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Goodyears Bar Cemetery
(Sierra County, California)


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The location of Goodyears Bar Cemetery

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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 Goodyears Bar Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Goodyears Bar Cemetery (FAG ID #1989956)

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 Goodyears Bar Cemetery...

The Goodyears Bar Cemetery is located in Sierra County. The county seat for Sierra County is located in Downieville.

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

Lat:   39.5404°   (39° 32' 25")

Lon:   -120.8837°   (-120° 53' 1")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Sierra County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Goodyears Bar Cemetery.

Downieville   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 
La Porte   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Located in Plumas County
 
North San Juan   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Located in Nevada County
 
Sierra City   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Alleghany Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2375337
 
Brandy City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2217386
 
Camptonville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Located in Yuba County
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7880
 
Downieville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2265584
 
Eureka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7955
 
Forest City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2375221
 
Pike City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2375331
 
Port Wine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2150959
 
Scales Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2361724
 
Sleighville House Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2375335

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Goodyears Bar Cemetery.

Alleghany   [Map]Goodyears Bar   [Map]North San Juan   [Map]
Blue Tent   [Map]Graniteville   [Map]Oroleve   [Map]
Brandy City   [Map]La Porte   [Map]Plumas Eureka   [Map]
Camptonville   [Map]Lake City   [Map]Poker Flat   [Map]
Clipper Mills   [Map]Little Grass Valley   [Map]Queen City   [Map]
Downieville   [Map]Lumpkin   [Map]Sierra City   [Map]
Forest   [Map]Marsh Mill   [Map]Strawberry Valley   [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 visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Goodyears Bar Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Sierra County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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    
Placer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Plumas 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    
Washoe County (NV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of California,     of Sierra County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     The Goodyears Bar Cemetery (FAG ID #1989956)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of California,     of Sierra 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 Goodyears Bar Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #1989956

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Goodyears Bar Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5404, Longitude: -120.8837     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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