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(Houston County, Minnesota)


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The location of Sheldon Family Cemetery

 
 

Profile for the Sheldon Family Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Sheldon Family 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.

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The Location of the Sheldon Family Cemetery...

The Sheldon Family Cemetery is located in Houston County. The county seat for Houston County is located in Caledonia.

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

Lat:   43.8444°   (43° 50' 39")

Lon:   -91.4446°   (-91° 26' 40")

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

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Sheldon Family Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Houston County.

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

Brownsville   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Caledonia   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Galesville   [Map]
 - Located in Trempealeau County (WI)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Hokah   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Holmen   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Homer   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Houston   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
La Crescent   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
La Crosse   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Onalaska   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Rushford   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Stoddard   [Map]
 - Located in Vernon County (WI)
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Trempealeau   [Map]
 - Located in Trempealeau County (WI)
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 36 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Sheldon Family Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bush Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Convent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Crucifixion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #82138<4>
 
Dresbach Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Fairbanks Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
First Swedish Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Hargreaves Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Hiler Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Hillside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Hoffman Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Immanuel German Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Looney Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Loretta Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South (S) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Money Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Mound Prairie Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Old Money Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Old Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Pine Creek Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Prospect Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Ruff Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
St. Peters Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Swede Bottom Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Swenson & Anderson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Tabor Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Toledo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Union Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Vix Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
West Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery
 
Wilson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Winona County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Sheldon Family Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 28 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Sheldon Family Cemetery.

Barre (WI)   [Map]Hamilton (WI)   [Map]Onalaska (WI)   [Map]
Bergen (WI)   [Map]Hokah   [Map]Rushford Village   [Map]
Brice Prairie (WI)   [Map]Holland (WI)   [Map]Rushford   [Map]
Brownsville   [Map]Holmen (WI)   [Map]Shelby (WI)   [Map]
Caledonia (WI)   [Map]Homer   [Map]Shelby (WI)   [Map]
Caledonia   [Map]Houston   [Map]Stoddard (WI)   [Map]
Campbell (WI)   [Map]La Crescent   [Map]Trempealeau (WI)   [Map]
Dakota   [Map]La Crosse (WI)   [Map]Trempealeau (WI)   [Map]
French Island (WI)   [Map]Medary (WI)   [Map]Wrights Corners (WI)   [Map]
Galesville (WI)   [Map]Onalaska (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 start 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 Sheldon Family Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Minnesota:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

These pages are specific to Houston County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Allamakee County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Howard County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winneshiek County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fillmore County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Olmsted County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Wabasha County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winona County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Buffalo County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Crawford County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
La Crosse County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Monroe County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Richland County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Trempealeau County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Vernon County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Minnesota:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Sheldon Family 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 Sheldon Family Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2050397   (Name of Record: Sheldon Family Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Houston
Lat: 43.84441     Lon: -91.4445857   [Map]
Elev: 229         Map Name: Mound Prairie

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Minnesota

About Houston County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Minnesota: www.state.mn.us/



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: 43.8444, Longitude: -91.4446     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Sheldon Family Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Sheldon Family 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 begins 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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<4>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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