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Our Genealogy Helper for Aroostook Junction ...

Although we found mention of Aroostook Junction during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Aroostook Junction was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..


We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Aroostook Junction (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Aroostook Junction. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Name Variations for Aroostook Junction ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Aroostook Junction: Aroostook Jct. (or less commonly used: Aroostook Jctn.)

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.

Newspapers Published in Aroostook Junction ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 20 newspapers that have been published in the area around Aroostook Junction.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Aroostook Junction, there are papers which were published within 14 miles [22.5 km]<2>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Aroostook Junction.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Aroostook Junction:

  • 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.
    • Stories from Maine
    • Stories from New Brunswick

Cemeteries Near Aroostook Junction ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Aroostook Junction.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Aroostook Junction covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Trinity Anglican Church Cemetery
  • Riverside Cemetery
  • First St. Denis Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the First St. Denis Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the First St. Denis Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on First St. Denis Cemetery
  • Original Riverside Cemetery
  • St. Denis Catholic Cemetery
  • Larlee Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Sunset Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunset Cemetery
      • The Sunset Cemetery is located less than 2 miles<2> to the northeast of Costigan.More accurately, Sunset Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest of Aroostook Junction.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2257175<3>
    • Lerwick FWB Church Cemetery
    • St. Alban's Anglican Church Cemetery
    • Kenneson Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kenneson Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kenneson Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kenneson Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Aroostook Junction.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenneson Cemetery
    • Harvey Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Harvey Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Harvey Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Harvey Hill Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Aroostook Junction.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harvey Hill Cemetery
    • California Settlement Community Cemetery
    • Mayflower Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mayflower Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mayflower Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mayflower Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Aroostook Junction.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayflower Cemetery
    • Kearney Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Kearney Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Kearney Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Kearney Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest of Aroostook Junction.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kearney Cemetery
    • Episcopal Advent Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Episcopal Advent Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Episcopal Advent Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Episcopal Advent Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Aroostook Junction.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Episcopal Advent Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Aroostook Junction. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aroostook Junction.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Aroostook Junction ...

With our Gazetteer, we add the names of communities whenever we see them mentioned - frequently found in old books or maps. Usually we don't have any details that go with the name, but we'll eventually find documents that will give us a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Aroostook Junction.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Rand McNally Map of Maritime Provinces of Canada (1897)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

for Aroostook Junction. See our Misc Page for Aroostook Junction for more information.

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The official website for Province of New Brunswick: https://www.gnb.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Aroostook Junction and then turned east". While Aroostook Junction could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Aroostook Junction as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Aroostook Junction could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another New Brunswick community named Aroostook Junction.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Aroostook Junction) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aroostook Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aroostook JunctionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aroostook Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8000, Longitude: -67.7167    
<3>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.
<4>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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