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The location of Walker Cemetery

A visit to the Walker Cemetery ...

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 Walker Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   44.0625°   (44° 3' 45")

Lon:   -77.8863°   (-77° 53' 10")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Walker Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Academy Hill / Massey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Walker Cemetery
Castleton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Walker Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2262284<2>
East Colborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Walker Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2492355
Hilton United Church Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Walker Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2461051
Lakeport Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Walker Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2298591
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Walker Cemetery
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Walker Cemetery
Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Walker Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2298589
Stone's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Walker Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2416735
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Walker 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 Walker Cemetery.

Brighton   [Map]     Hilton   [Map]    
Brighton   [Map]     Lakeport   [Map]    
Cankerville   [Map]     Loughbreeze   [Map]    
Carmel   [Map]     Morganston   [Map]    
Castleton   [Map]     Orland   [Map]    
Colborne   [Map]     Purdy Corners   [Map]    
Dundonald   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
East Colborne   [Map]     Shiloh   [Map]    
Eddystone   [Map]     Spring Valley   [Map]    
Edville   [Map]     Tubbs Corners   [Map]    
Grafton   [Map]     Vernonville   [Map]    
Greenleys Corners   [Map]     Wade Corners   [Map]    
Griffis Corners   [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 like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 it should be mentioned that 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 Walker 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   Cemetery Wiki for Ontario
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Ontario

About Ontario

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Province of Ontario:

Footnotes ...

<1>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- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Walker Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.0625, Longitude: -77.8863     [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:

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