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The Goldenrod Cemetery index lists individuals interred at the Goldenrod Cemetery located in Tekoa, Whitman County, Washington. Index information about an individual may include name, birth date, birth place, death date, and names of family members. Index data was compiled by Bud Engelhardt .
There are 2,047 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
s/o = son of
d/o = daughter of
w/o = wife of
h/o = husband of
n/m = no marker
m. = marriage
DOD = date of death
nee = maiden name
Transcribed by Bud Engelhardt.
“The original tombstone inscriptions were read by Weston and Carrie Lartigue in July, 1972. During the winter and spring of 1999-2000, Bud Engelhardt researched these records, and updated the list with the help of Marian Kramer of the Kramer Funeral Home in Tekoa, WA. Bud Engelhardt physically inventoried the grave markers in the cemetery again in May 2000.”
“There is the possibility of missed markers. There are several graves marked as “Unknown."
“According to a note found in the ledgers "an old Chinaman” is buried on the left side of the cemetery entrance in Sec.23 Block 17 Grave #2". No additional information was found concerning this.”
Earliest Birth: Harriett Mc Graham 1818 - 1913 "The Puckett's Grandma."
Early Birth: Frank Simmons 1822 - 1912 "Old Man from Rock Creek."
Earliest death: John Wilson 11 Feb 1851 - 28 Nov 1890.
Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Goldenrod Cemetery, 1890-2007, Office of Secretary of State, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives, http://digitalarchives.wa.gov, [date accessed].
Source: Index and transcription notes were donated to the Washington Historical Records Project by Bud Engelhardt, August 2009.