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Early cemeteries in California generally begin in the 19th century. Burials earlier than that were mostly at Catholic churches or unrecorded.

This list includes the communities of Wilmington and San Pedro. To see Cemeteries in the City of Los Angeles or Hollywood (which is part of Los Angeles), click here.

BillionGraves cited below has tombstone photos with that information transcribed into a searchable database.

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Acton Community Cemetery[edit | edit source]

13900 Block of Aliso Street, Acton, CA 93510
Phone: 661-269-1648
This is a pioneer cemetery that was opened in the 1870s or 1880s; however the Acton Community Cemetery is still an active cemetery. The Presbyterian Church in Acton has the interment records and will share whatever information they have. The cemetery is now for Acton residents only.
California GenWeb has a partial list of old interments: http://theusgenweb.org/ca/losangeles/cemeteries/acton.htm

All Saints Anglican Church Columbarium[edit | edit source]

346 Termino Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90814
Phone: 562-438-3650
http://allsaintslongbeach.org/
For the ashes of deceased parishioners and their families.

All Saints Episcopal Church[edit | edit source]

132 North Euclid Avenue, Pasadena, 91101
Phone: (626) 796-1172
http://www.allsaints-pas.org

All Souls Cemetery[edit | edit source]

4400 Cherry Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90807 Phone: 562-424-8601
http://www.archdiocese.la/dire... http://www.allsoulsmortuary.com/

Angeles Abbey Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

1515 E. Compton Blvd., Compton, CA 90221-3499
Phone: 310-631-1141
Founded in 1923. Office is closed on weekends.

Artesia Cemetery[edit | edit source]

11142 E. Artesia Blvd., Cerritos, CA 90701
Phone: 562-865-6300 http://www.artesiacemeterydistrict.com
All the grave records are on the district computer and may be helpful to individuals researching family genealogies.

Avalon Cemetery[edit | edit source]

A silhouette of Santa Catalina Island as seen from the mainland at sunset.

Avalon, Santa Catalina Island http://www.gardenside.net/avalon.htm
Partial list of burials, courtesy of Southern California Genealogical Society: http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/free/avalon.html

Brand Family Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Glendale, CA but largely inaccessible.
Photos of the headstones:
http://www.ldphotography.net/Graves/Famous/Brand/

Broadway Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

Whittier, California - the area is now Founder's Park.
The Broadway (formerly Clark) Cemetery operated from 1881-1958 and contained 926 burials - 68 percent of them prior to 1910.
List of burials – both cemeteries - from city of Whittier: http://www.whittiermuseum.org/PDF%20Files/Cemetery%20Information%20Report-2009-08-03.pdf

Christ Lutheran Church Columbarium[edit | edit source]

6500 Stearns Street, Long Beach, CA 90815, Tel: (562) 598-2433
The columbarium is adjacent to the sanctuary and is for parishioners.

Church of Our Saviour (Episcopal)[edit | edit source]

Messler Columbarium and Memorial Garden
535 West Roses Road, San Gabriel, CA 91775
Phone: 626-282-5147
http://www.churchofoursaviour.org/columbarium.html

Claremont United Church of Christ Memorial Garden[edit | edit source]

233 West Harrison, Claremont, CA 91711 (909) 626-1201
The Memorial Garden is on the east side of the chapel.

Claremont United Methodist Church Columbarium[edit | edit source]

211 West Foothill Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711
Phone: 909-624-9021
The Columbarium is primarily for church members and related family.

Desert Lawn Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

2200 E. Avenue S, Palmdale, CA 93550
Phone: 661-947-7177
Up the private road at the top of the hill. Opened in 1959.
http://www.desertlawnmemorialpark.co/
BillionGraves Desert Lawn Memorial Park, Palmdale

Downey District Cemetery[edit | edit source]

9073 E. Gardendale, Downey, CA 90241 Phone: (562) 904-7246
http://www.downeyca.org/services/cs/cemetery/about_downey_cemetery_district.asp
Began in 1868 and before 1880 the Downey Masonic Lodge began its own graveyard adjacent to the Downey Cemetery and later merged. The cemetery is the final resting site for over 9,000 souls, including veterans from the Civil War through the Gulf War.

