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A visit to the Finnish Cemetery ...

The location of the Finnish 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. Without specifying the cemeteries involved, 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.

The Location of the Finnish Cemetery ...

Jump to Google Maps centered on the Finnish Cemetery

The Finnish Cemetery is located in Lewis County<2>.

The county seat for Lewis County is located in Chehalis. Chehalis lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Finnish Cemetery .

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Finnish Cemetery

Lat:   46.7562°   (46° 45' 22")

Lon:   -123.1932°   (-123° 11' 35")

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

Websites to help with your research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 websites are open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Finnish Cemetery:

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> of the Finnish Cemetery.

  • Adna [Lewis County]
  • Bordeaux [Thurston County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bordeaux
    • Bordeaux [Thurston County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Finnish Cemetery
  • Bucoda [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bucoda
    • Bucoda [Thurston County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Finnish Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bucoda
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucoda<4>
  • Centralia [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centralia
    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Finnish Cemetery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centralia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<4>
  • Continue List   (16 more) ...
    • Chehalis Village [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chehalis Village
      • Chehalis Village [Grays Harbor County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Finnish Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chehalis Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chehalis Village
    • Chehalis [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chehalis
      • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Finnish Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chehalis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<4>
    • Claquato [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claquato
      • Claquato [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Finnish Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claquato
    • Curtis [Lewis County]
    • Doty [Lewis County]
    • Fayette [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
      • Fayette [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Finnish Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Fords Prairie [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fords Prairie
      • Fords Prairie [Lewis County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Finnish Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fords Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fords Prairie
    • Galvin [Lewis County]
    • Grand Mound [Thurston County]
    • Independence [Thurston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [Thurston County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Finnish Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Littlerock [Thurston County]
    • Malone-Porter [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malone-Porter
      • Malone-Porter [Grays Harbor County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Finnish Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malone-Porter
    • Malone [Grays Harbor County]
    • Oakville [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakville
      • Oakville [Grays Harbor County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Finnish Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 697 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakville<4>
    • Pe Ell [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pe Ell
      • Pe Ell [Lewis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Finnish Cemetery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 683 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pe Ell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pe Ell<4>
    • Rochester [Thurston County]

For the full list of neighboring communities with details, please visit our extended 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 Finnish Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lewis County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for The Finnish Cemetery.

  • Bucoda
  • Centralia
  • Chehalis
  • Elma
    • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Elma.
    • Elma lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Finnish Cemetery.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elma
  • Continue List   (4 more) ...
    • Continue List   (4 more)
    • Oakville
    • Pe Ell
      • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Pe Ell.
      • Pe Ell lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Finnish Cemetery.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pe Ell
    • Tenino
      • Jump to our list of Local Newspapers for Tenino.
      • Tenino lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Finnish Cemetery.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tenino

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 10 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Finnish Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

  • Claquato Cemetery [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Claquato Cemetery
    • Claquato Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Finnish Cemetery.
    • Claquato Cemetery has also been known as:
    • Sunset Memorial Gardens
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claquato Cemetery
    • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #76740<5>
  • Fern Hill Cemetery [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Fern Hill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Fern Hill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Fern Hill Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Finnish Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fern Hill Cemetery
  • Grand Mound Cemetery [Thurston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grand Mound Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Grand Mound Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Grand Mound Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Finnish Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Mound Cemetery
  • Greenwood Cemetery [Lewis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Greenwood Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Greenwood Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Greenwood Cemetery lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Finnish Cemetery.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood Cemetery
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greenwood Memorial Park [Lewis County]
    • Mountain View Cemetery [Lewis County]
    • Oakville Pioneer Cemetery [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Oakville Pioneer Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Oakville Pioneer Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakville Pioneer Cemetery
    • Sharon Cemetery [Grays Harbor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sharon Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sharon Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sharon Cemetery lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Finnish Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon Cemetery
    • Sylvan Cemetery [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sylvan Cemetery
      • Sylvan Cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Finnish Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvan Cemetery
    • Washington Lawn Cemetery [Lewis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Washington Lawn Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Washington Lawn Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Washington Lawn Cemetery lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Finnish Cemetery.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington Lawn Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually from newspapers, old books and maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we find it.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that we found useful for the Finnish Cemetery:

  • Referenced GNIS Record ...
  • GNIS ID #1504883  (Finnish Cemetery)
    • Note: GNIS record #1504883 has been archived by the USGS. It is no longer maintained by the USGS, nor can it be retrieved from their website.
    • Class: cemetery         Map Name: Oakville
    • County: Lewis         Elev: 86
    • Location given for GNIS #1504883 (Finnish Cemetery)
    • Lat: 46.7562114           Lon: -123.1931979
    • Open a Google Map centered on the above location.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.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.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Finnish Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7562, Longitude: -123.1932       In this case, the coordinates for the Finnish Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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