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Dutch Flat Cemetery
(Placer County, California)


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Profile for the Dutch Flat Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Dutch Flat 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Dutch Flat Cemetery...

The Dutch Flat Cemetery is located in Placer County. The county seat for Placer County is located in Auburn.

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

Lat:   39.2055°   (39° 12' 19")

Lon:   -120.8344°   (-120° 50' 3")

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

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


 

  Dutch Flat Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Dutch Flat Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Placer County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Dutch Flat Cemetery.

Colfax   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 
Dutch Flat   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 
Grass Valley   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County
 
Iowa Hill   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 
Nevada City   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Dutch Flat Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Placer County.

Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County
 
Colfax Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 
Colfax Indian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Yuba County
 
Elm Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County
 
Foresthill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 
Foresthill Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 
Greenwood Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County
 
Iowa Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 
Josephine Mine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in El Dorado County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2546018<4>
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County
 
Pioneer Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Dutch Flat Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Dutch Flat Cemetery.

Alta Sierra   [Map]Colfax   [Map]Lake City   [Map]
Alta   [Map]Dutch Flat   [Map]Michigan Bluff   [Map]
Bear Valley   [Map]Emigrant Gap   [Map]Nevada City Rancheria   [Map]
Blue Tent   [Map]Foresthill   [Map]Nevada City   [Map]
Casa Loma   [Map]Gold Flat   [Map]Secret Town   [Map]
Cedar Ridge   [Map]Gold Run   [Map]Spring Hill   [Map]
Chicago Park   [Map]Grass Valley   [Map]Washington   [Map]
Chicago Park   [Map]Iowa Hill   [Map]Yankee Jims   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Dutch Flat Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Placer County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Amador County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butte County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
El Dorado County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nevada County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Plumas County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sacramento County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sierra County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sutter County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yuba County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Douglas County (NV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Washoe County (NV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of California,     of Placer County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of California,     of Placer County

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 California

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Dutch Flat 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 Dutch Flat Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1723341   (Name of Record: Dutch Flat Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Placer
Lat: 39.2054536     Lon: -120.8343833   [Map]
Elev: 1014         Map Name: Dutch Flat

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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: 39.2055, Longitude: -120.8344     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dutch Flat Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Dutch Flat 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 'straight-line' distance 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.

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<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.

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This page was last modified: 15 Apr 2018
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