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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, 21 October 2014

Roy Wilson, Cowlitz Indian TribeOctober 21, 2014 –Roy Wilson, Honorary Chief
and a Spiritual Leader of the Cowlitz Tribe, will
return to talk to us about the Cowlitz Tribe.
Roy’s Indian name is Itswoot Wawa Hyiu meaning
“bear who talks much” and how we loved listening
to him talk about the Cowlitz people!

Roy is an enrolled member of the federally recognized
Cowlitz Indian Tribe. He has Cowlitz, Chinook,
Yakama, and Iroquois blood. His credentials are
extensive. Bring your questions a guest for an
enjoyable evening. Roy will bring his books to sell
after the presentation ends.

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

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