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The location of Yankee Point Cemetery









A visit to the Yankee Point Cemetery ...

The location of the Yankee Point 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 Yankee Point Cemetery ...

The Yankee Point Cemetery is located in Iowa County.

The county seat for Iowa County is located in Marengo. Marengo lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of the Yankee Point Cemetery [Map].

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

Lat:   41.5500°   (41° 32' 59")

Lon:   -92.0180°   (-92° 1' 4")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Yankee Point 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 Yankee Point Cemetery.

Amish   [Map]     Oxford   [Map]    
Aurora   [Map]     Parnell   [Map]    
Conroy   [Map]     Sigourney   [Map]    
Harper   [Map]     South Amana   [Map]    
Homestead   [Map]     South English   [Map]    
Kalona   [Map]     Thornburg   [Map]    
Keota   [Map]     Webster   [Map]    
Keswick   [Map]     Wellman   [Map]    
Kinross   [Map]     West Chester   [Map]    
Ladora   [Map]     Williamsburg   [Map]    
Marengo   [Map]     Williamstown   [Map]    
Millersburg   [Map]     Windham   [Map]    
North English   [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 Yankee Point Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Iowa County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Yankee Point Cemetery.

Kalona   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Keota   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Keswick   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Ladora   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Marengo   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
North English   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Oxford   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Parnell   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Sigourney   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
South English   [Map]
 - Located in Keokuk County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Wellman   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
West Chester   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery
 
Williamsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start 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 Yankee Point Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Iowa County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Benton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cedar County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Davis County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Henry County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Jasper County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson 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
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Keokuk 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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Genealogy
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Louisa County:     Cyndi's
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Mahaska County:     Cyndi's
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Marion County:     Cyndi's
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Marshall County:     Cyndi's
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Monroe County:     Cyndi's
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Muscatine County:     Cyndi's
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Poweshiek County:     Cyndi's
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Tama County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Van Buren County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Wapello County:     Cyndi's
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Washington County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Iowa 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 27 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Yankee Point Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bucker Hill Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Campbell Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the west (W) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Champion Hill Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the east (E) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Church of the Brethren Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

Clothier Cemetery   [Map]

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

Dane Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Dedmore Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Fairview Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Washington County

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Lutton Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

McArtor Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east (E) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Millersburg Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

North English Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery   [Map]

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

Piersol Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Pilot Grove Union Cemetery   [Map]

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

Ricord Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Bernards Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the west northwest (WNW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northeast (NNE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]

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

St. Michaels Catholic Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]

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

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #96245<3>

South English Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

Vincent Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the south southwest (SSW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

Walsh Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

Watters Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

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

White Pigeon Cemetery   [Map]

Located in Keokuk County

The cemetery lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Yankee Point Cemetery

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Yankee Point 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 Yankee Point Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #463235   (Name of Record: Yankee Point Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Iowa
Lat: 41.5500091     Lon: -92.0179549   [Map]
Elev: 242         Map Name: North English

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Iowa 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 'straight-line' (or 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 Yankee Point Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5500, Longitude: -92.0180     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Yankee Point 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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