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The location of St. Marys Cemetery









A visit to the Saint Marys Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Marys 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. Marys Cemetery ...

The St. Marys Cemetery is located in Keokuk County.

The county seat for Keokuk County is located in Sigourney. Sigourney lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of the St. Marys Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.3731°   (41° 22' 23")

Lon:   -91.9574°   (-91° 57' 26")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the St. Marys 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 St. Marys Cemetery.

Amish   [Map]     Parnell   [Map]    
Aurora   [Map]     Pekin   [Map]    
Brighton   [Map]     Pleasant Plain   [Map]    
Harper   [Map]     Richland   [Map]    
Hayesville   [Map]     Rubio   [Map]    
Kalona   [Map]     Sigourney   [Map]    
Keota   [Map]     South English   [Map]    
Keswick   [Map]     Washington   [Map]    
Kinross   [Map]     Webster   [Map]    
Millersburg   [Map]     Wellman   [Map]    
North English   [Map]     West Chester   [Map]    
Ollie   [Map]     Williamstown   [Map]    
Packwood   [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. Marys Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Keokuk County.

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

Brighton   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Kalona   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Keota   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Keswick   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
North English   [Map]
 - Located in Iowa County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Parnell   [Map]
 - Located in Iowa County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Pleasant Plain   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Richland   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Sigourney   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
South English   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Washington   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Wellman   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
West Chester   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys 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 helpful 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. Marys Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Keokuk County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Appanoose County:     Cyndi's
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Benton County:     Cyndi's
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Cedar County:     Cyndi's
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Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Iowa 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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Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Keokuk 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 44 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the St. Marys Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Baden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Bethel Methodist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Brater Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest (SW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Bucker Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Center Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Center Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Church of the Brethren Cemetery   [Map]

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

Craven Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Garibaldi Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Grace Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast (SE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Knox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the west (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Lexington Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Middleton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

New Haven Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Oak Ridge Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Old Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pilot Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Reed Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Roberts Chapel Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

St. Elizabeths Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery

St.s Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Shockley Cemetery   [Map]

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

South English Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Stoermer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Talleyrand Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Taylor Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Todd Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast (SE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Tyrone Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Valley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Vincent Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Walsh Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Walton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the west (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Wassonville Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Watters Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Wellman Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

West Chester Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

Westminister Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

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

White Oak Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

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

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #461158   (Name of Record: Saint Marys Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Keokuk
Lat: 41.3730681     Lon: -91.9573971   [Map]
Elev: 233         Map Name: Keota

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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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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. Marys Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3731, Longitude: -91.9574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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