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Cemetery Database for Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania

WELCOME to our database of Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, cemeteries.

We want to thank Karl and Dottie Fox for all of their efforts in putting this index together, for making it available to the Society and for making it possible to provide this important genealogical resource to the general public.  The database consists of two parts.

The first part of the database is an alphabetical listing of over 115,000 names of deceased individuals:

1)  Who died in Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, and were buried in a Dauphin Co. cemetery.
2)  Who died elsewhere and were buried in a Dauphin Co. cemetery.
3)  Who died in Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, but were buried elsewhere.


This index of names was compiled from information transcribed from the gravestones from each of the 247 cemeteries located in Dauphin Co. as well as information transcribed from newspaper obituaries taken from The Harrisburg Patriot-News newspaper over the past ten years.

It is important to note that this index of names does not include gravestone transcription information for the following Dauphin Co. cemeteries:

1)  Harrisburg Cemetery, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  You can obtain burial information directly from the cemetery by calling (717) 234-8661 weekdays between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm, or by writing to 521 North 13th Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17103.  Be aware that the cemetery charges a fee for this service.  You can also obtain burial information for this cemetery by contacting the Find-A-Grave website at http://www.findagrave.com.

2)  Hummelstown Cemetery, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania.  You can obtain burial information by visiting or writing to the Hummelstown Area Historical Society, 28 W. Main Street, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, 17036, or by calling (717) 566-6314 or by contacting them via email at http://www.hahs@hummelstownhistorical.org.  You can also obtain burial information for this cemetery by contacting the Find-A-Grave website at http://www.findagrave.com.

3)  Hershey Cemetery, Hershey, Pennsylvania.  You can obtain burial information by visiting or writing to the Hershey-Derry Township Historical Society, 40 Northeast Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, or by calling (717) 520-0748, or by contacting them via email at http://www.hdths@hersheyhistory.org.  You can also obtain burial information for this cemetery by contacting the Find-A-Grave website at http://www.findagrave.com.

The second part of the database is a numerical listing of the names and locations of the 280 cemeteries located in Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE CEMETERY DATABASE



This page was last updated on 3 Apr 2012.
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