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The location of Woods Cemetery









A visit to the Woods Cemetery ...

We aren't confident of the location of the Woods Cemetery, so consider the above location as an estimate.<1>

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Woods Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<2> website: The Woods Cemetery (FAG ID #7745)

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 Woods Cemetery ...

The Woods Cemetery is located in Brazoria County.

The county seat for Brazoria County is located in Angleton. Angleton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south southeast of the Woods Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   29.3859°   (29° 23' 9")

Lon:   -95.4907°   (-95° 29' 26")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Woods Cemetery has been estimated.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Woods Cemetery.

Alvin   [Map]     Iowa Colony   [Map]    
Angleton   [Map]     Juliff   [Map]    
Arcola   [Map]     Liverpool   [Map]    
Bailey's Prairie   [Map]     Lochridge   [Map]    
Bonney   [Map]     Manvel   [Map]    
Booth   [Map]     Missouri City   [Map]    
Danbury   [Map]     Pearland   [Map]    
Dewalt   [Map]     Rosharon   [Map]    
Fairway Village   [Map]     Sienna Plantation   [Map]    
Fifth Street   [Map]     Thompsons   [Map]    
First Colony   [Map]     Trammels   [Map]    
Fresno   [Map]     West Oaks Village   [Map]    
Hawdon   [Map]     Westwood Village   [Map]    
Holiday 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 Woods Cemetery. The following communities are located in Brazoria County.

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

Alvin   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Woods Cemetery
 
Angleton   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Woods Cemetery
 
Pearland   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Woods 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 - 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 Woods Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Texas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Brazoria County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Austin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chambers County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Colorado 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

 
Harris County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Matagorda County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waller 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 Brazoria County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Texas
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Texas
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Woods Cemetery (FAG ID #7745)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Texas,
Cemeteries of Brazoria 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 11 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Woods Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arcola - Fresno Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Fort Bend County

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

Booth Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2501

Brown - Beard Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Fort Bend County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Woods Cemetery

Dewalt Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Fort Bend County

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the north (N) of the Woods Cemetery

Iowa Colony Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #4461

Manvel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Woods Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5033

New Revelation Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south (S) of the Woods Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2358939

Pilgrim Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Woods Cemetery

Pilgrims, Knights and Daughters Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Woods Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #5989

Providence Baptist Church Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Woods Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2150428

Revelation Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south (S) of the Woods Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Woods Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Woods Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Woods Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Woods Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1350554   (Name of Record: Woods Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Brazoria
Lat: 29.3857949     Lon: -95.4907759   [Map]
Elev: 17         Map Name: Juliff

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #7745

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Brazoria County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brazoria County: www.brazoria-county.com/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Woods Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.3859, Longitude: -95.4907     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Woods Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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