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The location of Antioch Cemetery









A visit to the Antioch Cemetery ...

The location of the Antioch 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 Antioch Cemetery ...

The Antioch Cemetery is located in Jones County.

The county seat for Jones County is located in Anamosa. Anamosa lies just to the west northwest of the Antioch Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Antioch Cemetery

Lat:   42.0856°   (42° 5' 8")

Lon:   -91.2113°   (-91° 12' 40")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Antioch Cemetery.

Amber   [Map]     Mount Vernon   [Map]    
Anamosa   [Map]     Olin   [Map]    
Center Junction   [Map]     Onslow   [Map]    
Clarence   [Map]     Oxford Junction   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Oxford Mills   [Map]    
Langworthy   [Map]     Prairieburg   [Map]    
Lisbon   [Map]     Springville   [Map]    
Martelle   [Map]     Stanwood   [Map]    
Mechanicsville   [Map]     Stone City   [Map]    
Monticello   [Map]     Viola   [Map]    
Morley   [Map]     Wyoming   [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 Antioch Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jones County.

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

Anamosa   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Central City   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Clarence   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Lisbon   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Mechanicsville   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Monmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Monticello   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Mount Vernon   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Olin   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Springville   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Stanwood   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery
 
Wyoming   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Antioch Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 might help with the Antioch Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jones County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Black Hawk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clayton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clinton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Delaware County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dubuque County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jo Daviess County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Antioch Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Amber Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Boot Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Cass Congregational Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Center Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Edinburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Forest Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Four Horn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Fremont Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Glenn Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Grafft Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Antioch Cemetery

Green Center Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Hazel Green Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Antioch Cemetery

Highland Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Linn County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Antioch Cemetery

Kiburz Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Langworthy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Antioch Cemetery

Madison Center Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Antioch Cemetery

Madison Village Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Mann Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Merritt Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Midland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Antioch Cemetery

North Madison Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Norwich Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Olin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95726<3>

Pleasant Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Antioch Cemetery

Riverside Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Spade Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Walnut Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south (S) of the Antioch Cemetery

Wayne Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery

White Oak Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Antioch Cemetery

Wilcox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) of the Antioch Cemetery

Zimmerman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Antioch Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Antioch 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 Antioch Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2001879   (Name of Record: Antioch Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jones
Lat: 42.0855623     Lon: -91.2112678   [Map]
Elev: 266         Map Name: Morley

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Jones County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jones County: www.co.jones.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 Antioch Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0856, Longitude: -91.2113     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Antioch 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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