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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, 16 June 2015

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Legacy Revisited + Q & A by Jerri McCoy


Guest speaker Jerri McCoy has used the Legacy Family Tree Software for 16 years.She's returning to expand on her last year's presentation. Bring your laptop or other device and your questions; or just come to learn about Legacy Family Tree software.

Jerri was born and reared in San Diego, California, received her Bachelor Degree in math from San Diego State University, and worked in the computer industry for 30 years before retiring a few years ago. She's been active in genealogy about 40 years. She is a member of the daughters of the American Colonists, DAR, Olympia Genealogical Society, and WSGS. Jerri is past president of two genealogical societies and has held many lineage society offices. Jerri published two books on her family and is working on two more. She wrote an article documenting an elusive Mayflower ancestor, published in the Mayflower Descendants.

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 | Dick Moody, "20th & 21st Century Wars"

» October | Jim Johnson, "Sweden"

» November | Show 'N Tell & Annual Potluck