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The location of Stone Cemetery









A visit to the Stone Cemetery ...

The location of the Stone 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 Stone Cemetery ...

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the location of the Stone Cemetery

Lat:   39.9300°   (39° 55' 47")

Lon:   -99.0479°   (-99° 2' 52")

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

Stone Cemetery is located in Smith County.

The county seat for Smith County is located in Smith Center. Smith Center lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the Southeast of the Stone Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Stone Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Agra Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Chapman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Edwards Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Germantown Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Matteson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Meade Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Mt. Olive Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Pleasant Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Stone Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2402776<3>
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Plum Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
West Cedar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Stone Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Stone Cemetery.

Agra   [Map]     Inavale (NE)   [Map]    
Alma (NE)   [Map]     Kensington   [Map]    
Athol   [Map]     Kirwin   [Map]    
Bloomington (NE)   [Map]     Macon (NE)   [Map]    
Cedar   [Map]     Naponee (NE)   [Map]    
Claudell   [Map]     Phillipsburg   [Map]    
Franklin (NE)   [Map]     Republican City (NE)   [Map]    
Gaylord   [Map]     Riverton (NE)   [Map]    
Glade   [Map]     Smith Center   [Map]    
Huntley (NE)   [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 Stone Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Smith County.

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

Agra   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Alma   [Map]
 - Located in Harlan County (NE)
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Athol   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Bloomington   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (NE)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Franklin   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (NE)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Gaylord   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Glade   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Kensington   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Kirwin   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Long Island   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the West (W) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Naponee   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (NE)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Orleans   [Map]
 - Located in Harlan County (NE)
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Phillipsburg   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Republican City   [Map]
 - Located in Harlan County (NE)
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Riverton   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (NE)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Smith Center   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Speed   [Map]
 - Located in Phillips County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Stone Cemetery
 
Upland   [Map]
 - Located in Franklin County (NE)
 - Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Stone Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 Stone Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Kansas:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Smith County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Graham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jewell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mitchell County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Norton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Osborne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phillips County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rooks County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Adams County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Furnas County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gosper County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harlan County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kearney County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nuckolls County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phelps County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County (NE):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Kansas:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Stone 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 Stone Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #471805   (Name of Record: Stone Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Smith
Lat: 39.9300123     Lon: -99.047862   [Map]
Elev: 621         Map Name: Kensington NE

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.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' 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 Stone Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9300, Longitude: -99.0479     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Stone 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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