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Helm - Turner Cemetery
(Merced County, California)


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Profile for the Helm - Turner Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Helm - Turner 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 Helm - Turner Cemetery...

The Helm - Turner Cemetery is located in Merced County. The county seat for Merced County is located in Merced.

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

Lat:   37.2422°   (37° 14' 31")

Lon:   -120.2841°   (-120° 17' 2")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Helm - Turner Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Helm - Turner Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Merced County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Helm - Turner Cemetery.

Atwater   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Chowchilla   [Map]
 - Located in Madera County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Le Grand   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Madera   [Map]
 - Located in Madera County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Mariposa   [Map]
 - Located in Mariposa County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Merced   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Mount Bullion   [Map]
 - Located in Mariposa County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Planada   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Winton   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 6 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Helm - Turner Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Chowchilla Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Madera County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7906<4>
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Pate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mariposa County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
Santa Cruz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mariposa County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery
 
White Rock Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mariposa County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Helm - Turner Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Helm - Turner Cemetery.

Amsterdam   [Map]Fluhr   [Map]Mariposa   [Map]
Arundel   [Map]The Grove   [Map]Merced   [Map]
Atwater   [Map]Hornitos   [Map]Mount Bullion   [Map]
Bear Valley   [Map]Knowles Junction   [Map]Planada   [Map]
Berenda   [Map]Knowles   [Map]Raymond   [Map]
Catheys Valley   [Map]Le Grand   [Map]Santa Rita Park   [Map]
Chowchilla   [Map]Lincoln   [Map]Snelling   [Map]
Cressey   [Map]Madera Acres   [Map]Tuttle   [Map]
El Nido   [Map]Madera   [Map]Winton   [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 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 Helm - Turner Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Merced County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fresno County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Madera County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mariposa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stanislaus County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tuolumne County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #225149   (Name of Record: Helm-Turner Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Merced
Lat: 37.2421648     Lon: -120.2840689   [Map]
Elev: 72         Map Name: Plainsburg

Other Roadside Stops ...



Communities in California

About Merced County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Merced County: www.co.merced.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/



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: 37.2422, Longitude: -120.2841     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Helm - Turner Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Helm - Turner 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' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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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