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The location of Security Cemetery









A visit to the Security Cemetery ...

The location of the Security 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 Security Cemetery ...

The Security Cemetery is located in Montgomery County.

The county seat for Montgomery County is located in Conroe. Conroe lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of the Security Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.3185°   (30° 19' 6")

Lon:   -95.2333°   (-95° 13' 59")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Security Cemetery.

Chateau Woods   [Map]     Patton Village   [Map]    
Cleveland   [Map]     Plum Grove   [Map]    
Conroe   [Map]     Porter Heights   [Map]    
Cut and Shoot   [Map]     Porter   [Map]    
Grangerland   [Map]     Roman Forest   [Map]    
Magnolia   [Map]     Shenandoah   [Map]    
New Caney   [Map]     Splendora   [Map]    
Nimrod   [Map]     Willis   [Map]    
North Cleveland   [Map]     Woodbranch   [Map]    
Oak Ridge North   [Map]     Woodloch   [Map]    
Panorama 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 Security Cemetery. The following communities are located in Montgomery County.

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

Conroe   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Security Cemetery
 
Willis   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Security Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 - you should note 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 Security Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Montgomery County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brazoria County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grimes County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hardin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harris County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Houston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
 
Liberty County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
San Jacinto County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Trinity County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tyler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walker County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waller County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Montgomery County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Montgomery 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 18 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Security Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Cleveland Memorial Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #354671<3>

Conroe Memorial Park   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the west (W) of the Security Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #3014

Freeman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Security Cemetery

Hanson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Security Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1977616

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kid Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south (S) of the Security Cemetery

Mizell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Security Cemetery

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west (W) of the Security Cemetery

Pin Oak Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Security Cemetery

Purkerson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in San Jacinto County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Security Cemetery

Roark Cemetery   [Map]

Located in San Jacinto County

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

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the south (S) of the Security Cemetery

Rosewood Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west (W) of the Security Cemetery

Splendora Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Security Cemetery

Squier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in San Jacinto County

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

Vick Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Security Cemetery

Wells Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Security Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Security 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 Security Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1381255   (Name of Record: Security Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Montgomery
Lat: 30.3185442     Lon: -95.2332691   [Map]
Elev: 49         Map Name: Fostoria

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Montgomery County: www.co.montgomery.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 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 Security Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3185, Longitude: -95.2333     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Security 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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