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The location of Fritsche Cemetery









A visit to the Fritsche Cemetery ...

The location of the Fritsche 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 Fritsche Cemetery ...

The Fritsche Cemetery is located in Harris County.

The county seat for Harris County is located in Houston. Houston lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the southeast of the Fritsche Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.0091°   (30° 0' 32")

Lon:   -95.6641°   (-95° 39' 50")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 29 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Fritsche Cemetery.

Bear Creek Village   [Map]     North Houston   [Map]    
Concord Bridge   [Map]     Northmead Village   [Map]    
Copperfield Southcreek Village   [Map]     Oak Creek Village   [Map]    
Cypress   [Map]     Pine Forest Village   [Map]    
Deco   [Map]     Pinehurst   [Map]    
Deerfield Village   [Map]     Pinewood Place   [Map]    
Greenfield Village   [Map]     Settlers Village   [Map]    
Greenwood Forest   [Map]     Somerall   [Map]    
Highland Village   [Map]     Southdown Village   [Map]    
Hockley   [Map]     Stagecoach   [Map]    
Hufsmith   [Map]     Tomball   [Map]    
Jersey Village   [Map]     Westbourne   [Map]    
Klein   [Map]     Westfield Village   [Map]    
Louetta   [Map]     Woodedge Village   [Map]    
Middlegate Village   [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 Fritsche Cemetery. The following communities are located in Harris County.

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

Tomball   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Fritsche 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 either 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 Fritsche Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Harris County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

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

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Harris County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Harris 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 20 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Fritsche Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Montgomery County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Decker Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Montgomery County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Dowdell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Juergens - Martens Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2350054<3>

Klein Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Knigge Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDougle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Meyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Muller Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Perry Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Pillot Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roeder Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. John Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Salem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Salem Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Fritsche Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #6657

Sander Cemetery   [Map]

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

Willow Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Zahn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Fritsche Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Fritsche 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 Fritsche Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1336265   (Name of Record: Fritsche Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Harris
Lat: 30.0091102     Lon: -95.6641119   [Map]
Elev: 47         Map Name: Rose Hill

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Texas

About Harris County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Harris County: www.co.harris.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 '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- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Fritsche Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0091, Longitude: -95.6641     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Fritsche 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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