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Our Genealogy Helper for Miles Manor ...

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 Miles Manor (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 Miles Manor. 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.

Name Variations for Miles Manor ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations, abbreviations or people who just guessed at the name.

  • A typical abbreviation for Miles Manor: Miles Mnr.
  • While the name of this community is Miles Manor, be aware that it's the common practice of mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names<1>. So Miles Manor may originally have been Mile's Manor.

    Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Miles Manor might be written as Mile Manor.

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

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 northwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the west. 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 west 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.

Miles Manor is located in Cochise 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 Cochise County: Graham, Greenlee, Pima, Santa Cruz & Hidalgo (NM).

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

  • Cochise County     (The home county of Miles Manor)
    • De Anza Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Anza Village
      • De Anza Village [Cochise County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the south of Miles Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Anza Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Anza Village
    • Coronado Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coronado Village
      • Coronado Village [Cochise County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coronado Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coronado Village
    • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County]
    • Signal Village [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Signal Village
      • Signal Village [Cochise County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Signal Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Signal Village
    • Sierra Vista [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sierra Vista
      • Sierra Vista [Cochise County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Miles Manor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 43,045 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sierra Vista
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sierra Vista<4>
    • Huachuca City [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huachuca City
      • Huachuca City [Cochise County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north of Miles Manor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,736 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huachuca City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huachuca City<4>
    • Nicksville [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nicksville
      • Nicksville [Cochise County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of Miles Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nicksville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nicksville
    • Sunnyside [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
      • Sunnyside [Cochise County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
    • Hereford [Cochise County]
    • Charleston [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charleston
      • Charleston [Cochise County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Miles Manor
    • Fairbank [Cochise County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairbank
      • Fairbank [Cochise County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Miles Manor
    • Miracle Valley [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Miracle Valley
      • Miracle Valley [Cochise County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Miles Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miracle Valley
    • Palominas [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palominas
      • Palominas [Cochise County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southeast of Miles Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palominas
  • Pima County
    • Greaterville [Pima County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greaterville
      • Greaterville [Pima County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Miles Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greaterville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Vail [Pima County]
  • Santa Cruz County
    • Canelo [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canelo
      • Canelo [Santa Cruz County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Miles Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canelo have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Canelo:
      • Canille
    • Elgin [Santa Cruz County]
    • Sonoita [Santa Cruz County]
    • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lochiel
      • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
      • Former name for Lochiel:
      • Luttrell
    • Casa Blanca [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casa Blanca
      • Casa Blanca [Santa Cruz County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the west of Miles Manor
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Casa Blanca. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Crittenden [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crittenden
      • Crittenden [Santa Cruz County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the west of Miles Manor
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Crittenden. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harshaw
      • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the west of Miles Manor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Duquesne [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duquesne
      • Duquesne [Santa Cruz County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duquesne
    • Mowry [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mowry
      • Mowry [Santa Cruz County] was located 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Mowry. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Washington Camp [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washington Camp
      • Washington Camp [Santa Cruz County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
    • Patagonia [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Patagonia
      • Patagonia [Santa Cruz County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the west of Miles Manor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 874 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Patagonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Patagonia<4>
    • Kentucky Camp [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kentucky Camp
      • Kentucky Camp [Santa Cruz County] was located 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Miles Manor
    • Kino Springs [Santa Cruz County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kino Springs
      • Kino Springs [Santa Cruz County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kino Springs

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

Newspapers Published in Miles Manor ...

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 96 newspapers that have been published in the area around Miles Manor.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Miles Manor, there are papers which were published within 38 miles [61.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Miles Manor.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Miles Manor:

  • 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 Miles Manor ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Miles Manor.

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 Miles Manor covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Ft. Huachuca Post Cemetery
  • Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery
  • Fry Cemetery
  • Tompkins Memorial Park
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Tompkins Memorial Park
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Tompkins Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkins Memorial Park
  • Cochise Memory Gardens Cemetery
  • Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside Pioneer Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Black Oak Cemetery
    • Fairbank Pioneer Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairbank Pioneer Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Fairbank Pioneer Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Fairbank Pioneer Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Miles Manor.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairbank Pioneer Cemetery
    • Fruitland Cemetery
    • Miracle Valley Cemetery
    • Tombstone Cemetery (Old)
    • Tombstone Cemetery (New)
    • Boothill Cemetery
    • Harshaw Cemetery
    • South Harshaw South Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the South Harshaw South Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the South Harshaw South Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • South Harshaw South Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the west of Miles Manor.
      • South Harshaw South Cemetery has also been known as:
      • South Harshaw Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Harshaw South Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2580873<6>

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.<7>

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

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

  • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Huachuca
    • Fort Huachuca [Cochise County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 296 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fort Huachuca had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Huachuca
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Huachuca<4>
  • Fairbank [Cochise County] - Historic
    • While Fairbank was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairbank
    • Fairbank [Cochise County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of Miles Manor
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 478 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Fairbank had a post office and railroad service
  • Contention [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Contention
    • Contention [Cochise County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Miles Manor
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Contention had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Contention have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Contention
  • Tombstone [Cochise County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tombstone
    • Tombstone [Cochise County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the northeast of Miles Manor
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,875 people
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,303 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Tombstone had a post office and no railroad service
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tombstone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tombstone<4>
  • Sonoita [Santa Cruz County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sonoita
    • Sonoita [Santa Cruz County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Miles Manor
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sonoita had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sonoita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sonoita<4>
  • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
    • While Harshaw was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harshaw
    • Harshaw [Santa Cruz County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the west of Miles Manor
    • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 260 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Harshaw had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List ...
    • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] - Historic
      • While Lochiel was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lochiel
      • Lochiel [Santa Cruz County] was located 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Miles Manor
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Lochiel had a post office and no railroad service
      • Former name for Lochiel:
      • Luttrell
    • Bisbee [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bisbee
      • Bisbee [Cochise County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the east of Miles Manor
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 1,535 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,225 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Bisbee had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bisbee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bisbee<4>
    • Saint David [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint David
      • Saint David [Cochise County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Miles Manor
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 32 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Saint David had a post office and no railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint David
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint David<4>
    • Greaterville [Pima County] - Historic
      • While Greaterville was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greaterville
      • Greaterville [Pima County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Miles Manor
      • According to the 1895 Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 68 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Greaterville had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greaterville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Benson [Cochise County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benson
      • Benson [Cochise County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<2> to the north of Miles Manor
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 348 people
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,880 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Benson had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benson<4>

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cochise County: www.cochise.az.gov/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>It's generally believed that possessive apostrophes are removed to prevent confusion on maps where the apostrophe may be confused with a cartographic symbol. While this is generally true, it's not uncommon to find possessive apostrophes in administrative names (such as towns or counties).
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Miles Manor) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Miles Manor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5584, Longitude: -110.3398       In this case, the coordinates for Miles Manor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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>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.
<7>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 Miles Manor, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.






















 

 

 

 

 


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