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The location of St. Marys Cemetery









A visit to the Saint Marys Cemetery ...

The location of the St. Marys Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

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 St. Marys Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.2203°   (40° 13' 13")

Lon:   -97.3881°   (-97° 23' 17")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the St. Marys Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

St. Marys Cemetery is located in Thayer County.

The county seat for Thayer County is located in Hebron. Hebron lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the West Southwest of the St. Marys Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

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

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

Alexandria Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100330<3>
 
Antioch Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Eureka Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Franklin Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100650
 
Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Meridian Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Old Hebron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Pleasant Plain Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Powell Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Richland Center Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Rose Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Rose Hill Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101254
 
St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Zion Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Saline County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101079

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. Marys Cemetery.

Alexandria   [Map]     Jansen   [Map]    
Belvidere   [Map]     Mahaska (KS)   [Map]    
Bruning   [Map]     Milligan   [Map]    
Carleton   [Map]     Narka (KS)   [Map]    
Chester   [Map]     Ohiowa   [Map]    
Daykin   [Map]     Powell   [Map]    
Deshler   [Map]     Reynolds   [Map]    
Endicott   [Map]     Strang   [Map]    
Fairbury   [Map]     Swanton   [Map]    
Gilead   [Map]     Tobias   [Map]    
Hebron   [Map]     Western   [Map]    
Hubbell   [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. Marys Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Thayer County.

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

Alexandria   [Map]
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Belvidere   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Bruning   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Carleton   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Chester   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Daykin   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Deshler   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Endicott   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Fairbury   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Hebron   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Jansen   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Milligan   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Narka   [Map]
 - Located in Republic County (KS)
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Ohiowa   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Plymouth   [Map]
 - Located in Jefferson County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Strang   [Map]
 - Located in Fillmore County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Swanton   [Map]
 - Located in Saline County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Tobias   [Map]
 - Located in Saline County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of the St. Marys Cemetery
 
Western   [Map]
 - Located in Saline County
 - Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the St. Marys Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with 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 St. Marys Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Thayer County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Clay County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cloud County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jewell County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marshall County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Republic County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (KS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Gage County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Howard County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Johnson County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Nuckolls County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saline County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Seward County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Webster County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
York County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
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 St. Marys Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. 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. Marys Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #832985   (Name of Record: Saint Marys Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Thayer
Lat: 40.2202797     Lon: -97.3880963   [Map]
Elev: 454         Map Name: Alexandria

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Thayer County: www.thayercounty.ne.gov/

The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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. Marys Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2203, Longitude: -97.3881     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the St. Marys Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>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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