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The location of Shelton Cemetery









A visit to the Shelton 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 Shelton Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Shelton Cemetery (FAG ID #807945)

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 Shelton Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   40.7726°   (40° 46' 21")

Lon:   -98.7137°   (-98° 42' 49")

Shelton Cemetery is located in Hall County.

The county seat for Hall County is located in Grand Island. Grand Island lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the East Northeast of the Shelton Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 16 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Shelton Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Alda Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100312
 
Burgess Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2317579
 
Cameron Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1215871
 
Concordia Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100500
 
Gibbon Riverside Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101216
 
Holy Family Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kearney County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100787
 
Kenesaw Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100857
 
Meyer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2415453
 
Old Zion Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100992
 
Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Location is estimated<3>
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2316436
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101316
 
St. Marys Catholic Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #553419
 
St. Paul Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Kearney County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101382
 
St. Wenceslaus Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1994348
 
Susan C. Seawell Haile Gravesite   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2189150
 
Wood River Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101637

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 26 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Shelton Cemetery.

Alda   [Map]     Holstein   [Map]    
Assumption   [Map]     Howard City   [Map]    
Boelus   [Map]     Juniata   [Map]    
Buda   [Map]     Kearney City   [Map]    
Cairo   [Map]     Kearney   [Map]    
Cameron   [Map]     Kenesaw   [Map]    
Doniphan   [Map]     Norman   [Map]    
Gibbon   [Map]     Prairie Center   [Map]    
Grand Island   [Map]     Prosser   [Map]    
Hansen   [Map]     Ravenna   [Map]    
Hastings   [Map]     Shelton   [Map]    
Hayland   [Map]     Valley City   [Map]    
Heartwell   [Map]     Wood River   [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 Shelton Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Hall County.

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

Alda   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Cairo   [Map]
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Doniphan   [Map]
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Gibbon   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Grand Island   [Map]
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Hastings   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Holstein   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 21 miles [33.8 km] to the South (S) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Juniata   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Kearney   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Kenesaw   [Map]
 - Located in Adams County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Ravenna   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies 20 miles [32.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Shelton   [Map]
 - Located in Buffalo County
 - Lies Less than 2 miles to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Shelton Cemetery
 
Wood River   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Shelton Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to 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 Shelton Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Hall 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
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Custer County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Dawson County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Franklin County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Greeley County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Harlan County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Howard County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Kearney County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Merrick County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Nance County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Nuckolls County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Phelps County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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Sherman County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Valley County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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Webster County:     Cyndi's
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Genealogy
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York County:     Cyndi's
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Family
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Genealogy
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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 Shelton Cemetery (FAG ID #807945)
 
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 Shelton Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #833383   (Name of Record: Shelton Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Hall
Lat: 41.5922328     Lon: -98.7136912   [Map]
Elev: 668         Map Name: Horace

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #807945

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Nebraska

About Hall County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hall County: www.hcgi.org/

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 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 Shelton Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7726, Longitude: -98.7137     [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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