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The location of St. Josephs Cemetery









A visit to the Saint Josephs 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 St. Josephs Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The St. Josephs Cemetery (FAG ID #101326)

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 seven sections:

The Location of the St. Josephs Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.7713°   (40° 46' 16")

Lon:   -98.1395°   (-98° 8' 22")

St. Josephs Cemetery is located in Hamilton County.

The county seat for Hamilton County is located in Aurora. Aurora lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the Northeast of the St. Josephs Cemetery [Map].

Establishment of the St. Josephs Cemetery ...

The St. Josephs Cemetery was established in 1929.

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 9 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the St. Josephs Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Case Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100466
 
First Evangelical Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100638
 
Franklin Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100649
 
Greenwood Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100712
 
Norwegian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101054
 
Phillips Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101123
 
Pleasant View Mennonite Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2239013
 
Prairie Gem Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101192
 
Seaton Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101436

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 23 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the St. Josephs Cemetery.

Alda   [Map]     Hansen   [Map]    
Aurora   [Map]     Harvard   [Map]    
Bixby   [Map]     Hastings   [Map]    
Blaine   [Map]     Henderson   [Map]    
Chapman   [Map]     Inland   [Map]    
Clay Center   [Map]     Marquette   [Map]    
Doniphan   [Map]     Phillips   [Map]    
Giltner   [Map]     Saronville   [Map]    
Glenvil   [Map]     Stockham   [Map]    
Good Samaritan Village   [Map]     Sutton   [Map]    
Grand Island   [Map]     Trumbull   [Map]    
Hampton   [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 St. Josephs Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Hamilton County.

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

Alda   [Map]
 - Located in Hall County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Aurora   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Bradshaw   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Clay Center   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Doniphan   [Map]
 - Located in Hall County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Giltner   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Grand Island   [Map]
 - Located in Hall County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Hampton   [Map]
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Harvard   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Hastings   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Henderson   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Marquette   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Stockham   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery
 
Sutton   [Map]
 - Located in Clay County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the St. Josephs Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we start with 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 - 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 St. Josephs Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hamilton 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

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Franklin County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greeley County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hall County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Kearney County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Merrick County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nance County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Nuckolls County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Polk County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Saline County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Seward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Sherman County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Thayer County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
York County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
 
Find-A-Grave:   The St. Josephs Cemetery (FAG ID #101326)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Hamilton 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 St. Josephs Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #832953   (Name of Record: Saint Josephs Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hamilton
Lat: 40.7711228     Lon: -98.1395002   [Map]
Elev: 559         Map Name: Giltner

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #101326

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Hamilton County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hamilton County: www.co.hamilton.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 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 St. Josephs Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7713, Longitude: -98.1395     [Map].

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