RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
Cemetery
Profile
Local
Newspapers
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  IA
Communities





The location of Old Friends Cemetery









A visit to the Old Friends Cemetery ...

The location of the Old 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 Old Friends Cemetery ...

The Old Friends Cemetery is located in Cedar County.

The county seat for Cedar County is located in Tipton. Tipton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the east northeast of the Old Friends Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.6734°   (41° 40' 24")

Lon:   -91.3468°   (-91° 20' 48")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Old Friends Cemetery.

Atalissa   [Map]     Nichols   [Map]    
Buchanan   [Map]     North Liberty   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Cedar Valley   [Map]     Oasis   [Map]    
Centerdale   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Coralville   [Map]     Solon   [Map]    
Downey   [Map]     Springdale   [Map]    
Hills   [Map]     Tiffin   [Map]    
Iowa City   [Map]     Tipton   [Map]    
Lime City   [Map]     University Heights   [Map]    
Lone Tree   [Map]     West Branch   [Map]    
Mechanicsville   [Map]     West Liberty   [Map]    
Moscow   [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 Old Friends Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cedar County.

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

Coralville   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
Hills   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
Iowa City   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
Lone Tree   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
Mechanicsville   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
Nichols   [Map]
 - Located in Muscatine County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
Rochester   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
Solon   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
Tipton   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
West Branch   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Old Friends Cemetery
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Located in Muscatine County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Old Friends Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we 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 Old Friends Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cedar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan 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

 
Delaware County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dubuque 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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Cedar County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa
 

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 33 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Old Friends Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Burnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Chamness Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east southeast (ESE) of the Old Friends Cemetery

Downey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Old Friends Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94740<3>

Gray's Ford Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Honey Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Howard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mathews Cemetery   [Map]

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

Memory Gardens Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95454

Molback Farm Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2401719

Morse Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95504

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Muscatine County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Old Friends Cemetery

Newport Twp. Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2232576

North Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

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

North Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Muscatine County

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

North Scott Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2314811

Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Muscatine County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Old Friends Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

A very large cemetery that lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west (W) of the Old Friends Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95677

Oasis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95708

Pee Dee Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Bridgets Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2221080

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96123

St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2445943

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Mary's Newport Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2429528

Shawver Cemetery   [Map]

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

South Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Muscatine County

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

Springdale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Old Friends Cemetery

Thompson - Cherry Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2285295

Wood Bridge Cemetery   [Map]

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

Wood Bridge Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Old 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 Old Friends Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2001673   (Name of Record: Old Friends Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cedar
Lat: 41.673353     Lon: -91.3468299   [Map]
Elev: 229         Map Name: West Branch

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Iowa Community

About Cedar 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.

- Return to Citation

<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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 Old Friends Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6734, Longitude: -91.3468     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Old Friends Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 10 Nov 2019