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The location of Cook Cemetery

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Our GPS coordinates for the Cook Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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.

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The Location of the Cook Cemetery...

The Cook Cemetery is located in Clayton County. The county seat for Clayton County is located in Elkader.

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

Lat:   42.9583°   (42° 57' 29")

Lon:   -91.5418°   (-91° 32' 30")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Cook Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Cook Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Clayton County.

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

Arlington   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Clermont   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Elgin   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Elkader   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Fayette   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Garnavillo   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
McGregor   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Monona   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Ossian   [Map]
 - Located in Winneshiek County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Postville   [Map]
 - Located in Allamakee County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Volga   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Cook Cemetery
 
West Union   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Cook Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cook Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Apostolic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
East Clermont Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Elgin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Eno Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Fry Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Gods Acres Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Gooding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Grand Meadow Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cook Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94913<4>
 
Highland Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Houg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Illyria - Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Johanningmeier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Luana Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Marion Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Mork Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Norway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cook Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cook Cemetery
 
United Brethren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Cook Cemetery
 
Weymouth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cook Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cook Cemetery.

Arlington   [Map]Elgin   [Map]Mederville   [Map]
Brainard   [Map]Elkader   [Map]Monona   [Map]
Castalia   [Map]Farmersburg   [Map]Ossian   [Map]
Clayton Center   [Map]Fayette   [Map]Postville   [Map]
Clermont   [Map]Garnavillo   [Map]Saint Olaf   [Map]
Donnan   [Map]Littleport   [Map]Volga   [Map]
Douglass   [Map]Luana   [Map]Wadena   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project and Genealogy Trails. These websites either 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 Cook Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Clayton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allamakee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Benton County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Black Hawk County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Bremer County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buchanan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Chickasaw County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Delaware County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dubuque County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jones County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Linn County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winneshiek County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fillmore County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Houston County (MN):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crawford County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Richland County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vernon County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Cook 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 Cook Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1949288   (Name of Record: Cook Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clayton
Lat: 42.9583159     Lon: -91.5418121   [Map]
Elev: 313         Map Name: Gunder

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Clayton County: www.claytoncountyiowa.net/

The official website for State of Iowa: www.iowa.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9583, Longitude: -91.5418     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cook Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Cook Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

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<4>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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