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A visit to the Masonic Cemetery ...

The location of the Masonic Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Masonic Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Masonic Cemetery

The Masonic Cemetery is located in Madison County<2>.

The county seat for Madison County is located in Virginia City. Virginia City lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the southeast of the Masonic Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Masonic Cemetery

Lat:   45.5427°   (45° 32' 33")

Lon:   -112.3131°   (-112° 18' 47")

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

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Masonic Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Masonic Cemetery.

  • Alder [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alder
    • Alder [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Masonic Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alder have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alder<4>
  • Central City [Madison County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
    • Central City [Madison County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Masonic Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Divide [Silver Bow County]
  • Glen [Beaverhead County]
  • Continue List   (17 more) ...
    • Glendale [Beaverhead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
      • Glendale [Beaverhead County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the west of Masonic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Highland City [Silver Bow County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland City
      • Highland City [Silver Bow County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Masonic Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Janney [Silver Bow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janney
      • Janney [Silver Bow County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<3> to the north of Masonic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janney
    • Laurin [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurin
      • Laurin [Madison County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Masonic Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurin have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mammoth [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
      • Mammoth [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Masonic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
    • Melrose [Silver Bow County]
    • Moose Town [Silver Bow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Town
      • Moose Town [Silver Bow County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Masonic Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Town have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Town
    • Nevada City [Madison County] - Historic
    • Piedmont [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Jefferson County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Masonic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Pipestone Hot Springs [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pipestone Hot Springs
      • Pipestone Hot Springs [Jefferson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the north of Masonic Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pipestone Hot Springs
    • Pony [Madison County] - Historic
    • Sheridan [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Madison County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Masonic Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan<4>
    • Silver Star [Madison County]
    • Strawberry [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strawberry
      • Strawberry [Madison County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Masonic Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Strawberry. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Twin Bridges [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Bridges
      • Twin Bridges [Madison County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Masonic Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 434 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twin Bridges have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Bridges
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twin Bridges<4>
    • Virginia City [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia City
      • Virginia City [Madison County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Masonic Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 225 people
      • Former names for Virginia City:
      • Varina
      • Verina
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virginia City<4>
    • Whitehall [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Jefferson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Masonic Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<4>

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Masonic Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Madison County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Masonic Cemetery.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 5 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Masonic Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Madison County.

  • Bird Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bird Cemetery
    • Bird Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Masonic Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bird Cemetery
  • Point of Rocks Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Point of Rocks Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Point of Rocks Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Point of Rocks Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Masonic Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point of Rocks Cemetery
  • Rochester Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rochester Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rochester Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rochester Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Masonic Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochester Cemetery
  • Sheridan Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sheridan Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sheridan Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sheridan Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Masonic Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan Cemetery
  • Silver Star Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Silver Star Cemetery
    • Silver Star Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Masonic Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silver Star Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Masonic Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1797434  (Masonic Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1797434 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Twin Bridges
    • County: Madison         Elev: 1430
    • Location given for GNIS #1797434 (Masonic Cemetery)
    • Lat: 45.5427037           Lon: -112.3130553
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Madison County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The 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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Masonic Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5427, Longitude: -112.3131       In this case, the coordinates for the Masonic Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. 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 maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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