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The location of Riverside Cemetery









A visit to the Riverside 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 Riverside Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Riverside Cemetery (FAG ID #101217)

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 Riverside Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.6296°   (40° 37' 46")

Lon:   -96.9769°   (-96° 58' 36")

Riverside Cemetery is located in Saline County.

The county seat for Saline County is located in Wilber. Wilber lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the South of the Riverside Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Blue Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1965083
 
Blue Valley Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100406
 
Bohemian National Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100420
 
Buhrmann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2341991
 
Camden Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100460
 
Denton Sunnyside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2143700
 
Dorchester Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100546
 
East Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1992104
 
Goldhammer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100681
 
Hartmann Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2342062
 
Highland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100762
 
Highland Precinct Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2342169
 
John Sothan Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2370923
 
Kramer Community Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100871
 
Milford Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Milford Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100973
 
Olive Branch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101080
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101148
 
St. John Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2416851
 
Summit Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2313850
 
Sunny Side Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101508
 
West Blue Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2269947
 
West Mills Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101613
 
Wilber Czech Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Riverside Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2182080

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 18 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Riverside Cemetery.

Berks   [Map]     Grover   [Map]    
Clatonia   [Map]     Hallam   [Map]    
Cortland   [Map]     Kramer   [Map]    
Crete   [Map]     Martell   [Map]    
De Witt   [Map]     Milford   [Map]    
Denton   [Map]     Pleasant Dale   [Map]    
Dorchester   [Map]     Roca   [Map]    
Emerald   [Map]     Sprague   [Map]    
Friend   [Map]     Wilber   [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 Riverside Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Saline County.

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

Beaver Crossing   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
College View   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Cortland   [Map]
 - Located in Gage County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Crete   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
De Witt   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Denton   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Dorchester   [Map]
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Friend   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Goehner   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Hallam   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Hickman   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Lincoln   [Map]
 - Located in Lancaster County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Milford   [Map]
 - Located in Seward County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Swanton   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Riverside Cemetery
 
Wilber   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Riverside 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 Riverside Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Saline County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Marshall County (KS):     Cyndi's
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Washington County (KS):     Cyndi's
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Clay County:     Cyndi's
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Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
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Gage County:     Cyndi's
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Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Saunders County:     Cyndi's
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Seward 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 Riverside Cemetery (FAG ID #101217)
 
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 Riverside Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #832577   (Name of Record: Riverside Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Saline
Lat: 40.6288937     Lon: -96.9758624   [Map]
Elev: 421         Map Name: Crete North

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #101217

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Saline County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Saline County: www.co.saline.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 Riverside Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6296, Longitude: -96.9769     [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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