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The location of Prairie Chapel Cemetery









A visit to the Prairie Chapel Cemetery ...

The location of the Prairie Chapel 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 Prairie Chapel Cemetery ...

The Prairie Chapel Cemetery is located in Linn County.

The county seat for Linn County is located in Cedar Rapids. Cedar Rapids lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the southwest of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   42.1069°   (42° 6' 24")

Lon:   -91.5505°   (-91° 33' 1")

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

Alburnett   [Map]     Martelle   [Map]    
Anamosa   [Map]     Mount Vernon   [Map]    
Bertram   [Map]     Palo   [Map]    
Cedar Hills   [Map]     Prairieburg   [Map]    
Cedar Rapids   [Map]     Robins   [Map]    
Center Point   [Map]     Springville   [Map]    
Central City   [Map]     Squaw Creek Village   [Map]    
Coggon   [Map]     Stone City   [Map]    
Fairview   [Map]     Sunset Village   [Map]    
Grand View Village   [Map]     Toddville   [Map]    
Hiawatha   [Map]     Troy Mills   [Map]    
Lincolnway Village   [Map]     Viola   [Map]    
Marion   [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 Prairie Chapel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Linn County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Prairie Chapel Cemetery.

Alburnett   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery
 
Anamosa   [Map]
 - Located in Jones County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery
 
Cedar Rapids   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery
 
Center Point   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery
 
Central City   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery
 
Coggon   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery
 
Marion   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery
 
Mount Vernon   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery
 
Springville   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prairie Chapel 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 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 Prairie Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Linn 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

 
Bremer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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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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Genealogy
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Delaware County:     Cyndi's
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Dubuque County:     Cyndi's
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Fayette 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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Jones County:     Cyndi's
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Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Tama County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Linn County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Linn 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 42 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alice Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Ashlock Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Blodgett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Boulder Cemetery   [Map]

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

Buffalo Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south (S) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery   [Map]

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

Crabapple Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dunkard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Gillilan Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Green's Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Harts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Hazel Knoll Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Jordan's Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1310971<3>

Linn Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Mills Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Morrison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95519

Mt. Clark Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Oakhill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oakshade Cemetery   [Map]

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

Oliphant Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Paralta Cemetery   [Map]

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

Paris Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Prairieburg - Boulder Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Robins Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. George Orthodox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

St. Isdore Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Shiloh Cemetery   [Map]

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

Springville Cemetery   [Map]

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

Squires Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west (W) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Syrian Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

West Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Whittier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

Wilcox Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east (E) of the Prairie Chapel Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Prairie Chapel 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 Prairie Chapel Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2048120   (Name of Record: Prairie Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Linn
Lat: 42.1069415     Lon: -91.5504505   [Map]
Elev: 268         Map Name: Marion

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Linn County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Linn County: www.co.linn.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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 Prairie Chapel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1069, Longitude: -91.5505     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Prairie Chapel 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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