RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     
Cemetery
Profile
Local
Newspapers
Nearby
Cemeteries
Nearby
Towns
Interactive
Map
  NE
Communities





The location of Craig Cemetery









A visit to the Craig Cemetery ...

The location of the Craig 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 Craig Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   41.7772°   (41° 46' 37")

Lon:   -96.3659°   (-96° 21' 57")

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

Craig Cemetery is located in Burt County.

The county seat for Burt County is located in Tekamah. Tekamah lies just to the East of the Craig Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 21 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Craig Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Admah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Argo Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Arizona Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Blomgren Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cuming County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Craig Cemetery
 
East Admah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Craig Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100307<3>
 
Grace Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Herman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Craig Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100750
 
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Craig Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2189078
 
Logan Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
New England Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101037
 
Peterson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cuming County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Cuming County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Salem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Silver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Swaburg Baptist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Tekamah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Thone Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101538
 
Uehling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Vacoma Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101574
 
West Admah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Craig Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101608

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Craig Cemetery.

Bancroft   [Map]     Modale (IA)   [Map]    
Bertha   [Map]     Mondamin (IA)   [Map]    
Blair   [Map]     Nickerson   [Map]    
Blencoe (IA)   [Map]     Oakland   [Map]    
Craig   [Map]     Rosalie   [Map]    
Crowell   [Map]     Scribner   [Map]    
Decatur   [Map]     Tekamah   [Map]    
Fontanelle   [Map]     Telbasta   [Map]    
Herman   [Map]     Uehling   [Map]    
Hooper   [Map]     West Point   [Map]    
Little Sioux (IA)   [Map]     Winslow   [Map]    
Lyons   [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 Craig Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Burt County.

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

Arlington   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South (S) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Bancroft   [Map]
 - Located in Cuming County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Blair   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Blencoe   [Map]
 - Located in Monona County (IA)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Craig   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Decatur   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Herman   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Hooper   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Kennard   [Map]
 - Located in Washington County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Little Sioux   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County (IA)
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Lyons   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Oakland   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Onawa   [Map]
 - Located in Monona County (IA)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Pisgah   [Map]
 - Located in Harrison County (IA)
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the East (E) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Rosalie   [Map]
 - Located in Thurston County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Scribner   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Snyder   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Tekamah   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Craig Cemetery
 
Uehling   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Craig Cemetery
 
West Point   [Map]
 - Located in Cuming County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Craig Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch 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 - 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 Craig Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Burt County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Crawford County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Mills County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Monona County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pottawattamie County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shelby County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Woodbury County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Colfax County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cuming County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dakota County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dixon 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

 
Platte County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sarpy County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saunders County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Stanton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Thurston County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wayne County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Burt 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 Craig 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 Craig Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #828438   (Name of Record: Craig Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Burt
Lat: 41.7772134     Lon: -96.3658554   [Map]
Elev: 400         Map Name: Craig

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Burt County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

- Return to Citation

<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 from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Craig Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7772, Longitude: -96.3659     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Craig Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation

<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.

- Return to Citation





 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 19 Jul 2019