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Skidoo Cemetery
(Inyo County, California)


The location of Skidoo Cemetery


Profile for the Skidoo Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Skidoo 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 ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Skidoo Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Skidoo Cemetery (FAG ID #2254610)

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 Skidoo Cemetery...

The Skidoo Cemetery is located in Inyo County. The county seat for Inyo County is located in Independence.

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

Lat:   36.4364°   (36° 26' 11")

Lon:   -117.1474°   (-117° 8' 50")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Skidoo Cemetery has been estimated.<3>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Darwin   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Skidoo Cemetery
Leadfield - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the North (N) of the Skidoo Cemetery
Skidoo - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Skidoo Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 30 miles [48.3 km] of the Skidoo Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Inyo County.

Ballarat Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South (S) of the Skidoo Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2161535
Darwin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Skidoo Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2304271
Dayton Harris Gravesite   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Skidoo Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7931
Jean Lemoigne Gravesite   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Skidoo Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8084
Schwab Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the East (E) of the Skidoo Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2336833

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Skidoo Cemetery.

Ballarat   [Map]Harmony Borax Works   [Map]Panamint City   [Map]
Chloride City   [Map]Harrisburg   [Map]Panamint Springs   [Map]
Darwin   [Map]Indian Ranch   [Map]Park Village   [Map]
Death Valley Charcoal Kilns   [Map]Indian Village   [Map]Ryan   [Map]
Eagle Borax Works   [Map]Lane Mill   [Map]Schwab   [Map]
Furnace Creek   [Map]Lookout City   [Map]Skidoo   [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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Skidoo Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Inyo County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

San Bernardino County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nye County (NV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for California:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of California,     of Inyo County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     The Skidoo Cemetery (FAG ID #2254610)     Cemeteries of California,     of Inyo 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 Skidoo Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2254610

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About Inyo County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Inyo County:

The official website for State of California:

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: 36.4364, Longitude: -117.1474     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Skidoo Cemetery have been estimated.

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Skidoo Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>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:

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<3>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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<4>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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