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Greenwood Memorial Park
(Lewis County, Washington)


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Profile for the Greenwood Memorial Park ...

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

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The Location of the Greenwood Memorial Park...

Greenwood Memorial Park is located in Lewis County. The county seat for Lewis County is located in Chehalis.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Greenwood Memorial Park

Lat:   46.7367°   (46° 44' 12")

Lon:   -122.9843°   (-122° 59' 3")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Greenwood Memorial Park. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lewis County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Greenwood Memorial Park.

Bucoda   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Centralia   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Chehalis   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Oakville   [Map]
 - Located in Grays Harbor County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Pe Ell   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Tenino   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Winlock   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Greenwood Memorial Park

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Greenwood Memorial Park. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Lewis County.

Claquato Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #76740<2>
 
Fern Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Finnish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Forest Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Grand Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Greenwood Memorial Park
 
Washington Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Greenwood Memorial Park

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Greenwood Memorial Park.

Adna   [Map]Claquato   [Map]Independence   [Map]
Bordeaux   [Map]Curtis   [Map]Littlerock   [Map]
Bucoda   [Map]Doty   [Map]Napavine   [Map]
Centralia   [Map]Fords Prairie   [Map]Oakville   [Map]
Chehalis Village   [Map]Galvin   [Map]Rochester   [Map]
Chehalis   [Map]Grand Mound   [Map]Saint Urban   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Greenwood Memorial Park:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Lewis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clatsop County (OR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County (OR):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cowlitz County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Grays Harbor County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
King County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mason County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pacific County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Pierce County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Thurston County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wahkiakum County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Washington,     of Lewis County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Washington
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Washington
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Washington,     of Lewis County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Washington

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Greenwood Memorial Park ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Greenwood Memorial Park.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1514197   (Name of Record: Greenwood Memorial Park)

Class: cemetery
County: Lewis
Lat: 46.7370465     Lon: -122.9837437   [Map]
Elev: 55         Map Name: Centralia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Greenwood Memorial Park. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7367, Longitude: -122.9843     [Map].

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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