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  • Cemeteries

    USGenWeb Project has stored all the transcriptions that have been submitted to date for this project.

    Cemeteries of Lewis County include many that are reminders of ghost towns long gone, but not forgotten.

    Thank you volunteers for your continual support with transcribing our local cemeteries.

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  • Lewis County History

    Lewis County was created on December 19, 1845, by the provisional government of Oregon Territory, named after the pioneer explorer, Meriwether Lewis.

    Visually, Lewis County was once so large geographically that is has become known as the “mother of all counties” – spanning all the land west of the Cowlitz River and north to present-day Sitka, Alaska.

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  • Centralia 1902
  • Onalaska 1918
  • Chehalis 1920
  • Cheahlis 1908
  • Farming 1950
  • Farming 1949
  • Chehalis 1920
  • Picnic 1922
  • St. Helen's Hospital 1907
  • Onalaska 1950
  • Chehalis 1918
  • Mrs. Washington Contestants 1957
  • Onalaska 1944
  • Onalaska 1944



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LCGS Speaker & Topic | Meeting Date: Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015

"Researching Your Ancestors Who Came From Sweden"

Guest speaker, Jim Johnson, Director of the Heritage Quest Research Library in Sumner, will discuss, "Researching Your Ancestors Who Came from Sweden” including:

• Swedish resources available online
• Swedish patronymics (naming patterns)
• What is a flyttningsbetyg - and why do I care?
• Finding and using Swedish church records
• Why did my ancestor leave Sweden?
• Getting translation help
• And other useful helps for finding your ancestors.

He’ll have his "Books-on-the-Road" with many useful genealogical books and supplies, including the Flip-Pal scanner.

Meeting is at 7 pm with doors open at 6:45 pm at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2190 Jackson Hwy, Chehalis, WA 98532


newsletters2015 Program Speakers & Topics

» June | Jerri McCoy, "Legacy Revisted"

September | 20th & 21st Century Wars

October | Jim Johnson, Swedish Research

» November | Show 'N Tell & Annual Potluck

» December | No Meeting