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Our Genealogy Helper for Grandy Point ...

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 Grandy Point (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 Grandy Point. 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 Grandy Point ...

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 Grandy Point: Grandy Pt.

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 Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Grandy Point:

  • 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 Newfoundland and Labrador

Cemeteries Near Grandy Point ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Grandy Point.

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 Grandy Point covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Point Roche RC Cemetery
  • Mt. Calvary Cemetery
  • Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Mt. Carmel Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the southeast of Grandy Point.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Carmel Cemetery
  • St. Luke's Anglican Church Cemetery
  • Fox Harbour RC Cemetery
  • Ship Harbour Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ship Harbour Cemetery
    • Ship Harbour Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the east of Grandy Point.
    • Ship Harbour Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Theresas Catholic Church Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ship Harbour Cemetery
  • Continue List ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Grandy Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Newfoundland and Labrador: https://www.gov.nl.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Grandy Point) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grandy Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4000, Longitude: -54.4000    
<2>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.
<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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