Tahoma Cemetery
Yakima, Washington

Tahoma Cemetery

Jun 2011: A new searchable database of Tahoma cemetery is now available on the City of Yakima web site:
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We would like to thank Gloria for a wonderful job of performing Tahoma Cemetery lookups and posting the results here for the past ten years, 9,000 burials.

Tahoma Cemetery is active and contains over 33,000 burials. It is located at 1802 Tahoma Ave., Yakima, WA. It came about from the union of the City Cemetery and cemeteries established by the Masons, the Odd-Fellows and the GAR. Some early records fail to record actual gravesites. Some gravesites, especially in pauper areas, have disappeared and their plats lost. The cemetery is divided into sections,  Sections A, B, D and L being the more recent.  Sections and coding:

                        City - A, B, C, D, G, H. I, J, L.
                        F & AM - Masons (Free & Accepted Masons)
                        IOOF - Oddfellows
                        E - Military section
                        F - includes mostly GAR plots
                        K - plot 63 - Modern Woodmen of America - MWA
                        K - plot CC - Knights of Pythias - KP
                        K - plot DO - Eagles - FOE

Tahoma cemetery is managed by the City of Yakima. The cemetery office is located at 1802 Tahoma Ave., off of S. 16th Ave just north of Washington. The office hours are 8-12, Mon - Fri. Phone: (509) 575-6026. They can give directions to a specific grave and have additional information on most interments. Web Site
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