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The location of St. Joseph Cemetery









A visit to the St. Joseph 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 St. Joseph Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The St. Joseph Cemetery (FAG ID #1177236)

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 St. Joseph Cemetery ...

The St. Joseph Cemetery is located in Shasta County. The county seat for Shasta County is located in Redding.

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

Lat:   40.5776°   (40° 34' 39")

Lon:   -122.3912°   (-122° 23' 28")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 20 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the St. Joseph Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Shasta County.

Anderson District Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #182693
 
Anderson Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2231350
 
Bates Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1988777
 
Buckeye Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2185433
 
Central Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2177218
 
Churntown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2157834
 
Cloverdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1853697
 
Houston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2242743
 
Igo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2242774
 
Lawncrest Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1841707
 
Masonic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #309666
 
Middleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Middletown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2242777
 
Northern California Veterans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2169892
 
Oddfellows Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2453685
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8330
 
Shasta Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2354998
 
Shasta Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8277
 
Texas Springs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2217622
 
Whiskeytown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8442

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 St. Joseph Cemetery.

Bella Vista   [Map]     Matheson   [Map]    
Bell's Bridge   [Map]     Middletown   [Map]    
Briggsville   [Map]     Newtown   [Map]    
Buckeye   [Map]     Pacheco   [Map]    
Canon City   [Map]     Pine Grove   [Map]    
Centerville   [Map]     Project City   [Map]    
Churntown   [Map]     Redding Rancheria   [Map]    
Copley   [Map]     Redding   [Map]    
Enterprise   [Map]     Shasta Lake   [Map]    
Girvan   [Map]     Shasta   [Map]    
Horsetown   [Map]     Summit City   [Map]    
Keswick   [Map]     Texas Springs   [Map]    
Kilna   [Map]     Toyon   [Map]    
Latona   [Map]     Waugh   [Map]    
Loomis Corners   [Map]     Whitehouse   [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 St. Joseph Cemetery. The following communities are located in Shasta County.

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

Horsetown - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Redding   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Shasta Lake   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Shasta   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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. Joseph Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Shasta County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Glenn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Siskiyou County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tehama County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Trinity County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of California,
Cemeteries of Shasta County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for California
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for California
 
Find-A-Grave:   The St. Joseph Cemetery (FAG ID #1177236)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of California,
Cemeteries of Shasta 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. Joseph Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #1177236

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of California

About Shasta County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Shasta County: www.co.shasta.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

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. 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 St. Joseph Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5776, Longitude: -122.3912     [Map].

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<3>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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