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Our Genealogical Helper for Albert Place ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Albert Place (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Albert Place. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Albert Place ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Albert Place.

  • Typical abbreviation for Albert Place: Albert Pl. (or less commonly used: Albert Plc.)

Newspapers Published in Albert Place ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 157 newspapers that have been published in the area around Albert Place.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Albert Place, there are papers which were published within Less than 2 miles<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Albert Place.

Cemeteries Near Albert Place ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Albert Place.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Albert Place covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NE Brigham Young Family Memorial Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NE Kimball - Whitney Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Memory Grove Memorial   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  E Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Montefiore Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE B'Nai Israel Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Salt Lake City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum   [Map]     
  ENE Shaarey Tzedek Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  S Taylorsville Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Old Deseret Village Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  E Ft. Douglas Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW Valley View Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Elysian Burial Gardens   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSE Murray City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SE Holladay Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Redwood Memorial Estates Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Bountiful Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Sessions Settlement Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  S West Jordan City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Cutler Hill Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Midvale City Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NNE Lakeview Memorial Park   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N Daniel Wood Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  N David Wood Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Pleasant Green Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE Union Fort Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Union Fort Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  


Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Albert Place in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Albert Place.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Albert Place, with the one closest to Albert Place listed first.

Salt Lake City   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) from Albert Place
 - 1895 population of 44,843 people (with 200,544 people in 2017)
 - Salt Lake City had a post office and railroad service
Buena Vista   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) from Albert Place
 - Buena Vista had railroad service and no post office
Sugar House - Historic   [Map]
 - While Sugar House was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Albert Place
 - Sugar House had railroad service and no post office
Williams   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Albert Place
 - Williams had railroad service and no post office
Granger   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Albert Place
 - Granger had a post office and no railroad service
Fort Douglas   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Albert Place
 - Fort Douglas had a post office and no railroad service
Hot Springs   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) from Albert Place
 - Hot Springs had railroad service and no post office
El Dorado   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Albert Place
 - El Dorado had railroad service and no post office

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Albert Place. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Albert Place in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Albert Place is located in Salt Lake County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Salt Lake County: Davis, Morgan, Summit, Tooele, Utah & Wasatch.

Below are the counties that are near Albert Place. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Albert Place:

Salt Lake     (The home county for Albert Place)
      Granite   [Map]   E   Less than 2 miles
      Salt Lake City   [Map]   NE   Less than 2 miles
      Lincoln Village   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Jackson Park Village   [Map]   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Victory Village   [Map]   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Redwood Village   [Map]   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Clark Village Gardens   [Map]   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      South Salt Lake   [Map]   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Garden City Addition   [Map]   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Foothill Village   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Fort Douglas   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      University Village   [Map]   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Denver City   [Map]   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
      North Salt Lake   [Map]   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Val Verda   [Map]   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Oakhaven Village   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Woods Cross   [Map]   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Bountiful   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Cottonwood Heights   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      West Bountiful   [Map]   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Center Village   [Map]   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Benchmark Village   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Centerville   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Chase Lane Village   [Map]   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Aegean Village   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Morgan   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Enterprise   [Map]   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Devils Slide   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Croydon   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Altus - Historic   [Map]   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Summit Park   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Snyderville   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      North Snyderville Basin   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      South Snyderville Basin   [Map]   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Silver Creek Junction   [Map]   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Park City   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Rockport - Historic   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Wanship   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Henefer   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hoytsville   [Map]   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Coalville   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Echo   [Map]   NE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Lake Point   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Stansbury park   [Map]   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Erda   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Tooele   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Burmester   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Bauer   [Map]   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Grantsville   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Ophir   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Stockton   [Map]   SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Batesville - Historic   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Mercur - Historic   [Map]   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rush Valley   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Timpie - Historic   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Alpine   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Highland   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Lehi   [Map]   S   23 miles [37 km]
      Cedar Hills   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Mutual Dell   [Map]   SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      American Fork   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Pleasant Grove   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Saratoga Springs   [Map]   S   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Cedar Fort   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Aspen Grove   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Eagle Mountain   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Lindon   [Map]   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Sundance   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Mound City   [Map]   SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Cranmer   [Map]   E   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Hideout   [Map]   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Midway   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Charleston   [Map]   SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Heber City   [Map]   SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Daniel   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Wallsburg   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Timber Lakes   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Uintah   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Uintah Village   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Hidden Village   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Riverdale   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Roy   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Washington Terrace   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Greenwood Village   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Hooper   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      South Ogden   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Tri-S Village Estates   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Westlake Village   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Evona   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      West Haven   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Albert Place, see our County-by-County Page for Albert Place.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or 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 - 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 are relevant to Albert Place:

These websites are specific to Utah:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Utah to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Salt Lake County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Davis County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Morgan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Summit County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Tooele County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Utah County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wasatch County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Weber County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      

Cemetery Information and Directories for Utah:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Utah,     of Salt Lake County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Utah     Cemetery Wiki for Utah
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Utah,     of Salt Lake 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 Utah

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Utah

About Salt Lake County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Albert Place. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Salt Lake County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Albert Place. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Albert Place) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Albert Place. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7505, Longitude: -111.9230     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Albert Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Albert Place, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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