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A visit to the McAllister Cemetery ...

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 McAllister Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the McAllister Cemetery

The McAllister Cemetery is located in Madison County<1>.

The county seat for Madison County is located in Virginia City. Virginia City lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of the McAllister Cemetery .

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

Lat:   45.4435°   (45° 26' 36")

Lon:   -111.7421°   (-111° 44' 31")

Name Variations for McAllister Cemetery ...

When doing your research, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations.

McAllister Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Meadow Creek Cemetery

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the McAllister Cemetery.

  • Alder [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alder
    • Alder [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of McAllister Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alder have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alder<4>
  • Big Sky Meadow Village [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sky Meadow Village
    • Big Sky Meadow Village [Gallatin County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southeast of McAllister Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Sky Meadow Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sky Meadow Village
  • Big Sky Mountain Village [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sky Mountain Village
    • Big Sky Mountain Village [Madison County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southeast of McAllister Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Sky Mountain Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sky Mountain Village
  • Big Sky [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sky
    • Big Sky [Gallatin County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southeast of McAllister Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Sky have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sky
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Sky<4>
  • Continue List   (13 more) ...
    • Cameron [Madison County]
    • Central City [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
      • Central City [Madison County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of McAllister Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Central City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ennis [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ennis
      • Ennis [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of McAllister Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,042 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ennis have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ennis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ennis<4>
    • Harrison [Madison County]
    • Laurin [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurin
      • Laurin [Madison County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of McAllister Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mammoth [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
      • Mammoth [Madison County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the northwest of McAllister Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth
    • McAllister [Madison County]
    • Nevada City [Madison County] - Historic
    • Norris [Madison County]
    • Pony [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pony
      • Pony [Madison County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of McAllister Cemetery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pony<4>
    • Sheridan [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheridan
      • Sheridan [Madison County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the west of McAllister Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheridan have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheridan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheridan<4>
    • Strawberry [Madison County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strawberry
      • Strawberry [Madison County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northwest of McAllister 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>
    • Virginia City [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia City
      • Virginia City [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of McAllister 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>

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 McAllister Cemetery. The following communities are located in Madison County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 8 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the McAllister Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Madison County.

  • Boothill Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Boothill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Boothill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Boothill Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of McAllister Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boothill Cemetery
  • Ennis Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ennis Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ennis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ennis Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of McAllister Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ennis Cemetery
  • Evans Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Evans Cemetery
    • Evans Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southeast of McAllister Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evans Cemetery
  • Madison Valley Cemetery [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Madison Valley Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Madison Valley Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Madison Valley Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south of McAllister Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Valley Cemetery
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Nevada City Cemetery [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nevada City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Nevada City Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Nevada City Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southwest of McAllister Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nevada City Cemetery
    • Red Bluff Cemetery [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Red Bluff Cemetery
      • Red Bluff Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of McAllister Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Bluff Cemetery
    • Valley View Cemetery [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Valley View Cemetery
      • Valley View Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the northwest of McAllister Cemetery.
      • Valley View Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Pony Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley View Cemetery
    • Virginia City Cemetery [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Virginia City Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Virginia City Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Virginia City Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the southwest of McAllister Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia City 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 McAllister Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1797489  (McAllister Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1797489 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: Ennis Lake
    • County: Madison         Elev: 1519
    • Location given for GNIS #1797489 (McAllister Cemetery)
    • Lat: 45.4429833           Lon: -111.7421981
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Montana

About Madison County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 McAllister Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.4435, Longitude: -111.7421    
<3>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.
<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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