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The location of Lenz Cemetery









A visit to the Lenz Cemetery ...

The location of the Lenz 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 Lenz Cemetery ...

The Lenz Cemetery is located in Muscatine County.

The county seat for Muscatine County is located in Muscatine. Muscatine lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the east southeast of the Lenz Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.5103°   (41° 30' 37")

Lon:   -91.3627°   (-91° 21' 45")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Lenz Cemetery.

Atalissa   [Map]     Letts   [Map]    
Cedar Valley   [Map]     Lime City   [Map]    
Centerdale   [Map]     Lone Tree   [Map]    
Columbus City   [Map]     Moscow   [Map]    
Columbus Junction   [Map]     Muscatine   [Map]    
Conesville   [Map]     Nichols   [Map]    
Coralville   [Map]     Oasis   [Map]    
Cotter   [Map]     Riverside   [Map]    
Downey   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Fredonia   [Map]     Springdale   [Map]    
Fruitland   [Map]     University Heights   [Map]    
Hills   [Map]     West Branch   [Map]    
Iowa City   [Map]     West Liberty   [Map]    
Kalona   [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 Lenz 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 Lenz Cemetery.

Columbus City   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Columbus Junction   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Coralville   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Hills   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Iowa City   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Kalona   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Letts   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Lone Tree   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Muscatine   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Nichols   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Riverside   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
Rochester   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
West Branch   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Lenz Cemetery
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lenz Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 Lenz 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clinton County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Jones County:     Cyndi's
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Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Henry 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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Warren County (IL):     Cyndi's
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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 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lenz Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brockway Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bullis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Lenz Cemetery

Clark Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Clarke Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lenz Cemetery

Cline Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2199428<3>

Conesville Cemetery   [Map]

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

Downey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Earhart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Lenz Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2285194

Evans Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Lenz Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94697

Forbes Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Fountain Family Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94808

Grave Yard Point Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Knight Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lenz Cemetery

Litsey Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lenz Cemetery

Lone Tree Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

A large cemetery that lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Lenz Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #300391

Lone Tree Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southeast (SSE) of the Lenz Cemetery

Molback Farm Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2401719

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nichols Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Lenz Cemetery

Nicholson Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Lenz Cemetery

North Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Lenz Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Lenz Cemetery

Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

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

River Junction Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2226306

Rogers Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Lenz Cemetery

St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Louisa County

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

Sandtown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96295

Smith Family Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Lenz Cemetery

South Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swank Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Lenz Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2150367

Thompson - Cherry Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2285295

Timberlake Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Lenz Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96488

Trowbridge - Lenz Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2461939

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96581

Watkins Cemetery   [Map]

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

Weiss Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Lenz Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Lenz 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 Lenz Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #458290   (Name of Record: Lenz Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Muscatine
Lat: 41.5103004     Lon: -91.3626596   [Map]
Elev: 220         Map Name: West Liberty

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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' (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 Lenz Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5103, Longitude: -91.3627     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lenz Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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