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Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Fireman Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave <1> website: The Fireman Cemetery (FG ID #83970)

Note: 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 Fireman Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   39.3155°   (39° 18' 55")

Lon:   -119.6428°   (-119° 38' 34")

The Fireman Cemetery is located in Storey County<2>.

The county seat for Storey County is located in Virginia City. Virginia City lies just to the southwest of the Fireman Cemetery .

Name Variations for Fireman 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.

Fireman Cemetery has also been known as:

  • Exempt Firemen's 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 begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Fireman Cemetery:

  • Pages specific to Nevada:
  • Pages specific to Storey County:
  • Genealogy information for nearby counties:
  • Cemetery Information and Directories:
  • About the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church ...
    • Although we don't have a link to the Fireman Cemetery itself, you might be curious about the African Methodist Episcopal Church. See their website at:
    • The African Methodist Episcopal Church
  • List of neighboring communities ...

    The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Fireman Cemetery.

    We've listed the following communities based on their distance from Fireman Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Virginia City
      (Less than 2 miles to the southwest)
    • Gold Hill
      (Less than 2 miles to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gold Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Hill
      • Gold Hill is located in Storey County
    • Flowery City ‑ Historic
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowery City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flowery City
      • Flowery City is located in Storey County
    • American Flat ‑ Historic
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for American Flat have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for American Flat
      • American Flat is located in Storey County
    • American City ‑ Historic
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for American City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for American City
      • American City is located in Storey County
    • Silver City
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silver City
      • Silver City is located in Lyon County
    • Virginia City Highlands
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia City Highlands have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virginia City Highlands
      • Virginia City Highlands is located in Storey County
    • Johntown ‑ Historic
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johntown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johntown
      • Johntown is located in Lyon County
    • Sutro ‑ Historic
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sutro
      • Sutro is located in Lyon County
    • Carson Rapids City
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson Rapids City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson Rapids City
      • Carson Rapids City is located in Lyon County
    • Lousetown ‑ Historic
      (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Lousetown. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lousetown
      • Lousetown is located in Storey County
    • Dayton
      (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Continue List   (11 more) ...
      • Mound House
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
      • Steamboat
        (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steamboat have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steamboat
        • Steamboat is located in Washoe County
      • New Washoe City
        (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
      • Eureka ‑ Historic
        (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eureka
        • Eureka is located in Lyon County
      • Pleasant Valley
        (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Valley
        • Pleasant Valley is located in Washoe County
      • Empire
        (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Empire have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Empire
        • Empire is located in Carson City
      • Galena ‑ Historic
        (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
        • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Galena. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galena
        • Galena is located in Washoe County
      • Sundown Town
        (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sundown Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sundown Town
        • Sundown Town is located in Washoe County
      • Washoe City
        (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washoe City
        • Washoe City is located in Washoe County
      • Ophir City ‑ Historic
        (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
        • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ophir City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ophir City
        • Ophir City is located in Washoe County
      • New Empire
        (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Empire
        • New Empire is located in Carson City

    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 Fireman Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Storey County.

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

    We've listed the following communities alphabetically.

    List of nearby cemeteries ...

    Based on our list of cemeteries, we know of 20 that are within 17 miles [27.4 km] of the Fireman Cemetery.<7>

    We've listed the following cemeteries based on their distance from Fireman Cemetery, with the nearest first.

    • Catholic Cemetery
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Catholic Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • The Catholic Cemetery is located in Storey County
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Catholic Cemetery
    • Gold Hill IOOF Cemetery
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
      • The Gold Hill IOOF Cemetery is located in Storey County
      • The Gold Hill IOOF Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Gold Hill IOOF Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gold Hill IOOF Cemetery
    • Gold Hill Catholic Cemetery
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Gold Hill Cemetery
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
    • Gold Hill Masonic Cemetery
      (2 miles [3.2 km] to the southwest)
      • The Gold Hill Masonic Cemetery is located in Storey County
      • The Gold Hill Masonic Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Masonic Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gold Hill Masonic Cemetery
    • Silver City Cemetery
      (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Dayton Cemetery
      (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Washoe City Cemetery
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Empire Cemetery
      (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Huffaker Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Whispering Pines Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Whispering Pines Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • The Whispering Pines Cemetery is located in Washoe County
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Whispering Pines Cemetery
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #83974 <1>
    • Bowers Mansion Cemetery
      (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Bowers Mansion Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • The Bowers Mansion Cemetery is located in Washoe County
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bowers Mansion Cemetery
      • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2249833 <1>
    • Continue List   (8 more) ...
      • Franktown Creek Cemetery
        (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
        • The Franktown Creek Cemetery is located in Washoe County
        • To give a relative sense of its location, the Franktown Creek Cemetery is located 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Washoe City.
        • The Franktown Creek Cemetery has also been known as:
        • Franktown Cemetery
        • Heidekreichs Franktown Creek Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Franktown Creek Cemetery
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #83932 <1>
      • Lone Mtn. Cemetery
        (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
        • The Lone Mtn. Cemetery is located in Carson City
        • The Lone Mtn. Cemetery has also been known as:
        • Carson City Cemetery
        • St. Theresa Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lone Mtn. Cemetery
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #83945 <1>
      • Waltons Chapel of the Valley
        (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
      • Nevada State Prison Burial Ground
        (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
        • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Nevada State Prison Burial Ground. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
        • The Nevada State Prison Burial Ground is located in Carson City
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nevada State Prison Burial Ground
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2432468 <1>
      • Carson Pioneer Cemetery
        (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
      • Old Stewart Indian Cemetery
        (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
        • The Old Stewart Indian Cemetery is located in Carson City
        • To give a relative sense of its location, the Old Stewart Indian Cemetery is located 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Carson City.
        • The Old Stewart Indian Cemetery has also been known as:
        • Dat So La Lee Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Stewart Indian Cemetery
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2246782 <1>
      • Stewart Cemetery
        (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
        • The Stewart Cemetery is located in Carson City
        • To give a relative sense of its location, the Stewart Cemetery is located 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Carson City.
        • The Stewart Cemetery has also been known as:
        • Ormsby Poor Farm Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Stewart Cemetery
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2180464 <1>
      • Nevada State Hospital Cemetery
        (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
        • The Nevada State Hospital Cemetery is located in Washoe County
        • The Nevada State Hospital Cemetery has also been known as:
        • Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Cemetery
        • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Nevada State Hospital Cemetery
        • Jump to Find-A-Grave: FG ID #2196764 <1>

    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 continue 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 Fireman Cemetery:

    • Referenced GNIS Record ...
    • GNIS ID #840458  (Fireman Cemetery)
      • Note: GNIS record #840458 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: Virginia City
      • County: Storey         Elev: 1834
      • Location given for GNIS #840458 (Fireman Cemetery)
    • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #83970

    The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/

    Footnotes ...

    <1>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.
    <2>If you're interested in how the shape of Nevada's counties, including Storey, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
    <3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Fireman Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3155, Longitude: -119.6428    
    <4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
    <5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
    <6>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.
    <7>While we have an extensive database of cemeteries (with over 200,000 entries), you can be assured that it's not complete and our list will be missing cemeteries.









 

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