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Jensens Cemetery


The location of Jensens Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Jensens Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on 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.

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The Location of the Jensens Cemetery...

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

Lat:   64.7711°   (64° 46' 15")

Lon:   -165.4475°   (-165° 26' 50")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Jensens 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 Jensens Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


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List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 4 cemeteries that are within 40 miles [64.4 km]<3> of the Jensens Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Cape Nome Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jensens Cemetery
Nome City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Jensens Cemetery
Solomon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 33 miles [53.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jensens Cemetery
Teller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 43 miles [69.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jensens Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 2 communities are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Jensens Cemetery.

Nome   [Map] 
Pilgrim Springs   [Map] 
Salmon Lake   [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 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 Jensens Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Alaska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Alaska:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Alaska
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Alaska     Cemetery Wiki for Alaska
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     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 Jensens 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 Jensens Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1404111   (Name of Record: Jensens Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Nome (CA)
Lat: 64.7711111     Lon: -165.4475   [Map]
Elev: 207         Map Name: Nome D-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: 64.7711, Longitude: -165.4475     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Jensens Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Jensens 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 'point-to-point' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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