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The location of Lower Blue Point Cemetery









A visit to the Lower Blue Point Cemetery ...

The location of the Lower Blue Point 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 Lower Blue Point Cemetery ...

The Lower Blue Point Cemetery is located in Poweshiek County.

The county seat for Poweshiek County is located in Montezuma. Montezuma lies just to the east southeast of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

Lat:   41.6314°   (41° 37' 53")

Lon:   -92.6735°   (-92° 40' 24")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Lower Blue Point 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]<2> of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery.

Barnes City   [Map]     Malcom   [Map]    
Brooklyn   [Map]     Montezuma   [Map]    
Deep River   [Map]     New Sharon   [Map]    
Galesburg   [Map]     Newburg   [Map]    
Gibson   [Map]     Oakland Acres   [Map]    
Gilman   [Map]     Peoria   [Map]    
Grinnell   [Map]     Reasnor   [Map]    
Guernsey   [Map]     Searsboro   [Map]    
Kellogg   [Map]     Sheridan   [Map]    
Killduff   [Map]     Sully   [Map]    
Lacey   [Map]     Taintor   [Map]    
Lynnville   [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 Lower Blue Point Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Poweshiek County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Lower Blue Point Cemetery.

Barnes City   [Map]
 - Located in Mahaska County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Brooklyn   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Deep River   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Gilman   [Map]
 - Located in Marshall County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Grinnell   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Kellogg   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Lynnville   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Malcom   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Montezuma   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Newton   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Pella   [Map]
 - Located in Marion County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Searsboro   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery
 
Sully   [Map]
 - Located in Jasper County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Lower Blue Point 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 helpful 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 Lower Blue Point Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Poweshiek County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Black Hawk 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

 
Jasper 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

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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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
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Story County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tama County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wapello County:     Cyndi's
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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 Poweshiek County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Poweshiek 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 31 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beason Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

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

Bone Cemetery   [Map]

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

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

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

Cemetery Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

Ewart Cemetery   [Map]

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

Forest Home Cemetery   [Map]

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

Friends Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

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

Hayes Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hazelwood Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95027<3>

Ivy Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jackson Twp. Cemetery   [Map]

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

Little Mt. Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lytle Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

Masonic and IOOF Cemetery   [Map]

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

McCoy Cemetery   [Map]

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

McDonald Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mill Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mormon Grave   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

New Salem Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

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

Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

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

Searsboro IOOF Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sheley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stewart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Mahaska County

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

Sugar Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sully Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

Swans Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

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

West Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

West Westfield Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

Westfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Lower Blue Point Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96651

Woodland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jasper County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Lower Blue Point 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 Lower Blue Point Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #458659   (Name of Record: Lower Blue Point Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Poweshiek
Lat: 41.631386     Lon: -92.6735233   [Map]
Elev: 300         Map Name: Grinnell South

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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' 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 Lower Blue Point Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6314, Longitude: -92.6735     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Lower Blue Point 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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