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The location of St. Johns Cemetery









A visit to the Saint Johns Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Johns 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 St. Johns Cemetery ...

The St. Johns Cemetery is located in Cedar County.

The county seat for Cedar County is located in Tipton. Tipton lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south southwest of the St. Johns Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the St. Johns Cemetery

Lat:   41.8886°   (41° 53' 18")

Lon:   -91.0318°   (-91° 1' 54")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 27 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Johns Cemetery.

Baldwin   [Map]     Monmouth   [Map]    
Bennett   [Map]     Morley   [Map]    
Buchanan   [Map]     New Liberty   [Map]    
Calamus   [Map]     Olin   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Onslow   [Map]    
Cedar Valley   [Map]     Oxford Junction   [Map]    
Center Junction   [Map]     Oxford Mills   [Map]    
Clarence   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Dixon   [Map]     Stanwood   [Map]    
Elwood   [Map]     Tipton   [Map]    
Lime City   [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 St. Johns 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 St. Johns Cemetery.

Bennett   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Clarence   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Lost Nation   [Map]
 - Located in Clinton County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Lowden   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Mechanicsville   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Monmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Jackson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Olin   [Map]
 - Located in Jones County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Rochester   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Stanwood   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Tipton   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Wheatland   [Map]
 - Located in Clinton County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Johns Cemetery
 
Wyoming   [Map]
 - Located in Jones County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the St. Johns 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 - you should note 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 St. Johns 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
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Carroll County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jo Daviess County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Whiteside County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Grant County (WI):     Cyndi's
List

 
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 23 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Johns 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 northeast (NE) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94332<3>

Center Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Clarence Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the west northwest (WNW) of the St. Johns Cemetery

County Home Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dayton Valley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north (N) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94571

Diamond Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Elliott Parr Grave   [Map]

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

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Hale Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north (N) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Lowden Cemetery   [Map]

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

Massillon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mayflower Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Olin Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest (NW) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #95726

Onion Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the north northwest (NNW) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Oxford Junction Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Jones County

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

Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]

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

Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the St. Johns Cemetery

St. James Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Clinton County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the St. Johns Cemetery

Stanwood Cemetery   [Map]

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

Van Horn Cemetery   [Map]

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

York Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Zion Church Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the St. Johns 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 St. Johns Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #461018   (Name of Record: Saint Johns Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cedar
Lat: 41.8886298     Lon: -91.031819   [Map]
Elev: 258         Map Name: Clarence

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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 St. Johns Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8886, Longitude: -91.0318     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Johns 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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