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The location of Roberts Ferry Cemetery









A visit to the Roberts Ferry Cemetery ...

The location of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 six sections:

The Location of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery ...

The Roberts Ferry Cemetery is located in Stanislaus County. The county seat for Stanislaus County is located in Modesto.

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

Lat:   37.6408°   (37° 38' 26")

Lon:   -120.6299°   (-120° 37' 47")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Roberts Ferry Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Citizens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Denair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7936<3>
 
Granite Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mariposa County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7995
 
Hopeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Merced County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Ivett Ranch Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Merced County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Lakewood Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Langworth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Snelling Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Merced County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Sturdevant Ranch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Mariposa County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2528702
 
Turlock Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #182610
 
Williams Knight Burial Site   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Winton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Merced County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery.

Adela   [Map]     Hickman   [Map]    
Amsterdam   [Map]     Hughson   [Map]    
Arundel   [Map]     Keyes   [Map]    
Atwater   [Map]     Knights Ferry   [Map]    
Ballico   [Map]     La Grange   [Map]    
Bystrom   [Map]     Livingston   [Map]    
Ceres   [Map]     Modesto   [Map]    
Chinese Camp   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Cressey   [Map]     Riverbank   [Map]    
Delhi   [Map]     Shackelford   [Map]    
Denair   [Map]     The Shores of Poker Flat   [Map]    
East Oakdale   [Map]     Snelling   [Map]    
Empire   [Map]     Turlock   [Map]    
Fluhr   [Map]     Waterford   [Map]    
The Grove   [Map]     Winton   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Stanislaus County.

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

Atwater   [Map]
 - Located in Merced County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Ceres   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Chinese Camp   [Map]
 - Located in Tuolumne County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Delhi   [Map]
 - Located in Merced County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Denair   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Empire   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Knights Ferry   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Located in Merced County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Modesto   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Oakdale   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Riverbank   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Turlock   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Waterford   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery
 
Winton   [Map]
 - Located in Merced County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Roberts Ferry Cemetery

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 and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Roberts Ferry Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Stanislaus County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Amador County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Calaveras County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Madera County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mariposa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Merced County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
San Joaquin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tuolumne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #265457   (Name of Record: Roberts Ferry Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Stanislaus
Lat: 37.6407654     Lon: -120.6299233   [Map]
Elev: 65         Map Name: Paulsell

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Footnotes ...

<1>The 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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Roberts Ferry Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6408, Longitude: -120.6299     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Roberts Ferry Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or gone without an obvious trace.

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