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Our Genealogy Helper for Lost Eden ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Lost Eden (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Lost Eden. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Lost Eden is located in Coconino County.

To see how the shape of Arizona's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coconino County: Gila, Mohave, Navajo, Yavapai, Kane (UT) & San Juan (UT).

Below are the counties that are near Lost Eden. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Lost Eden:

  • Coconino County     (The home county of Lost Eden)
    • Clints Well [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clints Well
      • Clints Well [Coconino County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southwest of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clints Well
    • Happy Jack [Coconino County]
    • Stoneman Lake [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneman Lake
      • Stoneman Lake [Coconino County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the northwest of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneman Lake
    • Mormon Lake [Coconino County]
    • Rockledge [Coconino County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockledge
      • Rockledge [Coconino County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the northwest of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockledge
    • Munds Park [Coconino County]
    • Forest Lakes [Coconino County]
    • Kachina Village [Coconino County]
  • Gila County
    • Whispering Pines [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whispering Pines
      • Whispering Pines [Gila County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whispering Pines
    • Geronimo Estates [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geronimo Estates
      • Geronimo Estates [Gila County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geronimo Estates
    • Pine [Gila County]
    • Strawberry [Gila County]
    • Freedom Acres [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freedom Acres
      • Freedom Acres [Gila County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Freedom Acres
    • Flowing Springs [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowing Springs
      • Flowing Springs [Gila County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flowing Springs
    • Tonto Village [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonto Village
      • Tonto Village [Gila County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonto Village
    • Mesa Del Caballo [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mesa Del Caballo
      • Mesa Del Caballo [Gila County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mesa Del Caballo
    • Kohls Ranch [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kohls Ranch
      • Kohls Ranch [Gila County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kohls Ranch
    • Bear Flat [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Flat
      • Bear Flat [Gila County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Flat
    • Christopher Creek [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christopher Creek
      • Christopher Creek [Gila County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Lost Eden
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christopher Creek
    • Star Valley [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Star Valley
      • Star Valley [Gila County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,308 people
      • Star Valley has also been known as:
      • Diamond Star
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Star Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Star Valley<2>
    • Sun Valley [Gila County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sun Valley
      • Sun Valley [Gila County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Valley
  • Navajo County
  • Yavapai County
    • Lake Montezuma [Yavapai County]
    • Rimrock [Yavapai County]
    • Big Park [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Park
      • Big Park [Yavapai County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the west of Lost Eden
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Park
    • Oak Creek [Yavapai County]
    • Sedona [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sedona
      • Sedona [Yavapai County] lies 32 miles [51.5 km]<1> to the northwest of Lost Eden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,339 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sedona<2>
    • West Sedona [Yavapai County]
    • Camp Verde [Yavapai County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Verde
      • Camp Verde [Yavapai County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<1> to the west of Lost Eden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,187 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Verde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Verde<2>
    • Cornville [Yavapai County]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Lost Eden, see our County-by-County Page for Lost Eden.

Newspapers Published in Lost Eden ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 42 newspapers that have been published in the area around Lost Eden.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Lost Eden, there are papers which were published within 40 miles [64.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Lost Eden.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Lost Eden:

  • 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.
    • Stories from Arizona

Cemeteries Near Lost Eden ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Lost Eden.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Lost Eden covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Pine Cemetery
  • Strawberry Old Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Strawberry Old Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Strawberry Old Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Strawberry Old Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the southwest of Lost Eden.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry Old Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2536032<4>
  • Payson Pioneer Cemetery
  • Beaver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Beaver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Beaver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Beaver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<1> to the west of Lost Eden.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2516222<4>

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<6>

While we didn't find Lost Eden in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Lost Eden.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Lost Eden, with the one closest to Lost Eden listed first.

  • Pine [Gila County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine
    • Pine [Gila County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<1> to the southwest of Lost Eden
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Pine had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pine<2>
  • Payson [Gila County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Payson
    • Payson [Gila County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the south of Lost Eden
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 24 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,813 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Payson had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Payson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Payson<2>

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Lost Eden. See our List of 1890's Communities around Lost Eden.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lost Eden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Coconino County: www.co.coconino.az.us/

The official website for State of Arizona: https://az.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lost Eden) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Eden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6317, Longitude: -111.2610       In this case, the coordinates for Lost Eden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The 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.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lost Eden, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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