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The location of Jewell Cemetery









A visit to the Jewell 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 Jewell Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Jewell Cemetery (FAG ID #100842)

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 Jewell Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.9599°   (40° 57' 35")

Lon:   -99.5656°   (-99° 33' 56")

Jewell Cemetery is located in Dawson County.

The county seat for Dawson County is located in Lexington. Lexington lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the Southwest of the Jewell Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Jewell Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Armada Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100338
 
Black Hill Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2195960
 
Box Elder Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Custer County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100424
 
Evergreen Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100605
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2315833
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #453289
 
Hewitt Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100751
 
Hillside Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100776
 
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2296151
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101004
 
Park Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101109
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101235
 
St. Anns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101265
 
St. Patricks Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101378
 
Sumner Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2140575
 
Viola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Custer County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2344464

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Jewell Cemetery.

Amherst   [Map]     Mason City   [Map]    
Ansley   [Map]     Miller   [Map]    
Buckeye   [Map]     Oconto   [Map]    
Cozad   [Map]     Odessa   [Map]    
Cumro   [Map]     Overton   [Map]    
Darr   [Map]     Pleasanton   [Map]    
Eddyville   [Map]     Riverdale   [Map]    
Elm Creek   [Map]     Sartoria   [Map]    
Lexington   [Map]     Sumner   [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 Jewell Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Dawson County.

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

Amherst   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Ansley   [Map]
 - Located in Custer County
 - Lies 24 miles [38.6 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Cozad   [Map]
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Eddyville   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Elm Creek   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Hazard   [Map]
 - Located in Sherman County
 - Lies 26 miles [41.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Lexington   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Litchfield   [Map]
 - Located in Sherman County
 - Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Mason City   [Map]
 - Located in Custer County
 - Lies 22 miles [35.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Miller   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Oconto   [Map]
 - Located in Custer County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Overton   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Sartoria   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Jewell Cemetery
 
Smithfield   [Map]
 - Located in Gosper County
 - Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Jewell 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 Jewell Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Dawson County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Buffalo County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Custer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Frontier County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Furnas County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gosper County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Harlan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kearney County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lincoln County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Phelps County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sherman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Valley 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 Jewell Cemetery (FAG ID #100842)
 
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 Jewell Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #830371   (Name of Record: Jewell Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Dawson
Lat: 40.9600082     Lon: -99.5651067   [Map]
Elev: 732         Map Name: Sumner

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #100842

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dawson County: www.dawsoncountyne.net/

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 'point-to-point' 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 Jewell Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9599, Longitude: -99.5656     [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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