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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, 17 March 2015

Oregon TrailMarch 17, 2015 HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY

Steve Morrison will be the speaker.
The topic will be the Oregon Trail.

Steve was an active hobby genealogist for over two decades before becoming a professional speaker in 2006. He's traveled to Ireland five times to research Irish Quakers, and is a graduate of eight genealogical institute programs. He holds a Bachelor of Science with honors from Western Washington University, and a Masters of Public Administration from The Evergreen State College where he taught as an adjunct faculty for seven years. His areas of interest are: Genealogical Education, Quakers, Ireland, and the Oregon Trail. 


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

» April | In-the-works.

» May | Jim Johnson, Portugal Family Exploration.

» June | Jerri McCoy, Legacy.

» September | In-the-works.

» October | Sam McReynolds, Following my dad in WWII Europe.

» November | Show 'n Tell, Pot Luck Dinner