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(Solano County, California)


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The location of St. Dominics Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the St. Dominics Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Saint Dominics 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 St. Dominics Cemetery...

The St. Dominics Cemetery is located in Solano County. The county seat for Solano County is located in Fairfield.

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

Lat:   38.0583°   (38° 3' 29")

Lon:   -122.1402°   (-122° 8' 24")

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

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

Benicia   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<3> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Concord   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Crockett   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Lafayette   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Martinez   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Pinole   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Port Chicago - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Vallejo   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Walnut Creek   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Dominics Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Dominics Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alhambra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Carquinez Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Oakmont Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Old Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Queen of Haven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Queen of Heaven Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
St. Stephen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Contra Costa County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
St. Vincent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 
Sunrise Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Dominics Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8391<4>
 
Water Front Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Dominics Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Dominics Cemetery.

American Canyon   [Map]Hercules   [Map]Port Chicago   [Map]
Bay Point   [Map]Lafayette   [Map]Port Costa   [Map]
Bayview   [Map]Lombard   [Map]Rodeo   [Map]
Benicia   [Map]Mare Island   [Map]Tara Hills   [Map]
Clyde   [Map]Martinez   [Map]Vallejo   [Map]
Concord   [Map]Mountain View   [Map]Vine Hill   [Map]
Crockett   [Map]Pacheco   [Map]Waldon   [Map]
El Sobrante   [Map]Pinole   [Map]Walnut Creek   [Map]
Guadalcanal Village   [Map]Pleasant Hill   [Map]West Pittsburg   [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 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 - 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 St. Dominics Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Solano 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    
Marin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Napa County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sacramento County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Francisco County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Joaquin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
San Mateo County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Santa Clara County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sonoma 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 Solano County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of California,     of Solano 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 St. Dominics 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 St. Dominics Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1800143   (Name of Record: Saint Dominics Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Solano
Lat: 38.0582536     Lon: -122.140244   [Map]
Elev: 55         Map Name: Benicia

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Solano County: www.co.solano.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: 38.0583, Longitude: -122.1402     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Dominics Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for St. Dominics 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 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.

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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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