Drum Barracks (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

1052 N. Banning Blvd., Wilmington, CA 90744
Museum Phone: 310-548-7509
This Civil War cemetery initially consisted of two separate plots; one for commissioned officers and one for enlisted soldiers.[1] In 1887 members of Grand Army of the Republic organized the reinterment of the remains of 17 unidentified Union soldiers from what had been the old Drum Barracks Cemetery to Woodlawn Cemetery. The 30 known burials are cited on http://www.findagrave.com.

Eden Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

11500 Sepulveda Blvd., Mission Hills, CA 91345 Phone: 818-361-7161
They specialize in serving the Jewish community. A partial list of famous burials there: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eden_Memorial_Park_Cemetery.

El Campo Santo Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

15415 East Don Julian Road, Industry, CA 91745
Phone: 626-968-8492
First burial there was 1855, at the home of the Workman family. Now located on the grounds of the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum.[2] http://www.homesteadmuseum.org

El Monte Cemetery[edit | edit source]

also known as Savannah Memorial Park
9263 Valley Blvd., Rosemead, CA 91770 Phone: (626) 287-4838 http://www.savannahcemetery.org/
About 1846 Henry Dalton, owner of Rancho San Francisquito, found two graves on his property that were protected by a cactus hedge. He set aside two acres surrounding the graves for a cemetery. Savannah Memorial Park is the oldest non-sectarian cemetery in Southern California and has been in continuous operation since its founding in 1850. It was designated a California Historic Landmark (No. 1046) in March 2012.

Episcopal Church of the Ascension Cemetery[edit | edit source]

25 East Laurel Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024 Phone: (626) 355-1133
http://www.ascension-sierramadre.com
There is a small Memorial Garden for ash burials.

Eternal Valley Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

23287 Sierra Hwy, Newhall, CA 91321 Phone: (661) 259-0800
http://www.eternalvalleymemorialpark.com They specialize in serving the Jewish community.

Evergreen Cemetery[edit | edit source]

also known as La Verne Cemetery
3201 B Street, La Verne, CA 91750 Phone: (909)593-1415
BillionGraves Evergreen Cemetery, La Verne

Fairmount Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

Fairmount Cemetery is located in the San Gabriel foothills between the cities of Azusa and Glendora. It is technically considered within the city of Glendora. Approximate dates of service 1876-1975. Some interment information is on Find A Grave as well as directions to visit the cemetery.

First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills Garden[edit | edit source]

10400 Zelzah Ave, Northridge, CA 91326 Phone: 818-360-1831
http://www.fpcgh.org/

Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Covina Hills)[edit | edit source]

21300 Via Verde Drive, Covina, CA 91724 Phone: 800-204-3131
http://www.forestlawn.com

Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Cypress)[edit | edit source]

4471 Lincoln Avenue, Cypress, CA 90630
Phone: (888) 204-3131 http://www.forestlawn.com

Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale)[edit | edit source]

1712 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, CA 91205 Phone: 800-204-3131
http://www.forestlawn.com

Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Long Beach)[edit | edit source]

also known as Sunnyside Memorial Park and Mausoleum
1500 E. San Antonio, Long Beach, CA 90807
Phone: 800-204-3131, ext. 4 http://www.forestlawn.com

Friends Burying Ground Pasadena[edit | edit source]

also known as Orange Grove Cemetery
2400 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001
Phone: 626-794-7133
http://ogmm.org/burial.html
In 1896, the Pasadena Monthly Meeting purchased a burial ground on Orange Grove Avenue, Pasadena. In 1906 the graves were moved to a larger property. A list of the 23 names of those moved can be found here: http://theusgenweb.org/ca/losangeles/langec1.html
This cemetery is now the "Gentle Friends" section of the Mountain View cemetery.

Glen Haven Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

13017 No. Lopez Canyon Road Sylmar, CA (818) 899-5211
http://www.glenhavensholom.com/
BillionGraves Glen Haven Memorial Park, Sylmar

Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery[edit | edit source]

43121 70th Street West, Lancaster, CA 93536
Phone: 661-722-0887
http://www.la-archdiocese.org/org/cemeteries/directory/Pages/GoodShepherd.aspx

Grand View Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

1341 Glenwood Road, Glendale, CA 91201-1914
Phone: (818) 649-1870
http://www.grandview-glendale.com/
Open from 1884 to 2006, and reopened under new management in 2014. For further information see Find A Grave

Green Hills Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

27501 South Western Avenue, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Phone: (310) 831-0311
http://greenhillsmemorial.com/
BillionGraves Green Hills Memorial Park, Rancho Palos Verdes
See also: Burials: 1948-present

Harbor View Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Also known as San Pedro Cemetery
West 24th Street at South Grand Avenue
6001 Hamilton Ave., San Pedro 90731
310-548-7675 Opened in 1879 and now operated by the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. The South Bay Cities Genealogical Society did a survey of and photographed this cemetery in 2003. The results of that service can be seen here:http://sites.rootsweb.com/~casbcgs/HarborVwCem.html

Hillside Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

6001 W. Centinela Avenue, Culver City, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 641-0707
http://www.hillsidememorial.org
Jewish cemetery which opened in 1946.

Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery[edit | edit source]

444 East Lexington Avenue, Pomona, CA 91766 Phone: 909-627-3602
http://www.la-archdiocese.org/org/cemeteries/directory/Pages/HolyCross-P.aspx

Holy Cross Cemetery[edit | edit source]

5835 W. Slauson Ave. Culver City, CA 90230 Phone: 310-836-5500
http://www.holycrossmortuary.com
Opened in 1939; Run by the Diocese of Los Angeles.
For a list of notable interments: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holy_Cross_Cemetery,_Culver_City

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church[edit | edit source]

100 N. 3rd Street, Covina, CA 91723 Phone: 626-967-3939
http://holytrinitycovina.com/

Inglewood Park Cemetery[edit | edit source]

720 East Florence Avenue, Inglewood, CA 90301-1482 Phone: 310-412-6500
The first interment was made on July 20, 1906.
http://inglewoodparkcemetery.org/genealogy.html

Joshua Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

808 E Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA 93535 Phone: 661-942-8125
http://www.joshuatreememorialpark.com/index.php

La Verne Cemetery[edit | edit source]

also known as Evergreen Cemetery
3201 B Street, La Verne, CA 91750 Phone: (909)593-1415
BillionGraves Evergreen Cemetery, La Verne

Lancaster Cemetery[edit | edit source]

111 E. Lancaster Blvd., Lancaster, CA 93535 Phone: 661-942-6110
http://lancastercemetery.net/

Lincoln Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

16701 Central Ave, Carson, CA 90746 Phone: 310-635-7441
http://www.imortuary.com/funeral-homes/california/carson/lincoln-memorial-park-cemetery/

Little Lake Cemetery[edit | edit source]

11959 Lakeland Road, Santa Fe Springs, 90670-4411
Phone: (562) 944-6818

Live Oak Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

also known as Monrovia Cemetery
200 E. Duarte Road, Monrovia, CA 91016 Phone: (626) 359-5311
http://www.liveoakmemorialpark.com

Long Beach Municipal Cemetery[edit | edit source]

1151 E. Willow St. Long Beach, 90806-3438 Phone: 562-570-6524
http://www.longbeach.gov/park/parks_and_open_spaces/parks/long_beach_municipal_cemetery.asp
Became the Long Beach Cemetery in 1901 when the city founder was buried there. It was previously known as the Signal Hill Cemetery.

Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center Cemetery[edit | edit source]

700 North Sunnyside Avenue, Sierra Madre, CA 91024 Phone: (626) 355-7188
http://www.materdolorosa.org
For members of the Passionist Fathers order and persons associated with the monastery.

Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana Cemetery[edit | edit source]

15151 San Fernando Mission Blvd., Mission Hills, 91345-1109 Phone: (818) 361-0186
Adjacent to the San Fernando Mission Cemetery. The Mission is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and tours are offered on Mondays and Thursdays at 1 p.m. Admission fees apply to patrons 7 years and up.

Monrovia Cemetery[edit | edit source]

also known as Live Oak Memorial Park
200 E. Duarte Road, Monrovia, CA 91016 Phone: (626) 359-5311
http://www.liveoakmemorialpark.com

Mitchell-Dyer Family Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Santa Clarita, CA
On the top of a knoll in Canyon Country, at the end of Lost Canyon Road, is the tiny Mitchell-Dyer Family Cemetery. Several of the early pioneers of the Santa Clarita Valley have been laid to rest there. Earliest interment shown on Find A Grave is 1875 and the most recent in 1974.

