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The location of Prairie View Cemetery









A visit to the Prairie View 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 Prairie View Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Prairie View Cemetery (FAG ID #101197)

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 Prairie View Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   41.4225°   (41° 25' 20")

Lon:   -96.2239°   (-96° 13' 26")

Prairie View Cemetery is located in Washington County.

The county seat for Washington County is located in Blair. Blair lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the North Northeast of the Prairie View Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 17 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Prairie View Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Arlington Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100337
 
Blair Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100397
 
Brewster Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2280029
 
Colby - Morley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1987969
 
Elk City Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100578
 
Flower Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100642
 
Ft. Calhoun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #429578
 
German Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100667
 
Gods Acre Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100679
 
Kennard Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100858
 
Lincoln Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1992465
 
Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100996
 
Pioneer Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101132
 
Prospect Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101201
 
Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Union Memorial Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2161552
 
Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101575

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Prairie View Cemetery.

Arlington   [Map]     Inglewood   [Map]    
Bennington   [Map]     Kennard   [Map]    
Blair   [Map]     King Lake   [Map]    
Boys Town   [Map]     Leshara   [Map]    
California Junction (IA)   [Map]     Millard   [Map]    
Chalco   [Map]     Nickerson   [Map]    
De Soto   [Map]     Omaha   [Map]    
Elk City   [Map]     Telbasta   [Map]    
Elkhorn   [Map]     Valley   [Map]    
Fontanelle   [Map]     Venice   [Map]    
Fort Calhoun   [Map]     Washington   [Map]    
Fremont   [Map]     Waterloo   [Map]    
Home Park   [Map]     Yutan   [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 Prairie View Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Washington County.

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

Arlington   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Bennington   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Blair   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Boys Town   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
De Soto - Historic   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Elkhorn   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Fort Calhoun   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Fremont   [Map]
 - Located in Dodge County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Kennard   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Millard   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Omaha   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Valley   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Waterloo   [Map]
 - Located in Douglas County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Prairie View Cemetery
 
Yutan   [Map]
 - Located in Saunders County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Prairie View 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 - 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 Prairie View Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Washington County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Crawford County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fremont County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Harrison County (IA):     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Mills County (IA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Monona County (IA):     Cyndi's
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Montgomery County (IA):     Cyndi's
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Pottawattamie County (IA):     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Shelby County (IA):     Cyndi's
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Burt County:     Cyndi's
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Butler County:     Cyndi's
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Cass County:     Cyndi's
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Colfax County:     Cyndi's
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Cuming County:     Cyndi's
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Dodge County:     Cyndi's
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Douglas County:     Cyndi's
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Otoe 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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Thurston 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 Prairie View Cemetery (FAG ID #101197)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Washington 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 Prairie View Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #832377   (Name of Record: Prairie View Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Washington
Lat: 41.4224965     Lon: -96.2244642   [Map]
Elev: 388         Map Name: Kennard

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #101197

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Washington County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County: www.co.washington.ne.us/

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 Prairie View Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4225, Longitude: -96.2239     [Map].

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