Saar Cemetery
Kent, King

Cemetery: Saar Cemetery
Other: O'Brien, Kent Methodist
Sign: Yes
Street: Hwy 167 and 212th St
City: Kent
County: King
State: Washington
Nation: USA
Zip: 98032
lat_ns: N
long_ew: W
Status: Abandoned
Size: Small
Directions: Hwy 167 and 212th St, very close to Winco Foods parking lot
Type: Road-public
Location: Urban
Terrain: Hillside
Watersource: No
Features: Trees and shrubs
Property: Private
Access: Open
Enclosure: Fence
Gate: Non-locking
Established: 1873
Gravestones: 110
Oldest: 1873
Newest: 1949
Removed: Yes
Relocated: No
Repairs: Unsure
Methods: Other
Restoration: Yes
Association: Unsure
Records: Unsure
Inventory: Yes
Availability: Memorial Records of So. King Co. WA, Vol 1, So. King Genealogical Society, 1981
Landscaping: No
Paths: Yes
Trees: Yes4
Crypts: No
Fencing: Yes
Brickwork: No
Ironwork: Yes
Sculpture: No
Fountains: No
Roads: No
Buildings: No
Cement: No
Granite: Yes
Marble: Yes
Native: No
Slate: No
Others: Yes
Wood: No
Materials: Yes
Architectural: Unsure
Angels: Unsure
Draperies: Unsure
Fraternal: Yes
Hands: Yes
Lambs: Unsure
Monograms: Yes
Plants: Yes
Photos: No
Religious: Yes
Scrollwork: Yes
Urns: No
Carvings: Yes
Condition: Cemetery neglected
Unmarked: Yes
Broken: Yes
Toppled: Yes
Disintegrating: Yes
Buried: Unsure
Weather: Yes
Pollution: No
Vandalized: Yes
Report: Yes
VA1: Gravestones-Overturned
VA2: Gravestones-Broken
VA3: Gravestones-Stolen
VA4: Graffiti
Overgrowth3: Gravestones-Disturbing
Overgrowth4: Gravestones-Damaging
GroundCover: Yes
Moss: Yes
Vines: Yes
Drainage: Good
Problem2: Apathy
Owner: Cemetery
Use: Agricultural
Bordering: Commercial
Change: Unknown
Reason: Commercial
Visited: Occasionally
Archeology: Unknown
Habitat: Yes
Contacted: No.


Anderson, Arrowsmith, Blake, Bond, Boucher, Burhart, Burke, Chadwick, Clark, Cook, Guiberson, Gleave, Emmons, Grund, Hall, Hansen, Hart, Hoag, Hoff, Hoyt, Hubbard, Iddings, Jacobus, Johnson, Keller, Kelly, Kendall, Kasbaum, Lankester, Losey, Lowell, Liesinger, Lusk, Maddocks, Mallory, McGinnis, Miller, Monster, Nelson, Ross, Saar, Schuirmann, Scott, Shinn, Smith, Stephenson, Sunday, Tanck, Tyler, Temple, Vinson, Warren, White, Willett, Willis, Wilson.


This could be a beautiful cemetery if it wasn't under massive amounts of blackberries, ivy, vinca, and weeds. Four Civil War Veterans are buried here, and Kent area pioneers too. Headstone photos are available.


Karen Bouton, Saar Cemetery Project Coordinator
South King County Genealogical Society
PO Box 3174, Kent, WA 98089-0203
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Date: 7-May-2006