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A visit to the Michigan Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Michigan Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Michigan Cemetery (FAG ID #39134)

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Michigan Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Michigan Cemetery

The Michigan Cemetery is located in Sherman County<2>.

The county seat for Sherman County is located in Moro. Moro lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north northeast of the Michigan Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Michigan Cemetery

Lat:   45.3146°   (45° 18' 52")

Lon:   -120.8299°   (-120° 49' 47")

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Michigan Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> of the Michigan Cemetery.

  • Boyd [Wasco County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyd
    • Boyd [Wasco County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Michigan Cemetery
  • De Moss Springs [Sherman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Moss Springs
    • De Moss Springs [Sherman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Michigan Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Moss Springs
  • Dufur [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dufur
    • Dufur [Wasco County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Michigan Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 634 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dufur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dufur<4>
  • Fairbanks [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairbanks
    • Fairbanks [Wasco County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the north of Michigan Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairbanks
  • Continue List   (15 more) ...
    • Friend [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friend
      • Friend [Wasco County] was located 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the west of Michigan Cemetery
    • Gordon [Sherman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordon
      • Gordon [Sherman County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Michigan Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Gordon. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Grass Valley [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Valley
      • Grass Valley [Sherman County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Michigan Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 167 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grass Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grass Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grass Valley<4>
    • Kent [Sherman County]
    • Kingsley [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingsley
      • Kingsley [Wasco County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Michigan Cemetery
    • Klondike [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Klondike
      • Klondike [Sherman County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Michigan Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Klondike
    • Maupin [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maupin
      • Maupin [Wasco County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Michigan Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 429 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maupin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maupin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maupin<4>
    • Monkland [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monkland
      • Monkland [Sherman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Michigan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monkland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monkland
    • Moro [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moro
      • Moro [Sherman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Michigan Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 332 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moro<4>
    • Rice [Wasco County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rice
      • Rice [Wasco County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Michigan Cemetery
    • Rosebush [Sherman County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rosebush
      • Rosebush [Sherman County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Michigan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosebush have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Shaniko [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shaniko
      • Shaniko [Wasco County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the south of Michigan Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shaniko
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shaniko<4>
    • Tygh Valley [Wasco County]
    • Wamic [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wamic
      • Wamic [Wasco County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the west of Michigan Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wamic have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wamic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wamic<4>
    • Wasco [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasco
      • Wasco [Sherman County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the north of Michigan Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wasco have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wasco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wasco<4>

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Michigan Cemetery.

  • Dufur
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Dufur.
    • Dufur lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of the Michigan Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dufur
  • Grass Valley
  • Maupin
  • Moro
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Moro.
    • Moro lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Michigan Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moro
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • Continue List   (3 more)
    • Tygh Valley
    • Wasco
      • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Wasco.
      • Wasco lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Michigan Cemetery.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wasco

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 11 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Michigan Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • American Legion Cemetery [Sherman County]
  • Bakeoven Cemetery [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bakeoven Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bakeoven Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bakeoven Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Michigan Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakeoven Cemetery
  • Buzan Cemetery [Wasco County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Buzan Cemetery
    • Buzan Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Michigan Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buzan Cemetery
  • Daugherty Family Cemetery [Sherman County]
  • Continue List   (7 more) ...
    • De Moss Cemetery [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the De Moss Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the De Moss Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • De Moss Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Michigan Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Moss Cemetery
    • IOOF Cemetery [Sherman County]
    • Kent IOOF Cemetery [Sherman County]
    • Rice Cemetery [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rice Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rice Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rice Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Michigan Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rice Cemetery
    • Rose Hill Cemetery [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rose Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rose Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Rose Hill Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Michigan Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rose Hill Cemetery
    • Warner Cemetery [Wasco County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Warner Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Warner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Warner Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Michigan Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warner Cemetery
    • Wilcox Cemetery [Sherman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Wilcox Cemetery
      • The Wilcox Cemetery is located 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the north of Kent.To be more accurate, Wilcox Cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast of Michigan Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilcox Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #39559<1>

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Michigan Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1124082  (Michigan Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1124082 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Grass Valley
    • County: Sherman         Elev: 733
    • Location given for GNIS #1124082 (Michigan Cemetery)
    • Lat: 45.3145686           Lon: -120.8306119
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.
  • Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:  #39134

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Oregon

About Sherman County

About Oregon

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Sherman County: www.sherman-county.com/

The official website for State of Oregon: https://www.oregon.gov/

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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Oregon's counties, including Sherman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Michigan Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3146, Longitude: -120.8299    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>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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