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The location of Brookshire Cemetery









A visit to the Brookshire Cemetery ...

The location of the Brookshire 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. 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.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Brookshire Cemetery ...

The Brookshire Cemetery is located in Waller County.

The county seat for Waller County is located in Hempstead. Hempstead lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Brookshire Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Brookshire Cemetery

Lat:   29.7980°   (29° 47' 52")

Lon:   -95.9713°   (-95° 58' 16")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Brookshire Cemetery.

Barker   [Map]     Pin Oak Village   [Map]    
Brazos Country   [Map]     Rexville   [Map]    
Brookshire   [Map]     San Felipe   [Map]    
Cinco Ranch   [Map]     Sealy   [Map]    
Deerfield Village   [Map]     Settlers Village   [Map]    
Frydek   [Map]     Simonton   [Map]    
Fulshear   [Map]     Wallis   [Map]    
Highland Village   [Map]     West Oaks Village   [Map]    
Hockley   [Map]     Westfield Village   [Map]    
Katy   [Map]     Westlake Village   [Map]    
Orchard   [Map]     Westlake   [Map]    
Pattison   [Map]     Weston Lakes   [Map]    

For the full list with details, please visit our 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 Brookshire Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Waller County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Brookshire Cemetery.

Brookshire   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Brookshire Cemetery
 
Katy   [Map]
 - Located in Harris County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Brookshire Cemetery
 
Sealy   [Map]
 - Located in Austin County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Brookshire Cemetery
 
Waller   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Brookshire Cemetery
 
Wallis   [Map]
 - Located in Austin County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

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

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Waller County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Austin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brazoria County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brazos County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Burleson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Colorado County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fort Bend County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Grimes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harris County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Matagorda County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wharton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Waller County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Waller County
 

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.

Disaster Stories from Texas

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Brookshire Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bozeman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Brookshire Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Carrington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Clemons Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Frydek Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Austin County

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1756533<3>

Katy Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5016

Kholor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Kountze Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Little Prayer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Fort Bend County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Pattison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Pool Hill Mason Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Fort Bend County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Brookshire Cemetery

President Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Rosses Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

San Felipe African American Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Austin County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2422208

San Felipe de Austin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Austin County

A large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1967444

Simonton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Fort Bend County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Vesley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Waller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Wendt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Brookshire Cemetery

Wilpitz Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north (N) of the Brookshire Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Brookshire Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Brookshire Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1331326   (Name of Record: Brookshire Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Waller
Lat: 29.7980084     Lon: -95.9713446   [Map]
Elev: 50         Map Name: Brookshire

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Waller County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Waller County: www.co.waller.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Brookshire Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7980, Longitude: -95.9713     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Brookshire Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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.

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