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Indian Cemetery
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Profile for the Indian Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Indian 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 ...

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 Indian Cemetery...

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

Lat:   62.0081°   (62° 0' 29")

Lon:   -146.2486°   (-146° 14' 54")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Indian Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Indian 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, all of the marker locations have been verified.


 

  Indian Cemetery  


  Copper Center Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

The following cemetery is within 30 miles [48.3 km]<3> of the Indian Cemetery.

Copper Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 30 miles [48.3 km] to the East (E) of the Indian Cemetery
 - Location has been verified

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 7 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Indian Cemetery.

Copperville   [Map]Nelchina   [Map]
Glennallen   [Map]Silver Springs   [Map]
Lake Louise   [Map]Tazlina   [Map]
Mendeltna   [Map]Tolsona   [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 Indian 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:     Home Page
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 Indian 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 Indian Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1403810   (Name of Record: Indian Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Valdez-Cordova (CA)
Lat: 62.0080556     Lon: -146.2486111   [Map]
Elev: 554         Map Name: Gulkana A-5

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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: 62.0081, Longitude: -146.2486     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Indian Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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