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The location of Traxler Cemetery









A visit to the Traxler Cemetery ...

The location of the Traxler 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 Traxler Cemetery ...

The Traxler Cemetery is located in Henry County.

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

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

Lat:   41.0417°   (41° 2' 30")

Lon:   -91.5918°   (-91° 35' 30")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Traxler Cemetery.

Brighton   [Map]     Olds   [Map]    
Coppock   [Map]     Pleasant Plain   [Map]    
Crawfordsville   [Map]     Rome   [Map]    
Hillsboro   [Map]     Salem   [Map]    
Lockridge   [Map]     Swedesburg   [Map]    
Lowell   [Map]     Wayland   [Map]    
Mount Pleasant   [Map]     Westwood   [Map]    
Mount Union   [Map]     Winfield   [Map]    
New London   [Map]     Wyman   [Map]    
Oakland Mills   [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 Traxler 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 Traxler Cemetery.

Ainsworth   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Brighton   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Columbus City   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Crawfordsville   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Lockridge   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Morning Sun   [Map]
 - Located in Louisa County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Mount Pleasant   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
New London   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Pleasant Plain   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Salem   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Stockport   [Map]
 - Located in Van Buren County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Washington   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Wayland   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Winfield   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Traxler Cemetery
 
Yarmouth   [Map]
 - Located in Des Moines County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of the Traxler 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 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 Traxler 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
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Genealogy
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Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
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Lee County:     Cyndi's
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
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Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Wapello County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Hancock County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Henderson County (IL):     Cyndi's
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McDonough County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Mercer County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Rock Island County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Warren County (IL):     Cyndi's
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Clark County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Scotland County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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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 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Traxler Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Henry County.

Baptist Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Traxler Cemetery

Cholera Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ebeneezer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Traxler Cemetery

Finley Cemetery   [Map]

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

Forest Home Cemetery   [Map]

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

Grant Cemetery   [Map]

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

Green Mound Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Traxler Cemetery

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Home Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Traxler Cemetery

Messer Cemetery   [Map]

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

Morman Graves   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Traxler Cemetery

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]

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

New Richwoods Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Traxler Cemetery

Old Finley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Traxler Cemetery

Old Richwoods Cemetery   [Map]

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

Richwoods Cemetery (New)   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the southwest (SW) of the Traxler Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1985161<3>

Richwoods Cemetery (Old)   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2281498

Robinson Cemetery   [Map]

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

Roth Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Alphonsus Cemetery   [Map]

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

Scott Cemetery   [Map]

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

Shepherd Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the west (W) of the Traxler Cemetery

Sugar Creek Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Traxler Cemetery

Swedesburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Traxler Cemetery

Tallman Cemetery   [Map]

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

White Oak Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west (W) of the Traxler Cemetery

Worhies Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Traxler 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 Traxler Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1981557   (Name of Record: Traxler Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Henry
Lat: 41.0416929     Lon: -91.5918289   [Map]
Elev: 215         Map Name: Swedesburg

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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.

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<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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Traxler Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0417, Longitude: -91.5918     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Traxler Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<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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