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Salem Cemetery
(Ontario)


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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.

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The Location of the Salem Cemetery...

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

Lat:   44.0160°   (44° 0' 57")

Lon:   -77.8373°   (-77° 50' 14")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Salem Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in .

Academy Hill / Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Castleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2262284<2>
 
East Colborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2492355
 
Hilton United Church Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2461051
 
Lakeport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2298591
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Salem Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2298589
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Salem Cemetery
 
Walker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Salem Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Salem Cemetery.

Brighton   [Map]Gosport   [Map]Purdy Corners   [Map]
Brighton   [Map]Grafton   [Map]Salem   [Map]
Cankerville   [Map]Greenleys Corners   [Map]Shiloh   [Map]
Carman   [Map]Griffis Corners   [Map]Smithfield   [Map]
Castleton   [Map]Hilton   [Map]Spring Valley   [Map]
Colborne   [Map]Lakeport   [Map]Tubbs Corners   [Map]
Dundonald   [Map]Loughbreeze   [Map]Vernonville   [Map]
East Colborne   [Map]Orland   [Map]Wade Corners   [Map]
Edville   [Map]Presqu'ille Point   [Map]Wicklow   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the CanadaGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 Salem Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Ontario:

Cyndi's List     Family Search    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Ontario:

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

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 Ontario

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from . 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 Salem Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0160, Longitude: -77.8373     [Map].

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<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: findagrave.com.

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