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Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds
(Alaska)


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 The location of Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds 

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Profile for the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds 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 Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds...

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

Lat:   58.2100°   (58° 12' 36")

Lon:   -134.1858°   (-134° 11' 8")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds 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 Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds.

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 estimated and should be within a few hundred feet of the actual position. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location includes it being overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.


 

  Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds  


  Alaskan Memorial Park
   Location verified
  Evergreen Cemetery
   Location verified
  Funter Bay Cemetery
  Icy Strait Point Cemetery
  Hoonah Cemetery
  Grave Island Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 50 miles [80.5 km]<3> of the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Alaskan Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds
 - Location has been verified
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Evergreen Cemetery (FAG ID #174229)

Funter Bay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds
 - Location is estimated<4>
Grave Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 47 miles [75.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds
 - Location is estimated
Hoonah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 46 miles [74 km] to the West (W) of the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds
 - Location is estimated
Icy Strait Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 46 miles [74 km] to the West (W) of the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds
 - Location is estimated

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 3 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds.

Auke Bay   [Map] 
Cube Cove   [Map] 
Douglas   [Map] 
Juneau   [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 turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds:

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 Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds ...

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 Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1405092   (Name of Record: Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds)

Class: cemetery
County: Juneau
Lat: 58.21     Lon: -134.1858333   [Map]
Elev: 70         Map Name: Juneau A-1

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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: 58.2100, Longitude: -134.1858     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Kuteha Indian Burial Grounds 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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.

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