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The location of Dewatto Cemetery









A visit to the Dewatto Cemetery ...

The location of the Dewatto 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 six sections:

The Location of the Dewatto Cemetery ...

The Dewatto Cemetery is located in Mason County. The county seat for Mason County is located in Shelton.

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

Lat:   47.4981°   (47° 29' 53")

Lon:   -122.9932°   (-122° 59' 35")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 18 cemeteries that are within 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> of the Dewatto Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Forest Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #76807<3>
 
Fraola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East (E) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Ivy Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
K P Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Lakebay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Miller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Minter Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<4>
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 - Location is estimated
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #865976
 
Pearson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Rosedale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Shelton Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Silverdale Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Sunset Lane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Tracyton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Twin Firs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #435011
 
Vaughn Bay Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Veterans Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dewatto 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 Dewatto Cemetery.

Allyn   [Map]     Hoodsport   [Map]    
Bayshore   [Map]     Lilliwaup   [Map]    
Belfair   [Map]     Mohrweis   [Map]    
Bethel   [Map]     Navy Yard City   [Map]    
Bremerton   [Map]     Port Orchard   [Map]    
Brinnon   [Map]     Potlatch   [Map]    
Burley   [Map]     Seabeck   [Map]    
Crosby   [Map]     Sheridan   [Map]    
East Port Orchard   [Map]     Silverdale   [Map]    
Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake   [Map]     Skokomish   [Map]    
Gorst   [Map]     Tahuya   [Map]    
Grapeview   [Map]     Tracyton   [Map]    
Herron Island   [Map]     Vaughn   [Map]    
Holly   [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 Dewatto Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mason County.

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

Allyn   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Belfair   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Bremerton   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Burley   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Hoodsport   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Port Orchard   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Silverdale   [Map]
 - Located in Kitsap County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Dewatto Cemetery
 
Vaughn   [Map]
 - Located in Pierce County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Dewatto Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 Dewatto Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mason County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clallam County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grays Harbor County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Island County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
King County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kitsap County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pierce County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Snohomish County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Thurston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Dewatto 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 Dewatto Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1518734   (Name of Record: Dewatto Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mason
Lat: 47.4981488     Lon: -122.9932087   [Map]
Elev: 64         Map Name: Lake Wooten

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Mason County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mason County: www.co.mason.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Dewatto Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4981, Longitude: -122.9932     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Dewatto Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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<4>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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