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The location of Mims Cemetery









A visit to the Mims 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 Mims Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Mims Cemetery (FAG ID #2464768)

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 Mims Cemetery ...

The Mims Cemetery is located in Brazoria County.

The county seat for Brazoria County is located in Angleton. Angleton lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the northeast of the Mims Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.0104°   (29° 0' 37")

Lon:   -95.5972°   (-95° 35' 49")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Mims Cemetery.

Angleton   [Map]     Jones Creek   [Map]    
Bailey's Prairie   [Map]     Lake Jackson   [Map]    
Bastrop Beach   [Map]     Old Ocean   [Map]    
Brazoria   [Map]     Oyster Creek   [Map]    
Cedar Lane   [Map]     Richwood   [Map]    
Clute   [Map]     Sargent   [Map]    
Danciger   [Map]     Sweeny   [Map]    
East Columbia   [Map]     Van Vleck   [Map]    
Freeport   [Map]     West Columbia   [Map]    
Holiday Lakes   [Map]     Wild Peach 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 Mims Cemetery. The following communities are located in Brazoria County.

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

Angleton   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mims Cemetery
 
Brazoria   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Mims Cemetery
 
Freeport   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Mims Cemetery
 
Lake Jackson   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Mims Cemetery
 
West Columbia   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Mims Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Mims 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:

Austin 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

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Matagorda 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 Mims Cemetery (FAG ID #2464768)
 
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 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Mims Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Brazoria County.

Brazoria Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2150416

Cedar Lake Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2513725

Galilee MB Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2156979

Gulf Prairie Presbyterian Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Mims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2151129

Jaden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Mims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #4487

Jerusalem Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2155157

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2590637

Old Brazoria Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Mims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1756585

Peaceful Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Mims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #235312

Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Mims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2316771

St. Paul MB Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Mims Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1324650

Sweeny Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #708089

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Mims Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1372104   (Name of Record: Zion Temple Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Brazoria
Lat: 29.0099715     Lon: -95.597447   [Map]
Elev: 5         Map Name: Brazoria

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2464768

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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Mims Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.0104, Longitude: -95.5972     [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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