RoadsideThoughs depends on cookies for its operation. Please refer to our Privacy page for details. By closing this banner or continuing to browse RoadsideThoughts, you agree to the use of cookies.

  RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
  Sitemap
     
>> >> >>
 
   
 

Holy Rosary Cemetery
(Alaska)


Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  AK
Communities

 The location of Holy Rosary Cemetery 

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for .

Profile for the Holy Rosary Cemetery ...

Click for Interactive Map

Our GPS coordinates for the Holy Rosary Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misplaced, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Holy Rosary Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Holy Rosary Cemetery (FAG ID #2350590)

We have organized this page based upon a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site.

This page contains four sections:

The Location of the Holy Rosary Cemetery...

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Holy Rosary Cemetery

Lat:   59.0411°   (59° 2' 27")

Lon:   -158.5204°   (-158° 31' 13")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Holy Rosary Cemetery has been estimated.<2>

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 5 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Aleknagik   [Map]Manokotak   [Map]
Clark's Point   [Map]Wood River   [Map]
Dillingham   [Map] 
Ekuk   [Map] 

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Holy Rosary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alaska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     USGenWeb     Genealogy Trails    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alaska:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alaska
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alaska
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Alaska
Find-A-Grave:     The Holy Rosary Cemetery (FAG ID #2350590)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Alaska

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Alaska

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Holy Rosary Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Holy Rosary Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Holy Rosary Cemetery elsewhere. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Holy Rosary Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2350590

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alaska

About Alaska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 59.0411, Longitude: -158.5204     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Holy Rosary Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Holy Rosary Cemetery should not be considered precise.

- Return to Citation

<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

- Return to Citation

<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

- Return to Citation



 
 
 

Cemetery
Profile
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  Other   AK
Communities
 
 
 

Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 
 

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

Copyright 2016
All Rights Reserved
This page was last modified: 23 Nov 2016
By John Hall