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The location of Melpine Cemetery









A visit to the Melpine Cemetery ...

The location of the Melpine 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 Melpine Cemetery ...

The Melpine Cemetery is located in Muscatine County.

The county seat for Muscatine County is located in Muscatine. Muscatine lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of the Melpine Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.5223°   (41° 31' 20")

Lon:   -90.9293°   (-90° 55' 45")

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

Andalusia (IL)   [Map]     Maysville   [Map]    
Atalissa   [Map]     Midway Beach   [Map]    
Bennett   [Map]     Montpelier   [Map]    
Blue Grass   [Map]     Moscow   [Map]    
Buffalo Prairie (IL)   [Map]     Muscatine   [Map]    
Buffalo   [Map]     New Liberty   [Map]    
Durant   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Eliza (IL)   [Map]     South Towne Park   [Map]    
Fruitland   [Map]     Stockton   [Map]    
Hickory Grove   [Map]     Walcott   [Map]    
Illinois City (IL)   [Map]     Wilton   [Map]    
Lime City   [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 Melpine 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 Melpine Cemetery.

Bennett   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Melpine Cemetery
 
Buffalo   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Melpine Cemetery
 
Davenport   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the Melpine Cemetery
 
Durant   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Melpine Cemetery
 
Muscatine   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Melpine Cemetery
 
Rochester   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Melpine Cemetery
 
Walcott   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Melpine Cemetery
 
Wilton   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Melpine 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 Melpine 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:

Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clinton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Knox County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Whiteside County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

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 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Melpine Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Blue Grass Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Scott County

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

Dodge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Doran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Melpine Cemetery

Duff Cemetery   [Map]

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

Durant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Melpine Cemetery

Fairport Cemetery   [Map]

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

Friends Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]

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

Harker Cemetery   [Map]

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

Illinois City Cemetery (IL)   [Map]

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

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

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

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

Klein Cemetery   [Map]

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

Krell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Melpine Cemetery

Montpelier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Melpine Cemetery

Moscow Cemetery   [Map]

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

Nye Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oakdale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Parr Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sharon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Walcott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Scott County

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

Wildasin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wildsan Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Melpine 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 Melpine Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #458956   (Name of Record: Melpine Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Muscatine
Lat: 41.5222508     Lon: -90.9293147   [Map]
Elev: 218         Map Name: Durant

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Iowa

About Muscatine County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Muscatine County: www.co.muscatine.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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Melpine Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5223, Longitude: -90.9293     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Melpine Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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