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The Moys Cemetery index lists individuals interred at the Moys Cemetery located in Almota, Whitman County, Washington. Death dates on the markers range from 1884-1916. 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.
Moys Cemetery is located at Lat: 46° 42' 20"N, Lon: 117° 27' 53"W T14N R43E Section 13
There are 11 individuals listed in this index.
This index is in English.
This index is open for research.
Notes from transcriber Maggie Rail, Jul 06, 2006, last edited Jul 17, 2009:
“To reach the cemetery from Alamota, drive north on Busch Road, keeping right. Just past the junction in the road you will spot it off to your right on the hillside.”
“This cemetery is in the small community of Almota, just north of Little Granite Dam on the Snake River. It gets little or no care and the grass was knee high. One needs permission to visit it as it is on private property.”
“This cemetery appears to be a family cemetery, however while it was abandoned for so long, many of the original Moys burials were moved to the Colfax Cemetery years ago. It dates back to the late 1800s. There is a building in the area that says “Moys 1877.”
“Some stones were turned over and/or hidden in the overgrowth at the time of these readings.”
“I visited this cemetery in the summer of 2006, using my digital camera. I have a photo of all stones I found.”
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Moys 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.