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The Suise Creek Cemetery index lists individuals interred at the Suise Creek Cemetery in Kent, King County, Washington. Death dates on the markers range from 1888-2010, and 1848 is the earliest birth date shown. Index information about an individual may include name, birth date, birth place, death date, and names of family members. Index data was compiled by Suzanne Livingstone-Knedlik.
Suise Creek Cemetery is located at Lat: 47.3724N Lon: 122.1620W, T22N R5E Section 22
There are 374 individuals listed in this index.
This index is in English.
This index is open for research.
Notes from transcriber Suzanne Livingstone-Knedlik, June 12, 2011:
“Suise Creek Cemetery is located 3 blocks east of the light at SE 256th St & 132nd Ave SE in Kent. Heading East on SE 256th St, cemetery is on the left side. This is considered a pioneer cemetery of some of the first settlers of this area. Only the descendants of those already buried here are allowed to be interred here.”
“The cemetery is kept within a fenced area, but the gate is unlocked. There is parking for only one car. The cemetery is well maintained. Some of the older stones are starting to deteriorate and are not very legible any longer. The earliest burial was for 1888. It was established in 1903.”
“I walked the cemetery and read all existing stones in July 2010 and found 374 legible stones. It is possible there are additional unmarked or unknown graves here as well. “
“Cemetery Contacts: Charles Denny, 25702 135th Pl SE, Kent WA 98042 or Naomi Mathisen, 1801 Davis Ave S, Renton, WA 98055”
“Cemetery Address: 135th Ave SE & SE 256th St, Kent, WA”
Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Suise Creek 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 Suzanne Livingstone-Knedlik, Historical Records Project, June 2011.