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The location of McNabb Cemetery









A visit to the McNabb Cemetery ...

The location of the McNabb 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 McNabb Cemetery ...

The McNabb Cemetery is located in Fort Bend County.

The county seat for Fort Bend County is located in Richmond. Richmond lies just to the east of the McNabb Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.5822°   (29° 34' 55")

Lon:   -95.8311°   (-95° 49' 51")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the McNabb Cemetery.

Beasley   [Map]     Orchard   [Map]    
Booth   [Map]     Pecan Grove   [Map]    
Cinco Ranch   [Map]     Pin Oak Village   [Map]    
Clodine   [Map]     Pleak   [Map]    
Cumings   [Map]     Powell Point   [Map]    
Fairchilds   [Map]     Richmond   [Map]    
First Colony   [Map]     Rosenberg   [Map]    
Fulshear   [Map]     Simonton   [Map]    
Greatwood Village   [Map]     Sugar Land   [Map]    
Greatwood   [Map]     Thompsons   [Map]    
Kendleton   [Map]     Town West   [Map]    
Mission Bend   [Map]     West Oaks Village   [Map]    
Needville   [Map]     Weston Lakes   [Map]    
New Territory   [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 McNabb Cemetery. The following communities are located in Fort Bend County.

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

Needville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the McNabb Cemetery
 
Richmond   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the McNabb Cemetery
 
Rosenberg   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the McNabb Cemetery
 
Sugar Land   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the McNabb Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to 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 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 McNabb 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
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Brazoria County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Colorado County:     Cyndi's
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Galveston County:     Cyndi's
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Grimes County:     Cyndi's
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Harris County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Matagorda County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Waller County:     Cyndi's
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Washington 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 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 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the McNabb Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Fort Bend County.

Briscoe Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the McNabb Cemetery

Byrd Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2257031<3>

Cottonwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the McNabb Cemetery

Friedens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the McNabb Cemetery

Goss Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the McNabb Cemetery

Little Prayer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the McNabb Cemetery

Modena Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the McNabb Cemetery

Morton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the McNabb Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the McNabb Cemetery

New Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the McNabb Cemetery

Orchard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the McNabb Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5834

Pool Hill Mason Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the McNabb Cemetery

San Gabriel Cemetery Annex   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the McNabb Cemetery

San Grabiel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the McNabb Cemetery

Sandberry Cemetery   [Map]

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

West Gethsemane Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the McNabb Cemetery

Wow Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the McNabb Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the McNabb 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 McNabb Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1341266   (Name of Record: McNabb Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Fort Bend
Lat: 29.5821818     Lon: -95.8310629   [Map]
Elev: 31         Map Name: Richmond

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The official website for Fort Bend County: www.co.fort-bend.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 McNabb Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5822, Longitude: -95.8311     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the McNabb 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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