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The location of Tilton Cemetery









A visit to the Tilton Cemetery ...

The location of the Tilton 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 Tilton Cemetery ...

The Tilton Cemetery is located in Chambers County.

The county seat for Chambers County is located in Anahuac. Anahuac lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast of the Tilton Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.8499°   (29° 50' 59")

Lon:   -94.8102°   (-94° 48' 36")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

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

Ames   [Map]     Highlands   [Map]    
Anahuac   [Map]     Kenefick   [Map]    
Barrett   [Map]     Liberty   [Map]    
Baytown   [Map]     Monroe City   [Map]    
Beach City   [Map]     Mont Belvieu   [Map]    
Channelview   [Map]     Morgan's Point   [Map]    
Chaparral Village   [Map]     Old River-Winfree   [Map]    
Cove   [Map]     Raywood   [Map]    
Crosby   [Map]     Stilson   [Map]    
Dayton   [Map]     Turtle Bayou   [Map]    
Devers   [Map]     Wallisville   [Map]    
Double Bayou   [Map]     Woodson   [Map]    
Hankamer   [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 Tilton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Chambers County.

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

Anahuac   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Tilton Cemetery
 
Baytown   [Map]
 - Located in Harris County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Tilton Cemetery
 
Crosby   [Map]
 - Located in Harris County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Tilton Cemetery
 
Dayton   [Map]
 - Located in Liberty County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Tilton Cemetery
 
Mont Belvieu   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Tilton Cemetery
 
Wallisville   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Tilton 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 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 Tilton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Chambers County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brazoria 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

 
Hardin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harris County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Liberty County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orange County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
San Jacinto County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Texas:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Chambers County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Chambers 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 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Tilton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Albritton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Anahuac Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Barnes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Tilton Cemetery

Barrow Cemetery   [Map]

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

Baxter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Bayshore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Busch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Tilton Cemetery

Cedar Crest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Harris County

A large cemetery that lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Tilton Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2804<3>

Eminence Cemetery   [Map]

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

First United Methodist Cemetery of Mont Belvieu   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Tilton Cemetery

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fisher Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Tilton Cemetery

Godfrey Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lawrence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Tilton Cemetery

Lone Star Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

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

Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Tilton Cemetery

Morgan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Tilton Cemetery

Norris Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Quarters Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Reeves Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sherman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Speight Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Swinney Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Tom Richardson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Tilton Cemetery

Wallisville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Wiggins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Williams Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Tilton Cemetery

Winfree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Tilton Cemetery

Wood Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tilton Cemetery

Worthy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Liberty County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Tilton Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Tilton 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 Tilton Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1376460   (Name of Record: Tilton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Chambers
Lat: 29.8499432     Lon: -94.8102   [Map]
Elev: 8         Map Name: Cove

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Chambers County: www.co.chambers.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' 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 Tilton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8499, Longitude: -94.8102     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Tilton 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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