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The location of Chilcott Cemetery









A visit to the Chilcott Cemetery ...

The location of the Chilcott 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 Chilcott Cemetery ...

The Chilcott Cemetery is located in Jefferson County.

The county seat for Jefferson County is located in Fairfield. Fairfield lies just to the west southwest of the Chilcott Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.0542°   (41° 3' 15")

Lon:   -91.8224°   (-91° 49' 20")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Chilcott Cemetery.

Abingdon   [Map]     Olds   [Map]    
Batavia   [Map]     Ollie   [Map]    
Birmingham   [Map]     Packwood   [Map]    
Brighton   [Map]     Pleasant Plain   [Map]    
Coppock   [Map]     Richland   [Map]    
Crawfordsville   [Map]     Rome   [Map]    
Fairfield   [Map]     Rubio   [Map]    
Hillsboro   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Libertyville   [Map]     Stockport   [Map]    
Linby   [Map]     Swedesburg   [Map]    
Lockridge   [Map]     Washington   [Map]    
Maharishi Vedic City   [Map]     Wayland   [Map]    
Mount Pleasant   [Map]     Westwood   [Map]    
Oakland Mills   [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 Chilcott Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jefferson County.

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

Batavia   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Birmingham   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Brighton   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Crawfordsville   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Fairfield   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Lockridge   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Pleasant Plain   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Richland   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Stockport   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Washington   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Chilcott Cemetery
 
Wayland   [Map]
 - Located in Henry County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and 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 - 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 Chilcott Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jefferson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Appanoose County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wapello County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clark County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Schuyler County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scotland County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Jefferson County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Jefferson 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 43 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Chilcott Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bonnifield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bradshaw Cemetery   [Map]

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

Courtney Cemetery   [Map]

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

Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #195639<3>

Fielder Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Friends Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Galliher Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

German Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

German Methodist Cemetery   [Map]

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

Germanville Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Grant Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Hope Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Hopkirk Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jones Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2134901

Lower Richwoods Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Messer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Moyer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

New Sweden Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

New Sweden Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Sweden Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

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

Perlee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Peterson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southeast (SE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Polishville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the Chilcott Cemetery

St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

St. Peter's & Paul's German Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Salina Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henry County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Shuppy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Switzer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Union Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Union Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Upland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Upper Richwoods Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Walnut Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Westenhaver Family Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Wheeler Cemetery   [Map]

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

White Oak Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henry County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Worhies Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Henry County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Chilcott Cemetery

Wright Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Chilcott Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Chilcott 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 Chilcott Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1976496   (Name of Record: Chilcott Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jefferson
Lat: 41.0541876     Lon: -91.8223917   [Map]
Elev: 228         Map Name: Salina

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Jefferson County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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.
<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 Chilcott Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0542, Longitude: -91.8224     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Chilcott Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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