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Whelan Cemetery
Whelan, Whitman County, Washington

Lat: 46° 46' 40"N, Lon: 117° 06' 45"W
T15N R45E Sec 23

Transcribed by Maggie Rail, © Aug 06, 2007, last edited Dec 18, 2009 [mrail@asisna.com]. Total records = 26.

To reach this cemetery take Hwy 27 northeast out of Pullman about one mile. At Pullman-Albion Road on your left, turn right or east onto Whelan Road which goes east at the Y in the road, east of the Hwy. This will continue until you run out of blacktop and onto gravel road, the cemetery will be on your right directly, hard to spot.

The Whelan Cemetery was established in 1888, though there are earlier burials. It was used by the people in the small town of Whelan, which was up the road a ways further. Today this cemetery gets very little care. A new gate has been installed, but no care was evident in the cemetery. I found waist high weeds and grasses.

There are stones overturned, some with the top missing or hidden in the overgrowth, several illegible stones and unmarked graves. Entries followed by an asterisk * denote burials I found in a transcription done in 1973 by the Lartigues. I cannot vouch for the accuracy of these listings.

I visited and read all of the existing and legible stones and markers I could find in this cemetery on Jul 21, 2007, using my digital camera. If is interested in obtaining a photo please contact me.

- Maggie Rail

Allen, Infant, b. Nov 02, 1877, d. Nov 05, 1879, s/o David and Deana *
Bartlett, Ellen M, d. Jan 15, 1892, age: 36yr 5mo 25da, w/o W.Q., very hard to read
Branham, Christopher C, b. May 05, 183-, d. Feb 23, 1888, mason emb
Fleener, David B, b. Jan 08, 1848, d. Jan 06, 1932, stone broken
Fleener, Jennie, b. Dec 26, 1866, d. Jan 15, 1891, w/o D.B., m/o S.A.
Hull, Barbra, b. Jul 11, 1845, d. Apr 28, 1896, w/o Jacob
Judson, James A, b. 1877, d. 1923, s/w Nevada S
Judson, Jennie, d. Jul 03, 1854?, age: 7yr 2mo 23da, d/o W.R. & Rachel, very hard to read
Judson, Nevada S, b. 1880, d. 1918, s/w James A
Judson, Rachel, b. Sep 10, 1834,, d. Mar 19, 1902, w/o W.R.
Judson, W. R., b. Oct 05, 1827, d. Feb 02, 1898, Co A 36th Iowa Inf
Knight, Homer, b. Oct 14, 1879, d. Mar 14, 1889, s/o R.O. & J.K. *
Lowry, Betsy, b. 1883, d. 1954, Mother *
Mullen, Margret, b. Feb 08, 1863, d. Mar 27, 1888, w/o S., stone broken
Neighbor, Leonard, b. Oct 20, 1849, d. Jul 13, 1880 *
Pollard, Willie, d. Sep 21, 1898, age: 14yr, bur. Sep 22, 1898 *
Riley, Allen T, d. Aug 14, 1910, age: 78yr, s/w Elizabeth
Riley, Elizabeth J, b. Jul 14, 1840, d. Feb 18, 1890, s/w Allen T
Rogers, Mary E, b. May 04, 1888, d. Dec 29, 1899, d/o M.M. & T.A. *
Rogers, Milton M, b. Sep 09, 1847, d. May 19, 1899
Snyder, O, d. Oct 16, 1898, age: 15yr, bur. Oct 17, 1898 *
Tyrell, Marshall, b. Oct 01, 1820, d. Dec 19, 1902, age: 82yr 2mo 18da, Father, s/w Polly
Tyrell, Polly, b. Mar 30, 1821, d. Sep 14, 1902, age: 81yr 5mo 14da, Mother, s/w Marshall
Wright, Mary Jane, b. 1831, d. 1908, s/w Reuben
Wright, N. Hiram, b. Sep 01, 1851, d. Nov 29, 1922
Wright, Reuben, b. 1820, d. 1901, s/w Mary Jane

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