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Our Genealogy Helper for Saint Thomas de Soulanges ...

Although we found mention of Saint Thomas de Soulanges during our research, we really don't have any information about it.<1> Given the context of how Saint Thomas de Soulanges was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's 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 Saint Thomas de Soulanges (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 Saint Thomas de Soulanges. 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.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Saint Thomas de Soulanges ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

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

  • Typical abbreviation for Saint Thomas de Soulanges: St. Thomas De Soulanges

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 Saint Thomas de Soulanges:

  • 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 Saint Thomas de Soulanges ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.

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 Saint Thomas de Soulanges covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Huntingdon Protestant Cemetery
  • Paroisse Sacre-Coeur Cemetery
  • Sacred Heart Cemetery
    • Sacred Heart Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the west of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sacred Heart Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sacred Heart Cemetery
  • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the south of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the St. Bridget's RC Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on St. Bridget's RC Cemetery
  • Ormstown Union Cemetery
  • 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 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the south of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the North Burke Cemetery
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Burke Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the south of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Briggs Street Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Briggs Street Cemetery
    • Hillside Cemetery
    • Elmwood Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Elmwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Elmwood Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southwest of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Elmwood Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmwood Cemetery
    • 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 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the south of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Riverside Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside Cemetery
    • 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 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the southeast of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sandy Knoll Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Knoll Cemetery
    • Belvedere Cemetery
    • 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 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the south of Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Pine Grove Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Grove Cemetery
    • Kirkhill United Church Cemetery
    • North Branch Cemetery

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

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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 north past Saint Thomas de Soulanges and then turned east". While Saint Thomas de Soulanges could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Saint Thomas de Soulanges 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 Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller 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 Saint Thomas de Soulanges 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 Saint Thomas de Soulanges.
<2>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- Saint Thomas de Soulanges) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Thomas de Soulanges. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2431, Longitude: -74.2969    
<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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