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The location of Oxford Junction Cemetery









A visit to the Oxford Junction Cemetery ...

The location of the Oxford Junction 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 Oxford Junction Cemetery ...

The Oxford Junction Cemetery is located in Jones County.

The county seat for Jones County is located in Anamosa. Anamosa lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the west northwest of the Oxford Junction Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.9764°   (41° 58' 35")

Lon:   -90.9854°   (-90° 59' 7")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 22 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Oxford Junction Cemetery.

Amber   [Map]     Mechanicsville   [Map]    
Baldwin   [Map]     Monmouth   [Map]    
Buckhorn   [Map]     Morley   [Map]    
Calamus   [Map]     Olin   [Map]    
Canton   [Map]     Onslow   [Map]    
Center Junction   [Map]     Oxford Junction   [Map]    
Clarence   [Map]     Oxford Mills   [Map]    
Elwood   [Map]     Stanwood   [Map]    
Ironhills   [Map]     Toronto   [Map]    
Lost Nation   [Map]     Wheatland   [Map]    
Lowden   [Map]     Wyoming   [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 Oxford Junction Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Jones County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Oxford Junction Cemetery.

Bennett   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Clarence   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Lost Nation   [Map]
 - Located in Clinton County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Lowden   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Mechanicsville   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Monmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Olin   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Stanwood   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Tipton   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Wheatland   [Map]
 - Located in Clinton County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery
 
Wyoming   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 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 Oxford Junction Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Jones County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clayton County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Clinton County:     Cyndi's
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Crawford County:     Cyndi's
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Delaware County:     Cyndi's
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Dubuque County:     Cyndi's
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Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Jackson County:     Cyndi's
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Carroll County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Jo Daviess County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Whiteside County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Lafayette County (WI):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Jones County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Jones 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 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Oxford Junction Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

Brink Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94332<3>

Cady Cemetery   [Map]

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

Center Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Clarence Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Dayton Valley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94571

Diamond Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

Dickman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

Foley Farm Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jackson County

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

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

Lost Nation Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

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

Lowden Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Madison Center Cemetery   [Map]

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

Madison Village Cemetery   [Map]

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

Massillon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Mayflower Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

Monmouth Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

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

Olin Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95726

Onion Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

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

Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

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

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Cedar County

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

Smithtown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

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

Wyoming Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Oxford Junction Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Oxford Junction 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 Oxford Junction Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2001877   (Name of Record: Oxford Junction Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Jones
Lat: 41.9764057     Lon: -90.9854271   [Map]
Elev: 230         Map Name: Oxford Junction

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Jones County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jones County: www.co.jones.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.

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<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 Oxford Junction Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9764, Longitude: -90.9854     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Oxford Junction 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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