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The location of Grand Island Cemetery









A visit to the Grand Island 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 Grand Island Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Grand Island Cemetery (FAG ID #1604597)

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 Grand Island Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.9033°   (40° 54' 11")

Lon:   -98.3743°   (-98° 22' 27")

Grand Island Cemetery is located in Hall County.

The county seat for Hall County is located in Grand Island. Grand Island lies just to the Northeast of the Grand Island Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 13 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Grand Island Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100312
 
Berwick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100441
 
Burwick Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Campbell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100464
 
Cedar View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100473
 
East Grand Island Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100564
 
Laurel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2396409
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101123
 
St. Libory Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #958880
 
Soldiers & Sailors Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101463
 
Weigert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Wiegert Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2158410
 
Wood River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101637

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 17 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Grand Island Cemetery.

Alda   [Map]     Hansen   [Map]    
Aurora   [Map]     Hayland   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Phillips   [Map]    
Cameron   [Map]     Prosser   [Map]    
Chapman   [Map]     Saint Libory   [Map]    
Dannebrog   [Map]     Trumbull   [Map]    
Doniphan   [Map]     Wood River   [Map]    
Giltner   [Map]     Worms   [Map]    
Grand Island   [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 Grand Island Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Hall County.

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

Alda   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Aurora   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Cairo   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Dannebrog   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Doniphan   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Giltner   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Grand Island   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the Northeast (NE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Hastings   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Juniata   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Marquette   [Map]
 - Located in Hamilton County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Palmer   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Saint Paul   [Map]
 - Located in Howard County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the North (N) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Shelton   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grand Island Cemetery
 
Wood River   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Grand Island 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 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 Grand Island Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hall County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Custer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greeley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Kearney County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Merrick County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nance County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nuckolls County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sherman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Valley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
York 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:   The Grand Island Cemetery (FAG ID #1604597)
 
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 Grand Island Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #829623   (Name of Record: Grand Island Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hall
Lat: 40.9044568     Lon: -98.3758967   [Map]
Elev: 573         Map Name: Abbott

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #1604597

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hall County: www.hcgi.org/

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' (or point-to-point) 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 Grand Island Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9033, Longitude: -98.3743     [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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