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(Sonoma County, California)


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The location of Mountain Cemetery

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Profile for the Mountain Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Mountain 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 Mountain Cemetery...

The Mountain Cemetery is located in Sonoma County. The county seat for Sonoma County is located in Santa Rosa.

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

Lat:   38.3007°   (38° 18' 2")

Lon:   -122.4547°   (-122° 27' 16")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Mountain 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 Mountain Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Sonoma County.

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

Cotati   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the West (W) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
El Verano   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Kenwood   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Napa   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Napa County
 
Novato   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Marin County
 
Petaluma   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Rohnert Park   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Saint Helena   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Napa County
 
Sonoma   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
Yountville   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Napa County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Brothers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Napa County
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Dry Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Napa County
 
Eldridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 
George C. Yount Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Napa County
 
Patrick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Napa County
 - Location is estimated
 
Redwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Located in Napa County
 - Location is estimated
 
Thompson Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mountain Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 
Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Mountain Cemetery

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 Mountain Cemetery.

American Canyon   [Map]Glen Ellen   [Map]Petaluma   [Map]
Black Point-Green Point   [Map]Kenwood   [Map]Rohnert Park   [Map]
Boyes Hot Springs   [Map]Middleton   [Map]Rutherford   [Map]
Cotati   [Map]Napa   [Map]Saint Helena   [Map]
El Verano   [Map]Novato   [Map]Sonoma   [Map]
Eldridge   [Map]Oakville   [Map]Temelec   [Map]
Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente   [Map]Penngrove   [Map]Vineburg   [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 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 Mountain Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Sonoma County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Alameda County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Contra Costa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Napa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Francisco County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Mateo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Solano County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Yolo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #229177   (Name of Record: Mountain Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Sonoma
Lat: 38.3007476     Lon: -122.4547022   [Map]
Elev: 73         Map Name: Sonoma

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Communities in California

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sonoma County: www.sonoma-county.org/

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: 38.3007, Longitude: -122.4547     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Mountain Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Mountain 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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