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Tununak Cemetery
(Alaska)


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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Tununak Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest that the Find-A-Grave website is a good place to start your search: The Tununak Cemetery (FAG ID #2491250)

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 Tununak Cemetery...

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

Lat:   60.5821°   (60° 34' 55")

Lon:   -165.2614°   (-165° 15' 41")

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Tununak 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.


 

  Tununak Cemetery  


  Toksook Bay Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

The following cemetery is within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Tununak Cemetery.

Toksook Bay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tununak Cemetery
 - Location has been verified
 - Find-A-Grave entry for the Toksook Bay Cemetery (FAG ID #2381646)

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 2 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Tununak Cemetery.

Nightmute   [Map] 
Toksook Bay   [Map] 
Tununak   [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 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 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 Tununak 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:     The Tununak Cemetery (FAG ID #2491250)
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 Tununak Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Tununak Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Tununak Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Tununak Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2491250

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Tununak Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.5821, Longitude: -165.2614     [Map].

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