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The location of Burr Oak Cemetery









A visit to the Burr Oak Cemetery ...

The location of the Burr Oak 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 Burr Oak Cemetery ...

The Burr Oak Cemetery is located in Winneshiek County. The county seat for Winneshiek County is located in Decorah.

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

Lat:   43.4544°   (43° 27' 15")

Lon:   -91.8657°   (-91° 51' 56")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 38 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Burr Oak Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Amish Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Baethke Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Barnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Bellview Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County (MN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Bluffton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Bluffton Village Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Calvary Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Canoe Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
East Madison Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Eddy Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Elliota Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #82217<3>
 
Fawcett Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Ferkindstad Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
First Orleans Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Fremont Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Garness Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Gaul Timber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Greenfield Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Hauge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Hesper Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Hesper Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Lenora Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Mabel Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Metcalf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Newburg Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Orleans Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Prosper Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Russell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
St. Agnes Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
St. Bridgets Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
St. John Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Salveson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Seegmiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Seegmiller Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Springwater Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
State Line Methodist Cemetery (MN)   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Burr Oak Cemetery.

Bluffton   [Map]     Highlandville   [Map]    
Caledonia (MN)   [Map]     Lanesboro (MN)   [Map]    
Calmar   [Map]     Lime Springs   [Map]    
Canton (MN)   [Map]     Mabel (MN)   [Map]    
Cresco   [Map]     Ossian   [Map]    
Decorah   [Map]     Preston (MN)   [Map]    
Dorchester   [Map]     Protivin   [Map]    
Eitzen (MN)   [Map]     Ridgeway   [Map]    
Forest City   [Map]     Spillville   [Map]    
Fort Atkinson   [Map]     Spring Grove (MN)   [Map]    
Harmony (MN)   [Map]     Vernon Springs   [Map]    
Hesper   [Map]     Whalan (MN)   [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 Burr Oak Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Winneshiek County.

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

Caledonia   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County (MN)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Calmar   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Canton   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Cresco   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Decorah   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Fountain   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Harmony   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Lanesboro   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Lime Springs   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West (W) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Mabel   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Ossian   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Peterson   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the North (N) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Preston   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County (MN)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Ridgeway   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Spring Grove   [Map]
 - Located in Houston County (MN)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery
 
Waukon   [Map]
 - Located in Allamakee County
 - Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Burr Oak Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 - 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 Burr Oak Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Winneshiek County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allamakee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bremer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chickasaw County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clayton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Floyd County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mitchell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Houston County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mower County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Olmsted County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wabasha County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Winona County (MN):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
La Crosse County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Trempealeau County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Vernon County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Burr Oak 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 Burr Oak Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #455000   (Name of Record: Burr Oak Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Winneshiek
Lat: 43.4544126     Lon: -91.865711   [Map]
Elev: 388         Map Name: Burr Oak

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Burr Oak Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.4544, Longitude: -91.8657     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Burr Oak 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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