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The location of Onion Grove Cemetery









A visit to the Onion Grove Cemetery ...

The location of the Onion Grove 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 Onion Grove Cemetery ...

The Onion Grove Cemetery is located in Cedar County.

The county seat for Cedar County is located in Tipton. Tipton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south southwest of the Onion Grove Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.9111°   (41° 54' 39")

Lon:   -91.0474°   (-91° 2' 50")

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

Amber   [Map]     Monmouth   [Map]    
Baldwin   [Map]     Morley   [Map]    
Bennett   [Map]     New Liberty   [Map]    
Buchanan   [Map]     Olin   [Map]    
Calamus   [Map]     Onslow   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Oxford Junction   [Map]    
Cedar Valley   [Map]     Oxford Mills   [Map]    
Center Junction   [Map]     Stanwood   [Map]    
Clarence   [Map]     Tipton   [Map]    
Elwood   [Map]     Toronto   [Map]    
Lost Nation   [Map]     Wheatland   [Map]    
Lowden   [Map]     Wyoming   [Map]    
Mechanicsville   [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 Onion Grove 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 Onion Grove Cemetery.

Bennett   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Clarence   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Lost Nation   [Map]
 - Located in Clinton County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Lowden   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Mechanicsville   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Monmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Olin   [Map]
 - Located in Jones County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Stanwood   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Tipton   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Wheatland   [Map]
 - Located in Clinton County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Onion Grove Cemetery
 
Wyoming   [Map]
 - Located in Jones County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of the Onion Grove Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit 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 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 Onion Grove 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dubuque County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Jones County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Carroll County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jo Daviess 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
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Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Whiteside County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Grant County (WI):     Cyndi's
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Family
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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 18 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Onion Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Brink Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Onion Grove Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94332<3>

Center Cemetery   [Map]

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

Clarence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Onion Grove Cemetery

Dayton Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the northeast (NE) of the Onion Grove Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94571

Diamond Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north (N) of the Onion Grove Cemetery

Elliott Parr Grave   [Map]

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

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Lowden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Onion Grove Cemetery

Massillon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mayflower Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Olin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Onion Grove Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95726

Oxford Junction Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Onion Grove Cemetery

Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

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

Stanwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Van Horn Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Onion Grove 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 Onion Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2001697   (Name of Record: Onion Grove Cemetery (historical))

Class: cemetery
County: Cedar
Lat: 41.9111287     Lon: -91.047375   [Map]
Elev: 244         Map Name: Clarence

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

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.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 Onion Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9111, Longitude: -91.0474     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Onion Grove 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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