Mount Carmel Cemetery[edit | edit source]

6501 E. Gage Ave., Commerce, CA 90040 Phone: 323-653-8886
Opened in 1931; now managed by the Chevra Kadisha.

Mount Olive Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

also next to Broadway Cemetery
Whittier, California - the area is now Founder's Park.
365 burials took place here between 1888 and 1957. Most burials were from 1900 to 1937.
List of burials – both cemeteries - from city of Whittier: http://www.whittiermuseum.org/PDF%20Files/Cemetery%20Information%20Report-2009-08-03.pdf

Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum[edit | edit source]

also known as: Chapel of the Garden and Pasadena Mausoleum
2400 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, California 91001 Phone: 626-794-7133
Opened in 1882, some earlier graves moved to this cemetery.
BillionGraves Mountain View Cemetery (Pasadena/Altadena)

Oak Park Cemetery[edit | edit source]

410 Sycamore Ave., Claremont, CA 91711 Phone: 909-399-5487
http://www.ci.claremont.ca.us/ps.municipalservices.cfm?ID=1765

Oakdale Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

1401 S. Grand Avenue, Glendora, CA 91740-5499
Phone: 626-691-2000

Oakwood Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

22601 Lassen Street, Chatsworth, CA 91311 Phone: (818) 341-0344
Opened in 1924, but there was a Native American graveyard next to the cemetery before a fire destroyed the old wooden crosses that marked the site.

Old German Baptist Church Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

also known as

Olive Grove Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

10135 S Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90605
Founded in 1896 by a colony of German Baptists known as “Dunkers” (due to their method of baptism). They moved in 1972, and another local church owned and maintained the cemetery, but as of 2005, that church had been torn down and ownership of the cemetery is unclear.

Olive Lawn Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

13926 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada, CA 90638 Phone: (562) 943-1718
http://olivelawn.com/index.html
Originally established as Graceland Cemetery in 1924, the name changed in the 1950s.

Orange Grove Cemetery[edit | edit source]

also known as Friends Burying Ground
2400 N. Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001
Phone: 626-794-7133
http://ogmm.org/burial.html
In 1896, the Pasadena Monthly Meeting purchased a burial ground on Orange Grove Avenue, Pasadena. In 1906 the graves were moved to a larger property. A list of the 23 names of those moved can be found here: http://theusgenweb.org/ca/losangeles/langec1.html
This cemetery is now the "Gentle Friends" section of the Mountain View cemetery.

Pacific Crest Cemetery[edit | edit source]

2701 182nd Street, Redondo Beach, CA 90278 Phone: (310)-370-5891
BillionGraves Pacific Crest, Redondo Beach

Palm Cemetery[edit | edit source]

1500 E. San Antonio, Long Beach, CA 90807 Phone: 800-204-3131
http://www.forestlawn.com/
Palm Cemetery has existed at Cherry and San Antonio Drive in Long Beach since early Rancho days. It was absorbed by Sunnyside in 1923, and later by Forest Lawn. The indexing project of obituaries at Long Beach Public Library has revealed several burials at the Palm Cemetery, giving names to some of the unidentified remains. Many were simply listed as "infant" with only a surname. Those with both a first and last name are listed in Find A Grave.

Palmdale Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

20th Street East, North of Avenue S, Palmdale, CA
Phone: (661) 267-5100
The old Palmdale Cemetery is one of the only reminders of the early Palmdale settlement known as “Palmenthal.” About 60 families of Swiss and German descent, predominantly from Nebraska and Illinois, settled in the area in 1886, and founded a Lutheran Church. By 1899, because of drought and land deed problems, all but one family had moved away from Palmenthal. The cemetery continued to be used by settlers, but gradually it fell into disrepair. It was closed in 1979 due to incomplete record keeping.[3]
The Palmdale City Library has some of the original Lutheran church records.

Palomares Cemetery[edit | edit source]

2401 N. Towne Ave., Pomona, CA 91767
For information, contact Holy Cross Cemetery (909) 627-3602

Paradise Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

11541 Florence Avenue, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
Phone: 562-864-7316

Park Lawn Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

6555 E. Gage Ave., Commerce, CA 90040 Phone: 562-806-0660
http://www.parklawncemetery.net/
Founded in 1933.

Pasadena Mausoleum[edit | edit source]

also known as: Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum
2400 North Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, California 91001 Phone: 626-794-7133
Opened in 1882, some earlier graves moved to this cemetery.
BillionGraves Mountain View Cemetery (Pasadena/Altadena)

Pascual Marquez Family Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

also known as

Pioneer Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

14451 Bledsoe Street, Sylmar, CA 91342
http://www.sfvhs.com/PioneerCemetery.htm
Established around 1870 as Morningside Cemetery.
Courtesy of the San Fernando Valley Historical Society: Burials: 1874-1959

Pomona Cemetery and Mausoleum[edit | edit source]

also known as Pomona Valley Memorial Park
502 East Franklin Avenue, Pomona, CA 91766 Phone: (909) 622-2029
http://www.pomonacemetery.com
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1 Pomona, CA 91769
BillionGraves Pomona Cemetery, Pomona
Serving all faiths since 1876.

