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The location of Welch Cemetery









A visit to the Welch Cemetery ...

The location of the Welch 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. 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Welch Cemetery ...

The Welch Cemetery is located in Craig County. The county seat for Craig County is located in Vinita.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Welch Cemetery

Lat:   36.8804°   (36° 52' 49")

Lon:   -95.1116°   (-95° 6' 41")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Welch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bluejacket Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Coal Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ottawa County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Fairview Cemetery (KS)   [Map]
 - Located in Cherokee County (KS)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Oak Hill Cemetery (KS)   [Map]
 - Located in Labette County (KS)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Welch Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #93210<3>
 
Old Indian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Ottawa County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Pheasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Rogers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Russell Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Welch Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #99430
 
St. Rose Cemetery (KS)   [Map]
 - Located in Labette County (KS)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Schrimpsher Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Welch Cemetery
 
West Point Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Williams Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Welch Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Welch Cemetery.

Afton   [Map]     Lincolnville   [Map]    
Bartlett (KS)   [Map]     Miami   [Map]    
Bluejacket   [Map]     Mill Rose (KS)   [Map]    
Cardin   [Map]     Narcissa   [Map]    
Chetopa (KS)   [Map]     North Miami   [Map]    
Commerce   [Map]     Oswego (KS)   [Map]    
Dotyville   [Map]     Picher   [Map]    
Edna (KS)   [Map]     Quapaw   [Map]    
Fairland   [Map]     Treece (KS)   [Map]    
Hockerville   [Map]     Vinita   [Map]    
Hollow   [Map]     Welch   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our 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 Welch Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Craig County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Welch Cemetery.

Afton   [Map]
 - Located in Ottawa County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Baxter Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Cherokee County (KS)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Bluejacket   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Commerce   [Map]
 - Located in Ottawa County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Fairland   [Map]
 - Located in Ottawa County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Hallowell   [Map]
 - Located in Cherokee County (KS)
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Miami   [Map]
 - Located in Ottawa County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Oswego   [Map]
 - Located in Labette County (KS)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Picher - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Ottawa County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Quapaw   [Map]
 - Located in Ottawa County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Treece   [Map]
 - Located in Cherokee County (KS)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Vinita   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Welch Cemetery
 
Welch   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Welch Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Welch Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Oklahoma:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Craig County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County (AR):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chautauqua County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cherokee County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Labette County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Neosho County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilson County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Barton County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McDonald County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Newton County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Delaware County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mayes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nowata County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Osage County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ottawa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rogers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Oklahoma:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Oklahoma,
Cemeteries of Craig County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Oklahoma
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Oklahoma
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Oklahoma
 

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 Oklahoma

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Welch Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Welch Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1099472   (Name of Record: Welch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Craig
Lat: 36.8803523     Lon: -95.1116305   [Map]
Elev: 263         Map Name: Welch North

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Welch Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8804, Longitude: -95.1116     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Welch Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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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