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The location of Zion Lutheran Cemetery









A visit to the Zion Lutheran Cemetery ...

The location of the Zion Lutheran 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 Zion Lutheran Cemetery ...

The Zion Lutheran Cemetery is located in Clayton County. The county seat for Clayton County is located in Elkader.

Below are the GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) that we are using for the location of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery

Lat:   42.8842°   (42° 53' 3")

Lon:   -91.3251°   (-91° 19' 30")

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

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 47 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Clayton County.

Blanchaine Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Ceres Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Clark Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Clayton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Colony Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Communia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Cords Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
County Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Dohrer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Eastman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Eastside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Eberhard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Erhardt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Farmersburg - Wagner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Garnavillo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Giard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Gooding Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Hartmann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Hartshey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Jenkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Johanningmeier Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Krumm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
McClelland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Mederville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Meenan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Meyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Musfeldt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Norsk Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Norway Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Old Garber Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Osborne Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Patterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Schmidt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Tangeman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
United Brethren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Watkins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Weymouth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Winkawitsch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Wolf Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery.

Bagley (WI)   [Map]     Littleport   [Map]    
Bloomington (WI)   [Map]     Luana   [Map]    
Bridgeport (WI)   [Map]     Marquette   [Map]    
Clayton Center   [Map]     McGregor   [Map]    
Clayton   [Map]     Mederville   [Map]    
Elgin   [Map]     Monona   [Map]    
Elkader   [Map]     Osterdock   [Map]    
Elkport   [Map]     Prairie du Chien (WI)   [Map]    
Farmersburg   [Map]     Saint Olaf   [Map]    
Garber   [Map]     Volga   [Map]    
Garnavillo   [Map]     Wood   [Map]    
Glen Haven (WI)   [Map]     Wyalusing (WI)   [Map]    
Guttenberg   [Map]     Wyalusing (WI)   [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 Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Clayton County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Zion Lutheran Cemetery.

Clayton   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Elgin   [Map]
 - Located in Fayette County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Elkader   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Garnavillo   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Guttenberg   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
McGregor   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Monona   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Prairie du Chien   [Map]
 - Located in Crawford County (WI)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Zion Lutheran Cemetery
 
Volga   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Zion Lutheran 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 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 Zion Lutheran Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Iowa:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Clayton County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allamakee County:     Cyndi's
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Vernon County (WI):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Iowa:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Clayton County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Iowa
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Iowa
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Iowa,
Cemeteries of Clayton 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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Zion Lutheran 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 Zion Lutheran Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #1949296   (Name of Record: Zion Lutheran Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Clayton
Lat: 42.8841525     Lon: -91.3251346   [Map]
Elev: 312         Map Name: Farmersburg

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Iowa

About Clayton County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Clayton County: www.claytoncountyiowa.net/

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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Zion Lutheran Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8842, Longitude: -91.3251     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Zion Lutheran Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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