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A visit to the Sears Cemetery ...

The location of the Sears Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 Sears Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Sears Cemetery

The Sears Cemetery is located in Orange County<2>.

The county seat for Orange County is located in Goshen. Goshen lies just to the west of the Sears Cemetery .

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

Lat:   41.4020°   (41° 24' 7")

Lon:   -74.1999°   (-74° 11' 59")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Sears Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

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 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 Sears Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Sears Cemetery.

  • Beaverdam Lake [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaverdam Lake
    • Beaverdam Lake [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Sears Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaverdam Lake
  • Blooming Grove [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blooming Grove
    • Blooming Grove [Orange County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the southeast of Sears Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,464 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blooming Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blooming Grove
  • Campbell Hall [Orange County]
  • Central Valley [Orange County]
  • Continue List   (25 more) ...
    • Chester [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,119 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Chester [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,056 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<4>
    • Cornwall [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cornwall
      • Cornwall [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,361 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwall have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornwall
    • Craigville [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Craigville
      • Craigville [Orange County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southwest of Sears Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigville
    • Farmingdale [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmingdale
      • Farmingdale [Orange County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of Sears Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmingdale
    • Goshen [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,097 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
    • Goshen [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goshen
      • Goshen [Orange County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,337 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<4>
    • Hamptonburgh [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamptonburgh
      • Hamptonburgh [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,557 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamptonburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamptonburgh
    • Hamptonburgh [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamptonburgh
      • Hamptonburgh [Orange County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Sears Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamptonburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamptonburgh
    • Harriman [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harriman
      • Harriman [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harriman have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harriman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harriman<4>
    • Highland Mills [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Mills
      • Highland Mills [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Sears Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland Mills<4>
    • Kipps [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kipps
      • Kipps [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Sears Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kipps have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kipps
    • Kiryas Joel [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kiryas Joel
      • Kiryas Joel [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,953 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kiryas Joel
    • Maybrook [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maybrook
      • Maybrook [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,652 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maybrook have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maybrook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maybrook<4>
    • Monroe [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Orange County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,696 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
    • Monroe [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monroe
      • Monroe [Orange County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,558 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monroe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monroe<4>
    • Mountainville [Orange County]
    • New Windsor [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Windsor
      • New Windsor [Orange County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,475 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Windsor have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Windsor
    • Palm Tree [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palm Tree
      • Palm Tree [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Sears Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Tree
    • South Blooming Grove [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Blooming Grove
      • South Blooming Grove [Orange County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the southeast of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Blooming Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • South Blooming Grove has also been known as:
      • South Blooming Grove village
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Blooming Grove
    • Stony Ford [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Ford
      • Stony Ford [Orange County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Sears Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Ford
    • Walton Park [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walton Park
      • Walton Park [Orange County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Sears Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walton Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walton Park
    • Washingtonville [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washingtonville
      • Washingtonville [Orange County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washingtonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washingtonville<4>
    • Woodbury [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,692 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
    • Woodbury [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Orange County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Sears Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodbury have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury

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 Sears Cemetery. The following communities are located in Orange County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sears Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Orange County.

  • Bull Cemetery [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bull Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bull Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bull Cemetery
  • Cemetery of the Highlands [Orange County]
  • Chester Cemetery [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chester Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chester Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester Cemetery
  • Coleman Cemetery [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Coleman Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Coleman Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleman Cemetery
  • Continue List   (18 more) ...
    • Community Cemetery of Monroe [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Community Cemetery of Monroe
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Community Cemetery of Monroe have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Community Cemetery of Monroe
    • Galloways Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Galloways Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Galloways Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Galloways Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Sears Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galloways Cemetery
    • Gate of Heaven Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gate of Heaven Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gate of Heaven Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gate of Heaven Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Sears Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gate of Heaven Cemetery
    • Greycourt Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greycourt Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greycourt Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greycourt Cemetery
    • Hamptonburgh Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Hamptonburgh Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Hamptonburgh Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamptonburgh Cemetery
    • Heard Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Heard Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Heard Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heard Cemetery
    • Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holy Spirit Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery
    • Norton Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Norton Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Norton Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norton Cemetery
    • Pleasant Hill Cemetery [Orange County]
    • Roe Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roe Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Roe Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roe Cemetery
    • St. Anastasia Church Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Anastasia Church Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Anastasia Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Anastasia Church Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Sears Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Anastasia Church Cemetery
    • St. Columbus Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Columbus Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Columbus Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Columbus Cemetery
    • St. Davids Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Davids Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Davids Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Davids Cemetery
    • St. James Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. James Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. James Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. James Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Sears Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. James Cemetery
    • St. Johns Cemetery [Orange 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.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Johns Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Sears Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Johns Cemetery
    • St. Marys Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Marys Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Marys Cemetery
    • Seamanville Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Seamanville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Seamanville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seamanville Cemetery
    • Slate Hill Cemetery [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Slate Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Slate Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slate Hill 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 Sears Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #964744  (Sears Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #964744 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: Maybrook
    • County: Orange         Elev: 139
    • Location given for GNIS #964744 (Sears Cemetery)
    • Lat: 41.4020382           Lon: -74.1998699
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in New York

About Orange County

About New York

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Orange County: www.co.orange.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Sears Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4020, Longitude: -74.1999       In this case, the coordinates for the Sears Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 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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