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The location of Gar Cemetery









A visit to the Gar Cemetery ...

The location of the Gar 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 Gar Cemetery ...

The Gar Cemetery is located in Snohomish County. The county seat for Snohomish County is located in Everett.

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

Lat:   47.9201°   (47° 55' 12")

Lon:   -122.1162°   (-122° 6' 58")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 7 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Gar Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Snohomish County.

Cypress Lawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Gar Cemetery
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #76779<3>
 
Floral Hills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Gar Cemetery
 
IOOF Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gar Cemetery
 
Machias Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gar Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2171767
 
Monroe Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gar Cemetery
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Gar 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 Gar Cemetery.

Canyon Park   [Map]     Marysville   [Map]    
Cathcart   [Map]     Mill Creek   [Map]    
Clearview   [Map]     Monroe   [Map]    
Echo Lake   [Map]     Mukilteo   [Map]    
Everett   [Map]     Nelsons Corner   [Map]    
Forest Glade   [Map]     North Creek   [Map]    
Harbour Pointe   [Map]     Northwest Snohomish   [Map]    
Hyland   [Map]     Osborn Corner   [Map]    
Lake Roesiger   [Map]     Paine Field-Lake Stickney   [Map]    
Lake Stevens   [Map]     Picnic Point-North Lynnwood   [Map]    
Lake Stickney   [Map]     Seattle Hill-Silver Firs   [Map]    
Larimers Corner   [Map]     Silver Firs   [Map]    
Machias   [Map]     Snohomish   [Map]    
Maltby   [Map]     Three Lakes   [Map]    
Martha Lake   [Map]     West Lake Stevens   [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 Gar Cemetery. The following communities are located in Snohomish County.

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

Everett   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Gar Cemetery
 
Lake Stevens   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Gar Cemetery
 
Marysville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Gar Cemetery
 
Monroe   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Gar Cemetery
 
Snohomish   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Gar Cemetery

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 helpful 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 Gar Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Snohomish County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clallam 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

 
Mason County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pierce County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Skagit County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1505076   (Name of Record: Gar Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Snohomish
Lat: 47.9200975     Lon: -122.1162412   [Map]
Elev: 22         Map Name: Snohomish

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Washington

About Snohomish County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Snohomish County: www.co.snohomish.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Gar Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9201, Longitude: -122.1162     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Gar 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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