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(Washington County, Pennsylvania)


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Profile for the Calvary Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Calvary Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

Introduction ...

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.

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The Location of the Calvary Cemetery...

The Calvary Cemetery is located in Washington County. The county seat for Washington County is located in Washington.

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

Lat:   40.1279°   (40° 7' 40")

Lon:   -79.9028°   (-79° 54' 10")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Calvary Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

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

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

Belle Vernon   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<3> to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
California   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Charleroi   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Donora   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Fayette City   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Monessen   [Map]
 - Located in Westmoreland County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Monongahela   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Roscoe   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Calvary Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Calvary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Belle Vernon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Westmoreland County
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #44362<4>
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
East Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Westmoreland County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Eastern Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Gibson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Westmoreland County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Gilmore Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Grandview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Westmoreland County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Gregg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South (S) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Grimes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Havely Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Holy Name Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Westmoreland County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Horseshoe Bend Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Maple Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Monongahela Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #45444
 
Mt. Auburn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Ohar Sholom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
St. Clements Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
St. Domanick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
St. Hyacinth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Westmoreland County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
St. Lukes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Taylor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Allegheny County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Calvary Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Calvary Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within Less than 2 miles of the Calvary Cemetery.

Allenport   [Map]Donora   [Map]Monongahela   [Map]
Arnold City   [Map]Dunlevy   [Map]Newell   [Map]
Baidland   [Map]Elco   [Map]North Belle Vernon   [Map]
Belle Vernon   [Map]Fairhope   [Map]North Charleroi   [Map]
Brownstown   [Map]Fayette City   [Map]Roscoe   [Map]
California   [Map]Kenneth   [Map]Speers   [Map]
Charleroi   [Map]Long Branch   [Map]Stockdale   [Map]
Coal Center   [Map]Lynnwood   [Map]Sudan   [Map]
Daisytown   [Map]Monessen   [Map]Twilight   [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 first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Calvary Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Pennsylvania:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Garrett County (MD):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Belmont County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbiana County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (OH):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Allegheny County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Armstrong County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Beaver County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Butler County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Greene County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Indiana County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Somerset County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Westmoreland County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brooke County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Hancock County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marion County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marshall County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monongalia County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ohio County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Preston County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Taylor County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wetzel County (WV):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Pennsylvania:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Pennsylvania,     of Washington County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Pennsylvania
FamilySearch.org:     Cemetery Wiki for Pennsylvania
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Pennsylvania,     of Washington 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 Pennsylvania

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Calvary Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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 Calvary Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1170908   (Name of Record: Calvary Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 40.1278501     Lon: -79.9028259   [Map]
Elev: 284         Map Name: Monongahela

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: www.state.pa.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1279, Longitude: -79.9028     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Calvary Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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