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The Hay Cemetery index lists individuals interred at the Hay Cemetery (also known as Curtis Cemetery) located in Pullman, Whitman County, Washington. Death dates on the markers range from 1899-2002. 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.
Hay Cemetery is located at Lat: 46° 40' 50"N, Lon: 117° 54' 31"W T14S R39E Sec 22
There are 91 individuals listed in this index.
This index is in English.
This index is open for research.
Notes from transcriber Maggie Rail, Sep 27, 2006:
“To reach the cemetery, in Hay from Alkali Road drive north onto Hay-LaCrosse Road. After you cross the bridge over Alkali Creek watch for a gravel road on your right. This will take you up the hill to the cemetery.”
“This cemetery, which is situated on a hill overlooking the town of Hay, was established in 1899 on land donated by I.M. Curtis and was originally known as the Curtis Cemetery. Over the years it has gradually been renamed Hay Cemetery because of its locality.”
“This cemetery is fenced and appears to be getting a sprinkler system, however it was very dry when I was there and recently planted trees were dying. I am unsure who maintains it. One gentleman told me a it was maintained by Selbu Lutheran Church, but I have not found out for sure.”
“I compared my work with a reading done in 1973 by Wes & Carrie Lartigue. Listings taken from their work, which I found no marker for, are identified by an asterisk * following the entry.”
“I walked and read this cemetery on Aug 08, 2006, using my digital camera. I have a photo of all existing stones or markers.”
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Hay 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.