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Our Genealogy Helper for Rosemont ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Rosemont (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Rosemont. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southwest corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the west. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the west contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Rosemont is located in Webster County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Webster County: Jewell (KS), Smith (KS), Adams, Clay, Franklin, Kearney & Nuckolls.

Below are the counties that are near Rosemont. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Rosemont:

Webster     (The home county for Rosemont)
  Blue Hill   [Map]     NW   5 miles [8 km]<1>
  Cowles   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Bladen   [Map]     W   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Amboy   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Guide Rock   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Pawnee Village   [Map]     S   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Red Cloud   [Map]     SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Inavale   [Map]     SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Ayr   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Roseland   [Map]     NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Assumption   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Holstein   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Good Samaritan Village   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Hastings   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Blaine   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Juniata   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Trumbull   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Kenesaw   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Hansen   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Hayland   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Prosser   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Shelton   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Gibbon   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Deweese   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Glenvil   [Map]     N   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Fairfield   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Edgar   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Inland   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Clay Center   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Harvard   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Ong   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Saronville   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Sutton   [Map]     NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Shickley   [Map]     E   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Bixby   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Campbell   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Riverton   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Upland   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Macon   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Franklin   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Hildreth   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Bloomington   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Doniphan   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Wood River   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Alda   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Giltner   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Stockham   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Norman   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Heartwell   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Minden   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Valley City - Historic   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Lawrence   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
  Nelson   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Angus   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Nora   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Oak   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Sedan   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Superior   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Ruskin   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Hardy   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Davenport   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Deshler   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Carleton   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Byron   [Map]     SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Jewell (KS)
  Burr Oak (KS)   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Webber (KS)   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Esbon (KS)   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Mankato (KS)   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Montrose (KS)   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Formoso (KS)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Republic (KS)
  Republic (KS)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Smith (KS)
  Lebanon (KS)   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Rosemont, see our County-by-County Page for Rosemont.

Cemeteries Near Rosemont ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Rosemont.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Rosemont covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  SE Presbyterian Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Walker Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  NNE Oak Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  S Immanuel Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Eckley Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Zion Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Trinity Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  NW Blue Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Batin Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mulkey Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Sacred Heart Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSW Cowles Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Monia Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SSE Beaver Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Liberty Creek Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Liberty Creek Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NW Saxour Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  W Cloverton Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  N Kingston Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  ENE St. Martin's Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  NE Spring Ranch Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

Newspapers Published in Rosemont ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 98 newspapers that have been published in the area around Rosemont.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Rosemont, there are papers which were published within 50 miles [80.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Rosemont.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Rosemont had a post office and railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Rosemont, with the one closest to Rosemont listed first.

Lawrence   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Rosemont
 - Lawrence had a post office and railroad service
Blue Hill   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Rosemont
 - 1895 population of 796 people (with 870 people in 2017)
 - Blue Hill had a post office and railroad service
Pauline   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Rosemont
 - Pauline had no post office or railroad service
Pauline   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) from Rosemont
 - Pauline had a post office and railroad service
Cowles   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rosemont
 - Cowles had no post office or railroad service
Cowles   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Rosemont
 - 1895 population of 310 people (with 28 people in 2017)
 - Cowles had a post office and railroad service
Mount Clare   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosemont
 - Mount Clare had no post office or railroad service
Mount Clare   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Rosemont
 - Mount Clare had a post office and railroad service
Spring Ranch - Historic   [Map]
 - While Spring Ranch was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosemont
 - Spring Ranch had no post office or railroad service
Spring Ranch - Historic   [Map]
 - While Spring Ranch was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Rosemont
 - 1895 population of 104 people
 - Spring Ranch had a post office and railroad service
Ayr   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Rosemont
 - Ayr had no post office or railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Rosemont. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Rosemont in the 1890's.

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 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 are relevant to Rosemont:

These websites are specific to Nebraska:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the Library/Archives Division of the Nebraska State Historical Society

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Nebraska to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Webster County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:     Cyndi's



Buffalo County:     Cyndi's



Clay County:     Cyndi's



Fillmore County:     Cyndi's



Franklin County:     Cyndi's



Hall County:     Cyndi's



Hamilton County:     Cyndi's



Kearney County:     Cyndi's



Nuckolls County:     Cyndi's



Thayer County:     Cyndi's



Jewell County (KS):     Cyndi's



Republic County (KS):     Cyndi's



Smith County (KS):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Nebraska:

Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Nebraska   Cemetery Wiki for Nebraska
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Nebraska, for Webster 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
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Rosemont ...

While our initial data about Rosemont came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Rosemont in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Rosemont.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Rosemont:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, Railroad Station

1895 Map of Nebraska - shows location of Rosemont

Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Rosemont. See our Misc Page for Rosemont for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Nebraska

About Webster County

About Nebraska

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rosemont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Webster County:

The official website for State of Nebraska:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rosemont) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Rosemont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rosemont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosemont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2871, Longitude: -98.3642     [Map].

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<2>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:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Rosemont, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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