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The location of Ricord Cemetery









A visit to the Ricord Cemetery ...

The location of the Ricord 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 Ricord Cemetery ...

The Ricord Cemetery is located in Iowa County.

The county seat for Iowa County is located in Marengo. Marengo lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the northwest of the Ricord Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.5875°   (41° 35' 14")

Lon:   -91.8780°   (-91° 52' 40")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Ricord Cemetery.

Amana   [Map]     Oakdale   [Map]    
Amish   [Map]     Oxford   [Map]    
Conroy   [Map]     Parnell   [Map]    
Coralville   [Map]     South Amana   [Map]    
Homestead   [Map]     South English   [Map]    
Kalona   [Map]     Tiffin   [Map]    
Keota   [Map]     Wellman   [Map]    
Kinross   [Map]     Williamsburg   [Map]    
Middle Amana   [Map]     Williamstown   [Map]    
Millersburg   [Map]     Windham   [Map]    
North English   [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 Ricord Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Iowa County.

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

Amana   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Coralville   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Hills   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Kalona   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Keota   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Marengo   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
North English   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Oxford   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Parnell   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Riverside   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
South English   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Wellman   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
West Chester   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the Ricord Cemetery
 
Williamsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Ricord 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 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 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 Ricord Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Iowa 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

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jasper County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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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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Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Tama County:     Cyndi's
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Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Wapello County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Iowa 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 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Ricord Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Angels Rest Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2376952<3>

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94248

Brenneman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2277138

Bucker Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south (S) of the Ricord Cemetery

Champion Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Ricord Cemetery

Dane Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Frytown Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Ricord Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2188707

German Evangelical Lutheran Emanuel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Graper Farm Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the Ricord Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<4>

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2462040

Harrington Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Ricord Cemetery

Haven Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2232613

Hochstetler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Lower Deer Creek Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95353

McArtor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south (S) of the Ricord Cemetery

Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Piersol Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2172981

Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Ricord Cemetery

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Ricord Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Michaels Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west (W) of the Ricord Cemetery

St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96245

St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2229749

St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96260

Schottler Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2440243

Walsh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Ricord Cemetery

Wassonville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Watters Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

Wellman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Wertz Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Ricord Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2440516

West Union Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Ricord Cemetery

Windham Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Ricord Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96696

Yankee Point Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Ricord Cemetery

Yoder Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Ricord Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Ricord 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 Ricord Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1999843   (Name of Record: Ricord Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Iowa
Lat: 41.5875115     Lon: -91.8779521   [Map]
Elev: 246         Map Name: Holbrook

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Iowa 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' (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 Ricord Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5875, Longitude: -91.8780     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Ricord 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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<4>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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