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Pont Chateau, Quebec

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Our Genealogy Helper for Pont Chateau ...

Although we found mention of Pont Chateau during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Pont Chateau 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 Pont Chateau (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 Pont Chateau. 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.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful 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 Pont Chateau:

  • 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 Pont Chateau ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Pont Chateau.

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 Pont Chateau covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Belvedere Cemetery
  • Huntingdon Protestant Cemetery
  • Ormstown Union Cemetery
  • Lakeview Memorial Gardens
  • Paroisse Sacre-Coeur Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Paroisse Sacre-Coeur Cemetery
    • Paroisse Sacre-Coeur Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the west of Pont Chateau.
    • Paroisse Sacre-Coeur Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Sacre-Coeur Parish Cemetery
    • Sacred Heart Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paroisse Sacre-Coeur Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2518797<3>
  • Sacred Heart Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Hillside Cemetery
    • Chateauguay Protestant Cemetery
    • Kehal Israel Cemetery
    • Kirkhill United Church 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 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south of Pont Chateau.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Bridget's RC 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 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south of Pont Chateau.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Burke 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 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the south of Pont Chateau.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Knoll Cemetery
    • 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 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the south of Pont Chateau.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earlville Cemetery
    • Dunn Cemetery

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

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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 south past Pont Chateau and then turned east". While Pont Chateau could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Pont Chateau 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 Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's 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 Pont Chateau 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 Pont Chateau.
<2>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- Pont Chateau) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pont Chateau. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3289, Longitude: -74.2061    
<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:
<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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