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The location of Cranston Cemetery









A visit to the Cranston Cemetery ...

The location of the Cranston 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 Cranston Cemetery ...

The Cranston Cemetery is located in Muscatine County.

The county seat for Muscatine County is located in Muscatine. Muscatine lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Cranston Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.3792°   (41° 22' 45")

Lon:   -91.2507°   (-91° 15' 2")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cranston Cemetery.

Ainsworth   [Map]     Grandview   [Map]    
Atalissa   [Map]     Illinois City (IL)   [Map]    
Centerdale   [Map]     Letts   [Map]    
Columbus City   [Map]     Lone Tree   [Map]    
Columbus Junction   [Map]     Moscow   [Map]    
Conesville   [Map]     Muscatine   [Map]    
Cotter   [Map]     Nichols   [Map]    
Crawfordsville   [Map]     Riverside   [Map]    
Downey   [Map]     Wapello   [Map]    
Eliza (IL)   [Map]     West Liberty   [Map]    
Fredonia   [Map]     Wilton   [Map]    
Fruitland   [Map]     Wyman   [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 Cranston Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Muscatine County.

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

Ainsworth   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Columbus City   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Columbus Junction   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Crawfordsville   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Hills   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Letts   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Lone Tree   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Morning Sun   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Muscatine   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
New Boston   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (IL)
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Nichols   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Riverside   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Wapello   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cranston Cemetery
 
Wilton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cranston Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 Cranston Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Muscatine County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clinton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Knox County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

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

 
Warren County (IL):     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 Muscatine County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Muscatine 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 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Cranston Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ardon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Cranston Cemetery

Beauchamp Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Brockway Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Brockway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bullis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Cranston Cemetery

Cedar - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Cranston Cemetery

Cedar - Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Cranston Cemetery

Concord Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Cranston Cemetery

Conesville Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Cranston Cemetery

Edgington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Cranston Cemetery

Estle Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

High Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Houtz Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Cranston Cemetery

Island Cemetery   [Map]

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

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lettsville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Cranston Cemetery

Linn Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Newell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Nichols Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Cranston Cemetery

Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Cranston Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the Cranston Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Orono Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Rogers Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

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

Schmeltzer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Cranston Cemetery

Teeters Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Cranston Cemetery

Wagner Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Watkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Cranston 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 Cranston Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #455703   (Name of Record: Cranston Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Muscatine
Lat: 41.3791929     Lon: -91.2507097   [Map]
Elev: 202         Map Name: Nichols

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Muscatine County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Muscatine County: www.co.muscatine.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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Cranston Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3792, Longitude: -91.2507     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Cranston Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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