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(Whitman County, Washington)


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The location of Goldenrod Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Goldenrod Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Goldenrod Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 Goldenrod Cemetery...

The Goldenrod Cemetery is located in Whitman County. The county seat for Whitman County is located in Colfax.

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

Lat:   47.2116°   (47° 12' 41")

Lon:   -117.0738°   (-117° 4' 25")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Goldenrod Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Goldenrod Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Whitman County.

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

Elberton   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Fairfield   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Farmington   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Garfield   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Latah   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Malden   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Oakesdale   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Palouse   [Map]
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the South (S) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Plummer   [Map]
 - Located in Benewah County (ID)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Rockford   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Rosalia   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Spangle   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Tekoa   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Worley   [Map]
 - Located in Kootenai County (ID)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Goldenrod Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Goldenrod Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Evergreen Cemetery (ID)   [Map]
 - Located in Benewah County (ID)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Fairfield Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Farmington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Farmington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Latah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Lone Pine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Mountain View Cemetery (ID)   [Map]
 - Located in Benewah County (ID)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Oakesdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Riggs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Rosalia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Rosalia IOOF Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Rosewood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Spokane County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Goldenrod Cemetery
 
Silver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Goldenrod Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Goldenrod Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]Garfield   [Map]Rockford   [Map]
Chatcolet (ID)   [Map]Grinnell   [Map]Rosalia   [Map]
De Smet (ID)   [Map]Latah   [Map]Steptoe   [Map]
Elberton   [Map]Malden   [Map]Tekoa   [Map]
Fairfield   [Map]Oakesdale   [Map]Tensed (ID)   [Map]
Farmington   [Map]Plummer (ID)   [Map]Waverly   [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, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Goldenrod Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Whitman County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benewah County (ID):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Kootenai County (ID):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Latah County (ID):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Nez Perce County (ID):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shoshone County (ID):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Garfield County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lincoln County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Spokane County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1505171   (Name of Record: Goldenrod Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Whitman
Lat: 47.2115645     Lon: -117.0737877   [Map]
Elev: 800         Map Name: Tekoa

Other Roadside Stops ...



Cities, Towns and Villages of Washington

About Whitman County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: www.access.wa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2116, Longitude: -117.0738     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Goldenrod Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Goldenrod Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . 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.

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