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Petersburg Memorial Cemetery
The location of Petersburg Memorial Cemetery
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Profile for the Petersburg Memorial Cemetery ...
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 Petersburg Memorial Cemetery...
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Petersburg Memorial Cemetery
Lat: 56.8009° (56° 48' 3")
Lon: -132.9797° (-132° 58' 46")
List of neighboring communities ...
The following 6 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> of the Petersburg Memorial Cemetery.
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 like to start with 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 Petersburg Memorial Cemetery:
For pages that are specific to Alaska:
Cemetery Information and Directories for 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.
Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Petersburg Memorial 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 Petersburg Memorial Cemetery.
Referenced GNIS Record ...
GNIS ID #1415448 (Name of Record: Petersburg Memorial Cemetery)
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
|This page was last modified: 23 Nov 2016|
|By John Hall|