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(Siskiyou County, California)


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Profile for the McCloud Cemetery ...

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 McCloud Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The McCloud Cemetery (FAG ID #2192523)

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 McCloud Cemetery...

The McCloud Cemetery is located in Siskiyou County. The county seat for Siskiyou County is located in Yreka.

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

Lat:   41.2327°   (41° 13' 57")

Lon:   -122.1362°   (-122° 8' 10")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Dunsmuir   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McCloud Cemetery
 
McCloud   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the McCloud Cemetery
 
Mount Shasta   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCloud Cemetery
 
Weed   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCloud Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the McCloud Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arbaugh - Dunlap Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCloud Cemetery
 
Cove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shasta County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McCloud Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7923
 
Delta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Shasta County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the McCloud Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2291419
 
Dunsmuir Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the McCloud Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #182685
 
Foulke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCloud Cemetery
 
Mt. Shasta Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the McCloud Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8180
 
Winema Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the McCloud Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the McCloud Cemetery.

Algoma   [Map]Edgewood   [Map]Pollard Flat   [Map]
Big Bend   [Map]Fisher   [Map]Shasta Springs   [Map]
Carrick   [Map]Flume   [Map]Sims   [Map]
Castella   [Map]Gibson   [Map]Slagger   [Map]
Castle Crags   [Map]Lamoine   [Map]Sweetbriar   [Map]
Conant   [Map]McCloud   [Map]Weed   [Map]
Dunsmuir   [Map]Mount Shasta   [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 - you should note 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 McCloud Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Siskiyou County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Lassen County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Modoc County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shasta County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Trinity County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of California,     of Siskiyou County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     The McCloud Cemetery (FAG ID #2192523)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of California,     of Siskiyou 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 McCloud Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2192523

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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 that starts in . 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 McCloud Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2327, Longitude: -122.1362     [Map].

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