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The location of Spring Creek Friends Cemetery









A visit to the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery ...

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 Spring Creek Friends Cemetery ...

The Spring Creek Friends Cemetery is located in Mahaska County.

The county seat for Mahaska County is located in Oskaloosa. Oskaloosa lies just to the west southwest of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Lat:   41.3116°   (41° 18' 41")

Lon:   -92.6027°   (-92° 36' 9")

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery.

Beacon   [Map]     Leighton   [Map]    
Cedar   [Map]     New Sharon   [Map]    
Delta   [Map]     Olivet   [Map]    
Eddyville   [Map]     Oskaloosa   [Map]    
Evans   [Map]     Peoria   [Map]    
Fishville   [Map]     Rose Hill   [Map]    
Fremont   [Map]     Taintor   [Map]    
Indianapolis   [Map]     Tracy   [Map]    
Keomah Village   [Map]     Union Mills   [Map]    
Kirkville   [Map]     University Park   [Map]    
Lacey   [Map]     What Cheer   [Map]    
Lakonta   [Map]     Wright   [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 Spring Creek Friends Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Mahaska County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery.

Barnes City   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery
 
Delta   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery
 
Eddyville   [Map]
 - Located in Wapello County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery
 
Fremont   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery
 
Oskaloosa   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery
 
What Cheer   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Spring Creek Friends Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Mahaska County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Appanoose County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper 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

 
Lucas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Monroe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wapello County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wayne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Schuyler County (MO):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Mahaska 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 Spring Creek Friends Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Mahaska County.

Beacon Cemetery   [Map]

A large cemetery that lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94211<2>

Bloomfield Cemetery   [Map]

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

Carpenter Cemetery   [Map]

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

Center Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Chew Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2331990

Evans Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated<3>

Fishville Cemetery   [Map]

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

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Forest Memorial Gardens   [Map]

A very large cemetery that lies Less than 2 miles to the west southwest (WSW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #94797

Henness Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Jackson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Madison Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

McDonald Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

McGlasson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

The location of this cemetery has been estimated

Muchakinock Cemetery   [Map]

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

Old Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Oskaloosa Friends Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Prine Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Roberts Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

University Park Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the south southwest (SSW) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

White Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

White Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Woods Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

Wymore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Spring Creek Friends Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Spring Creek Friends 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 Spring Creek Friends Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1970901   (Name of Record: Spring Creek Friends Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Mahaska
Lat: 41.3116733     Lon: -92.6024134   [Map]
Elev: 249         Map Name: University Park

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Mahaska County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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 Spring Creek Friends Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3116, Longitude: -92.6027     [Map].
<2>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.
<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.




 

 

 

 

 


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