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Our Genealogical Helper for Apsey Beach ...

Although we found mention of Apsey Beach during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Apsey Beach was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's 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 Apsey Beach (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 insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Apsey Beach. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Apsey Beach ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

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

  • Typical abbreviation for Apsey Beach: Apsey Bch.

Cemeteries Near Apsey Beach ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Apsey Beach.

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 click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

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 Apsey Beach covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
    Direction    

        Name of Cemetery  
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]<2>  
  NNE St. Nicholas Anglican Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SE Curling Memorial United Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<3>]  
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SE Roman Catholic Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE St. John's Anglican Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Temple Salvation Army Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE United Cemetery, Corner Brook   [Map]     
  SE Osmond Ave. Pentecostal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Premier Drive United Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Humber Road United Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Citadel Humber Salvation Army Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  ESE Mt. Patricia Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mt. Patricia Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  


       

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 are relevant to Apsey Beach:

These websites are specific to Newfoundland and Labrador:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Newfoundland and Labrador:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Newfoundland and Labrador
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Newfoundland and Labrador
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Newfoundland and Labrador

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 Newfoundland and Labrador

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Newfoundland and Labrador

About Newfoundland and Labrador

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: www.gov.nl.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 Apsey Beach and then turned west". While Apsey Beach could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Apsey Beach 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 Apsey Beach 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 Newfoundland and Labrador community named Apsey Beach.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Apsey Beach. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Apsey Beach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apsey Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0336, Longitude: -58.1058     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Apsey Beach have been estimated.

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<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.

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