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The location of Sealy Cemetery









A visit to the Sealy Cemetery ...

The location of the Sealy 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 Sealy Cemetery ...

The Sealy Cemetery is located in Austin County.

The county seat for Austin County is located in Bellville. Bellville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Sealy Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.7969°   (29° 47' 48")

Lon:   -96.1516°   (-96° 9' 5")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Sealy Cemetery.

Alleyton   [Map]     Nottawa   [Map]    
Bellville   [Map]     Orchard   [Map]    
Brazos Country   [Map]     Pattison   [Map]    
Brookshire   [Map]     Pin Oak Village   [Map]    
Cat Spring   [Map]     Pine Island   [Map]    
Eagle Lake   [Map]     Rexville   [Map]    
East Bernard   [Map]     San Felipe   [Map]    
Frydek   [Map]     Sealy   [Map]    
Fulshear   [Map]     Sempronius   [Map]    
Katy   [Map]     Simonton   [Map]    
Kenney   [Map]     Wallis   [Map]    
Lissie   [Map]     Weston Lakes   [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 Sealy Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Austin County.

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

Bellville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sealy Cemetery
 
Brookshire   [Map]
 - Located in Waller County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Sealy Cemetery
 
Hempstead   [Map]
 - Located in Waller County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Sealy Cemetery
 
Katy   [Map]
 - Located in Harris County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Sealy Cemetery
 
New Ulm   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sealy Cemetery
 
Sealy   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sealy Cemetery
 
Wallis   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sealy Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Sealy Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Austin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brazoria County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Brazos County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Burleson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Colorado County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fort Bend County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grimes 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

 
Lavaca County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Matagorda County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waller County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington 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 Austin County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas
 

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 16 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sealy Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Abel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Sealy Cemetery

Clemons Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Sealy Cemetery

Frydek Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Sealy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1756533<3>

Glenn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the Sealy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #3823

Holtz Cemetery   [Map]

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

Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2399726

Immaculate Conception Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Sealy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #356779

Kholor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Sealy Cemetery

Macedonia Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Sealy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #4996

Rosses Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

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

San Felipe African American Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2422208

San Felipe de Austin Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Sealy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1967444

Schulke Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2535338

Sealy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Sealy Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #6826

Swearingen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7154

Waller Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Sealy Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Sealy 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 Sealy Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1346850   (Name of Record: Sealy Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Austin
Lat: 29.7968982     Lon: -96.1516277   [Map]
Elev: 53         Map Name: Sealy

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Austin County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Austin County: www.austincounty.com/

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 Sealy Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7969, Longitude: -96.1516     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sealy 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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<4>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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