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Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) Cemetery
(Tuolumne County, California)


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Our GPS coordinates for the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) 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 IOOF Cemetery...

The IOOF Cemetery is located in Tuolumne County. The county seat for Tuolumne County is located in Sonora.

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

Lat:   37.9783°   (37° 58' 41")

Lon:   -120.3824°   (-120° 22' 56")

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

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


 

  IOOF Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the IOOF Cemetery. The following communities are located in Tuolumne County.

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

Chinese Camp   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Columbia   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Jamestown   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Sonora   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Twain Harte   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the IOOF Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the IOOF Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tuolumne County.

Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Cherokee Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Jamestown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Mountain Shadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Public Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Shaws Flat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the IOOF Cemetery
 
Stent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the IOOF Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the IOOF Cemetery.

Angels Camp   [Map]Jamestown   [Map]Standard   [Map]
Cedar Ridge   [Map]Martinez   [Map]Tuolumne City   [Map]
Chinese Camp   [Map]Mono Village   [Map]Tuolumne Rancheria   [Map]
Columbia Village   [Map]Mono Vista   [Map]Tuolumne   [Map]
Columbia   [Map]Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge   [Map]Tuttletown   [Map]
Douglas Flat   [Map]Rawhide   [Map]Twain Harte   [Map]
East Sonora   [Map]Sonora   [Map]Vallecito   [Map]
Greenley Oaks   [Map]Soulsbyville   [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 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 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 IOOF Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Tuolumne County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Amador County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calaveras County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
El Dorado County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Mariposa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Merced County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sacramento County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Joaquin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Stanislaus County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1785564   (Name of Record: Independent Order of Oddfellows Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tuolumne
Lat: 37.9782578     Lon: -120.3824159   [Map]
Elev: 581         Map Name: Sonora

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tuolumne County: www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov

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: 37.9783, Longitude: -120.3824     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the IOOF Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for IOOF 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 that begins in . 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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