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The location of Kurtz Cemetery









A visit to the Kurtz Cemetery ...

The location of the Kurtz 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 Kurtz Cemetery ...

The Kurtz Cemetery is located in Henry County.

The county seat for Henry County is located in Mount Pleasant. Mount Pleasant lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the southeast of the Kurtz Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.1417°   (41° 8' 30")

Lon:   -91.7085°   (-91° 42' 30")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Kurtz Cemetery.

Ainsworth   [Map]     Pleasant Plain   [Map]    
Brighton   [Map]     Richland   [Map]    
Coppock   [Map]     Rome   [Map]    
Cotter   [Map]     Rubio   [Map]    
Crawfordsville   [Map]     Swedesburg   [Map]    
Fairfield   [Map]     Washington   [Map]    
Lockridge   [Map]     Wayland   [Map]    
Maharishi Vedic City   [Map]     West Chester   [Map]    
Mount Pleasant   [Map]     Westwood   [Map]    
Mount Union   [Map]     Winfield   [Map]    
Oakland Mills   [Map]     Wyman   [Map]    
Olds   [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 Kurtz Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Henry County.

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

Ainsworth   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Brighton   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Columbus City   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Crawfordsville   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Fairfield   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Lockridge   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Pleasant Plain   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Richland   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Washington   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Wayland   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
West Chester   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Kurtz Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Kurtz 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 professional and volunteer 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 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 Kurtz Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Henry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cedar County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
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Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Wapello County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Hancock County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Scotland County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Henry County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Henry 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 49 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Kurtz Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armstrong Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

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

Benson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Center Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chilcott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Courtney Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Custer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Eicher Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Fern Cliff Evangelic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Finley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Friends Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

German Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Kurtz Cemetery

German Methodist Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Germanville Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Green Mound Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Hillcrest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Hope Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Lower Richwoods Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Messer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Moore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

New Sweden Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Kurtz Cemetery

New Sweden Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Kurtz Cemetery

North Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

North Wayne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Old Finley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Peterson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Polishville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Roth Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Rumble Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Kurtz Cemetery

St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Kurtz Cemetery

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

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

Located in Jefferson County

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

Sandy Hook Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Schrock Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Shuppy Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Sommers Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Sugar Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swedesburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Kurtz Cemetery

Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Walnut Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jefferson County

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

Wayland Cemetery   [Map]

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

White Oak Cemetery   [Map]

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

Worhies Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Kurtz 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 Kurtz Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1981547   (Name of Record: Kurtz Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Henry
Lat: 41.1416868     Lon: -91.7085001   [Map]
Elev: 208         Map Name: Wayland

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Henry County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Kurtz Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1417, Longitude: -91.7085     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Kurtz Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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