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The location of Pella Cemetery









A visit to the Pella 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 Pella Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Pella Cemetery (FAG ID #101118)

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 Pella Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.5555°   (40° 33' 19")

Lon:   -96.5021°   (-96° 30' 7")

Pella Cemetery is located in Lancaster County.

The county seat for Lancaster County is located in Lincoln. Lincoln lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the North Northwest of the Pella Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 24 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pella Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Bennet Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #641054
 
Dietz Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100544
 
Douglas Rosehill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2244883
 
Dughman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100559
 
Firth Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100639
 
Grandview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Granite Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100800
 
Hickman Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1994693
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Holland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100779
 
Hooker Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Hope Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100798
 
Hopewell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100814
 
Mt. Zion Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101021
 
Panama Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101104
 
Princeton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101199
 
Roca Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1966934
 
St. Martins Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101336
 
Solon Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101464
 
Stagecoach Lake Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2353397
 
Sterling Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101493
 
Sunnyside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Swiggart Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pella Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2460337

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 20 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Pella Cemetery.

Adams   [Map]     Holland   [Map]    
Bennet   [Map]     Martell   [Map]    
Burr   [Map]     Palmyra   [Map]    
College View   [Map]     Panama   [Map]    
Cortland   [Map]     Pine Lake   [Map]    
Crab Orchard   [Map]     Roca   [Map]    
Douglas   [Map]     Sprague   [Map]    
Firth   [Map]     Sterling   [Map]    
Hallam   [Map]     Unadilla   [Map]    
Hickman   [Map]     Vesta   [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 Pella 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 Pella Cemetery.

Adams   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Bennet   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Burr   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Pella Cemetery
 
College View   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Cook   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Cortland   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Crab Orchard   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Douglas   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Eagle   [Map]
 - Located in Cass County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Filley   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Firth   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Hallam   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Hickman   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Palmyra   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Panama   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North (N) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Sterling   [Map]
 - Located in Johnson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Syracuse   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Pella Cemetery
 
Unadilla   [Map]
 - Located in Otoe County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Pella Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start 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 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 Pella 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

 
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Genealogy
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Mills County (IA):     Cyndi's
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Marshall County (KS):     Cyndi's
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Nemaha County (KS):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (KS):     Cyndi's
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Atchison County (MO):     Cyndi's
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Butler County:     Cyndi's
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Cass County:     Cyndi's
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Douglas County:     Cyndi's
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Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
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Gage County:     Cyndi's
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Johnson County:     Cyndi's
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Nemaha County:     Cyndi's
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Otoe County:     Cyndi's
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Pawnee County:     Cyndi's
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Richardson County:     Cyndi's
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Saline County:     Cyndi's
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Sarpy County:     Cyndi's
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Saunders County:     Cyndi's
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Seward County:     Cyndi's
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York County:     Cyndi's
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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 Pella Cemetery (FAG ID #101118)
 
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 Pella Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #832032   (Name of Record: Pella Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Lancaster
Lat: 40.5555552     Lon: -96.501682   [Map]
Elev: 415         Map Name: Firth

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #101118

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 '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 Pella Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5555, Longitude: -96.5021     [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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