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Our Genealogy Helper for Latta ...

Although we found mention of Latta during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Latta 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 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 Latta (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 Latta. 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 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 everyone.

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

  • 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 Latta ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Latta.

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

  • Victoria Cemetery
  • Foxboro Cemetery
  • St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery
    • The St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located less than 2 miles<2> to the east of Read.
    • St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church Cemetery
    • St. Charles Borromeo RC Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Charles Borromeo Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2368239<3>
  • Thomasburg Cemetery
  • Longwell's Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Longwell's Cemetery
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Longwell's Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
    • Longwell's Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Latta.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwell's Cemetery
  • Sine Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Sine's Burying Ground
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sine's Burying Ground
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Sine's Burying Ground. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<4>
      • Sine's Burying Ground lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of Latta.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sine's Burying Ground
    • Stirling Cemetery
    • Belleville Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Belleville Cemetery
      • The Belleville Cemetery is a very large cemetery that is located outside and to the southwest of Belleville.To be more precise, Belleville Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of Latta.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belleville Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #639429<3>
    • St. James RC Cemetery
    • Holy Name of Mary RC Cemetery
    • White Lake Cemetery
    • All Saints Anglican Church Cemetery
    • Victoria Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Victoria Cemetery
      • The Victoria Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the west of Tweed.To be more accurate, Victoria Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Latta.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Victoria Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2278767<3>
    • St. Carthagh's Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Carthagh's Cemetery
      • The St. Carthagh's Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the west of Tweed.St. Carthagh's Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north of Latta.
      • St. Carthagh's Cemetery has also been known as:
      • St. Carthagh's Church Cemetery
      • St. Carthagh's RC Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Carthagh's Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2291145<3>

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

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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 Latta and then turned east". While Latta could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Latta 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Latta 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 Latta.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Latta) 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 Latta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LattaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Latta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3000, Longitude: -77.3397    
<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.
<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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