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The location of Wesley Chapel Cemetery









A visit to the Wesley Chapel 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 Wesley Chapel Cemetery. For information of that nature, we suggest the Find-A-Grave<1> website: The Wesley Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #101607)

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 Wesley Chapel Cemetery ...

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

Lat:   41.2350°   (41° 14' 5")

Lon:   -97.4858°   (-97° 29' 8")

Wesley Chapel Cemetery is located in Polk County.

The county seat for Polk County is located in Osceola. Osceola lies just to the Southwest of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery [Map].

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 19 cemeteries that are within 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

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

Beulah Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100393
 
Blue Ridge Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100403
 
Circle Mound Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100487
 
Fairview Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100627
 
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery West   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2139811
 
Graceland Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #156507
 
Hoffer Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #100778
 
Jackson Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Platte County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Osceola Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #252278
 
Pleasant View Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101169
 
Rising Sun Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101215
 
St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2392174
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101312
 
St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101313
 
St. Mary Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1986384
 
Silver Creek Cemetery   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101450
 
Stromsburg Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #101502
 
Swede Home Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1991968
 
Union Cemetery   [Map]
 - Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 - Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #1992163

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

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 25 communities are within 20 miles [32.2 km] of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery.

Bellwood   [Map]     Oconee   [Map]    
Benedict   [Map]     Osceola   [Map]    
Carriage House Estates   [Map]     Polk   [Map]    
Clarks   [Map]     Richland   [Map]    
Columbus   [Map]     Rising City   [Map]    
David City   [Map]     Shelby   [Map]    
Duncan   [Map]     Sheldonville   [Map]    
Garrison   [Map]     Silver Creek   [Map]    
Genoa   [Map]     Stromsburg   [Map]    
Gresham   [Map]     Surprise   [Map]    
Krakow   [Map]     Thayer   [Map]    
Millerton   [Map]     Ulysses   [Map]    
Monroe   [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 Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Polk County.

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

Bellwood   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Benedict   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Clarks   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Columbus   [Map]
 - Located in Platte County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
David City   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Garrison   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Genoa   [Map]
 - Located in Nance County
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Gresham   [Map]
 - Located in York County
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Monroe   [Map]
 - Located in Platte County
 - Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Osceola   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Polk   [Map]
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Rising City   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Shelby   [Map]
 - Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Silver Creek   [Map]
 - Located in Merrick County
 - Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Stromsburg   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Surprise   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Chapel Cemetery
 
Ulysses   [Map]
 - Located in Butler County
 - Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of the Wesley Chapel 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 either 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 Wesley Chapel Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Polk County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Boone County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Butler County:     Cyndi's
List

 
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Genealogy
Trails

 
Clay 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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Fillmore County:     Cyndi's
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Greeley County:     Cyndi's
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Hall County:     Cyndi's
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Hamilton County:     Cyndi's
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Howard County:     Cyndi's
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Lancaster County:     Cyndi's
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Madison County:     Cyndi's
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Merrick County:     Cyndi's
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Nance County:     Cyndi's
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Platte County:     Cyndi's
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Saline County:     Cyndi's
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Saunders County:     Cyndi's
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Seward County:     Cyndi's
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Stanton County:     Cyndi's
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York 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 Wesley Chapel Cemetery (FAG ID #101607)
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Nebraska,
Cemeteries of Polk 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 Wesley Chapel Cemetery ...

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

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #834556   (Name of Record: Wesley Chapel Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Polk
Lat: 41.2350145     Lon: -97.485326   [Map]
Elev: 510         Map Name: Shelby

Referenced Find-A-Grave Entry:   FAG ID #101607

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Nebraska

About Polk County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2350, Longitude: -97.4858     [Map].

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