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The location of Valley Memorial Park

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Our GPS coordinates for the Valley Memorial Park 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 Valley Memorial Park...

Valley Memorial Park is located in Marin County. The county seat for Marin County is located in San Rafael.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Valley Memorial Park

Lat:   38.1277°   (38° 7' 39")

Lon:   -122.5453°   (-122° 32' 43")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Valley Memorial Park 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 Valley Memorial Park. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Marin County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Valley Memorial Park.

Corte Madera   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the South (S) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
El Verano   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
Kentfield   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
Larkspur   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
Novato   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
Petaluma   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
San Anselmo   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
San Rafael   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
Sonoma   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Valley Memorial Park. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

B'nai Israel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
Cypress Hill Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
Eldridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
Liberty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #8177<4>
 
Mt. Tamalpais Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
Olema Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
Petaluma Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
St. Francis Solano Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County
 
Taylors Grave Site   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Valley Memorial Park
 
Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Valley Memorial Park
 - Located in Sonoma County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Valley Memorial Park.

Black Point-Green Point   [Map]Lagunitas-Forest Knolls   [Map]San Anselmo   [Map]
Boyes Hot Springs   [Map]Lagunitas   [Map]San Geronimo   [Map]
Corte Madera   [Map]Larkspur   [Map]San Quentin   [Map]
El Verano   [Map]Nicasio   [Map]San Rafael   [Map]
Fairfax   [Map]Novato   [Map]Santa Venetia   [Map]
Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente   [Map]Old Town   [Map]Sonoma   [Map]
Forest Knolls   [Map]Penngrove   [Map]Temelec   [Map]
Green Brae   [Map]Petaluma   [Map]Terra Linda   [Map]
Guadalcanal Village   [Map]Rafael Village   [Map]Vineburg   [Map]
Kentfield   [Map]Ross   [Map]Woodacre   [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 like to start 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 - although it should be mentioned 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 Valley Memorial Park:

For pages that are specific to California:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Marin 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    
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    
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 Marin County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for California
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for California
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of California,     of Marin 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 Valley Memorial Park ...

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 Valley Memorial Park.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1800725   (Name of Record: Valley Memorial Park)

Class: cemetery
County: Marin
Lat: 38.1276971     Lon: -122.5452582   [Map]
Elev: -2         Map Name: Petaluma River

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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: 38.1277, Longitude: -122.5453     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Valley Memorial Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Valley Memorial Park 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 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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