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The location of Washam Cemetery









A visit to the Washam Cemetery ...

The location of the Washam 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 Washam Cemetery ...

The Washam Cemetery is located in Austin County.

The county seat for Austin County is located in Bellville. Bellville lies just to the south southwest of the Washam Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   30.0358°   (30° 2' 8")

Lon:   -96.2002°   (-96° 12' 0")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Washam Cemetery.

Bellville   [Map]     New Wehdem   [Map]    
Bleiblerville   [Map]     Pattison   [Map]    
Brenham   [Map]     Pine Island   [Map]    
Cat Spring   [Map]     Prairie View   [Map]    
Chappell Hill   [Map]     Saint Paul   [Map]    
Frydek   [Map]     San Felipe   [Map]    
Graball   [Map]     Sealy   [Map]    
Hempstead   [Map]     Sempronius   [Map]    
Industry   [Map]     Waller   [Map]    
Kenney   [Map]     Washington   [Map]    
New Ulm   [Map]     Wesley   [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 Washam 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 Washam Cemetery.

Bellville   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Washam Cemetery
 
Brenham   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the Northwest (NW) of the Washam Cemetery
 
Chappell Hill   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Washam Cemetery
 
Hempstead   [Map]
 - Located in Waller County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Washam Cemetery
 
New Ulm   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Washam Cemetery
 
Sealy   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the South (S) of the Washam Cemetery
 
Waller   [Map]
 - Located in Waller County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the East (E) of the Washam Cemetery
 
Washington - Historic   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the North (N) of the Washam 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 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 Washam 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:

Brazos County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Burleson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Colorado County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Fort Bend County:     Cyndi's
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Grimes County:     Cyndi's
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Harris County:     Cyndi's
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Lavaca County:     Cyndi's
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County:     Cyndi's
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Walker County:     Cyndi's
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Waller County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Wharton County:     Cyndi's
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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 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Washam 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Washam Cemetery

Apperson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Washam Cemetery

Atkinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Washam Cemetery

Atkinson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Washam Cemetery

Baptist Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Washam Cemetery

Brast Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Washam Cemetery

Brenham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the northeast (NE) of the Washam Cemetery

Carlisle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north (N) of the Washam Cemetery

Chappell Hill Masonic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Washam Cemetery

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Washam Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #3004<3>

Coshatte Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Washam Cemetery

Dethloff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Washam Cemetery

Frances Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Washam Cemetery

Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Washam Cemetery

Harper Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southeast (SE) of the Washam Cemetery

Hebrew Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Washam Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1029819

Hempstead Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Washam Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #482530

Henson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Washam Cemetery

Holtz Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Washam Cemetery

Ivys Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Washam Cemetery

Jeff Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the southwest (SW) of the Washam Cemetery

Kachele Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Washam Cemetery

Machemehl Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Washam Cemetery

Masonic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Washam Cemetery

Meinecke Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Washam Cemetery

Menke Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Washam Cemetery

Meyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Washam Cemetery

Montgomery Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Washam Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5300

Motley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the north northwest (NNW) of the Washam Cemetery

Muery Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Washam Cemetery

Oak Knoll Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Washam Cemetery

Pfeffer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Washam Cemetery

Phillipsburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west northwest (WNW) of the Washam Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5981

Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south southwest (SSW) of the Washam Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2314897

Pilgrims Rest Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south (S) of the Washam Cemetery

Pleasant Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Washam Cemetery

St. Stanislaus Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the northwest (NW) of the Washam Cemetery

St. Thomas Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Waller County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east southeast (ESE) of the Washam Cemetery

Schulke Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south southeast (SSE) of the Washam Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2535338

Staehle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the east northeast (ENE) of the Washam Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #7057

Streb Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Washam Cemetery

Travis Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the west (W) of the Washam Cemetery

Ueckert Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west southwest (WSW) of the Washam Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Washam 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 Washam Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1349509   (Name of Record: Washam Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Austin
Lat: 30.0357771     Lon: -96.2002396   [Map]
Elev: 79         Map Name: Buckhorn

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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.
<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 Washam Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0358, Longitude: -96.2002     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Washam Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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.
<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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