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The location of Spencers Grove Cemetery









A visit to the Spencers Grove Cemetery ...

The location of the Spencers Grove 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 Spencers Grove Cemetery ...

The Spencers Grove Cemetery is located in Benton County.

The county seat for Benton County is located in Vinton. Vinton lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the southwest of the Spencers Grove Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   42.2844°   (42° 17' 3")

Lon:   -91.8652°   (-91° 51' 54")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Spencers Grove 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 Spencers Grove Cemetery.

Alburnett   [Map]     Palo   [Map]    
Benton City   [Map]     Quasqueton   [Map]    
Brandon   [Map]     Robins   [Map]    
Center Point   [Map]     Robinson   [Map]    
Central City   [Map]     Rowley   [Map]    
Coggon   [Map]     Shellsburg   [Map]    
Garrison   [Map]     Toddville   [Map]    
Hiawatha   [Map]     Troy Mills   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Urbana   [Map]    
Jesup   [Map]     Vinton   [Map]    
Jubilee   [Map]     Walker   [Map]    
La Porte City   [Map]     Winthrop   [Map]    
Mount Auburn   [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 Spencers Grove Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Benton County.

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

Alburnett   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Center Point   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Central City   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Coggon   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Garrison   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Independence   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Jesup   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
La Porte City   [Map]
 - Located in Black Hawk County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Quasqueton   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Shellsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Urbana   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Vinton   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Walker   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery
 
Winthrop   [Map]
 - Located in Buchanan County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Spencers Grove 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 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 Spencers Grove Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Benton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Black Hawk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bremer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Chickasaw County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clayton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Delaware County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dubuque County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fayette County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Grundy County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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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
Trails

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Tama County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Benton County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Benton 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 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Spencers Grove Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bear Creek Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bear Creek School Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Center Point Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Linn County

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

Circle Grove Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

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

Clayton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

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

Cox Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Davis Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Linn County

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

First Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Jefferson Twp. Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Kisling Cemetery   [Map]

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

McBroom Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pettit Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Quasqueton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Rowley Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Buchanan County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north (N) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Linn County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south (S) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Troy Mills Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Linn County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the east (E) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Urbana Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south (S) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

Walker Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Linn County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Spencers Grove Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Spencers Grove 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 Spencers Grove Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2000350   (Name of Record: Spencers Grove Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Benton
Lat: 42.2844356     Lon: -91.8651762   [Map]
Elev: 290         Map Name: Walker

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Benton 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.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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 Spencers Grove Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2844, Longitude: -91.8652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Spencers Grove Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).




 

 

 

 

 


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