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The location of Biggs Cemetery









A visit to the Biggs Cemetery ...

Introduction ...

Since our focus is on geography, we don't have any burial or interment information. Nor do we have any contact information for the Biggs Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Biggs Cemetery (FAG ID #100396)

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 Biggs Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.6022°   (40° 36' 7")

Lon:   -96.0115°   (-96° 0' 41")

Biggs Cemetery is located in Otoe County.

The county seat for Otoe County is located in Nebraska City. Nebraska City lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the East Northeast of the Biggs Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Biggs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bloomingdale Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100401
 
Dudley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100557
 
Dunbar Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100560
 
Elmwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2252268
 
Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2157981
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100632
 
Grant Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100699
 
Lafayette Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100878
 
Livingston Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100913
 
Novak Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2266616
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2266617
 
St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1960396
 
St. Marys Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101347
 
St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2228568
 
St. Paul's Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2366947
 
Schacht Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101429
 
Warner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101600
 
Wyuka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101646
 
Wyuka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101646

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 Biggs Cemetery.

Auburn   [Map]     Nehawka   [Map]    
Avoca   [Map]     Otoe   [Map]    
Brock   [Map]     Percival (IA)   [Map]    
Burr   [Map]     Peru   [Map]    
Cook   [Map]     Rohrs   [Map]    
Douglas   [Map]     Syracuse   [Map]    
Dunbar   [Map]     Talmage   [Map]    
Hamburg (IA)   [Map]     Tecumseh   [Map]    
Johnson   [Map]     Unadilla   [Map]    
Julian   [Map]     Union   [Map]    
Lorton   [Map]     Weeping Water   [Map]    
McPaul (IA)   [Map]     Wyoming   [Map]    
Nebraska City   [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 Biggs Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Otoe County.

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

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Auburn   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
Avoca   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Brock   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
Burr   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Cook   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Douglas   [Map]
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
Dunbar   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Hamburg   [Map]
 - Located in Fremont County (IA)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Johnson   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
Julian   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Nebraska City   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
Nehawka   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Otoe   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Peru   [Map]
 - Located in Nemaha County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Syracuse   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Talmage   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
Tecumseh   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Unadilla   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
Union   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
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Weeping Water   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Biggs Cemetery
 
Wyoming   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Biggs 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 - 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 Biggs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Otoe County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fremont County (IA):     Cyndi's
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Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Biggs Cemetery (FAG ID #100396)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Otoe 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 Nebraska

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Biggs Cemetery ...

While our initial data for the Biggs Cemetery came from goverment sources, we have also found mention of the Biggs Cemetery elsewhere. 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 Biggs Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #827439   (Name of Record: Biggs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Otoe
Lat: 40.6025015     Lon: -96.0108394   [Map]
Elev: 330         Map Name: Talmage

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #100396

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Otoe County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Otoe County: www.co.otoe.ne.us/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. 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.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Biggs Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6022, Longitude: -96.0115     [Map].

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<3>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.

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