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Petawawa Point, Ontario

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Our Genealogy Helper for Petawawa Point ...

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 Petawawa Point (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 Petawawa Point. 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.

Name Variations for Petawawa Point ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Petawawa Point: Petawawa Pt.

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

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 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 Petawawa Point:

  • 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
    • Stories from Quebec

Cemeteries Near Petawawa Point ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Petawawa Point.

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

  • Wesley United Church Cemetery
  • St. Columba's Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Columba's Cemetery
    • The St. Columba's Cemetery is located outside and to the southwest of Brumsfield.St. Columba's Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<1> to the southeast of Petawawa Point.
    • St. Columba's Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Columba's RC Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Columba's Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2190827<2>
  • Greenwood United Church Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenwood United Church Cemetery
    • The Greenwood United Church Cemetery is located outside and to the northeast of Greenwood.To be precise, Greenwood United Church Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Petawawa Point.
    • Greenwood United Church Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Greenwood Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood United Church Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2439040<2>
  • McDonald Burying Ground
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the McDonald Burying Ground
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the McDonald Burying Ground. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<3>
    • McDonald Burying Ground lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<1> to the southeast of Petawawa Point.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McDonald Burying Ground
  • 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]<1> to the east of Beachburg.Grace United Church Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast of Petawawa Point.
    • Grace United Church Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Perretton Grace United Church Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace United Church Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2605434<2>
  • St. Casimir Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Casimir Cemetery
    • St. Casimir Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> to the southwest of Petawawa Point.
    • St. Casimir Cemetery has also been known as:
    • St. Casimir's Parish Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Casimir Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2420050<2>
  • Continue List ...
    • Forest View Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Forest View Cemetery
      • Forest View Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the south of Petawawa Point.
      • Forest View Cemetery has also been known as:
      • St. Andrew's United Church Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest View Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2277302<2>
    • St. Andrew's RC Church Cemetery
    • Cobden Union Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cobden Union Cemetery
      • The Cobden Union Cemetery is located outside and to the southeast of Cobden.To be more accurate, Cobden Union Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the southeast of Petawawa Point.
      • Cobden Union Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Cobden Cemetery
      • Union Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobden Union Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2199566<2>
    • Howard Cemetery

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

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Petawawa Point) 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 Petawawa Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Petawawa PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Petawawa Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.9064, Longitude: -77.2532    
<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>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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