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The location of Willard Cemetery









A visit to the Willard Cemetery ...

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 Willard Cemetery ...

The Willard 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 Willard Cemetery

Lat:   44.9927°   (44° 59' 33")

Lon:   -72.9482°   (-72° 56' 53")

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 34 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<1> of the Willard Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brewer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Briggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Carman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Culler - Cutler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Deal Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Willard Cemetery
 
East Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Willard Cemetery
 
East Highgate Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Gallop Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Highgate Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Highgate Falls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Hyde Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
J G Saxes Monument   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West (W) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Maple Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Marsh Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
New Protestant Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
North Sheldon - Fish Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Patten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Patton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Pigeon Hill Cemetery (QC)   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Willard Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2287051<2>
 
Prouty Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Willard Cemetery
 
St. Anthonys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
St. Louis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
St. Louis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Willard Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Sheldon Home Association Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Sheldon Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Sherwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West (W) of the Willard Cemetery
 
South Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
South Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Sternes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Stimet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Willard Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Willard Cemetery
 
West Berkshire Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Willard Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 30 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Willard Cemetery.

Abbott's Corner (QC)   [Map]     Philipsburg (QC)   [Map]    
Bedford (QC)   [Map]     Pigeon Hill (QC)   [Map]    
Berkshire   [Map]     Pike River (QC)   [Map]    
Berkshire   [Map]     Richford   [Map]    
Clarenceville (QC)   [Map]     Saint Armand (QC)   [Map]    
Enosburg Falls   [Map]     Saint Ignace de Stanbridge (QC)   [Map]    
Enosburg   [Map]     Saint Ignace de Stanbridge (QC)   [Map]    
Franklin   [Map]     Saint Pierre de Veronne a Pike River (QC)   [Map]    
Frelighsburg (QC)   [Map]     Sheldon   [Map]    
Highgate   [Map]     Stanbridge East (QC)   [Map]    
Joy Hill (QC)   [Map]     Stanbridge Station (QC)   [Map]    
Maquam   [Map]     Swanton   [Map]    
Mystic (QC)   [Map]     Swanton   [Map]    
Notre Dame de Stanbridge (QC)   [Map]     Venise en Quebec (QC)   [Map]    
Notre Dame de Stanbridge (QC)   [Map]     West Enosburg   [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 start with 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 Willard 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

 
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 Willard 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 Willard Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1920814   (Name of Record: Willard Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Franklin
Lat: 44.9928207     Lon: -72.9481853   [Map]
Elev: 110         Map Name: Sheldon Springs

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Willard Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9927, Longitude: -72.9482     [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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