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The location of Lummi Cemetery









A visit to the Lummi Cemetery ...

The location of the Lummi 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 Lummi Cemetery ...

The Lummi Cemetery is located in Whatcom County. The county seat for Whatcom County is located in Bellingham.

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

Lat:   48.7790°   (48° 46' 44")

Lon:   -122.6091°   (-122° 36' 32")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Lummi Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Whatcom County.

Bayview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #76707<3>
 
Enterprise Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Green Acres Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Haynie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Lynden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Monumenta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #76933
 
Sunnyland Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lummi Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lummi Cemetery.

Acme   [Map]     Edison   [Map]    
Alger   [Map]     Everson   [Map]    
Anacortes   [Map]     Ferndale   [Map]    
Bellingham   [Map]     Geneva   [Map]    
Birch Bay   [Map]     Indian Village   [Map]    
Blaine   [Map]     Lummi Island   [Map]    
Bow   [Map]     Lummi   [Map]    
Chuckanut Village   [Map]     Lynden   [Map]    
Clearbrook   [Map]     Nooksack   [Map]    
Clipper   [Map]     Olga   [Map]    
Custer   [Map]     Semiahmoo (BC)   [Map]    
Deming   [Map]     Sudden Valley   [Map]    
Eastsound   [Map]     Urban   [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 Lummi Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Whatcom County.

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

Anacortes   [Map]
 - Located in Skagit County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Bellingham   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Blaine   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Deming   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Edison   [Map]
 - Located in Skagit County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Everson   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Ferndale   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Lynden   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Lummi Cemetery
 
Nooksack   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lummi Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin 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 Lummi Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Washington:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Whatcom 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

 
San Juan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Skagit County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Snohomish County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Washington:

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1506378   (Name of Record: Lummi Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Whatcom
Lat: 48.7789972     Lon: -122.6090642   [Map]
Elev: 13         Map Name: Ferndale

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Whatcom County: www.co.whatcom.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 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 Lummi Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7790, Longitude: -122.6091     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lummi 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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