A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Sitka National Cemetery
The location of Sitka National Cemetery
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Profile for the Sitka National Cemetery ...
We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer 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. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.
This page contains seven sections:
The Location of the Sitka National Cemetery...
Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Sitka National Cemetery
Lat: 57.0547° (57° 3' 16")
Lon: -135.3236° (-135° 19' 24")
Map of nearby cemeteries ...
The red map marker shows the location of the Sitka National Cemetery.
The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.
Nearby communities with newspapers ...
The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Sitka National Cemetery. The following communities are located in .
More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Sitka National Cemetery.
List of the closest cemeteries ...
The following cemetery is within 50 miles [80.5 km] of the Sitka National Cemetery.
For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.
List of neighboring communities ...
The following 1 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Sitka National 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 helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although 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 Sitka National 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 Sitka National 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 Sitka National Cemetery.
Referenced GNIS Record ...
GNIS ID #2061977 (Name of Record: Sitka National Cemetery)
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/
|This page was last modified: 17 Jul 2017|
|By John Hall|