turn right onto Tate Cutoff Road & continue north for just over a mile. Across from the house on the left turn right onto a lane & continue up to the cemetery, you can see on your left.”
“This cemetery was very sad to look at. It has been abandoned apparently. There was so much overgrowth that I may have missed the low flat markers. Be prepared for cheat grass in your socks when you walk through. I was not able to find out how it began and who owns it now. It was established in the late 1800s and the last burial listed was in 1973.”
“I visited and read this cemetery using a digital camera on Jul 21, 2007. I compared my work with the previous work of the Lartigues done in 1973. Entries denoted with an * asterisk were taken from their work if I did not find a stone for them.”
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Pitts 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, March 2011.