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The location of Scott Cemetery









A visit to the Scott Cemetery ...

The location of the Scott 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 Scott Cemetery ...

The Scott Cemetery is located in Henry County.

The county seat for Henry County is located in Mount Pleasant. Mount Pleasant lies just to the south of the Scott Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   40.9945°   (40° 59' 40")

Lon:   -91.5529°   (-91° 33' 10")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Scott Cemetery.

Coppock   [Map]     Pilot Grove   [Map]    
Crawfordsville   [Map]     Rome   [Map]    
Danville   [Map]     Russellville   [Map]    
Hillsboro   [Map]     Saint Paul   [Map]    
Houghton   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Lockridge   [Map]     Swedesburg   [Map]    
Lowell   [Map]     Wayland   [Map]    
Mount Pleasant   [Map]     Westwood   [Map]    
Mount Union   [Map]     White Lane   [Map]    
New London   [Map]     Winfield   [Map]    
Oakland Mills   [Map]     Wyman   [Map]    
Olds   [Map]     Yarmouth   [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 Scott Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Henry County.

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

Crawfordsville   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Danville   [Map]
 - Located in Des Moines County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Lockridge   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Morning Sun   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Scott Cemetery
 
New London   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Stockport   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Wayland   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Scott Cemetery
 
Yarmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Des Moines County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of the Scott 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 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 Scott Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Henry County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wapello County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
McDonough County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County (IL):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clark County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scotland County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Henry County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Henry 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 35 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Scott Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Henry County.

Abraham Farm Cemetery   [Map]

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

Brooks Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carnahan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cedar Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cedar Creek Friends Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cholera Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ebeneezer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east (E) of the Scott Cemetery

Faulkner Cemetery   [Map]

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

Finley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Forest Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south (S) of the Scott Cemetery

Grant Cemetery   [Map]

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

Green Mound Cemetery   [Map]

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

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Home Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Scott Cemetery

Messer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Scott Cemetery

Morman Graves   [Map]

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

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Richwoods Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scott Cemetery

Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scott Cemetery

Oakland Mills Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Richwoods Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Scott Cemetery

Pickard Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pleasant Point Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richwoods Cemetery (New)   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Scott Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1985161<3>

Richwoods Cemetery (Old)   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Scott Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2281498

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Scott Cemetery

Roth Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Alphonsus Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sheridan Cemetery   [Map]

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

Swedesburg Cemetery   [Map]

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

Tallman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Scott Cemetery

Traxler Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Scott Cemetery

White Oak Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Scott Cemetery

Williford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Scott Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Scott 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 Scott Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1981539   (Name of Record: Scott Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Henry
Lat: 40.994473     Lon: -91.5529385   [Map]
Elev: 222         Map Name: Mount Pleasant

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Henry County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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 Scott Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9945, Longitude: -91.5529     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Scott Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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