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The location of Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum









A visit to the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum ...

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 Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum ...

Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum is located in Salt Lake County. The county seat for Salt Lake County is located in Salt Lake City.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum

Lat:   40.7808°   (40° 46' 50")

Lon:   -111.8594°   (-111° 51' 33")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 12 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bountiful Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Davis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77161<2>
 
Brigham Young Family Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #641495
 
Ft. Douglas Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77230
 
Kimball - Whitney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109281
 
Lakeview Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Davis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77300
 
Larkin Sunset Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77303
 
Memory Grove Memorial   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1996401
 
Mt. Olivet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77346
 
Old Deseret Village Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2366411
 
St. Paul's Episcopal Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2296912
 
Sessions Settlement Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Davis County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #109241
 
Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #77494

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum.

Bountiful   [Map]     Maple City   [Map]    
Canyon Rim   [Map]     Millcreek   [Map]    
Clark Village Gardens   [Map]     Mount Olympus   [Map]    
Cottonwood Heights   [Map]     North Salt Lake   [Map]    
Denver City   [Map]     Oakhaven Village   [Map]    
East Millcreek   [Map]     Redwood Village   [Map]    
Foothill Village   [Map]     Salt Lake City   [Map]    
Fort Douglas   [Map]     South Salt Lake   [Map]    
Garden City Addition   [Map]     University Village   [Map]    
Granite   [Map]     Val Verda   [Map]    
Hamilton Village   [Map]     Victory Village   [Map]    
Holladay   [Map]     Vista Village   [Map]    
Jackson Park Village   [Map]     Woods Cross   [Map]    
Lincoln 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 Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Salt Lake County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum.

Bountiful   [Map]
 - Located in Davis County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 
Fort Douglas   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 
Salt Lake City   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum
 
South Salt Lake   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum

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 professional and volunteer 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 might help with the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum:

For pages that are specific to Utah:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Salt Lake County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Box Elder County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Morgan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Summit County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Tooele County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Utah County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wasatch County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Weber County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Utah:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum ...

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 Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1449002   (Name of Record: Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum)

Class: cemetery
County: Salt Lake
Lat: 40.7807794     Lon: -111.8593799   [Map]
Elev: 1482         Map Name: Fort Douglas

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Shrine of Memorial Mausoleum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7808, Longitude: -111.8594     [Map].

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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>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy. 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 gone without an obvious trace.

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