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Our Genealogical Helper for Port de Grave ...

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 which surrounded our ancestors and that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Port de Grave (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 organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Port de Grave. 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 Port de Grave ...

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 Port de Grave.

  • Typical abbreviation for Port de Grave: Prt. De Grave

Cemeteries Near Port de Grave ...

We are looking for information about cemeteries in the area around Port de Grave. We would like to know the formal name and GPS location of the cemetery, whether the cemetery is historic, abandoned or still in use. If it applies, we would also like to learn of any past or alternate names that the cemetery has been known by.

If you don't know the GPS location (ie- the latitude/longitude) of a cemetery, please use our Map Page for Port de Grave to determine the cemetery's position (the instructions for finding the latitude/longitude can be found below the map).

Websites to Help Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, CanadaGenWeb Project, or 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 - 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 Port de Grave:

For pages that are specific to Newfoundland and Labrador:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     CanadaGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Newfoundland and Labrador:

Cyndi's List:     Cemeteries of Newfoundland and Labrador
Canada GenWeb:     Cemetery Project for Newfoundland and Labrador
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Newfoundland and Labrador
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page
Gravemarker Gallery:     Directory for Newfoundland and Labrador
Internment.net:     Cemeteries of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Port de Grave. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.


The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Port de Grave:

Panoramio.com


 
 
 

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