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Our Genealogy Helper for Crystal Rock ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool which helps us with planning our trips.
  • We're trying to shape our Gazetteer as a tool to help us understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.
  • On our trips, we try to visit those places where our ancestors left their footprints.

By learning about Crystal Rock (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 Crystal Rock. 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.

Newspapers Published in Crystal Rock ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 63 newspapers that have been published in the area around Crystal Rock.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Crystal Rock, there are papers which were published within 20 miles [32.2 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Crystal Rock.

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 everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Crystal Rock:

  • 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.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.
    • Stories from New York
    • Stories from Ontario

Cemeteries Near Crystal Rock ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Crystal Rock.

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 Crystal Rock covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Johnstown Cemetery
  • St. Mark's RC Cemetery
  • Briggs Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Briggs Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Briggs Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briggs Cemetery
  • Maynard Cemetery
  • State Hospital Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the State Hospital Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the State Hospital Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • State Hospital Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Crystal Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on State Hospital Cemetery
  • Old State Hospital Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old State Hospital Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old State Hospital Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Old State Hospital Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Crystal Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old State Hospital Cemetery
  • Livingston Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Livingston Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Livingston Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Livingston Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Crystal Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston Cemetery
  • O'Neill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the O'Neill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the O'Neill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • O'Neill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the east of Crystal Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on O'Neill Cemetery
  • Ford Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ford Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ford Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Ford Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Crystal Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ford Cemetery
  • Notre Dame Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Notre Dame Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Notre Dame Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Notre Dame Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Crystal Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Notre Dame Cemetery
  • Riverside Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riverside Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Riverside Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Riverside Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the south of Crystal Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Cemetery
  • Lisbon Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lisbon Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lisbon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lisbon Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<1> to the southeast of Crystal Rock.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lisbon Cemetery
  • Continue List   (232 more) ...
    • Blue Church Cemetery
    • Old Notre Dame Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Notre Dame Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Notre Dame Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Notre Dame Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Crystal Rock.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Notre Dame Cemetery
    • St. Marys Cemetery
      • 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.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Marys Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the south of Crystal Rock.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Marys Cemetery

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crystal Rock. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 from Point A (ie- Crystal Rock) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Crystal Rock. 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 Crystal RockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crystal Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7952, Longitude: -75.4969    
<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.
<3>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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