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The location of Friedens Cemetery









A visit to the Friedens Cemetery ...

The location of the Friedens 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 Friedens Cemetery ...

The Friedens Cemetery is located in Fort Bend County.

The county seat for Fort Bend County is located in Richmond. Richmond lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of the Friedens Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.4889°   (29° 29' 20")

Lon:   -95.9033°   (-95° 54' 11")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Friedens Cemetery.

Beasley   [Map]     Needville   [Map]    
Boling   [Map]     New Territory   [Map]    
Booth   [Map]     Nottawa   [Map]    
Cumings   [Map]     Orchard   [Map]    
East Bernard   [Map]     Pecan Grove   [Map]    
Fairchilds   [Map]     Pleak   [Map]    
Four Corners   [Map]     Powell Point   [Map]    
Fulshear   [Map]     Richmond   [Map]    
Greatwood Village   [Map]     Rosenberg   [Map]    
Greatwood   [Map]     Simonton   [Map]    
Guy   [Map]     Wallis   [Map]    
Hungerford   [Map]     Weston Lakes   [Map]    
Kendleton   [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 Friedens Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Fort Bend County.

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

Needville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Friedens Cemetery
 
Richmond   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friedens Cemetery
 
Rosenberg   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Friedens Cemetery
 
Wallis   [Map]
 - Located in Austin County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friedens 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 helpful 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 Friedens Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Fort Bend County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Austin County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Fort Bend County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Fort Bend 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 22 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Friedens Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Friedens Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2257031<3>

Cesinger Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Friedens Cemetery

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Friedens Cemetery

Cottonwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Friedens Cemetery

Goss Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Friedens Cemetery

Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Wharton County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Friedens Cemetery

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Friedens Cemetery

Kendleton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Friedens Cemetery

Krasna Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Friedens Cemetery

Lightfoot Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Friedens Cemetery

McNabb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Modena Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Friedens Cemetery

Morton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Kendleton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Friedens Cemetery

Orchard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Friedens Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5834

Powell Point Cemetery   [Map]

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

Routt Point Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Friedens Cemetery

San Gabriel Cemetery Annex   [Map]

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

San Grabiel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Friedens Cemetery

Snake Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

West Gethsemane Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Friedens Cemetery

Wow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Friedens Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Friedens 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 Friedens Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1336217   (Name of Record: Friedens Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fort Bend
Lat: 29.4888526     Lon: -95.9032873   [Map]
Elev: 32         Map Name: Kendleton

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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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Friedens Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4889, Longitude: -95.9033     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Friedens 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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