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A visit to the Maple Grove 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 Maple Grove Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Maple Grove Cemetery

The Maple Grove Cemetery is located in Queens County<1>.

The county seat for Queens County is located in Jamaica. Jamaica lies just to the east southeast of the Maple Grove Cemetery .

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

Lat:   40.7081°   (40° 42' 29")

Lon:   -73.8224°   (-73° 49' 20")

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 websites either 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 Maple Grove Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 31 communities are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Maple Grove Cemetery.

  • Bayside [Queens County]
  • Beechhurst [Queens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beechhurst
    • Beechhurst [Queens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Maple Grove Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beechhurst
  • Bellerose Terrace [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellerose Terrace
    • Bellerose Terrace [Nassau County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Maple Grove Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellerose Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellerose Terrace
  • Bellerose [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellerose
    • Bellerose [Nassau County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the east of Maple Grove Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellerose have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellerose
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellerose<3>
  • Continue List   (27 more) ...
    • Brownsville [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brownsville
      • Brownsville [Kings County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brownsville
    • Bushwick [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bushwick
      • Bushwick [Kings County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bushwick
    • Corona [Queens County]
    • Douglaston [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglaston
      • Douglaston [Queens County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northeast of Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglaston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Douglaston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Douglaston<3>
    • Elmhurst [Queens County]
    • Elmont [Nassau County]
    • Flushing [Queens County]
    • Forest Hills [Queens County]
    • Fresh Pond [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fresh Pond
      • Fresh Pond [Queens County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the west of Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fresh Pond
    • Glendale [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
      • Glendale [Queens County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jackson Heights [Queens County]
    • Jamaica [Queens County]
    • Kew Gardens [Queens County]
    • Lefrak City [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lefrak City
      • Lefrak City [Queens County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northwest of Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lefrak City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lefrak City
    • Little Neck [Queens County]
    • Marcus Garvey Village [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marcus Garvey Village
      • Marcus Garvey Village [Kings County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marcus Garvey Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marcus Garvey Village
    • Maspeth [Queens County]
    • Middle Village [Queens County]
    • Queens Village [Queens County]
    • Queens [Queens County]
    • Richmond Hill [Queens County]
    • Ridgewood [Queens County]
    • Rochdale Village [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochdale Village
      • Rochdale Village [Queens County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Maple Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochdale Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochdale Village
    • Sunnyside [Queens County]
    • Weeksville [Kings County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weeksville
      • Weeksville [Kings County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the southwest of Maple Grove Cemetery
    • Whitestone [Queens County]
    • Woodside [Queens County]

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 Maple Grove Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Queens County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 59 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Maple Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Queens County.

  • Acacia Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Acacia Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Acacia Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Acacia Cemetery
  • Ahawith Chesed Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ahawith Chesed Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ahawith Chesed Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ahawith Chesed Cemetery
  • B'nai Jeshurum & Shereth Israel Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the B'nai Jeshurum & Shereth Israel Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the B'nai Jeshurum & Shereth Israel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on B'nai Jeshurum & Shereth Israel Cemetery
  • Bayside Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bayside Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bayside Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayside Cemetery
  • Continue List   (55 more) ...
    • Beth David Cemetery [Nassau County]
    • Beth El Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Calvary Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Calvary Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary Cemetery
    • Canarsie Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Cedar Grove Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Cypress Hills Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Cypress Hills Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cypress Hills Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cypress Hills Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cypress Hills Cemetery
    • Cypress Hills National Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Elmont Cemetery [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Elmont Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Elmont Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmont Cemetery
    • The Evergreens Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Flushing Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Flushing Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Flushing Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flushing Cemetery
    • Fourth Calvary Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Grace Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grace Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Grace Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace Cemetery
    • Hungarian Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hungarian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hungarian Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hungarian Cemetery
    • Knollwood Park Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Knollwood Park Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Knollwood Park Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knollwood Park Cemetery
    • Knollwood Park Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Knollwood Park Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Knollwood Park Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knollwood Park Cemetery
    • Lawrence Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lawrence Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lawrence Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Lawrence Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Maple Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrence Cemetery
    • Linden Hill Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Linden Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Linden Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden Hill Cemetery
    • Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Machpelah Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Maimonides Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Maimonides - Elmont Cemetery [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Maimonides - Elmont Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Maimonides - Elmont Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Maimonides - Elmont Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the east of Maple Grove Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maimonides - Elmont Cemetery
    • Methodist Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Methodist Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Methodist Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Methodist Cemetery
    • Montefiore Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Most Holy Trinity Cemetery [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Most Holy Trinity Cemetery
      • Most Holy Trinity Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Henicke Cemetery
      • Holy Trinity Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Most Holy Trinity Cemetery
    • Mt. Carmel Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Carmel Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Carmel Cemetery
    • Mt. Hebron Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Mt. Hope Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Mt. Judah Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Mt. Lebanon Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Mt. Lebanon Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
    • Mt. Marys Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Marys Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Marys Cemetery
    • Mt. Neboh Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Mt. Olivet Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Mt. St. Mary Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Mt. Zion Cemetery [Queens County]
    • New Calvary Cemetery [Queens County]
    • New Union Field Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the New Union Field Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the New Union Field Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Union Field Cemetery
    • Old Springfield Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Springfield Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Springfield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Springfield Cemetery
    • Pauper Burial Ground [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pauper Burial Ground
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pauper Burial Ground have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pauper Burial Ground
    • Prospect Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Prospect Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prospect Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect Cemetery
    • Prospect Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Prospect Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prospect Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect Cemetery
    • St. John RC Cemetery [Queens County]
    • St. Johns Cemetery [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Johns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Johns Cemetery
    • St. Johns Cemetery [Queens County]
    • St. Michaels Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Michaels Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Michaels Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Michaels Cemetery
    • St. Monica's Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Monica's Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Monica's Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Monica's Cemetery
    • St. Pauls Cemetery [Nassau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Pauls Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Pauls Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Pauls Cemetery
    • Salem Fields Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Second Calvary Cemetery [Queens County]
    • Trinity Cemetery [Kings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Trinity Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Trinity Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity Cemetery
    • Union Field Cemetery [Kings County]
    • Union Field Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Union Field Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Union Field Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Field Cemetery
    • Wyckoff - Snediker Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wyckoff - Snediker Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Wyckoff - Snediker Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyckoff - Snediker Cemetery
    • Zion Episcopal Cemetery [Queens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Zion Episcopal Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Zion Episcopal Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zion Episcopal 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 Maple Grove Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #956395  (Maple Grove Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #956395 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: Jamaica
    • County: Queens         Elev: 27
    • Location given for GNIS #956395 (Maple Grove Cemetery)
    • Lat: 40.7092695           Lon: -73.8234677
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Queens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Maple Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7081, Longitude: -73.8224    
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.
<5>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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