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(Stephenson County, Illinois)


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Profile for the Rock City Cemetery ...

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Our GPS coordinates for the Rock City Cemetery have not been verified, but they should be close.<1> The overhead view might be misaligned, although it should be in the general area.

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 seven sections:

The Location of the Rock City Cemetery...

The Rock City Cemetery is located in Stephenson County. The county seat for Stephenson County is located in Freeport.

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

Lat:   42.4025°   (42° 24' 9")

Lon:   -89.4729°   (-89° 28' 22")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Rock City Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)<2>

Map of nearby cemeteries ...

The red map marker shows the location of the Rock City Cemetery.

The blue marker shows the location of a cemetery. An index for the markers can be found to the right of the map.


 

  Rock City Cemetery  


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Rock City Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Stephenson County.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Rock City Cemetery.

Brodhead   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Green County (WI)
 
Davis   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Durand   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Freeport   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
German Valley   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Orangeville   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Pecatonica   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Rock City   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Winnebago   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 37 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Rock City Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Afolkey Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Basswood Cemetery (WI)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Green County (WI)
 
Bethlehem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Cedarville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Crane Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Dakota Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Davis Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Durand Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Felts Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Frankeburger Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Freeport Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Grandview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Gunds Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Halvorson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Howard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Hulse Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Irish Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Johnson Cemetery (WI)   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Green County (WI)
 
Lancaster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Laona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Oakland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Pecatonica Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Pioneers Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Ridott Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Rock Run Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 - Located in Winnebago County
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Silver Spring Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
State Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
State Line Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
State Road Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Wagner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Rock City Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Rock City Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 24 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Rock City Cemetery.

Afolkey   [Map]Davis   [Map]Orangeville   [Map]
Avon (WI)   [Map]Durand   [Map]Pecatonica   [Map]
Baileyville   [Map]Eleroy   [Map]Ridott   [Map]
Brodhead (WI)   [Map]Freeport   [Map]Rock City   [Map]
Buena Vista   [Map]German Valley   [Map]Seward   [Map]
Cedarville   [Map]Jefferson (WI)   [Map]Shirland   [Map]
Clarno (WI)   [Map]Lake Summerset   [Map]Spring Grove (WI)   [Map]
Dakota   [Map]McConnell   [Map]Waupun (WI)   [Map]

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project 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 - 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 Rock City Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Illinois:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Stephenson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clinton County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Boone County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Carroll County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
DeKalb County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jo Daviess County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
McHenry County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ogle County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Whiteside County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winnebago County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dane County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Grant County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Green County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Iowa County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jefferson County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Lafayette County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Rock County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Walworth County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Illinois:

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

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 Illinois

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Rock City 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 Rock City Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #416795   (Name of Record: Rock City Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Stephenson
Lat: 42.4025157     Lon: -89.4728932   [Map]
Elev: 285         Map Name: Davis

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stephenson County: www.co.stephenson.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: www.illinois.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The values for latitude and longitude indicate a specific point on the ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4025, Longitude: -89.4729     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Rock City Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Rock City Cemetery should not be considered precise.

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<2>This 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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in . 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.

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