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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 Muscatine County.

The county seat for Muscatine County is located in Muscatine. Muscatine lies just to the southwest of the St. Marys Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.4253°   (41° 25' 31")

Lon:   -91.0635°   (-91° 3' 48")

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]<2> of the St. Marys Cemetery.

Andalusia (IL)   [Map]     Lime City   [Map]    
Atalissa   [Map]     Midway Beach   [Map]    
Blue Grass   [Map]     Montpelier   [Map]    
Buffalo Prairie (IL)   [Map]     Moscow   [Map]    
Buffalo   [Map]     Muscatine   [Map]    
Conesville   [Map]     New Boston (IL)   [Map]    
Durant   [Map]     Nichols   [Map]    
Eliza (IL)   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Fredonia   [Map]     South Towne Park   [Map]    
Fruitland   [Map]     Stockton   [Map]    
Grandview   [Map]     West Liberty   [Map]    
Illinois City (IL)   [Map]     Wilton   [Map]    
Letts   [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 Muscatine County.

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

Buffalo   [Map]
 - Located in Scott County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Durant   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Letts   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Muscatine   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
New Boston   [Map]
 - Located in Mercer County (IL)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Nichols   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Rochester   [Map]
 - Located in Cedar County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Wilton   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with 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 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 Muscatine County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cedar 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

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jackson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
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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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Henry County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Knox County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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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

 
Warren County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Whiteside County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Muscatine County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Muscatine 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 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Marys Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ardon Cemetery   [Map]

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

Fairport Cemetery   [Map]

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

Friends Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Gilbert Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Harker Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

High Prairie Cemetery   [Map]

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

Houtz Cemetery   [Map]

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

Illinois City Cemetery (IL)   [Map]

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

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

Island Cemetery   [Map]

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

Jewish Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

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

Klein Cemetery   [Map]

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

Krell Cemetery   [Map]

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

Memorial Park   [Map]

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

Miller Cemetery (IL)   [Map]

Located in Mercer County (IL)

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

Reynolds Cemetery (IL)   [Map]

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

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

St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west (W) 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 #461159   (Name of Record: Saint Marys Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Muscatine
Lat: 41.4253061     Lon: -91.0634833   [Map]
Elev: 215         Map Name: Muscatine

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Muscatine County: www.co.muscatine.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 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: 41.4253, Longitude: -91.0635     [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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