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The Selbu Cemetery index lists individuals interred at the Selbu Cemetery located in LaCrosse, Whitman County, Washington. Death dates on the markers range from 1902-2010. 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.
Selbu Cemetery is located at Lat: Lat: 46° 44' 08"N, Lon: 117° 49' 40"W T14N R40E Sec 6
6004 Mud Flat Road
LaCrosse WA 99143
There are 190 individuals listed in this index.
This index is in English.
This index is open for research.
Abbreviations used in this index:
b. = born
c/o = child of
d/o = dau of
h/o = husband of
s/by = stone by
s/o = son of
s/w = stone with
sss = shares surname stone
w/o = wife of
* = no photo
FH = funeral home
Sec M = middle section
photo = photo on stone
Notes from transcriber Maggie Rail, Oct 18, 2006, last edited Feb 09, 2011:
“I found this cemetery driving south from Dusty on Hwy 127 about 10 miles. When the highway turns west, take the first right onto Alkali Flat Road, then another right in about 2 miles onto 7100 Church Hill Road. Continue for 3 miles, turn right onto Mud Flat Road, the church is on the immediate right, with the cemetery on the hill behind it.”
“This cemetery is considered to be in LaCrosse, but I did not get the directions from there. LaCrosse would be north about 6 miles on Mud Flat Road and west another 4 miles on Hwy 26, from the cemetery.”
“This cemetery is owned and maintained by the Selbu Lutheran Church. At this time the sexton is Kirk Wigen, 231 Churchill Rd, LaCrosse WA 99143. Ph: 509-549-3827. I gave the church and cemetery address above in case the sexton changes.”
“It is a perpetual care cemetery in very good condition. It may have unmarked graves, but I found no evidence of that. Judging from the stones this cemetery was established in the very early 1900s with the first listed burial in 1902.”
“I visited this cemetery on Aug 08, 2006 and read all existing and legible markers and stones, using a digital camera. “
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Selbu 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.