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The location of Friends Cemetery









A visit to the Friends Cemetery ...

The location of the Friends 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 Friends Cemetery ...

The Friends Cemetery is located in Jasper County.

The county seat for Jasper County is located in Newton. Newton lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Friends Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.5822°   (41° 34' 55")

Lon:   -92.7727°   (-92° 46' 21")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Friends 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 Friends Cemetery.

Barnes City   [Map]     New Sharon   [Map]    
Galesburg   [Map]     Newburg   [Map]    
Grinnell   [Map]     Newton   [Map]    
Kellogg   [Map]     Oakland Acres   [Map]    
Killduff   [Map]     Otley   [Map]    
Lacey   [Map]     Pella   [Map]    
Lambs Grove   [Map]     Peoria   [Map]    
Leighton   [Map]     Reasnor   [Map]    
Lynnville   [Map]     Searsboro   [Map]    
Malcom   [Map]     Sully   [Map]    
Monroe   [Map]     Taintor   [Map]    
Montezuma   [Map]     Union 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 Friends Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jasper County.

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

Barnes City   [Map]
 - Located in Mahaska County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Grinnell   [Map]
 - Located in Poweshiek County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Kellogg   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Lynnville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Malcom   [Map]
 - Located in Poweshiek County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Monroe   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Montezuma   [Map]
 - Located in Poweshiek County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Pella   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Searsboro   [Map]
 - Located in Poweshiek County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Friends Cemetery
 
Sully   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West (W) of the Friends 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 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 Friends Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jasper County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Appanoose County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grundy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hardin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lucas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Story County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tama County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wapello County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Jasper County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Jasper 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 21 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Friends Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baldwin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mahaska County

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Friends Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Friends Cemetery

Cemetery Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

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

Chase Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chester Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dairygrove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hayes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

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

Little Mt. Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

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

Lower Blue Point Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Friends Cemetery

Mill Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

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

New Salem Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Friends Cemetery

Searsboro IOOF Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the Friends Cemetery

Stewart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mahaska County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Friends Cemetery

Sugar Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

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

Sully Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swans Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Friends Cemetery

Upper Blue Point Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Friends Cemetery

West Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

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

Westfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Poweshiek County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Friends Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96651<3>

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Friends Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Friends 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 Friends Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #456785   (Name of Record: Friends Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jasper
Lat: 41.5822188     Lon: -92.7726926   [Map]
Elev: 245         Map Name: Sully

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Jasper 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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Friends Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5822, Longitude: -92.7727     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Friends 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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