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The location of Wood Bridge Cemetery









A visit to the Wood Bridge Cemetery ...

The location of the Wood Bridge 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 Wood Bridge Cemetery ...

The Wood Bridge Cemetery is located in Cedar County.

The county seat for Cedar County is located in Tipton. Tipton lies just to the east of the Wood Bridge Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.7645°   (41° 45' 52")

Lon:   -91.2293°   (-91° 13' 45")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Wood Bridge 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]<2> of the Wood Bridge Cemetery.

Atalissa   [Map]     Mount Vernon   [Map]    
Bennett   [Map]     Oasis   [Map]    
Buchanan   [Map]     Olin   [Map]    
Cedar Bluff   [Map]     Rochester   [Map]    
Cedar Valley   [Map]     Solon   [Map]    
Centerdale   [Map]     South Towne Park   [Map]    
Clarence   [Map]     Springdale   [Map]    
Downey   [Map]     Stanwood   [Map]    
Lime City   [Map]     Tipton   [Map]    
Lisbon   [Map]     West Branch   [Map]    
Mechanicsville   [Map]     West Liberty   [Map]    
Morley   [Map]     Wilton   [Map]    
Moscow   [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 Wood Bridge Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Cedar County.

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

Bennett   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Clarence   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Lisbon   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Mechanicsville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Mount Vernon   [Map]
 - Located in Linn County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Olin   [Map]
 - Located in Jones County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Rochester   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Solon   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Stanwood   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Tipton   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
West Branch   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
West Liberty   [Map]
 - Located in Muscatine County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery
 
Wilton   [Map]
 - Located in Muscatine County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wood Bridge 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 - 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 Wood Bridge Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Cedar County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buchanan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clinton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Crawford County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Delaware County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Des Moines County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dubuque 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

 
Jackson 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

 
Jones County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Keokuk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Linn County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Louisa County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Scott County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry 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

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Cedar 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 30 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Wood Bridge Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Achey Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Bethel Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Bolton Cemetery   [Map]

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

Bradley Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Burnett Cemetery   [Map]

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

Cass Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Chamness Cemetery   [Map]

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

County Home Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]

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

Goodale Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Hickory Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Honey Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

Howard Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Kiser Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Mason Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Masonic Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mathews Cemetery   [Map]

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

Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

North Liberty Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the south (S) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Old Friends Cemetery   [Map]

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

Pee Dee Cemetery   [Map]

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

Red Oak Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Bridgets Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Johnson County

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2221080<3>

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

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

Sand Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast (NE) of the Wood Bridge Cemetery

Shawver Cemetery   [Map]

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

Springdale Cemetery   [Map]

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

Virginia Grove Cemetery   [Map]

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

West Branch Cemetery   [Map]

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

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Wood Bridge 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 Wood Bridge Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2001676   (Name of Record: Wood Bridge Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Cedar
Lat: 41.7644641     Lon: -91.2293278   [Map]
Elev: 251         Map Name: Tipton West

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 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 Wood Bridge Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7645, Longitude: -91.2293     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Wood Bridge 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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