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(Houston County, Minnesota)


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Profile for the Veterans Cemetery ...

Our GPS coordinates for the Veterans 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 Veterans Cemetery...

The Veterans 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 Veterans Cemetery

Lat:   43.6914°   (43° 41' 29")

Lon:   -91.2926°   (-91° 17' 33")

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

Brownsville   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles<3> to the Northeast (NE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Caledonia   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Hokah   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Houston   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
La Crescent   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
La Crosse   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
New Albin   [Map]
 - Located in Allamakee County (IA)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Onalaska   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Stoddard   [Map]
 - Located in Vernon County (WI)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Veterans Cemetery

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 26 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Veterans Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Chipmunk Coulee Cemetery (WI)   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Christoph Hammer Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Church of Peace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Convent Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Forest Green Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Frederick Hammer Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Gable Cemetery (WI)   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
German Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Hackett's Grove Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Hargreaves Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Hoffman Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Mormon Coulee Memorial Park (WI)   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Neumann Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Oehler Cemetery (WI)   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Old Methodist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Riverside Cemetery (WI)   [Map]
 - Located in Vernon County (WI)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
St. Matthews Cemetery (WI)   [Map]
 - Located in Vernon County (WI)
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
St. Nicholas Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Union Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Union Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
West Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Veterans Cemetery
 
Woodlawn Cemetery (WI)   [Map]
 - Located in La Crosse County (WI)
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Veterans Cemetery

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Veterans Cemetery.

Barre (WI)   [Map]French Island (WI)   [Map]La Crosse (WI)   [Map]
Bergen (WI)   [Map]Genoa (WI)   [Map]Medary (WI)   [Map]
Brownsville   [Map]Genoa (WI)   [Map]New Albin (IA)   [Map]
Caledonia   [Map]Greenfield (WI)   [Map]Onalaska (WI)   [Map]
Campbell (WI)   [Map]Hamburg (WI)   [Map]Saint Joseph (WI)   [Map]
Chaseburg (WI)   [Map]Harmony (WI)   [Map]Shelby (WI)   [Map]
Coon Valley (WI)   [Map]Hokah   [Map]Shelby (WI)   [Map]
Dakota   [Map]Houston   [Map]Stoddard (WI)   [Map]
Eitzen   [Map]La Crescent   [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 helpful 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 Veterans 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    
Clayton County (IA):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fayette 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    
Grant County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Jackson County (WI):       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Juneau 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 Veterans 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 Veterans Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #2050439   (Name of Record: Veterans Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Houston
Lat: 43.6913578     Lon: -91.2926353   [Map]
Elev: 207         Map Name: Brownsville

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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: 43.6914, Longitude: -91.2926     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Veterans Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

Due to various mapping and measurement errors, the location we give for Veterans 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 'point-to-point' distance from . 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.

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