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Our Genealogical Helper for Turks Gut ...

Note #1: While our information shows that the community of Turks Gut is historic,<1> we want to be sure that it has a presence on our Gazetteer. As we gather information about Turks Gut, we'll be sure to add our findings.



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 Turks Gut (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 Turks Gut. 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 Turks Gut ...

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 Turks Gut.

  • While the name of this community is Turks Gut, be aware that it's the common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Turks Gut may originally have been Turk's Gut.
  • Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Turks Gut might be written as Turk Gut.

Cemeteries Near Turks Gut ...

We are looking for information about cemeteries in the area around Turks Gut. 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 Turks Gut 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 begin 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 it should be mentioned 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 are relevant to Turks Gut:

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

While Turks Gut is historic, the Panormaio photo collection might have pictures from the area where Turks Gut was located:

Panoramio.com





Footnotes ...

<1>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 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 Turks Gut, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Turks Gut.



 
 
 

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