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(Columbia County, Oregon)


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Profile for the Mayger Downing Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Mayger Downing Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Mayger Downing Cemetery (FAG ID #39108)

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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Mayger Downing Cemetery...

The Mayger Downing Cemetery is located in Columbia County. The county seat for Columbia County is located in Saint Helens.

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

Lat:   46.1578°   (46° 9' 28")

Lon:   -123.0953°   (-123° 5' 43")

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Mayger Downing Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Columbia County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Mayger Downing Cemetery.

Castle Rock   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Cathlamet   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County (WA)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Clatskanie   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Kalama   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Kelso   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Longview   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Rainier   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Skamokawa   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County (WA)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Vernonia   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 14 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mayger Downing Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

Unless otherwise noted, the following cemeteries are located in Columbia County.

Abernathy Cemetery (WA)   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Bunker Hill Cemetery (WA)   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Cedar Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38613
 
Grasseth Cemetery (WA)   [Map]
 - Located in Wahkiakum County (WA)
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Green Mountain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #851349
 
Hudson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #38926
 
Longview Memorial Park (WA)   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Maplewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39083
 
Mt. Solo Cemetery (WA)   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Murray Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39194
 
Oak Point Cemetery (WA)   [Map]
 - Located in Cowlitz County (WA)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Stewart Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39460
 
Stewart Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 
Woodbine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Mayger Downing Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #495875

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mayger Downing Cemetery.

Beaver Springs   [Map]Kalama (WA)   [Map]Rose Valley (WA)   [Map]
Carrolls (WA)   [Map]Kelso (WA)   [Map]Ryderwood (WA)   [Map]
Castle Rock (WA)   [Map]Longview Heights (WA)   [Map]Skamokawa (WA)   [Map]
Cathlamet (WA)   [Map]Longview (WA)   [Map]Vader (WA)   [Map]
Clatskanie   [Map]Ostrander (WA)   [Map]West Longview (WA)   [Map]
Clifton   [Map]Prescott   [Map]Westport   [Map]
East Cathlamet (WA)   [Map]Rainier   [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 UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Mayger Downing Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Oregon:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Columbia County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clatsop County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Multnomah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Clark County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Cowlitz County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Grays Harbor County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lewis County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Pacific County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Thurston County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Wahkiakum County (WA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Oregon:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Oregon,     of Columbia County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Oregon
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Oregon
Find-A-Grave:     The Mayger Downing Cemetery (FAG ID #39108)
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Oregon,     of Columbia County

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 Oregon

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mayger Downing Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Mayger Downing Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Mayger Downing Cemetery elsewhere. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Mayger Downing Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1123874   (Name of Record: Mayger Downing Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Columbia
Lat: 46.1578887     Lon: -123.093728   [Map]
Elev: 48         Map Name: Coal Creek

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #39108

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mayger Downing Cemetery. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1578, Longitude: -123.0953     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been unable to verify its accuracy, but are confident that we have placed the marker within a few hundred feet of the actual location. Typical reasons for being unable to verify a location is that it might be either overgrown or on private property. A physical visit will probably be needed to verify the location.

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