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The location of Sheldon Union Cemetery









A visit to the Sheldon Union Cemetery ...

The location of the Sheldon Union 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 five sections:

The Location of the Sheldon Union Cemetery ...

The Sheldon Union Cemetery is located in Franklin County. The county seat for Franklin County is located in Saint Albans.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Sheldon Union Cemetery

Lat:   44.9200°   (44° 55' 12")

Lon:   -72.9629°   (-72° 57' 46")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Sheldon Union Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Franklin County.

Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Briggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Culler - Cutler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Diamond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
East Highgate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northwest (NW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
East Sheldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Gallop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Grace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Greens Corner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Highgate Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Highgate Falls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Kirley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Leach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Maple Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Marsh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
New Protestant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
North Sheldon - Fish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Patten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Pond Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Pumpkin Village Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
St. Albans Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
St. Anthonys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
St. Louis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
St. Louis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
St. Rocks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Sheldon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Sheldon Home Association Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Sherwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
South Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
South Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Stimet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Swanton Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Waite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery
 
Willard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Sheldon Union Cemetery

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 Sheldon Union Cemetery.

Abbott's Corner (QC)   [Map]     Oakland   [Map]    
Bakersfield   [Map]     Philipsburg (QC)   [Map]    
Bedford (QC)   [Map]     Pigeon Hill (QC)   [Map]    
Berkshire   [Map]     Saint Albans   [Map]    
Berkshire   [Map]     Saint Albans   [Map]    
Enosburg Falls   [Map]     Saint Armand (QC)   [Map]    
Enosburg   [Map]     Sheldon   [Map]    
Fairfield   [Map]     Stanbridge East (QC)   [Map]    
Franklin   [Map]     Stanbridge Station (QC)   [Map]    
Frelighsburg (QC)   [Map]     Swanton   [Map]    
Highgate   [Map]     Swanton   [Map]    
Joy Hill (QC)   [Map]     Venise en Quebec (QC)   [Map]    
Maquam   [Map]     West Enosburg   [Map]    
North Fairfax   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

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 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 - 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 Sheldon Union Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Vermont:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Franklin County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clinton County (NY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Essex County (NY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Addison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Caledonia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chittenden County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grand Isle County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lamoille County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Vermont:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Sheldon Union 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 Sheldon Union Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1920779   (Name of Record: Sheldon Union Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 44.9200446     Lon: -72.9629106   [Map]
Elev: 124         Map Name: Sheldon Springs

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Vermont

About Franklin County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.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 '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 Sheldon Union Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9200, Longitude: -72.9629     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sheldon Union Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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