Queen of Heaven Cemetery[edit | edit source]

2161 South Fullerton Road, Rowland Heights, CA 91748 Phone: 626-964-1291
http://www.queenofheavenmortuary.com/

Resurrection Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum[edit | edit source]

966 North Potrero Grande Drive, Montebello, CA 90640
Phone: (323) 887-2024

Roosevelt Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

18255 South Vermont Avenue, Gardena, CA 90248 Phone: 310-329-1113
http://www.rooseveltmemorialparkandmortuary.com
Founded in 1923.

Rose Hills Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

File:Rose-white.jpg

also known as Whittier Heights Memorial Park
3888 S. Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA 90601 Phone: 562-699-0921
http://www.rosehills.com/
BillionGraves Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier
From Rose Hills: Burials:1914-present, Some Obituaries: 2011-present
Opened in 1914.

Ruiz-Perea Family Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

29615 No. San Francisquito Cyn. Rd. Santa Clarita, CA 91390-4925
For a list of burials: http://www.scvhistory.com/scvhistory/ruiz-cemetery-census.htm
For the same list: http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/losangeles/cemeteries/ruiz.txt

Saint Andrews Abbey Cemetery[edit | edit source]

31001 North Valyermo Road, P.O. Box 40, Valyermo, California 93563
Phone: 661-944-2178
http://saintandrewsabbey.com
BillionGraves Saint Andrews Abbey, Valyermo

Saint Georges Church[edit | edit source]

808 Foothill Blvd, La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Phone: 818-790-3323
http://saintglc.org
Interment is limited to church members and family.

Saint James Episcopal Church[edit | edit source]

1325 Monterey Road, South Pasadena, CA 91030 Phone: 626-799-9194
http://www.sjcsp.org/

Saint Marthas Episcopal Church Columbarium[edit | edit source]

520 S Lark Ellen Ave, West Covina, CA 91791 Phone: 626-919-5745
Columbarium interment and access for church parishioners and family members.
Columbarium moved to Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Covina, California, in 2013.

Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church Columbarium[edit | edit source]

1031 Bienveneda Ave, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 Phone: 310-454-1358
http://stmatthews.com/
Private columbarium for church and school members and family.

Saint Nicholas of Myra Episcopal Church[edit | edit source]

17113 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA 91316 Phone: 818-788-4486
http://www.saintnicholasencino.org/
Private columbarium.

Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church Columbarium[edit | edit source]

1648 W. 9th Street, San Pedro, CA 90732 Phone: 310-831-2361
http://www.stpeterssanpedro.org/

San Fernando Mission Cemetery[edit | edit source]

File:Mission San Fernando.jpg

11160 Stranwood Ave, Mission Hills, CA 91345
Phone: 818-361-7387
Adjacent to the San Fernando Mission.
Mission was founded on September 8, 1797
List of notable interments: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Fernando_Mission_Cemetery
BillionGraves San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Los Angeles

San Gabriel Cemetery[edit | edit source]

601 W. Roses Rd., San Gabriel, CA 91775
Phone: 626-282-2764
http://www.sangabrielcemetery.com/
Serving all faiths since 1872.
BillionGraves San Gabriel Cemetery, San Gabriel

San Gabriel Mission Cemetery[edit | edit source]

428 S. Mission Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776 Phone: (626) 457-3035
http://parish.sangabrielmissionchurch.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=176681&type=d
Mission photo is at top of this page. Mission founded September 8, 1771.

