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(Berkshire County, Massachusetts)


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Profile for the Peru Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Peru 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.

This page contains seven sections:

The Location of the Peru Cemetery...

The Peru Cemetery is located in Berkshire County. The county seat for Berkshire County is located in Pittsfield.

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

Lat:   42.4362°   (42° 26' 10")

Lon:   -73.0493°   (-73° 2' 57")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Peru Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Peru Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Peru Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Adams   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Ashfield   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Lee   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Lenox   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Pittsfield   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Peru Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 30 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Peru Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Franklin County
 
Ashuelot Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Bell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #MIF.800<4>
 
Brier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Bryant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 
Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Converse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #WRT.805
 
Dawes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 
Diney Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 
East Main Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #DAL.801
 
East Windsor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #DAL.802
 
Gate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #CSF.801
 
Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Ireland Street Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 
Lanesborough Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Middlefield Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 
Mt. Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 
New Lenox Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Peru Cemetery
 
North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #WRT.800
 
North Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Worcester County
 
Old Leonard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County
 
Pittsfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System: MACRIS ID #PIT.805
 
St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Shaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Peru Cemetery
 
The Tomb Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Washington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Peru Cemetery
 
Wright Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Peru Cemetery
 - Located in Hampshire County

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Peru Cemetery.

Adams   [Map]Cummington   [Map]Pittsfield   [Map]
Arnoldville   [Map]Dalton   [Map]Plainfield   [Map]
Ashfield   [Map]Goshen   [Map]Savoy   [Map]
Becket   [Map]Hinsdale   [Map]Shaker Village   [Map]
Berkshire   [Map]Lee   [Map]Town Crest Village   [Map]
Cheshire   [Map]Lenox Dale   [Map]West Chesterfield   [Map]
Chester Center   [Map]Lenox   [Map]Windsor   [Map]
Chester   [Map]Middlefield   [Map]Worthington   [Map]
Chesterfield   [Map]North Otis   [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 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 Peru Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Massachusetts:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Berkshire County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Hartford County (CT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Litchfield County (CT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tolland County (CT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Essex County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Franklin County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampden County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hampshire County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Worcester County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cheshire County (NH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Albany County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dutchess County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Rensselaer County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Saratoga County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Schenectady County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County (NY):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bennington County (VT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Franklin County (VT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Windham County (VT):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Massachusetts:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Peru 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 Peru Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #606514   (Name of Record: Peru Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Berkshire
Lat: 42.4361972     Lon: -73.0492673   [Map]
Elev: 636         Map Name: Peru

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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: 42.4362, Longitude: -73.0493     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Peru Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Peru 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) has created and maintains a database of historic properties that is called MACRIS (for the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System). More information about the MHC and MACRIS can be found on their website: mhc-macris.net.

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