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A visit to the Saint Johns Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Johns Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

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 St. Johns Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the St. Johns Cemetery

The St. Johns Cemetery is located in Cumberland County<2>.

The county seat for Cumberland County is located in Carlisle. Carlisle lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the west of the St. Johns Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the St. Johns Cemetery

Lat:   40.2320°   (40° 13' 55")

Lon:   -76.9566°   (-76° 57' 23")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the St. Johns Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 websites are open to everyone.

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within Less than 2 miles<3> of the St. Johns Cemetery.

  • Allenview [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allenview
    • Allenview [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of St. Johns Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allenview
  • Andersontown [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andersontown
    • Andersontown [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of St. Johns Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andersontown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Andersontown
  • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Hill
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,919 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<4>
  • Edgemont [Dauphin County]
  • Continue List   (23 more) ...
    • Enola [Cumberland County]
    • Good Hope [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
      • Good Hope [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northwest of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
      • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<4>
    • Hillside Village [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside Village
      • Hillside Village [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside Village
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<4>
    • Lisburn [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lisburn
      • Lisburn [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lisburn
    • Lower Allen [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Allen
      • Lower Allen [Cumberland County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Allen have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Allen
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsburg
      • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<4>
    • Nauvoo [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nauvoo
      • Nauvoo [York County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nauvoo
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<4>
    • New Kingstown [Cumberland County]
    • Paxtang [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paxtang
      • Paxtang [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,546 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paxtang have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxtang
    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penbrook
      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,976 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penbrook
    • Roxbury [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roxbury
      • Roxbury [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roxbury
    • Rudytown [York County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rudytown
      • Rudytown [York County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Rudytown. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Shiremanstown [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiremanstown
      • Shiremanstown [Cumberland County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the south of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiremanstown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiremanstown
    • Siddonsburg [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Siddonsburg
      • Siddonsburg [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Siddonsburg
    • Sporting Hill [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sporting Hill
      • Sporting Hill [Cumberland County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the northwest of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sporting Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sporting Hill
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,957 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<4>
    • Trindle Springs [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trindle Springs
      • Trindle Springs [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trindle Springs
    • West Fairview [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Fairview
      • West Fairview [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Fairview
    • Westwood Village [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westwood Village
      • Westwood Village [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westwood Village
    • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wormleysburg
      • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wormleysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wormleysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wormleysburg<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 St. Johns Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cumberland County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Johns Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Bakers Church Cemetery [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bakers Church Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bakers Church Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bakers Church Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Johns Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakers Church Cemetery
  • Baldwin Cemetery [Dauphin County]
  • Beth El Cemetery [Dauphin County]
  • Calvary Cemetery [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Calvary Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Calvary Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvary Cemetery
  • Continue List   (32 more) ...
    • Chestnut Grove Cemetery [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chestnut Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chestnut Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Chestnut Grove Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Grove Cemetery
    • Chestnut Hill Cemetery [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chestnut Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chestnut Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Hill Cemetery
    • Crossroads Cemetery [York County]
    • Dauphin County Cemetery [Dauphin County]
    • East Harrisburg Cemetery [Dauphin County]
    • Enola Cemetery [Cumberland County]
    • Fairview Bethel Cemetery [York County]
    • Harrisburg Cemetery [Dauphin County]
    • Holy Cross Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Holy Cross Cemetery
      • Holy Cross Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holy Cross Cemetery
    • Lantz Cemetery [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Lantz Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Lantz Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lantz Cemetery
    • Longsdorf Cemetery [Cumberland County]
    • Midland Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Midland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Midland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Midland Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland Cemetery
    • Mt. Moriah Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Moriah Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Moriah Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Moriah Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Moriah Cemetery
    • Mt. Olivet Cemetery [York County]
    • Mt. Zion Cemetery [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Zion Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Mt. Zion Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Mt. Zion Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Zion Cemetery
    • Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery [York County]
    • Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery [Cumberland County]
    • Myers Cemetery [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Myers Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Myers Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Myers Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myers Cemetery
    • Oak Grove Cemetery [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oak Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oak Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Oak Grove Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove Cemetery
    • Paxtang Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Paxtang Cemetery
      • Paxtang Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Paxtang Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Paxtang Presbyterian Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxtang Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #45738<6>
    • Perry Heights Cemetery [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Perry Heights Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Perry Heights Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Perry Heights Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perry Heights Cemetery
    • Poplar Church Cemetery [Cumberland County]
    • Prospect Hill Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Prospect Hill Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Prospect Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Prospect Hill Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prospect Hill Cemetery
    • Rolling Green Memorial Gardens [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Rolling Green Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Rolling Green Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolling Green Memorial Gardens
    • Roof Memorial Park [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Roof Memorial Park
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Roof Memorial Park have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roof Memorial Park
    • St. Johns Cemetery [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Johns Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Johns Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Johns Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Johns Cemetery
    • Salem UMC Cemetery [York County]
    • Shoops Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shoops Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shoops Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shoops Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoops Cemetery
    • Shoops Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shoops Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shoops Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Shoops Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoops Cemetery
    • War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on War of 1812 Memorial Cemetery
    • William Howard Day Cemetery [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the William Howard Day Cemetery
      • The William Howard Day Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Harrisburg.More accurately, William Howard Day Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • William Howard Day Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Day Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on William Howard Day Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #44666<6>
    • Woodlawn Memorial Gardens [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Woodlawn Memorial Gardens lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Johns Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlawn Memorial Gardens

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 St. Johns Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1186061  (Saint Johns Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1186061 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: Lemoyne
    • County: Cumberland         Elev: 131
    • Location given for GNIS #1186061 (Saint Johns Cemetery)
    • Lat: 40.2320341           Lon: -76.9566417
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Cumberland, 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' (or point-to-point) 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 St. Johns Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2320, Longitude: -76.9566       In this case, the coordinates for the St. Johns Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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 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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