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Profile for the Hope Cemetery ...

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Introduction ...

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 six sections:

The Location of the Hope Cemetery...

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

Lat:   60.9175°   (60° 55' 2")

Lon:   -149.6232°   (-149° 37' 23")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Hope Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.

On the map below, the majority of the marker locations have been verified. Locations not yet verified are indicated.


  Hope Cemetery  

  Pioneer Cemetery
  St. John Cathedral Cemetery
  Palmer Pioneer Cemetery
   Location from GNIS<1>
  Ft. Richardson National Cemetery
  Wasilla Aurora Cemetery
  Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery
  Valley Memorial Park
  Memorial To The Missing
  Sacred Heart Cemetery
  Angelus Memorial Park Cemetery
  St. Nicholas Orthodox Church Cemetery
  Sunrise Cemetery
   Location from GNIS

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Hope Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Angelus Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Ft. Richardson National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North (N) of the Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Memorial To The Missing   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Hope Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
Sunrise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Hope Cemetery
 - Location sourced from GNIS

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 10 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Hope Cemetery.

Alyeska   [Map]Gleason   [Map]
Anchorage   [Map]Hope   [Map]
Artesian Village   [Map]Indian   [Map]
Eagle River   [Map]Sunrise   [Map]
Fort Richardson   [Map]Wilson Village   [Map]
Girdwood   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Hope 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     Cemetery Wiki for Alaska
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     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 Hope Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Hope Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1422646   (Name of Record: Hope Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Kenai Peninsula
Lat: 60.9169444     Lon: -149.6230556   [Map]
Elev: 37         Map Name: Seward D-7

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>This location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Hope Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.9175, Longitude: -149.6232     [Map].

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