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The location of Derby Cemetery









A visit to the Derby Cemetery ...

The location of the Derby 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 Derby Cemetery ...

The Derby Cemetery is located in Monroe County.

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

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

Lat:   40.9575°   (40° 57' 27")

Lon:   -92.9566°   (-92° 57' 23")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Derby Cemetery.

Albia   [Map]     Melrose   [Map]    
Attica   [Map]     Millerton   [Map]    
Blakesburg   [Map]     Moravia   [Map]    
Brazil   [Map]     Mystic   [Map]    
Bussey   [Map]     Numa   [Map]    
Centerville   [Map]     Plano   [Map]    
Chariton   [Map]     Promise City   [Map]    
Columbia   [Map]     Rathbun   [Map]    
Confidence   [Map]     Russell   [Map]    
Hamilton   [Map]     Udell   [Map]    
Indiana   [Map]     Unionville   [Map]    
Lovilia   [Map]     Walnut City   [Map]    
Marysville   [Map]     Williamson   [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 Derby Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Monroe County.

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

Albia   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Derby Cemetery
 
Blakesburg   [Map]
 - Located in Wapello County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Derby Cemetery
 
Bussey   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Derby Cemetery
 
Centerville   [Map]
 - Located in Appanoose County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Derby Cemetery
 
Chariton   [Map]
 - Located in Lucas County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Derby Cemetery
 
Lovilia   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Derby Cemetery
 
Melrose   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Derby Cemetery
 
Moravia   [Map]
 - Located in Appanoose County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Derby Cemetery
 
Russell   [Map]
 - Located in Lucas County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Derby 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 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 it should be mentioned 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 Derby Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Monroe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Appanoose County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clarke County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Decatur County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lucas County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Wapello County:     Cyndi's
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Warren County:     Cyndi's
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Wayne County:     Cyndi's
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Adair County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Putnam County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Schuyler County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Scotland County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Sullivan County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Monroe County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Monroe 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 40 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Derby Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Allen Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Derby Cemetery

Antioch Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

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

Babb Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bohm Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

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

Brandon Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Derby Cemetery

Brushy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

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

Charitan River Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Derby Cemetery

Enix Cemetery   [Map]

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

Evans Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Derby Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Derby Cemetery

Fleenor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

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

Foutch Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Derby Cemetery

Georgetown Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Derby Cemetery

Grady Cemetery   [Map]

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

Greenville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

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

Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

A large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Derby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #181288<3>

Hiteman Cemetery   [Map]

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

Iconium Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #989607

Inghram Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Derby Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Derby Cemetery

La Grange Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Lucas County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Derby Cemetery

Manley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Melrose Methodist Cemetery   [Map]

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

Milledgeville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

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

Morans Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Derby Cemetery

Moravia Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Derby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2350298

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Derby Cemetery

Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oak View Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Derby Cemetery

Peterson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Derby Cemetery

Piper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Derby Cemetery

Prather Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rowley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Derby Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Derby Cemetery

St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]

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

Salem Brethren Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Derby Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2303744

Shaeffer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

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

Wadlington Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Appanoose County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Derby Cemetery

Welch Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Derby 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 Derby Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1823315   (Name of Record: Derby Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Monroe
Lat: 40.9575065     Lon: -92.9565889   [Map]
Elev: 299         Map Name: Iconium

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Monroe 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' 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 Derby Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9575, Longitude: -92.9566     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Derby 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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