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The Pia Mission Cemetery index lists individuals interred at this cemetery located in Stevens County, Washington. See photos. Death dates on the markers range from 1903-2011. 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.
The Pia Mission Cemetery is located at Lat: 48° 47' 34"N, Lon: 118° 06' 35"W, T38N R37E Section 16
There are 174 individuals listed in this index.
This index is in English.
This index is open for research.
Abbreviations used in this index:
c/o = child of
d/o = dau of
h/o = husband of
m. = married
Dates – month/day/year
Notes from transcriber Maggie Rail, Jan 28, 2000, last edited Aug 20, 2011:
“Pia Mission cemetery can be reached from 395 by driving east on the Pierre Lake Road, just behind the Barstow Store. Drive for about 2 1/2 miles to Gallaher-Barret Rd. Continue on for another 2 1/2 miles. The cemetery will be on your right over the hill. A sign "Pia Mission Cemetery" can be seen from the road, but the cemetery lies over the hill beyond the sign.”
“Buried in this cemetery are two Indian chiefs, Chief James Bernard and Chief Andre Aurapahkin along with one lady who lived to the ripe old age of 115 years. (Mary A. Paul).”
“This cemetery is often referred to as the Kelly Hill Indian Cemetery, not to be confused with Kelly Hill Cemetery.”
“Additional information has been added from the parish records of St Mary's Mission. An asterisk is following those from this record without a stone. Additional information is in parenthesis.”
“I visited this cemetery, doing a complete survey, on Jul 23, 1999.”
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Pia Mission Cemetery, Stevens 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, Augusut 2011.
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