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Our Genealogical Helper for White Pine Haven ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about White Pine Haven (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for White Pine Haven. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for White Pine Haven ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with White Pine Haven.

  • Typical abbreviation for White Pine Haven: White Pine Hvn. (or less commonly used: White Pine Havn.)

Newspapers Published in White Pine Haven ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 77 newspapers that have been published in the area around White Pine Haven.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of White Pine Haven, there are papers which were published within 36 miles [57.9 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for White Pine Haven.

Cemeteries Near White Pine Haven ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of White Pine Haven.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a new browser window will open with a Google map showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery and some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for White Pine Haven covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SE Swedish Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE St. Marys Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Riverside Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  NNW Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Bethesda Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Amberg Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lost Lake Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Pembine Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 11 miles [17.7 km]  
  E Carney Village Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 12 miles [19.3 km]  
  SE Daggett Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Maple Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Swedish Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     


Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<2>

While we didn't find White Pine Haven in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of White Pine Haven.

These communities are listed based on their distance from White Pine Haven, with the one closest to White Pine Haven listed first.

Amberg   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from White Pine Haven
 - Amberg had a post office and railroad service
Talbot (MI)   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from White Pine Haven
 - 1895 population of 28 people
 - Talbot had a post office and no railroad service
Bagley (MI)   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) from White Pine Haven
 - 1895 population of 78 people
 - Bagley had a post office and railroad service
Pembine   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from White Pine Haven
 - Pembine had a post office and railroad service
Cedarville   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from White Pine Haven
 - Cedarville had railroad service and no post office
Daggett (MI)   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from White Pine Haven
 - 1895 population of 112 people (with 248 people in 2017)
 - Daggett had a post office and railroad service
Carney (MI)   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) from White Pine Haven
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 185 people in 2017)
 - Carney had a post office and railroad service
Nadeau (MI)   [Map]
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from White Pine Haven
 - 1895 population of 110 people
 - Nadeau had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around White Pine Haven. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring White Pine Haven in the 1890's.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

White Pine Haven is located in Marinette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marinette County: Dickinson (MI), Menominee (MI), Florence, Forest & Oconto.

Below are the counties that are near White Pine Haven. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to White Pine Haven:

Marinette     (The home county for White Pine Haven)
      Beecher   [Map]   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Pembine   [Map]   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Amberg   [Map]   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Niagara   [Map]   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Wausaukee   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Wausaukee   [Map]   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Wagner   [Map]   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Niagara   [Map]   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Athelstane   [Map]   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Dunbar   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Athelstane   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Middle Inlet   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Gibraltar   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Ellison Bay   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Aurora   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Aurora   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Homestead   [Map]   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Commonwealth   [Map]   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Fern   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Fern - Historic   [Map]   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Florence   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Fence   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Armstrong Creek   [Map]   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Blackwell   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Wabeno   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Lakewood   [Map]   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Brazeau   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Riverview   [Map]   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Delta (MI)
      Bark River (MI)   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Schaffer (MI)   [Map]   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Flat Rock (MI)   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Escanaba (MI)   [Map]   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Cornell (MI)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Chandler (MI)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Wells (MI)   [Map]   NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Saint Nicholas (MI)   [Map]   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
Dickinson (MI)
      Loretto (MI)   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Vulcan (MI)   [Map]   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Norway (MI)   [Map]   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Quinnesec (MI)   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Iron Mountain (MI)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Kingsford (MI)   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Foster City (MI)   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Felch (MI)   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Ralph (MI)   [Map]   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Sagola (MI)   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Turner (MI)   [Map]   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Iron (MI)
      Mansfield (MI) - Historic   [Map]   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Marquette (MI)
      Northland (MI)   [Map]   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Arnold (MI)   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Watson (MI) - Historic   [Map]   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Menominee (MI)
      Carney (MI)   [Map]   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Longrie (MI)   [Map]   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Daggett (MI)   [Map]   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
      Nadeau (MI)   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Koss (MI)   [Map]   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Hermansville (MI)   [Map]   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Stephenson (MI)   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Powers (MI)   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Ingalls (MI)   [Map]   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Spalding (MI)   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Wallace (MI)   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Wilson (MI)   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to White Pine Haven, see our County-by-County Page for White Pine Haven.

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 or 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 are relevant to White Pine Haven:

These websites are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Wisconsin to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Marinette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Door County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Florence County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Forest County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Oconto County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Delta County (MI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dickinson County (MI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Iron County (MI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marquette County (MI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Menominee County (MI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Wisconsin,     of Marinette County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Wisconsin     Cemetery Wiki for Wisconsin
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Wisconsin,     of Marinette 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from White Pine Haven. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- White Pine Haven) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Pine Haven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5636, Longitude: -87.7946     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for White Pine Haven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about White Pine Haven, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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