District of Columbia Cemeteries

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The DAR collection, described in the "[[District of Columbia Genealogy|Genealogy]]" section of this outline, has many tombstone inscriptions. In some cases, you will need to write to the cemetery sexton's office for information. The oldest existing cemeteries are:  
 
The DAR collection, described in the "[[District of Columbia Genealogy|Genealogy]]" section of this outline, has many tombstone inscriptions. In some cases, you will need to write to the cemetery sexton's office for information. The oldest existing cemeteries are:  
  
'''Rock Creek Cemetery'''<br>Rock Creek Church Road and Webster Street N.W.<br>Washington, DC 20010<br>Telephone: 202-829-0585<br>Fax: 202-829-6505 <br>Internet: http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/dc/tsimages/rockcreek/rock.html The Daughters of the American Colonists have transcribed the tombstones of this cemetery (FHL book 975.3 V22d; film 874221).
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==== Rock Creek Cemetery ====
  
'''Congressional Cemetery'''<br>1801 "E" Street, S.E.<br>Washington, DC 20003<br>Telephone: 202-543-0539 <br>Internet: http://www.congressionalcemetery.org/ They have a "Famous People" card file.  
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Rock Creek Church Road and Webster Street N.W.<br>Washington, DC 20010<br>Telephone: 202-829-0585<br>Fax: 202-829-6505 <br>Internet: http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/dc/tsimages/rockcreek/rock.html The Daughters of the American Colonists have transcribed the tombstones of this cemetery (FHL book 975.3 V22d; film 874221).  
  
'''Mount Olivet Cemetery (Roman Catholic)'''<br>1300 Bladensburg Road, N.E.<br>Washington, DC 20002<br>Telephone: 202-399-3000 <br>Internet: http://www.ccaw.org/cemeteries/mtolivet.htm
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==== Congressional Cemetery ====
  
'''Glenwood Cemetery'''<br>2219 Lincoln Road, N.E.<br>Washington, DC 20002<br>Telephone: 202-667-1016 <br>Internet: http://www.geocities.com/araxnoullis/DC_Cemeteries/glenwood.htm The stones were transcribed by the DAR (FHL book 975.3 V22da).  
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1801 "E" Street, S.E.<br>Washington, DC 20003<br>Telephone: 202-543-0539 <br>Internet: http://www.congressionalcemetery.org/ They have a "Famous People" card file.  
  
'''Arlington Fort Myers National Cemetery'''<br>Arlington, VA 22211<br>Telephone: 703-697-2131 <br>Internet: http://www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/index.cfm/8105
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==== Mount Olivet Cemetery (Roman Catholic)  ====
  
'''The Oak Hill Cemetery Company'''<br>3001 "R" Street, N.W.<br>Washington, DC 20007-2923<br>Telephone: 202-337-2835 <br>Internet: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/dc/cemeteries/payneoak.txt
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1300 Bladensburg Road, N.E.<br>Washington, DC 20002<br>Telephone: 202-399-3000 <br>Internet: http://www.ccaw.org/cemeteries/mtolivet.htm
  
'''Prospect Hill Cemetery'''<br>2201 N. Capitol Street, N.W.<br>Washington, DC 20002<br>Telephone: 202-667-0676 <br>Internet: http://www.geocities.com/araxnoullis/DC_Cemeteries/prospect.htm
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==== Glenwood Cemetery ====
  
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2219 Lincoln Road, N.E.<br>Washington, DC 20002<br>Telephone: 202-667-1016 <br>Internet: http://www.geocities.com/araxnoullis/DC_Cemeteries/glenwood.htm The stones were transcribed by the DAR (FHL book 975.3 V22da).
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==== Arlington National Cemetery  ====
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Arlington, VA 22211<br>Telephone: 703-697-2131 <br>Internet: http://www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/index.cfm/8105
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==== The Oak Hill Cemetery Company ==== 3001 "R" Street, N.W.<br>Washington, DC 20007-2923<br>Telephone: 202-337-2835 <br>Internet: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/dc/cemeteries/payneoak.txt
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==== Prospect Hill Cemetery  ====
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2201 N. Capitol Street, N.W.<br>Washington, DC 20002<br>Telephone: 202-667-0676 <br>Internet: http://www.geocities.com/araxnoullis/DC_Cemeteries/prospect.htm
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==== Historical Cemeteries (remains already relocated if known) ====
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*Beall Burying Ground
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*Eastern Methodist Cemetery
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*Female Union Band Society Burying Ground
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*Graceland Cemetery
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*Holmeads Cemetery
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*Methodist Cemetery
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*Mount Zion Cemetery
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*Old Methodist Burying Ground
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*Presbyterian Graveyard
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*Rosemont Cemetery
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*St. Francis DeSales Cemetery
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*St. Matthew's Catholic Cemetery
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*St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery
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*St. Peter's Catholic Burial Ground
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*St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery
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*Young Mens Baptist Cemetery
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Revision as of 21:15, 5 November 2008

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library has the original Registers of Burials in District of Columbia Cemeteries, 1847 to 1938 in six volumes. These are also at the Family History Library (FHL film 887587).

The DAR collection, described in the "Genealogy" section of this outline, has many tombstone inscriptions. In some cases, you will need to write to the cemetery sexton's office for information. The oldest existing cemeteries are:

Contents

Rock Creek Cemetery

Rock Creek Church Road and Webster Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20010
Telephone: 202-829-0585
Fax: 202-829-6505
Internet: http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/dc/tsimages/rockcreek/rock.html The Daughters of the American Colonists have transcribed the tombstones of this cemetery (FHL book 975.3 V22d; film 874221).

Congressional Cemetery

1801 "E" Street, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
Telephone: 202-543-0539
Internet: http://www.congressionalcemetery.org/ They have a "Famous People" card file.

Mount Olivet Cemetery (Roman Catholic)

1300 Bladensburg Road, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Telephone: 202-399-3000
Internet: http://www.ccaw.org/cemeteries/mtolivet.htm

Glenwood Cemetery

2219 Lincoln Road, N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
Telephone: 202-667-1016
Internet: http://www.geocities.com/araxnoullis/DC_Cemeteries/glenwood.htm The stones were transcribed by the DAR (FHL book 975.3 V22da).

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, VA 22211
Telephone: 703-697-2131
Internet: http://www.arlingtonvirginiausa.com/index.cfm/8105

==== The Oak Hill Cemetery Company ==== 3001 "R" Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20007-2923
Telephone: 202-337-2835
Internet: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/dc/cemeteries/payneoak.txt

Prospect Hill Cemetery

2201 N. Capitol Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20002
Telephone: 202-667-0676
Internet: http://www.geocities.com/araxnoullis/DC_Cemeteries/prospect.htm

Historical Cemeteries (remains already relocated if known)

  • Beall Burying Ground
  • Eastern Methodist Cemetery
  • Female Union Band Society Burying Ground
  • Graceland Cemetery
  • Holmeads Cemetery
  • Methodist Cemetery
  • Mount Zion Cemetery
  • Old Methodist Burying Ground
  • Presbyterian Graveyard
  • Rosemont Cemetery
  • St. Francis DeSales Cemetery
  • St. Matthew's Catholic Cemetery
  • St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery
  • St. Peter's Catholic Burial Ground
  • St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery
  • Young Mens Baptist Cemetery