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The location of Cheney Cemetery









A visit to the Cheney 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 Cheney Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Cheney Cemetery (FAG ID #100482)

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 Cheney Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.7258°   (40° 43' 32")

Lon:   -96.6069°   (-96° 36' 24")

Cheney Cemetery is located in Lancaster County.

The county seat for Lancaster County is located in Lincoln. Lincoln lies just to the Northwest of the Cheney Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 22 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Cheney Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bennet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #641054
 
Bergman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100378
 
Bunten Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100436
 
Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100448
 
Centerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2212771
 
College View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100497
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100618
 
Hickman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1994693
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100779
 
Lincoln Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100904
 
Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2402837
 
Roca Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1966934
 
Saltillo - Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101423
 
Schultz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101431
 
Spahnle Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101470
 
Stagecoach Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2353397
 
Stockfeldt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101495
 
Swiggart Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2460337
 
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2225624
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101606
 
Wyuka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101647
 
Yankee Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101648

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 21 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Cheney Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]     Holland   [Map]    
Bennet   [Map]     Lincoln   [Map]    
College View   [Map]     Martell   [Map]    
Denton   [Map]     Palmyra   [Map]    
Douglas   [Map]     Panama   [Map]    
Eagle   [Map]     Pine Lake   [Map]    
Emerald   [Map]     Roca   [Map]    
Firth   [Map]     Sprague   [Map]    
Gaslight Village   [Map]     Walton   [Map]    
Havelock   [Map]     Waverly   [Map]    
Hickman   [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 Cheney Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Lancaster County.

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

Bennet   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
College View   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Cortland   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Denton   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Douglas   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Eagle   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Firth   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Hallam   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Hickman   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Lincoln   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Palmyra   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Panama   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Cheney Cemetery
 
Waverly   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Cheney Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 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 Cheney Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Lancaster County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Fremont County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mills County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dodge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Douglas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gage County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nemaha County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Otoe County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pawnee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sarpy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saunders County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Seward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
York County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
 
Find-A-Grave:   The Cheney Cemetery (FAG ID #100482)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska
 

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 Cheney Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #828112   (Name of Record: Cheney Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lancaster
Lat: 40.725834     Lon: -96.6069594   [Map]
Elev: 433         Map Name: Bennet

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #100482

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Nebraska

About Lancaster County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancaster.ne.gov/

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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Cheney Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7258, Longitude: -96.6069     [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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