San Pedro Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Also known as Harbor View Cemetery
West 24th Street at South Grand Avenue
6001 Hamilton Ave., San Pedro 90731
310-548-7675 Opened in 1879 and now operated by the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. The South Bay Cities Genealogical Society surveyed and photographed this cemetery in 2003.
Those photos can be seen here: http://sites.rootsweb.com/~casbcgs/HarborVwCem.html

Savannah Memorial Park Cemetery[edit | edit source]

also known as El Monte Memorial Park
9263 Valley Blvd., Rosemead, CA 91770 Phone: (626) 287-4838 http://www.savannahcemetery.org/
About 1846 Henry Dalton, owner of Rancho San Francisquito, found two graves on his property that were protected by a cactus hedge. He set aside two acres surrounding the graves for a cemetery. Savannah Memorial Park is the oldest non-sectarian cemetery in Southern California and has been in continuous operation since its founding in 1850. It was designated a California Historic Landmark (No. 1046) in March 2012.

Sholom Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

13017 N. Lopez Canyon Rd., San Fernando, CA 91342 Phone: 818-899-5216
http://www.glenhavensholom.com/
Opened 1951.

Sierra Madre Pioneer Cemetery[edit | edit source]

553 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, CA 91024
Phone: (626) 355-7135
Established in 1882 by Nathaniel Carter, the founder of the city. Many of the original founding families of Sierra Madre are buried here, as are veterans from the Civil War to Vietnam. The first person buried here was Carter's servant, J. E. Richardson, on July 3, 1882.
To view a list of burials, see their Memorial Directory at
http://www.sierramadrepioneercemetery.org/viewforum.php?f=2

Spadra Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

also known as Old Settler's Cemetery
2850 Pomona Blvd, Pomona, CA 91768
Under the care of The Historical Society of Pomona Valley.
http://www.pomonahistorical.org
Closed to the public due to vandalism and the police will be called if you enter. Located near train tracks and a freeway, and set about 200 feet from the road, relatively hidden from view.
US GenWeb volunteers have made a list of burials there, but the address they cite on that page is incorrect.
http://theusgenweb.org/ca/losangeles/cemeteries/spadra.html

Sunnyside Cemetery[edit | edit source]

adjacent to Long Beach Municipal Cemetery

1095 E. Willow St., Long Beach, CA 90806
Phone: (562) 595-9392
Opened September 26th, 1906 and has more than 16,000 burials.

Sunnyside Memorial Park and Mausoleum[edit | edit source]

also known as Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Long Beach)
1500 E. San Antonio, Long Beach, CA 90807
Phone: 800-204-3131, ext. 4
http://www.forestlawn.com

Verdugo Hills Cemetery (Defunct)[edit | edit source]

7000 Parsons Trail Road, Tujunga, CA 91042 Phone: 818-352-3420
http://hillsofpeace.org/
Opened in 1922 and closed in 1976.

Whittier Heights Cemetery[edit | edit source]

also known as Rose Hills Memorial Park
3888 S. Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA 90601 Phone: 562-699-0921
http://www.rosehills.com/
BillionGraves Rose Hills Memorial Park, Whittier
From Rose Hills: Burials:1914-present, Some Obituaries: 2011-present
Opened in 1914.

Wilmington Cemetery[edit | edit source]

605 East O Street, Wilmington, CA 90744
Phone: 310-834-4442

Woodlawn Memorial Park[edit | edit source]

1715 Greenleaf Boulevard, Compton, CA 90220 Phone: 310-637-1766
Established in 1871 as Compton Rural Cemetery.
Prior to being officially named for the use of the settlers in the area, it was part of the Rancho San Pedro land grant. Markers for a few earlier burials have also been found. Volunteers have been adding all available records to FindAGrave.com. 99%+ of all interments have been entered.[4]
Many original records were lost over the years. The Genealogical Society of Utah microfilmed existing records in 1956, which includes correct information later lost. That film - FHL 2100 Item 7 - can be ordered and viewed at a family history center.

Woodlawn Cemetery[edit | edit source]

1847 - 14th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 Phone: 310-458-8717
The city of Santa Monica purchased the cemetery in 1897.
http://www.smgov.net/Departments/Cemetery

Young Israel Cemetery[edit | edit source]

13622 Curtis & King Rd. (corner of Briar St.) Norwalk, CA 90650
Phone: 213-653-8886
Opened 1938.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The California State Military Museum (accessed 1 July 2014)
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "El Campo Santo Cemetery" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Campo_Santo_Cemetery (accessed 5 July 2014).
  3. Find a Grave contributor, "Palmdale Cemetery" in Find a Grave(accessed 5 July 2014).
  4. Find a Grave contributor, "Woodlawn Memorial Park" in FindaGrave.com(accessed 7 July 2014).