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A visit to the Saint Joseph Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Joseph 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. Joseph Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the St. Joseph Cemetery

The St. Joseph Cemetery is located in Chester County<2>.

The county seat for Chester County is located in West Chester. West Chester lies just to the east southeast of the St. Joseph Cemetery .

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

Lat:   39.9901°   (39° 59' 24")

Lon:   -75.7152°   (-75° 42' 54")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the St. Joseph 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 like to start with 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. Joseph Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the St. Joseph Cemetery.

  • Anselma [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anselma
    • Anselma [Chester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anselma
  • Birmingham [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Chester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Birmingham have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
  • Caln [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caln
    • Caln [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the west of St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caln have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caln
  • Caswallen [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caswallen
    • Caswallen [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of St. Joseph Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caswallen
  • Continue List   (21 more) ...
    • Chester Springs [Chester County]
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coatesville
      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,006 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<4>
    • Corinne [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinne
      • Corinne [Chester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinne
    • Coventry Village [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coventry Village
      • Coventry Village [Chester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coventry Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coventry Village
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downingtown
      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the north of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<4>
    • Exton [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exton
      • Exton [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exton<4>
    • Hamorton [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamorton
      • Hamorton [Chester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamorton have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamorton
    • Lyndell [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndell
      • Lyndell [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyndell
    • Marlboro [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlboro
      • Marlboro [Chester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlboro
    • Milford Mills [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford Mills
      • Milford Mills [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford Mills
    • Modena [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Modena
      • Modena [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Modena have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Modena
    • Mortonville [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mortonville
      • Mortonville [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mortonville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mortonville
    • Red Lion [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Lion
      • Red Lion [Chester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Lion have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lion
    • South Coatesville [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Coatesville
      • South Coatesville [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,499 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Coatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Coatesville
    • Suburban Village [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Suburban Village
      • Suburban Village [Chester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Suburban Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Suburban Village
    • Thorndale [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorndale
      • Thorndale [Chester County] lies less than 2 miles<3> to the west of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorndale have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorndale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thorndale<4>
    • Unionville [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Unionville
      • Unionville [Chester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
    • West Chester [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Chester
      • West Chester [Chester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,048 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<4>
    • West Goshen [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Goshen
      • West Goshen [Chester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Goshen
    • Whitford [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitford
      • Whitford [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitford
    • Youngsburg [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Youngsburg
      • Youngsburg [Chester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Joseph Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Youngsburg

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. Joseph Cemetery. The following communities are located in Chester County.

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Joseph Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Chester County.

  • Beth Israel Cemetery [Chester County]
  • Bible Baptist Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Bible Baptist Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Bible Baptist Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Bible Baptist Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of St. Joseph Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bible Baptist Cemetery
  • Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of St. Joseph Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham Lafayette Cemetery
  • Chestnut Grove Cemetery Annex [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chestnut Grove Cemetery Annex
    • The Chestnut Grove Cemetery Annex is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the northwest of West Chester.
    • Chestnut Grove Cemetery Annex has also been known as:
    • Chestnut Grove Annex Cemetery
    • Oaklands Cemetery Annex
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut Grove Cemetery Annex
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #44579<5>
  • Continue List   (27 more) ...
    • Chestnut Grove Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Doe Run Cemetery [Chester County]
    • East Goshen Bible Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the East Goshen Bible Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the East Goshen Bible Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • East Goshen Bible Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Goshen Bible Cemetery
    • Ebenezer AME Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ebenezer AME Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Ebenezer AME Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Ebenezer AME Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Ebenezer AME Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Chester Valley AME Cemetery
      • Valley Hill Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ebenezer AME Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2351899<5>
    • Fairview Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fairview Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fairview Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Cemetery
    • Fallowfield Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fallowfield Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fallowfield Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Fallowfield Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fallowfield Cemetery
    • Friendship Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Friendship Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Friendship Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Friendship Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship Cemetery
    • Green Mount Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Grove Methodist Church Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Haym Salomon Memorial Park [Chester County]
    • Hicksite Friends Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Immaculata Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Immaculata Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Immaculata Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Immaculata Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Immaculata Cemetery
    • Longwood Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Longwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Longwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Longwood Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longwood Cemetery
    • Marshallton UMC Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Mt. Olive African American Methodist Episcopal Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mt. Olive African American Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Mt. Olive African American Methodist Episcopal Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
      • Mt. Olive African American Methodist Episcopal Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Mt. Olive African American Methodist Episcopal Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Club Hill African American Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
      • West Marlborough African American Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mt. Olive African American Methodist Episcopal Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2136595<5>
    • Oakland Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oakland Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oakland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakland Cemetery
    • Oakland Friends Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Oaklands Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Philadelphia Memorial Park [Chester County]
    • Polish Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Polish Cemetery
      • Polish Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Polish Cemetery
    • Rolling Green Memorial Park [Chester County]
    • St. Agnes Cemetery [Chester County]
    • St. Cecilia Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Cecilia Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Cecilia Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Cecilia Cemetery
    • St. Patrick's Cemetery [Chester County]
    • Ukrainian Cemetery [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Ukrainian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Ukrainian Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Ukrainian Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of St. Joseph Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ukrainian Cemetery
    • Union Hill Cemetery [Chester County]
    • West Marlborough AME Cemetery [Chester County]

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. Joseph Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1186187  (Saint Joseph Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1186187 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: Unionville
    • County: Chester         Elev: 167
    • Location given for GNIS #1186187 (Saint Joseph Cemetery)
    • Lat: 39.9901073           Lon: -75.71522
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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The official website for Chester County: www.chesco.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

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 Chester, 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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the St. Joseph Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9901, Longitude: -75.7152       In this case, the coordinates for the St. Joseph 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>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.
<6>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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