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The location of Confederate Cemetery









A visit to the Confederate Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Confederate Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Confederate Cemetery (FAG ID #1320359)

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 Confederate Cemetery ...

The Confederate Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located in Brazoria County.

The county seat for Brazoria County is located in Angleton. Angleton lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the southwest of the Confederate Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.4277°   (29° 25' 39")

Lon:   -95.2288°   (-95° 13' 43")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Confederate Cemetery.

Alvin   [Map]     Manvel   [Map]    
Baybrook Village   [Map]     Nassau Bay   [Map]    
Brookside Village   [Map]     Parkwood Village   [Map]    
Carmel Village   [Map]     Pearland   [Map]    
Clear Lake City   [Map]     Quaker Village   [Map]    
Dickinson   [Map]     Santa Fe   [Map]    
Fairway Village   [Map]     South Shore Village   [Map]    
Friendswood   [Map]     Webster   [Map]    
Hillcrest   [Map]     West Oaks Village   [Map]    
Iowa Colony   [Map]     Westwood Village   [Map]    
League City   [Map]     Woodcreek   [Map]    
Liverpool   [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 Confederate Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Brazoria County.

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

Alvin   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Dickinson   [Map]
 - Located in Galveston County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Friendswood   [Map]
 - Located in Galveston County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
La Marque   [Map]
 - Located in Galveston County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
League City   [Map]
 - Located in Galveston County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Confederate Cemetery
 
Pearland   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Confederate 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 professional and volunteer 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 it should be mentioned that 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 Confederate Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Brazoria County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fort Bend County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Galveston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harris County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Liberty County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Matagorda County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waller County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wharton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Brazoria County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Confederate Cemetery (FAG ID #1320359)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Brazoria 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 19 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Confederate Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alta Loma Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Galveston County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Booth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2501

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Galveston County

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Forest Park East Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harris County

A very large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #160064

Garden of Angels Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Grace Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Galveston County

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Houston Memorial Garden   [Map]

Located in Harris County

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Iowa Colony Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west (W) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #4461

Liverpool Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #4884

Magnolia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Galveston County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Manvel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5033

Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Galveston County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Confederate Cemetery

Mustang Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #3793

Oak Park Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1215413

Old Arcadia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Galveston County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Confederate Cemetery

Old Settlers Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5782

Resurrection Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Confederate Cemetery

South Park Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Confederate Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #260683

Thompson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harris County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Confederate Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7585

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Confederate Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Confederate Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Confederate Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Confederate Cemetery.

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #1320359

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Brazoria County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brazoria County: www.brazoria-county.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Confederate Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4277, Longitude: -95.2288     [Map].

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<3>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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