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Burgess Mines, Ontario

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Our Genealogy Helper for Burgess Mines ...

Although we found mention of Burgess Mines during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Burgess Mines was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

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 Burgess Mines (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 Burgess Mines. 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.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Burgess Mines:

  • 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 Ontario

Cemeteries Near Burgess Mines ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Burgess Mines.

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 Burgess Mines covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Carlow United Cemetery
  • Christ Lutheran Church Cemetery
  • Emmanuel United Church Cemetery
  • St. Ignatius RC Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Ignatius RC Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the St. Ignatius RC Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • St. Ignatius RC Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Burgess Mines.
    • St. Ignatius RC Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Ignatius Martyr Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Ignatius RC Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2249893<2>
  • Grace Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grace Cemetery
    • The Grace Cemetery is located outside and to the northwest of Maynooth.More accurately, Grace Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of Burgess Mines.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace Cemetery
  • Hillcrest Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Lakeview Cemetery
    • Grace United Church Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grace United Church Cemetery
      • The Grace United Church Cemetery is located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of L'Amable.To be more accurate, Grace United Church Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the south of Burgess Mines.
      • Grace United Church Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Detlor United Church Cemetery
      • Grace United Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace United Church Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2368697<2>
    • Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
    • Our Lady of Mercy Parish Cemetery
    • Lake Saint Peter Cemetery
    • St. George Cemetery
    • Our Lady Of The Angels Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Our Lady Of The Angels Cemetery
      • Our Lady Of The Angels Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Burgess Mines.
      • Our Lady Of The Angels Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Our Lady Of The Angels RC Cemetery
      • St. Mary's RC Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Our Lady Of The Angels Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2448804<2>
    • St. Sabine RC Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Sabine RC Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the St. Sabine RC Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • St. Sabine RC Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Burgess Mines.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Sabine RC Cemetery
    • Deer Lake Cemetery

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Burgess Mines and then turned west". While Burgess Mines could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Burgess Mines as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Burgess Mines could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Ontario community named Burgess Mines.
<2>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:
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Burgess Mines) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Burgess Mines. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burgess MinesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burgess Mines. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2656, Longitude: -77.7000    
<4>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.






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