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Our Genealogy Helper for Plage Saint Francois ...

Although we found mention of Plage Saint Francois during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Plage Saint Francois was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..


We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Plage Saint Francois (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Plage Saint Francois. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Name Variations for Plage Saint Francois ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Plage Saint Francois: Plage St. Francois

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Plage Saint Francois:

  • 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.
    • Stories from New York
    • Stories from Ontario
    • Stories from Quebec

Cemeteries Near Plage Saint Francois ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Plage Saint Francois.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Plage Saint Francois covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Huntingdon Protestant Cemetery
  • Ormstown Union Cemetery
  • North Burke Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the North Burke Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the North Burke Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • North Burke Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Burke Cemetery
  • Hillside Cemetery
  • St. Bridget's RC Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Bridget's RC Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Bridget's RC Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • St. Bridget's RC Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Bridget's RC Cemetery
  • Sandy Knoll Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sandy Knoll Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sandy Knoll Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sandy Knoll Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Knoll Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Earlville Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Earlville Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Earlville Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Earlville Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the southeast of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earlville Cemetery
    • Briggs Street Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Briggs Street Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Briggs Street Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Briggs Street Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the southwest of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briggs Street Cemetery
    • Brayton Hollow Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Brayton Hollow Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Brayton Hollow Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Brayton Hollow Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brayton Hollow Cemetery
    • Riverside Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riverside Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Riverside Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Riverside Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Cemetery
    • Pine Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Grove Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Pine Grove Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Pine Grove Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove Cemetery
    • Constable Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Constable Cemetery
      • Constable Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Constable Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Irish Cemetery
      • Irish Street Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Constable Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2217364<3>
    • St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery
    • United Methodist Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the United Methodist Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the United Methodist Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • United Methodist Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on United Methodist Cemetery
    • Howard Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Howard Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Howard Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Howard Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Plage Saint Francois.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Howard Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Plage Saint Francois. See our List of 1890's Communities around Plage Saint Francois.

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The official website for Province of Quebec: https://www.quebec.ca/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Plage Saint Francois and then turned east". While Plage Saint Francois could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Plage Saint Francois as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Plage Saint Francois could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong . Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Quebec community named Plage Saint Francois.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Plage Saint Francois) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plage Saint Francois. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1833, Longitude: -74.2167    
<3>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.
<4>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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