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The location of St. Joseph Cemetery









A visit to the St. Joseph Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Joseph 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 St. Joseph Cemetery ...

The St. Joseph Cemetery is located in Ellis County. The county seat for Ellis County is located in Waxahachie.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the St. Joseph Cemetery

Lat:   32.3174°   (32° 19' 2")

Lon:   -96.6430°   (-96° 38' 34")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 15 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the St. Joseph Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Austonia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Bardwell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Boren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Crisp Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Dean Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Grady Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Lucille Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Maloney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Palmer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Redwine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Rice Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Navarro County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Sanderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Smith Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Templeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Union Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Alma   [Map]     Garrett   [Map]    
Avalon   [Map]     Ike   [Map]    
Bardwell   [Map]     Italy   [Map]    
Barry   [Map]     Nash   [Map]    
Blooming Grove   [Map]     Palmer   [Map]    
Boz   [Map]     Pecan Hill   [Map]    
Chatfield   [Map]     Red Oak   [Map]    
Crisp   [Map]     Rice   [Map]    
Cryer Creek   [Map]     Rosser   [Map]    
Emhouse   [Map]     Telico   [Map]    
Ennis   [Map]     Walnut Springs   [Map]    
Ferris   [Map]     Waxahachie   [Map]    
Forreston   [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 St. Joseph Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Ellis County.

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

Bardwell   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Barry   [Map]
 - Located in Navarro County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Blooming Grove   [Map]
 - Located in Navarro County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Emhouse   [Map]
 - Located in Navarro County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Ennis   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Ferris   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Italy   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Joseph Cemetery
 
Waxahachie   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Joseph 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 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 St. Joseph Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Ellis County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Anderson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Collin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dallas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Denton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Freestone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hill County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hunt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kaufman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Limestone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McLennan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Navarro County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rockwall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tarrant County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Zandt County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Ellis County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Ellis 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the St. Joseph 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 St. Joseph Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1345962   (Name of Record: Saint Joseph Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Ellis
Lat: 32.317367     Lon: -96.6430461   [Map]
Elev: 149         Map Name: Ennis West

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Ellis County: www.co.ellis.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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the St. Joseph Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3174, Longitude: -96.6430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Joseph Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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