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The location of Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery









A visit to the Nebraska State Penitentiary 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 Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery (FAG ID #2402837)

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 Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.7668°   (40° 46' 0")

Lon:   -96.7064°   (-96° 42' 23")

Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery is located in Lancaster County.

The county seat for Lancaster County is located in Lincoln. Lincoln lies just to the North of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles<2> of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Lancaster County.

Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100448
 
Centerville Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2212771
 
Cheney Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100482
 
College View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100497
 
Denton Sunnyside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2143700
 
Emerald Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100587
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100618
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100762
 
Lincoln Memorial Park   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100904
 
Mt. Carmel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100997
 
Roca Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1966934
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101298
 
Saltillo - Simmons Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101423
 
Schultz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101431
 
Wesley Chapel Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101606
 
Wyuka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101647
 
Yankee Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West (W) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary 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 Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery.

Belmont   [Map]     Lincoln   [Map]    
Bennet   [Map]     Malcolm   [Map]    
Berks   [Map]     Martell   [Map]    
College View   [Map]     Pine Lake   [Map]    
Denton   [Map]     Pleasant Dale   [Map]    
Eagle   [Map]     Raymond   [Map]    
Emerald   [Map]     Roca   [Map]    
Gaslight Village   [Map]     Sprague   [Map]    
Havelock   [Map]     Walton   [Map]    
Hickman   [Map]     Waverly   [Map]    
Holland   [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 Nebraska State Penitentiary 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 Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery.

Bennet   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
College View   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East (E) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Crete   [Map]
 - Located in Saline County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Denton   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Eagle   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Firth   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Hallam   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Hickman   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Lincoln   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Palmyra   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Panama   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery
 
Waverly   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Nebraska State Penitentiary 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 professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note 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 Nebraska State Penitentiary 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
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Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cass County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Colfax County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dodge County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Douglas County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Gage County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Howard County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Nemaha County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Otoe County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Pawnee County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saline County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Sarpy County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Saunders County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Seward County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Thayer County:     Cyndi's
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York County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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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 Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery (FAG ID #2402837)
 
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 Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery ...

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

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #2402837

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' (or point-to-point) 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 Nebraska State Penitentiary Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7668, Longitude: -96.7064     [Map].

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