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The location of White Pigeon Cemetery









A visit to the White Pigeon Cemetery ...

The location of the White Pigeon 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 White Pigeon Cemetery ...

The White Pigeon Cemetery is located in Keokuk County.

The county seat for Keokuk County is located in Sigourney. Sigourney lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the south of the White Pigeon Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.4920°   (41° 29' 31")

Lon:   -92.1713°   (-92° 10' 16")

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the White Pigeon Cemetery.

Aurora   [Map]     Kinross   [Map]    
Barnes City   [Map]     Millersburg   [Map]    
Deep River   [Map]     North English   [Map]    
Delta   [Map]     Parnell   [Map]    
Gibson   [Map]     Sigourney   [Map]    
Guernsey   [Map]     South English   [Map]    
Harper   [Map]     Thornburg   [Map]    
Hayesville   [Map]     Webster   [Map]    
Indianapolis   [Map]     What Cheer   [Map]    
Keota   [Map]     Williamsburg   [Map]    
Keswick   [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 White Pigeon Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Keokuk County.

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

Barnes City   [Map]
 - Located in Mahaska County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Deep River   [Map]
 - Located in Poweshiek County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Delta   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Keota   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Keswick   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Ladora   [Map]
 - Located in Iowa County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
North English   [Map]
 - Located in Iowa County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Parnell   [Map]
 - Located in Iowa County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Sigourney   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
South English   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Victor   [Map]
 - Located in Iowa County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Wellman   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
What Cheer   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery
 
Williamsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Iowa County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the White Pigeon 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 either 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 White Pigeon Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Keokuk 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
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Henry County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Iowa County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jasper County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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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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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
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Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Tama County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wapello County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Keokuk 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 24 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the White Pigeon Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Ambrose Catholic Armah Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

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

Bailey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Church of the Brethren Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Clothier Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Community Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

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

Dedmore Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

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

German Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

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

Humes Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Johnson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Knox Cemetery   [Map]

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

Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest (SW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Lutton Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east (E) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Millersburg Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north (N) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

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

North English Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Porter Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the west (W) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

St. Bernards Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

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

St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east (E) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Sorden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

South English Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Vincent Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east (E) of the White Pigeon Cemetery

Yankee Point Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Iowa County

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the White Pigeon 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 White Pigeon Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #462995   (Name of Record: White Pigeon Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Keokuk
Lat: 41.4919527     Lon: -92.1712912   [Map]
Elev: 261         Map Name: Keswick

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Keokuk 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.

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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 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 White Pigeon Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4920, Longitude: -92.1713     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the White Pigeon Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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